Saturday, July 14, 2012

History Detectives | GAR Photograph

Discover what has been Elyse's favourite reveal after 10 seasons of History Detectives. In this clip from Season five we see the moment Elyse reveals who the African-American soldier is in our contributor's photograph. She also makes a very special introduction.

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History Detectives | Napoleon's Sword

Discover Wes' favourite investigation location after 10 seasons of History Detectives. In this clip from the Napolean's Sword investigation from way back in Season one, Wes heads off to Cajun country in Louisiana to meet an amazing pair of elderly sisters.

History Detectives | Napoleon
History Detectives | Napoleon's Sword

Washington Week | July 13, 2012

This Week, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both campaigned in battleground states. Obama called for an extension of middle class tax cuts while Romney addressed the NAACP. Also, House Republicans voted to repeal the president's health care law. Joining Gwen: Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; Lori Montgomery, The Washington Post; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics; Sam Youngman, Reuters.

Washington Week | July 13, 2012
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Rookwood Pottery Mug, ca 1896

Watch David Rago's appraisal of a Rookwood pottery mug, ca 1896, in Vintage San Francisco.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 18th & 19th Century Watches

Check out Jonathan Snellenburg's appraisal of a collection of 18th & 19th century watches.

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PBS NewsHour | Diplomatic Process 'Paralyzed' in Syria Conflict

Judy interviews Elizabeth Kennedy, Associated Press bureau chief in Beirut. They discuss the latest massacre, Russia's support, the chemical weapons stockpile and a warning by Hillary Clinton to the UN Security Council.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, July 13, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing bloodshed in Syria in the aftermath of a violent massacre amidst peace talks. Also: JPMorgan announces losses of $5.9 million, smart grids in new neighborhoods prevent power outages, the debate over outsourcing, Shields and Gerson talk the week's top political stories, and refugees who fled violence in South Sudan find grim conditions on the border.

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PBS NewsHour | A Grim Exile in South Sudan

Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports from the border of South Sudan on a flood of refugees who fled to escaped the violence, only to encounter grim conditions in camps on the Sudanese border.

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PBS NewsHour | In Austin, Charged up About Smart Power

Miles O'Brien examines power grid reliability in a neighborhood near Austin, Texas that uses "smart grid" technology to track - and control - its energy consumption.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Gerson on NAACP Speech, the Outsourcing Debate

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson discuss the week's top political news with Judy Woodruff. They analyze outsourcing, Mitt Romney's speech at the NAACP convention, tax loopholes and U.S. Olympic uniforms made in China.

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PBS NewsHour | Staggering Losses at J.P. Morgan; Banking Scandal in Britain

Jeffrey Brown talks to Bloomberg's Dawn Kopecki about the losses at JPMorgan Chase and the role of government regulators in monitoring the banking industry. Plus, they discuss the scandal over the manipulation of the Libor.

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PBS NewsHour | New Despair After Syria Massacre

U.N. monitors blame the Syrian government for killing hundreds of people in a rural village in what rebels call one of the worst days of bloodshed since the uprisings began in Syria more than a year ago.

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PBS NewsHour | Candidates Trade Barbs on Outsourcing

After a Washington Post story investigated Former Gov. Mitt Romney's connection to sending jobs overseas as the head of Bain Capital, President Obama has seized on outsourcing as a line of attack against his opponent. And Romney launched a counterattack in response.

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood is "kind and considerate" to a wolf who has designs on her, and her book-toting granny.

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Tavis Smiley | Journalist Paul Ingrassia

The Pulitzer Prize winner examines the synonym of Detroit and the auto industry, as detailed in Engines of Change, and weighs in on whether the U.S. is doomed for a double-dip recession."

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Need To Know | American Voices: Rasanath Dasa

Former investment banker Rasanath Dasa speaks about his experience working in the financial industry and describes what led him to quit the Wall Street world and become a Hindu monk.

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POV | Granito: Discovering the Disappeared

In this short video companion to 'Granito: How to Nail a Dictator,' a forensic archivist and a forensic anthropologist explain the steps that led them to uncovering the stories of those disappeared during the Guatemalan genocide.

