Saturday, June 23, 2012

Faces of America | Growing up Italian in Washington state

Mario Batali relates stories of Italian ancestry within his family, and what it was like to grow up as the grandson of Italian immigrants in Washington state.

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Faces of America | Learning English the hard way

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his father worked as a doctor in Cleveland despite not knowing any English, and the importance of the immigrant work ethic.

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | The Stonecutter

Tasaku is a lowly cutter of stone who longs for power. Features authentic Japanese music on the koto.

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Washington Week | June 22, 2012

Mitt Romney and President Obama court Latino voters as immigration politics enters the spotlight. Plus, Obama invokes executive privilege as Attorney General Eric Holder faces a contempt of Congress charge. Also, what's Europe's economic future? This Week: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Laura Meckler, Wall Street Journal; Major Garrett, National Journal; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times.

Washington Week | June 22, 2012
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Global Voices | The Precarious Existence of a Palestianian Family in Israel

A father who has worked as a collaborator for Israel for years is forced to leave Palestine, and take his wife and five children to live in Tel Aviv. Although he has moved there to seek Israeli protection, he is not granted official permission to reside in the country, and his family has no choice but to lead an unremittingly precarious existence.

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Blueprint America | The Ride: Rep Jim Oberstar

Blueprint America correspondent Miles O'Brien with the man with the plan himself, Chairman Jim Oberstar of Minnesota on why his transportation bill is what America needs, especially during the Great Recession.

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Faces of America | Growing up English, Jamaican and Canadian

Malcolm Gladwell discusses his upbringing in Canada as the child of English and Jamaican parents, and his own awareness of racial differences in Canada and America.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Churches and the Mentally Ill

An estimated one in ten individuals will experience a severe and persistent mental illness at some point in his or her life. Many have had difficulty finding a welcoming house of worship. Deborah Potter visits churches that have had special programs and significant success ministering to this usually disenfranchised population.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, June 22, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the jailing of a Philadelphia priest for how he handled sexual abuse claims, marking the first U.S. church official to be convicted of such a crime. Also: taking a look inside Syria's rebel forces, comparing Facebook's future, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political news, and looking back at Libya's rebellion.

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Faces of America | What makes us who we are?

Malcolm Gladwell and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss the factors that inform our identity - is it our experiences, our family history, society, or a combination of the three?

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Faces of America | Love during wartime

Dr. Oz tells the story of how his grandfather and grandmother met and married in Turkey, before World War I.

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Blueprint America | The Ride: Elana Schor (Part Two)

Blueprint America correspondent Miles O'Brien closes with another interview with the Capitol Hill Streetblogger Elana Schor in a look at the varying meanings of change when Congress takes up the transportation bill.

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Jonah and the Great Fish

Jonah disobeys the God and is swallowed by a great fish.

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Independent Lens | Girl Wrestler

Texas teenager Tara Neal insists that girls and boys should be able to wrestle on the same mat. Follow Neal through the last year in which state guidelines allow her to wrestle boys. It's a year filled with family conflict, pressure to cut weight and fierce policy debates over Title IX, which grants women's athletics proportionality in public schools.

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Global Voices | An Israeli Lawyer on Protecting the Rights of a Collaborator

In this companion video to the Global Voices film, The Collaborator and His Family, human rights advocate Yadin Elam describes the precarious situation that one Palestinian father,Ibrahim, and his family have ended up in as a result of his agreeing to collaborate with Israel. They attempt to cope and assimilate, while suffering the humiliation and isolation of outcasts in a country not their own.

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PBS NewsHour | Church Official Convicted for Handling of Sex Abuse

A Philadelphia priest was jailed on Friday for how he handled sex abuses, marking the first U.S. church official to be convicted of such a crime. Jeff Brown interviews Barbara Blaine, president of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, and Thomas Plante, a professor of psychology at Santa Clara University.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Health Care, Immigration Fallout

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news with Jeffrey Brown, including the fallout over the president's new immigration policy and looking ahead at the implications of the upcoming Supreme Court decisions.

