Saturday, May 12, 2012

PBS NewsHour | 'Crossing the Borders of Time:' A Tale of Love Amid WWII

Author Leslie Maitland speaks with Margaret Warner about her new book, "Crossing the Borders of Time," which chronicles the story of a 15-year-old Jewish girl raised in Germany as the Nazis came to power and her star-crossed romance with an older French Catholic man.

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PBS NewsHour | Romney, Obama Shift Campaign Focus Back to Economy

After days of campaign rhetoric over same-sex marriage, President Obama and Mitt Romney shifted back to the economy Friday. In North Carolina, Romney took aim at President Obama's "liberal policies" while the president alluded to Republican ideas having caused the financial crisis. Judy Woodruff reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks On Lugar And NBA Vs. NHL

The DoubleHeader is ready for your weekend viewing pleasure. Today syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the surprise results of the Senate race in Indiana this week and the consequences. On our lighter politics of sports segment, we also talk about how the NHL playoffs are defeating the NBA playoffs in ticket sales.

PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks On Lugar And NBA Vs. NHL
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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Gay Marriage, Austerity Backlash

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news including President Obama's new support for gay marriage, Mitt Romney's "subtle gradations" on the issue, the backlash over austerity in European elections and the House Republicans' votes on the defense budget.

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PBS NewsHour | A Drug to Prevent HIV's Spread: Truvada's Promises

The Food and Drug Administration gave the go-ahead Thursday to a drug combination called Truvada that is aimed at preventing the spread of HIV. Until now, it had only approved drugs for treating the disease. Ray Suarez discusses the details with Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: American Powder Horn, ca. 1800

Check out Marybeth Keene's appraisal of an American powder horn, ca. 1800 from Minneapolis Hour 2.

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Antiques Roadshow | Interview with the Lincoln Mourning Banner Owner

After his appraisal in Minneapolis, former NFL super-star and current Minneapolis Supreme Court Justice, Alan Page, spoke with us about his collection of Jim crow-era memorabilia, which he says helps remind him that everybody is entitled to equal justice.

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Washington Week | Webcast Extra - May 11, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: After Republican Richard Lugar's defeat, how much power does the Tea Party have? Plus, Mitt Romney came under fire for a bullying incident back in high school. Will this have an effect on how voters perceive him? Also, how dangerous is Yemen?

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, May 11, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine calls for more regulation as JPMorgan Chase announced a $2 billion loss. Also: the FDA gave the go-ahead to a drug combination aimed at preventing the spread of HIV,President Obama and Mitt Romney shift campaign focus back to the economy, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's political news.

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PBS NewsHour | After JPMorgan's Huge Loss, Is More Regulation Needed?

Shares in JPMorgan Chase fell 9 percent Friday on news that the bank lost $2 billion over six weeks due to "self-inflicted" mistakes. Jeffrey Brown, The Wall Street Journal's Liz Rappaport, Michael Greenberger of the University of Maryland School of Law and consultant Bert Ely discuss the details and calls for more regulation.

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PBS NewsHour | After JPMorgan's Huge Loss, Is More Regulation Needed?

Need To Know | Need to Know, Fri., May 11, 2012: Legal immigration and entrepeneurship

In this edition of Need to Know, the program explores the debate about legal immigration. Should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the U.S.? Plus an essay by Jon Meacham.

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Foyle's War | ENEMY FIRE, PART 2

With a near death and now a murder at Digby Manor, Foyle and his assistant Detective Sergeant Paul Milner hunt for the murderer. Meanwhile a cache of drugs goes missing from the hospital. Then the case turns personal for Foyle when Andrew, who bitterly dislikes the victim, goes AWOL. Part 2 of 2

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Friday, May 11, 2012

The Open Mind | In the Land of Books

Sunday New York Times Book Review Editor Sam Tanenhaus discusses how he thinks bookish things are going.

