Saturday, May 19, 2012

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Royal Vienna-Style Porcelain Plaque, ca. 1895

Check out David Lackey's appraisal of a royal Vienna-style porcelain plaque, ca. 1895.

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Royal Vienna-Style Porcelain Plaque, ca. 1895
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Seguy Butterfly Prints, ca. 1928

Check out Donald Cresswell's appraisal of a pair of Seguy butterfly prints, ca. 1928.

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Seguy Butterfly Prints, ca. 1928
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The Open Mind | Robber Barons or Industrial Giants?

Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York David Nasaw discusses Andrew Carnegie.

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Antiques Roadshow | Field Segment: Antique Flashlights

The Wabasha Street Caves provide the perfect noir background for host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Simeon Lipman to discuss the history and collecting of flashlights.

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Washington Week | Webcast Extra - May 18, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: Deb Fischer surprising won a Senate primary in Nebraska this week. Also, George W. Bush endorses Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, world leaders are converging on Camp David for the G-8 summit. Also, according to the latest unemployment numbers, our workforce is shrinking. Where is everyone going?

Washington Week | Webcast Extra - May 18, 2012
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: WWI African American Band Poster & Photo, ca. 191

In Minneapolis Hour 3, C. Wesley Cowan appraises a WWI African American band Poster and photo, ca. 1919.

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: WWI African American Band Poster & Photo, ca. 191
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Need To Know | American Voices: Cy Richardson

National Urban League Cy Richardson's on how to put money into the hands of those who've been historically shut out.

Need To Know | American Voices: Cy Richardson
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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Campaign Ads, J.P. Morgan Losses

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news including a recent Obama campaign video that tries to debunk Mitt Romney's job creation claims, J.P. Morgan Chase losses and the expected renewal of the debt ceiling debate.

PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Campaign Ads, J.P. Morgan Losses
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PBS NewsHour | In Trayvon Martin's Case Documents, 'No Obvious Slam Dunk'

Prosecutors released this week more than 200 pages of photos, eyewitness accounts and investigative reports in the case of Trayvon Martin's killing in Florida. The Washington Post's Sari Horwitz tells Margaret Warner that the documents bolster neither the prosecution nor the defense's case.

PBS NewsHour | In Trayvon Martin
PBS NewsHour | In Trayvon Martin's Case Documents, 'No Obvious Slam Dunk'

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Greece Uncertainty Tops Agenda at G-8 Summit

In other news Friday, leaders of some of the world's largest economies began gathering at Camp David in Maryland for the G-8 summit. Also, German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested Greece hold a referendum on staying in the eurozone, according to a spokesman for Greece's caretaker government.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Greece Uncertainty Tops Agenda at G-8 Summit
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In Performance at The White House | A House is Not a Home

Rumor performs, A House is Not a Home at the Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House

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PBS NewsHour | 'The Information Diet': More 'Conscious Consumption' Needed?

Clay Johnson, author of "The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption", discusses with Hari Sreenivasan how abundant technology is affecting our health, such as "email apnea."

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, May 18, 2012

Tonight on the program, we analyze Facebook's public stock opening and how its stocks trading will affect the future of the now-public company. Also: making 'food security' an achievable goal, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political news, whether recently-released Trayvon Martin documents will affect the upcoming trial, and Americans' 'Information Diet'.

PBS NewsHour | Friday, May 18, 2012
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Need To Know | Interview: Gary Rivlin

Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews journalist Gary Rivlin, who has written extensively about extra charges placed on the poor. He says "it's expensive" being poor.

Need To Know | Interview: Gary Rivlin
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Washington Week | May 18, 2012

As attacks fly between President Obama and Mitt Romney, a conservative super PAC's developed a controversial Rev. Wright ad campaign. Plus, is Congress heading towards another partisan debt-ceiling showdown? Also, JP Morgan's losses and Wall Street regulation. Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; John Harwood, CNBC/NY Times.

Washington Week | May 18, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | USAID Admin: Food Security a 'Grand' But 'Achievable' Goal

President Obama outlined Friday a private-public partnership to work on global poverty issues ahead of the Group of Eight summit in Camp David this weekend. Ray Suarez and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah discuss the initiative to lift millions out of poverty and hunger through farming partnerships.