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Need To Know | American Voices: Lt. Commander Pam Wall

Lt. Commander Pam Wall is a psychiatric nurse with the U.S. Navy, and a Jonas Veterans Healthcare Program Scholar. Here she talks about the unique advantages nurses have when it comes to delivering mental health care to wounded veterans.

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PBS NewsHour | Who are Syria's Rebel Forces?

Tracy Shelton of Global Post reports from behind the front line in Syria, where she has been embedded with Syria's opposition fighters. Ray Suarez talks to Randa Slim of the New America Foundation on the strength and strategies of the opposition forces in Syria. Slim is in regular contact with Syrian fighters.

PBS NewsHour | Who are Syria
PBS NewsHour | Who are Syria's Rebel Forces?

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Taliban Attacks Hotel Near Kabul

In other news Friday, Taliban forces killed 18 people at a hotel near Kabul in a 12-hour assault. Also, Arkansas' Supreme Court threw out the death penalty in that state.

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Washington Week | Webcast Extra - June 22, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: The White House is keeping a close eye on rising republican star Marco Rubio. And as the Supreme Court's decision on Obama's Healthcare law looms, the White House is preparing for the best and the worst. Romney gathers conservatives at a fundraising retreat. Plus, as Syria slides closer to civil war, can Obama find common ground with Putin and Russia to solve the crisis?

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POV | My Reincarnation

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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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | American Buddhism on the Rise

At the opening night (June 14) of the third annual BuddhaFest film festival in Arlington, Virginia, we asked attendees to talk about their attraction to Buddhism. Watch an audio slideshow of the interviews, and listen to American University Buddhist chaplain Bhante Uparatana lead a Buddhist chant during the opening ceremony.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | United Farm Workers 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago Cesar Chavez made history as a charismatic leader who built a union that organized and represented poor and immigrant farmworkers. He achieved victories in improving their wages and working conditions, often through close partnerships with communities of faith and actions heavy with religious imagery. Saul Gonzalez reports on Chavez's legacy and where the union stands today.

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Friday, June 22, 2012

PBS NewsHour | Robin Wells: Universal Coverage, Europe, Spouse Paul Krugman

In the last installment of our extended profile of Paul Krugman, we turn to his wife Robin Wells. An economist who also co-authors textbooks with him, Wells talked with us at their home on a particularly rainy day -- which had us moving around during the interview -- about what the pair disagree on and her analysis of politics and the financial crisis.

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Need To Know | Need to Know, Fri., June 22, 2012: Nursing wounded veterans

This week's Need to Know examines how long-term care for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan is placing a growing strain on America's health care providers. Scott Simon hosts.

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POV | Cuando las Montañas Tiemblan (En Español)

Guatemala, 1982. El ejército intensifica la represión contra los indígenas maya. Cuando las Montañas Tiemblan, filmado en aquellos meses, fijará para siempre los hechos acontecidos. En el centro de la lucha que la mayoría indígena libra contra una herencia de opresión estatal, surge la voz exiliada de su pueblo: Rigoberta Menchú. Antesala histórica de Granito de Arena: Cómo Atrapar a un Dictador.

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History Detectives | Season 10 Preview

The History Detectives are back for a tenth season of fascinating investigations. They scour the country for clues and piece together the stories behind some intriguing historic finds: Bob Dylan's electric guitar that revolutionized Rock 'n Roll, a piece of the B-25 that crashed into the Empire State Building in 1945, Clint Black's 1909 book of wanted posters and more.

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TvFilm | Season 4 Episode 1 (Preview)

The premiere episode of TvFILM season 4 features 'Come Life' by Sharon Alley and Kate Shadlock and 'AMERICA america,' a film by Mark Gamma.

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Need To Know | Interview: Sonja Bratten

As much hope as these nursing programs offer, it's difficult to overestimate the psychological stress our servicemen face.

