Saturday, March 31, 2012

Washington Week | Webcast Extra - March 30, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: The extent that politics will be a factor in how the Supreme Court will rule on the nation's healthcare law. Also, how Republicans and Democrats feel the Supreme Court decision will benefit their party's presidential candidate this fall. Plus, details on Rick Santorum's outburst at Jeff Zeleny of The New York Times.

Washington Week | Webcast Extra - March 30, 2012
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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: Why Dickens is Still Relevant

Great Expectations stars Gillian Anderson, Douglas Booth and Ray Winstone on why the work of Charles Dickens still matters.

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The Open Mind | In Conversation with a Reporter

New York Times reporter David Segal discusses lawyers and law school.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Royal Doulton Jug & Bowl, ca. 1905

In El Paso Hour 1, Nicholas M. Dawes examines a Royal Doulton jug and bowl, ca. 1905. Watch the appraisal and find out how much it's worth.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Markets Have Enough Oil to Rely Less on Iran

In other news Friday, the Obama administration is moving ahead with tough new sanctions on Iran, issuing a statement saying there was enough oil in world markets to allow countries to rely less on Iran's supply. The U.S. also imposed sanctions against Syria, targeting three of the country's top defense and security officials.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Supreme Court 'High Tension'

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news including the Supreme Court's big week of hearings on health care reform, the validity of the law's individual mandate, the dangers of the Court evolving into a "political institution" and the Paul Ryan budget.

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PBS NewsHour | Mega Millions Frenzy Escalates as Jackpot Swells

You're 17 times more likely to get hit by falling airplane parts and 50 times more likely to be struck by lightning than win Friday night's much-hyped Mega Millions lottery drawing. Jeffrey Brown reports on the frenzy surrounding the largest jackpot in history and what some say they'd do if they won the estimated $640 million.

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To The Contrary | Rep. Michele Bachmann

To the Contrary asks Rep. Michele Bachmann who she is supporting in the 2012 Presidential race. See what she said!

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PBS NewsHour | Apple Supplier Foxconn Pledges Better Working Conditions

Amid allegations of unfair labor practices, Apple asked the Fair Labor Association last month to investigate Foxconn, the company's main contract manufacturer in China. The report released Thursday noted "a widespread sense of unsafe working conditions." Jeffrey Brown and the FLA's Auret Van Heerden discuss the group's findings.

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PBS NewsHour | Bin Laden's Road to Abbottabad: Where Osama Went and When

Osama bin Laden hid for nine years in Pakistan after the Sept. 11 attacks -- from Peshawar to Haripur, where at least two of his children were born in government hospitals, according to new details uncovered in Pakistani interrogations of his youngest wife. Margaret Warner and guests discuss his secret life before his death.

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: A Scene from Episode One

See a scene from Great Expectations episode one starring Gillian Anderson, airing Sunday, April 1, 2012, on Masterpiece.

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: Douglas Booth on Gillian Anderson

Great Expectations star Douglas Booth reflects on Gillian Anderson's performance as Miss Havisham in the all-new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 30, 2012

Tonight on the program, we analyze the outlook of health care reform as Supreme Court justices deliberated in secret today. Also: Osama bin Laden's life in Pakistan after Sept. 11, Apple manufacturer Foxconn's pledge to reform its policies, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's political news, the restricted news media in Myanmar, and the frenzy over the $650 million Mega Millions jackpot.

PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 30, 2012
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | New American Haggadah

Watch our interviews at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC with writers Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander about the new Haggadah edited by Foer, translated by Englander, designed by Oden Ezer, and published by Little, Brown.

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PBS NewsHour | Myanmar Newsrooms: Proving Grounds for Nascent Freedoms

Ahead of a landmark election in Myanmar, special correspondent Kira Kay and producer Jason Maloney report on the notoriously repressive country's first steps toward greater freedoms for the press and political activism with a look at the inner workings and goals of the Eleven Media Group's newsroom.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Civil War Battlefield Artifact, ca. 1865

In El Paso Hour 1, Rafael Eledge uncovers the history behind a Civil War battlefield artifact, ca. 1865. Watch the appraisal and find out how much it's worth.

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Washington Week | March 30, 2012

The Supreme Court heard three days of arguments on the 2010 Affordable Care Act. What were the key issues before the court? Plus, a mic catches a private comment between President Obama and Russian President Medvedev. Also, Mitt Romney's latest endorsements and the GOP race. Joining Gwen: Joan Biskupic, Reuters; Pete Williams, NBC News; Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Julianna Goldman, Bloomberg News

Washington Week | March 30, 2012
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To The Contrary | March 30, 2012

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) describes her rape in a speech on the House floor; Women's health and the Supreme Court with Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN); one organization aims to end hunger by gleaning fresh produce.

To The Contrary | March 30, 2012
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Need to Know | Fri., March 30, 2012

While its known for its high number of executions, Texas is taking the lead on an innovative treatment plan to keep former prisoners from committing new crimes. The goal is to build fewer prisons and, by some accounts, has already saved the state billions. Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Adam Gelb of the Pew Center on the States about how lawmakers in other states are embracing prison reform.

Need to Know | Fri., March 30, 2012
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To The Contrary | TTC Extra: Women Work Harder Than Men

Women are incredibly hard workers, but a new study shows they are happier with their compensation even though it is lower than then male counterparts.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

PBS KIDS Previews | Dinosaur Train: Get Into Nature!

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Need to Know | Adam Gelb on Prison Reform in Texas

Jeff Greenfield speaks with Adam Gelb, a former journalist, congressional staffer, and state government official, and one of the nation's foremost authorities on correction policies. He's now with the Pew Center on the States.