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Need To Know | American Voices: Jon Meacham

A Jon Meacham essay about how the federal legislation passed in 1965 under President Johnson fueled immigration.

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PBS NewsHour | Leslie Maitland Reads From 'Crossing the Borders of Time'

Investigative reporter Leslie Maitland reads from her book, "Crossing the Borders of Time."

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FRONTLINE | "It Tore the Whole Family Up"

One of the informants who testified against Clarence Aaron -- helping put him behind bars for the rest of his life -- was his first cousin.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Franz Roubaud Oil Painting, ca. 1885

Watch Betty Krulik appraisal of a Franz Roubaud oil painting, ca. 1885 from Minneapolis Hour 2.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Churches and the Disabled

The disabled, says religion writer Mark Pinsky, "are not just people who need help, but they are people who can help."

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Social Entrepreneur Mechai Viravaidya

He's a joke-telling, one-man reformer in rural Thailand who is getting results. Mechai Viravaidya preaches family planning, good schools, start-up businesses, and intensive farming -- and his bottom-up reforms are working.

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Flicks | Tim Burton and Michelle Pfeiffer for "Dark Shadows"

Tim Burton talks with Patrick Stoner about directing approaches and why he chose 1972 as the era for "Dark Shadows"

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Chelsea Clock Company Tambour No. 3 Clock, ca. 1915

Check out Sean Delaney's appraisal of a Chelsea Clock Company tambour no. 3 clock, ca. 1915.

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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Poet Natalie Diaz

A profile of poet Natalie Diaz and her language preservation work will air on the NewsHour soon, but here below is sneak peak of our interview with the 33-year-old writer, conducted along the banks of the Colorado River.

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Health Link | Disordered Eating

Eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating are commonly thought of as problems affecting teen girls. But an increasing number of middle-aged and older women struggle with these debilitating, sometimes, even fatal disorders. Disordered eating is also on the rise among boys and young men. Learn what's fueling this problem and how to help yourself or a loved one.

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Antiques Roadshow | Web Appraisal: Rainbow Mother-of-Pearl Satin Glass Rose Bowl

Glass expert Kathleen M. Bailey finds gold when she looks at a guest's rainbow-colored glass bowl.

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Tavis Smiley | TV exec Warren Littlefield

The former president of NBC entertainment and architect of "Must See TV" analyzes the current need for quality television, as detailed in his new book Top of the Rock.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Eugen Marcus Silver Centerpiece, ca. 1900

Check out Ronald Bourgeault's appraisal of a Eugen Marcus silver centerpiece, ca. 1900 from Minneapolis Hour 2.

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PBS NewsHour | LBJ: The Transformation of a 'Legislative Genius'

Historian Robert Caro has spent nearly four decades telling the story of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Gwen Ifill and Caro discuss the pivotal four years between 1960 and 1964 when Johnson rose from senator to an overshadowed vice president, and then to president -- the premise of his latest biography, "The Passage of Power."

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" Standee, from Minneap

Check out Laura Woolley's appraisal of a 1956 Elvis "Love Me Tender" standee from Minneapolis Hour 2.

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Independent Lens | Summer Pasture

Locho and Yama are nomadic herders in Tibet's high grasslands, who carve their existence from the land as their ancestors have for generations. As traditional nomadic life confronts rapid modernization, Summer Pasture captures a family at a crossroads, ultimately revealing the profound sacrifice they will make to ensure their daughter's future.

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PBS NewsHour | Obama's Support for Gay Marriage and its Political Effect

The political reverberations continued Thursday, a day after President Obama announced his support for gay marriage. Judy Woodruff, Politico's Charlie Mahtesian and The Grio's Perry Bacon discuss how the issue is likely to play out this election year with different voting blocs and voters in different areas of the country.