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Washington Week | Webcast Extra - July 13, 2012

In the Washington Week Electronic Town Hall: Gwen and the panel talk with panels in Madison, WI and Denver, CO, about the Presidential election in battleground states. How are independent voters in these states viewing the two candidates? And how are voters reacting to the flood of campaign ads? Joining Gwen: Michael Duffy, Time Magazine; Beth Reinhard, National Journal.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: China's Economic Growth at Three-Year Low

In other news Friday, China's roaring economic growth hit a three-year low in the year's second quarter. Also, a popular dissident blogger in Ethiopia was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: China
PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: China's Economic Growth at Three-Year Low

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Persian Rug, ca. 1900

In Vintage Atlanta, Jo Kris appraises a Persian rug, ca. 1900.

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History Detectives | Lindbergh Engine

Discover what has been Tukufu's favourite reveal after 10 seasons of History Detectives. In this clip from Season three, we see an emotional reveal with Tukufu and two brothers from New Jersey.

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Foyle's War | BAD BLOOD, PART 2

Both the victim's widow and Sam have become seriously ill. With whispers of sick farm animals, secret wartime experiments and another possible suspect alerting the authorities, Foyle must move quickly to solve the puzzles to save Sam's life. Part 2 of 2

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Foyle's War | BAD BLOOD, PART 2

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Attorney Brendan Sullivan Extended Interview

Famed criminal defense attorney discusses the ill-fated prosecution of the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), in which prosecutors withheld critical evidence from the defense and stood silently as some of their key witnesses testified falsely. Sullivan talks about what went wrong in the case and offers some suggestions for improvements at the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Need To Know | Need to Know 7/13/12

This week's epsiode of Need to Know takes a critical look at whether or not additional banking regulations are needed to curb another financial meltdown. Jeff Greenfield hosts.

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1919 Maynard Dixon Painting

Check out Catherine Leonhard's appraisal of a 1919 Maynard Dixon painting, in Vintage San Francisco.

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PBS NewsHour | Miles O'Brien Risks Safety While Talking Smart Power

Last week, a powerful "derecho" storm hammered the mid-Atlantic, snuffing out power during the peak of a sweltering heat wave for nearly a week in some homes. Days later, our science correspondent Miles O'Brien traveled to Austin, Tex. to look at a neighborhood that operates on a smart grid. We spoke to him about his report on that project, as he cruised the neighborhood in a borrowed Chevy Volt.

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PBS NewsHour | Miles O'Brien Risks Safety While Talking Smart Power

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Prosecutorial Misconduct

Correspondent Tim O'Brien examines charges that some federal prosecutors wrongfully withhold from defense attorneys material evidence that could affect the outcome of a trial.

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Emporer's New Clothes

An emperor wears a robe created for him by two swindlers.

Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Emporer
Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Emporer's New Clothes

Masterpiece | A Scene from Inspector Lewis: Fearful Symmetry

Watch an exclusive scene from Inspector Lewis: Fearful Symmetry, premiering Sunday, July 22, 2012 on Masterpiece Mystery at 9pm ET/CT. Check local listings.

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Need To Know | Interview: Peter Wallison

Wallison says the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill has actually slowed our economy. He blames the 2008 financial crisis on federal housing policies which he says led to the sub-prime mortgage meltdown.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Kilimanjaro Trees

As the glacier melts on top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, a Lutheran assistant bishop is leading an effort to plant more than a million trees to try to head off environmental disaster.

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Need To Know | Braking the Banks

In the wake of the recent JP Morgan losses and current LIBOR scandal, the fight over banking regulations continues to rage in Washington as an alphabet soup of federal agencies write the complex regulations to put the Dodd-Frank law in motion.

Need To Know | Braking the Banks
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Wrist Watch & Pocket Watches

In Vintage San Francisco, Gregory Minuskin appraises a collection of wrist and pocket watches.