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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Woody Guthrie at 100

Woody Guthrie was born a hundred years ago this July. He died in 1967 at the age of 55, but he left behind a legacy as one of this nation's greatest songwriters and troubadours. That legacy is being celebrated this year around the country. Guthrie's daughter Nora talked to Jeffrey Brown earlier this week about her father and the celebrations.

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: A Scene from Episode Two

See a scene from Great Expectations episode two starring Gillian Anderson, premiering on Sunday, April 8, 2012, on PBS.

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Need to Know | American Voices: Thomas Giovanni

Essayist Thomas Giovanni of the Brennan Center for Justice talks about the need for better legal representation for poor defendants.

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PBS Presents | Finding Your Roots: Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick - Preview

Find out what actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have in common. 4/8/2012

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Windows to the Wild | New Scouts, Old Scouts

An old Scout named Willem Lange spends a weekend at the annual Klondike Derby at Camp Carpenter in Manchester, where Boy Scouts from around NH demonstrate their winter skills. Willem tags along with two teams of Scouts as they compete in a series of events that challenge their skills.

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: What to Expect

Great Expectations star Douglas Booth discusses his character Pip, the script, and this all-new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic.

Masterpiece | Great Expectations: What to Expect
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Where Was Jesus Buried?

The Garden Tomb and Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem "tell the same story" about the crucifixion and burial of Jesus, says Garden Tomb deputy director Steve Bridge, "but on a different site."

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Mark Podwal Extended Interview

Mark Podwal Extended Interview

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MotorWeek | 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition ZR1 & 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid

In this episode, a trip to the track with the Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition ZR1, then it's the fuel-sipping Honda Civic Hybrid. Plus, long-term updates of the 2011 Kia Sportage and the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. Plus timely tips on two-wheel alignments, and new fuel economy labels.

MotorWeek | 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Centennial Edition ZR1 & 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Passover Haggadah

Passover Haggadah

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Idea Channel | Idea Channel: What Makes a Pop Star Authentic?

Miku Hatsune is a computer generated pop star from Japan who has performed to sell out crowds. Lana Del Rey is a rising singer-performer who has encountered controversy over her alleged authenticity as an artist. IDEA channel raises the question: what does authenticity really mean in the world of popular music?

Idea Channel | Idea Channel: What Makes a Pop Star Authentic?
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Makers: Women Who Make America | Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Switzer on the prejudices women athletes faced, her historic Boston Marathon run, and the doors it opened for other women athletes. Switzer's ongoing campaign to help women around the globe empower themselves through the simple act of running made her a 2011 Inductee into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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Health Link | Hearing Loss and Tinnitus

Nearly 1 in 5 American adults has hearing loss that's severe enough to hinder communication. That figure climbs to 1 in 3 for people over 65. In most cases it is treatable. On this episode of 'Health Link' we examine the latest in treatment options to improve your hearing and quality of life. We also share helpful tips for managing tinnitus, a ringing in the ears, that for some, never goes away.

Health Link | Hearing Loss and Tinnitus
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PBS NewsHour | Stone Phillips Rundown Interview

Hari Sreenivasan talks to Stone Phillips about his upcoming report on the health effects on kids who play football.

PBS NewsHour | Stone Phillips Rundown Interview
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1912 Sevres Exhibition Vase and Case

Check out David Lackey's appraisal of a 1912 Sevres Exhibition vase and case from El Paso Hour 1.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing attacks on health care reform by GOP presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in the wake of the Supreme Court's three-day hearings on the law. Also: Autism numbers rising among children in United States, upcoming elections in Myanmar, the Arab League summit in Iraq focuses on Syria, and remembering banjo legend Earl Scruggs.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 29, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | For Arab League, Syria Remains a 'Pretty Sectarian Issue'

President Bashar al-Assad said Thursday that Syria "will spare no effort" to make the peace plan proposed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan "a success," but said rebels must first cease their "terrorist acts." Margaret Warner and NPR's Kelly McEvers discuss the Syria debate at the Arab League summit in Baghdad.

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Independent Lens | You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't

Lee Gorewitz lives in a care facility for Alzheimer's patients, but she is not simply waiting to die. She is full of curiosity and frustration, struggling to remember herself and make sense of a world that is falling away from her.

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Tavis Smiley | Made Visible: Women, Children & Poverty in America - Panel discussion, Part 2

In the second of a three-part discussion, some of the most prominent females in the U.S. address issues around women, children and poverty in America.

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations: Douglas Booth on Becoming an Actor

Great Expectations star Douglas Booth describes how he decided to become an actor.

Masterpiece | Great Expectations: Douglas Booth on Becoming an Actor
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PBS NewsHour | Remembering Banjo Player Earl Scruggs, Poet Adrienne Rich

Judy Woodruff reports on the death of widely read and influential poet Adrienne Rich, who died Tuesday at age 82, then Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at the life and groundbreaking sound of banjo legend and bluegrass musician Earl Scruggs with Bela Fleck, another Grammy-winning banjo player.

PBS NewsHour | Remembering Banjo Player Earl Scruggs, Poet Adrienne Rich
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PBS NewsHour | GOP Candidates Redouble Health Reform Critiques

As the Supreme Court decides how to rule on the health reform law following this week's hearings, Republican candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney touched on the topic Thursday. Judy Woodruff, The Washington Post's Amy Gardner and The Boston Globe's Brian Mooney discuss how health care is being debated on the campaign trail.

PBS NewsHour | GOP Candidates Redouble Health Reform Critiques
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