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PBS NewsHour | Obama's Support for Gay Marriage and its Political Effect

PBS NewsHour | Syria Suffers Deadliest Attack Since Uprising Began

Twin bombings tore through the Syrian capital of Damascus Thursday, in the deadliest attacks since the uprising began last year -- killing at least 55 people and wounding more than 370, according to state media. There were claims and counterclaims about the blame for the attacks. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 10, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the state of Kofi Annan's cease-fire plan with Syria in the wake of two bombings that killed over 80 people and left hundreds injured. Also: the political aftermath from President Obama's announced support of gay marriage, the future of chimpanzee testing, FDA urges caution on bone desnity medicine, and LBJ's "Passage of Power".

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 10, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | FDA Urges Caution Over Long-Term Use of Bone-Density Drugs

Millions of women grapple with whether to take bone-density-building drugs to treat or prevent osteoporosis, but the FDA this week warned that long-term use of bisphosphonates can lead to rare fractures and side effects. Margaret Warner and Maine Medical Center's Dr. Clifford Rosen discuss the risks outlined by the FDA.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: House GOP Targets Health Care to Spare Defense

In other news Thursday, House Republicans pushed through a bill to prevent a 10 percent cut in the U.S. defense budget by cutting $300 billion in food stamps, health care and federal pensions, over 10 years. Also, Greece's struggle to form a new government entered a third round.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Etruscan Revival Gold Necklace, ca. 1880

Check out Virginia Salem's appraisal of an Etruscan revival gold necklace, ca. 1880.

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Global Voices | A Visual Elegy to Iceland's Disappearing Places and People

Ragnar Alexsson, a.k.a. RAX, is among the most celebrated photographers in the world. His series "Faces of the North" -- three decades in the making -- is a living document of the dying cultures of the far northern reaches of the planet. On his final shoot for the series, RAX tracks hunters on the Arctic ice as they cope with the devastating effects of climate change.

Global Voices | A Visual Elegy to Iceland
Global Voices | A Visual Elegy to Iceland's Disappearing Places and People

PBS NewsHour | U.N.'s Syria Cease-Fire Plan: The 'Least-Worst Option'?

Suicide bombers struck Thursday in the heart of Syria's capital of Damascus, killing at least 55 people and wounding at least 370. Jeffrey Brown and NPR's Kelly McEvers, reporting from Beirut, discuss the finger pointing over who's behind the attacks and the state of plans to stop the country's ongoing fighting.

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PBS NewsHour | U.N.'s Syria Cease-Fire Plan: The 'Least-Worst Option'?

PBS NewsHour | Chimpanzee Testing: Is it the Beginning of the End?

Medical experiments on chimpanzees can be invasive, involving injections, blood samples and liver biopsies. But some say it's the only way to advance medicine. Miles O'Brien reports explores whether there are ever instances in which the scientific value of research should offset the moral cost of working with chimps.

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Need To Know | Making it in America

Need to Know goes to Atlanta for a look at foreign-born entrepreneurs.

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MI5 | Series 10, Episode 1 (81)

Ghosts from the past come back to haunt MI5 chief Harry Pearce, forcing him into a shocking revelation about his time as a spy during the Cold War.

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

POV | My Reincarnation - Trailer

My Reincarnation chronicles the epic story of exiled Tibetan Buddhist master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and his Western-born son, Yeshi. As Namkhai Norbu rises as a teacher in the West, Yeshi, recognized from birth as the reincarnation of a famed Buddhist master, breaks away to embrace the modern world. Can the father convince his son to keep the family's spiritual legacy alive?

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Tavis Smiley | Michael Sandel - Web Exclusive

The Harvard professor assesses whether morality is in play in U.S. markets and discusses his best-selling book, What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets.

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Need To Know | Brain Drain

Should the government make it easier for foreign-born, hi-tech workers to stay in the United States, as companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft argue? Or are these workers already undercutting the job market for Americans? Need to Knows Rick Karr travels to Silicon Valley and to New York City to investigate.

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It's Home, Garden & Agriculture Night on the 39th Annual NHPTV Spring Auction, Tune in now on NHPTV or watch online - http://ow.ly/aKw2y


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