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Foyle's War | INVASION, PART 1

American GIs come to Hastings, expecting to make their base on David Barrett's farm. Barrett reacts with hostility to the idea. Foyle finds a fishing partner; Sam gets a "Dear John" letter. There are secret meetings in the barn, a still turning out illegal alcohol, a dance and two bodies. Milner investigates his friend's unexplained death and Foyle investigates the demise of a barmaid. Part 1 of 2

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Masterpiece | A Scene from Inspector Lewis: The Soul of Genius

Watch an exclusive scene from Inspector Lewis: The Soul of Genius, premiering Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 9pm ET/CT on Masterpiece Mystery. Check local listings.

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PBS NewsHour | Shawn Colvin Sings 'All Fall Down'

Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs "All Fall Down" from her new album.

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Independent Lens | Is Soul Food a Sacrament or a Sin?

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? Find out in Soul Food Junkies coming next season to Independent Lens.

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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Shawn Colvin Looks Back in New Memoir

"Diamond in the Rough" is the name of a 1989 hit song from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin's first album, "Steady On." Now, it's the name of a new memoir she's just released. Jeffrey Brown talks to the musician.

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PBS NewsHour | Shawn Colvin Sings 'Change Is on the Way'

Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin sings "Change Is on the Way."

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Need To Know | Nursing our vets

To understand the myriad ways nurses are working in veterans care, we recently visited the large Veterans Affairs hospital in San Diego, and profiled three nurses there.

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The Open Mind | Rule and Ruin

Editor of the Sunday New York Times Book Review Sam Tanenhaus discusses the trajectory of the republican party over the past half century.

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Faces of America | Going back to Italy

Mario Batali talks about moving back to Italy as a young man to learn how to cook Italian food, and his continuing connection to his Italian heritage.

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POV | When the Mountains Tremble

When the Mountains Tremble filmed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemalan Army's repression against the Mayan indigenous people, has become a classic political documentary. It describes the struggle of the largely Indian peasantry against a heritage of state and foreign oppression. Centered on the experiences of Rigoberta Menchú, the film is a prequel to 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator.'

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | The Most Wonderful Egg in the World

The king must choose the most beautiful egg laid by three hens.

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Faces of America | Texan pride

Eva Longoria talks about what it was like to grow up as a "Texican," and a unique Texas cultural tradition.

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American Masters | Peabody win for 'Eames: The Architect & the Painter'

American Masters wins a Peabody for its documentary, 'Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect & the Painter.' Watch and listen as director Jason Cohn accepts the award.

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Sound Tracks | Quick Hits: An Interview with the Carolina Chocolate Drops

Original band members Dom Flemons and Rhiannon Giddens spoke with Quick Hits reporter Mirissa Neff backstage at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma, California. The two live and breathe African American traditional music, and once you get them started on the topic it's clear that their knowledge runs deep. The interview includes a sample of Thompson's music and a clip from a music video.

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Blueprint America | The Ride: Elana Schor (Part One)

Blueprint America correspondent Miles O'Brien with Streetsblog Capitol Hill reporter Elana Schor on why transportation legislation matters, especially as Congress will eventually put forward a new bill.

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Global Voices | Journeying into the Heart of Bolivia's Democratic Revolution

For over 500 years the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change. Following two newly elected indigenous leaders from the campaign trail to their first year in office, filmmaker Rodrigo Vasquez journeys into the heart of the democratic revolution in Bolivia.

Global Voices | Journeying into the Heart of Bolivia
Global Voices | Journeying into the Heart of Bolivia's Democratic Revolution

Tavis Smiley | Songwriting duo Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Part 1

The legendary songwriters highlight stories and the evolution of writing, spanning their 50 years of working together, and share how Barbra Streisand became their muse.

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POV | My Reincarnation: What Does Mandala Mean? (Deleted Scene)

Chögyal Namkhai Norbu explores the library at the University of Naples, where he teaches. He uncovers an old Buddhist text and explains the meaning of the world mandala in Tibetan Buddhism.

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