PBS NewsHour | USAID Admin: Food Security a
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Friday, May 18, 2012

Need To Know | Need to Know, Fri., May 18, 2012: Financial inclusion

Stacey Tisdale travels to Missouri, where activists are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative that would cap payday loan rates at 36 per cent. Jeff Greenfield hosts.

Need To Know | Need to Know, Fri., May 18, 2012: Financial inclusion
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Need To Know | Loans on the line

Stacey Tisdale travels to Missouri, where activists are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative that would cap payday loan rates at 36 per cent.

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In Performance at The White House | Ill Never Fall In Love Again

Lyle Lovett and Sheryl Crow perform, Ill Never Fall In Love Again at the Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House

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Masterpiece | Sherlock Season 2: Producing the Series

What does it take to produce the episodes of Sherlock? Co-creator Steven Moffat and producer Sue Vertue describe the process in this video.

Masterpiece | Sherlock Season 2: Producing the Series
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Heeeere's Johnny! For 30 ...

Heeeere's Johnny! For 30 years, he was our bedtime companion. Tonite at 9p, find out more about the King of Late Night.


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Health Link | Type 2 Diabetes

Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and many more are unaware they have the disease. Unmanaged, it can lead to heart attacks, strokes, blindness, and kidney failure. New research shows that weight-loss surgery can reverse the disease - or can it? In this episode we examine bariatric surgery as a cure, along with who's at risk and how to manage type 2 diabetes.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Continental Intarsia Pictorial Panels, ca. 1885

In Minneapolis Hour 3, Nicholas M. Dawes appraises Continental Intarsia pictorial panels, ca. 1885.

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Tavis Smiley | Author Bonnie St. John

The Paralympic medalist and best-selling author discusses what she and her daughter learned while writing her text How Great Women Lead: A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping the World.

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FRONTLINE | CeaseFire's Youngest "Crusader for Peace"

Not long after Cobe began to work with Lil Mikey, who had just been released from prison, Lil Mikey found a new calling as an outreach worker for CeaseFire. Just 18 years old at the time, he was their youngest employee to date. Here, he discusses the job opportunity.

FRONTLINE | CeaseFire
FRONTLINE | CeaseFire's Youngest "Crusader for Peace"

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1963 Fred Machetanz Oil Painting

Check out Nan Chisholm's appraisal of a 1963 Fred Machetanz oil painting.

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1963 Fred Machetanz Oil Painting
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Independent Lens | Precious Knowledge

When a highly successful Mexican American Studies program at a high school in Tucson comes under fire for teaching ethnic chauvinism, teachers and students fight back. This modern civil rights struggle is born at the epicenter of the immigration debate in the age of identity politics.

Independent Lens | Precious Knowledge
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Craft in America | Episode VIII: Threads

Explore the creativity of the human spirit through works that begin with the humble thread.

Craft in America | Episode VIII: Threads
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PBS NewsHour | Geithner: Another Debt Limit Debate? 'I Don't Understand it'

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Jeffrey Brown during a factory tour Thursday in Baltimore that he couldn't understand why the debate over the federal debt limit is back again. They also discussed how regional Federal Reserve banks' boards are established and how President Obama will campaign about jobs and the economy.

PBS NewsHour | Geithner: Another Debt Limit Debate?
PBS NewsHour | Geithner: Another Debt Limit Debate? 'I Don't Understand it'

PBS NewsHour | Combating Hardship in Rural Thailand

From Thailand, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one social entrepreneur's efforts to combat hardships and instill a new way of thinking in the rural regions of the relatively prosperous country.

PBS NewsHour | Combating Hardship in Rural Thailand
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PBS NewsHour | Campaigns Utilize YouTube to Save Money, Target Voters

As part of an ongoing series on how candidates use social media this election season, Ray Suarez and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of Daily-Download.com discuss how President Obama and Mitt Romney use YouTube to bypass the "gatekeepers," or mainstream media, and get constituents to watch their campaign videos.

PBS NewsHour | Campaigns Utilize YouTube to Save Money, Target Voters
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PBS NewsHour | Minority Babies Make up Majority in U.S. Births

White babies account for fewer than half of newborns in the United States -- just 49.6 percent of last year's births, according to new Census data released Thursday. Margaret Warner discusses the tipping point and its implications with the Brookings Institution's William Frey and New York University's Marcelo Suarez-Orozco.