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Flicks | Greta Gerwig for "Lola Vs"

Greta Gerwig talks about contemporary dating with Patrick Stoner as in "Lola Vs"

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POV | Where The Heart Roams

Romance novels comprise nearly half the paperback books sold in America. Chiffon-shrouded, jewel-laden, flower-bedecked Barbara Cartland has written hundreds of them. And filmmaker George Csicsery has given his heart to this fascinating subculture where all the women are beautiful, all the men are mysterious and all the endings are happy.

POV | Where The Heart Roams
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History Detectives | Gold Ship

Discover Elyse's favourite investigation location after 10 seasons of History Detectives. This investigation from Season two took Elyse to Alaska to investigate a sunken Gold Ship.

History Detectives | Gold Ship
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Tavis Smiley | Actress-activist Mira Sorvino

The Oscar-winning star of Union Square recounts the adrenaline rush of working on the indie film and explains how audiences can relate to it.

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PBS NewsHour | Niger Leads West Africa in Addressing Drought and Famine

Eight West African countries are currently suffering from drought and famine. As part of our Food for 9 Billion Series, Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at how Niger is preparing for its crisis.

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Folk Tales, Fairy Tales & Fables | Wings: A Tale of Two Chickens

Winnie, who never reads, lifts off with a foxy stranger and sensible Harriet must rescue her.

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PBS NewsHour | Lessons from the Penn State Scandal

What can other institutions learn from the Penn State sex abuse case? Jeffrey Brown talks to Teresa Huizar, executive director of the National Children's Alliance; Elizabeth LeTourneau of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Scott Berkowitz, founder and president of the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network.

PBS NewsHour | Lessons from the Penn State Scandal
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PBS NewsHour | Report: Penn State Shares Responsibility in Sandusky Abuse

A report by former FBI director Louis Freeh concludes that leaders at Penn State, including head football coach Joe Paterno, did not do enough to protect the children who were abused by former assistant coach Jerry Sundusky. Judy Woodruff talks to Cate Barron of The Patriot-News and Mark Dent of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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PBS NewsHour | Sudanese Seek Shelter in Swampy Refugee Camp

The ordeal continues for refugees in a makeshift camp in South Sudan.

PBS NewsHour | Sudanese Seek Shelter in Swampy Refugee Camp
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1855 Gold Presentation Cane

In Vintage San Francisco, Brad Witherell appraises an 1855 gold presentation cane.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: "Jardin de la Malmaison" Book

Watch Jerry E. Patterson's appraisal of a "Jardin de la Malmaison" book, in Vintage San Francisco.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Wells Fargo Settles on Minority Lending Scam

In other news Thursday, Wells Fargo has agreed to pay at least $175 million to settle a lawsuit claiming it gave customers mortgage prices based on their race. Also, reports of a new massacre in Syria surfaced late Thursday and thousands of Protestants marched across Northern Ireland, triggering street battles in Belfast.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Wells Fargo Settles on Minority Lending Scam
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PBS NewsHour | An Election on Facebook: Old Media Enters New World

Do "likes" on Facebook translate to votes? Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn of Daily-Download.com examine that issue with Ray Suarez and also explore why traditional news outlets are partnering with social media sites this election year.

PBS NewsHour | An Election on Facebook: Old Media Enters New World
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Fake Federal Sewing Table

Watch Leigh Keno's appraisal of a fake federal sewing table, in Vintage San Francisco.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, July 12, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine continuing fallout from the Penn State sexual abuse case as the FBI stated that key members of the university shared in the blame. Also: Niger fights back against drought and famine and leads the way in West Africa, Facebook "likes" and "shares" affecting presidential votes in November, and the rough lifestyle of city living for youth in China.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, July 12, 2012
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POV | Mobile Exclusive: The Light in Her Eyes

Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago. Every summer, her students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway - women are claiming space within the mosque. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, 'The Light in Her Eyes' offers an extraordinary portrait of a leader.

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History Detectives | Preview: July 17th

HISTORY DETECTIVES roars into its 10th season with three stories devoted to rock 'n' roll.

History Detectives | Preview: July 17th
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