PBS NewsHour | Minority Babies Make up Majority in U.S. Births
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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Greek Credit Rating Drops Amid Eurozone Doubts

In other news Thursday, questions kept coming about the future of the eurozone. By all accounts, money was flowing out of Greece where far-left leaders are agitating to break a bailout agreement and end austerity measures. Also, a fight over solar panels flared into the open between the U.S. and China.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Greek Credit Rating Drops Amid Eurozone Doubts
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MI5 | Series 10, Episode 2 (82)

A laptop containing the identities of five high level assets is stolen. One of the identified assets, Martha Ford, is close to one of Gavrik's companies. Assets begin to be killed and Martha's identity is leaked. Harry meets with Elena to tell her that someone is posing as him.

MI5 | Series 10, Episode 2 (82)
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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 17, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the newly-released Census data revealing that minority babies are making up the majority of births in the United States for the first time. Also: a Newsmaker interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, a look at campaigns' use of YouTube, and a merging of urban and rural in Thailand.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 17, 2012
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POV | POV's 25th Anniversary

In 2012, POV celebrates 25 years of broadcasting on PBS! Launched in 1988 to showcase new and challenging point-of-view documentaries on PBS, POV (Point of View) has grown to become American television's longest-running series dedicated to contemporary nonfiction programming.

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POV | POV's 25th Anniversary

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8

World Vision's Vice President of Advocacy and Government Relations says the leaders attending this weekend's G8 summit in Washington should invest in agricultural and nutrition programs to lift people out of poverty because "it's the right thing to do, it's the moral thing to do, and it's the smart thing to do." Watch excerpts from our May 16 interview.

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Adam Taylor: Hunger, Nutrition, and the G8
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POV | POV Season 25 Preview

Celebrating its 25th season on PBS in 2012, POV features the work of the best independent documentary filmmakers from America and around the world. Airing Thursdays at 10 PM during the summer, with primetime specials during the year, POV has brought more than 300 award-winning documentaries to millions nationwide.

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PBS NewsHour | In 'First Position,' Ballet Behind the Scenes

In the ballet world, the Youth American Grand Prix can make or break a young dancer's career. In "First Position," director Bess Kargman follows seven aspiring ballet dancers between the ages of 10 and 17 as they prepare for and compete in the annual New York City event.

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Flicks | Andy Garcia of "For Greater Glory"

Andy Garcia talks with Patrick Stoner about playing a real life general in a film that broke Mexican box office records, "For Greater Glory"

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PBS NewsHour | Politics Puts on Its Cap and Gown

We traveled across Virginia to attend the commencement ceremonies for Virginia Tech and Liberty University, where politics peppered the graduations. Michelle Obama and Mark Warner spoke at Virginia Tech, and Mitt Romney spoke at Liberty. The Democrats' speeches stayed out of politics, while Romney courted voters.

PBS NewsHour | Politics Puts on Its Cap and Gown
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Global Voices | Survivors of an Infamous Plane Crash Look Back

How far would you go to stay alive? The survivors of the well-known 1972 Andes plane crash recall what it took to live in the mountains for over 60 days with no food, water, or supplies. What they reveal is a story about one of humanity's greatest taboos and one that asks the question, what would you do?

Global Voices | Survivors of an Infamous Plane Crash Look Back
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In Performance at The White House | Stevie Wonder: 'Alfie' | Burt Bacharach and Hal David

Stevie Wonder performs "Alfie" at the White House as Burt Bacharach and Hal David receive the 2012 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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Do you know all the words to "American Pie"? Sing along with DON MCLEAN June 9th at the Flying Monkey in Plymouth!


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MotorWeek | 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 & 2012 Volkswagen Golf R

In this episode, we burn up the track in the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Then it's a look at Volkswagen's high-performance hatchback, the Golf R. Plus, first impressions of the Mercedes-Benz SL 550 and the 2012 Hyundai Azera. Also, tips on choosing the best tires for your ride, as well as how ignition interlock systems are stopping trouble before it starts.

MotorWeek | 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 & 2012 Volkswagen Golf R
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Tavis Smiley | Actor Michael Emerson

The two-time Emmy winner and Person of Interest star discusses overcoming nerves about performing on stage, his thoughts on being known as a character actor and the type of role he fears most.

Tavis Smiley | Actor Michael Emerson
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1976 Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Ring

In Minneapolis Hour 1, Lila Bankston appraises a 1976 fancy intense yellow diamond ring.

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