Saturday, September 8, 2012

Great Performances | Paul McCartney's Live Kisses

Paul McCartney's Live Kisses captures the magical night of February 9 in the City of Angels - coincidentally, the 48th anniversary of The Beatles' U.S. TV debut on The Ed Sullivan Show no less -when Paul McCartney decided to bring Kisses On The Bottom, his newly released collection of pop standards and two originals, to life at the very same Capitol Studios where much of the album was created.

Great Performances | Paul McCartney
Great Performances | Paul McCartney's Live Kisses

POV | I'm Carolyn Parker: Reaction to Katrina

Carolyn explains how thankful she was for still having her house after Katrina.

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POV | I'm Carolyn Parker: Reaction to Katrina

Washington Week | September 7, 2012

Did Obama's appeal to the nation for a second term resonate? How did Democrats rebut Republican attacks? Plus what was Bill Clinton's ultimate contribution to the convention? Also, did Friday's job numbers boost or quell Obama's post-convention shine? Joining Gwen: Dan Balz, The Washington Post; Peter Baker, The New York Times; Michael Duffy, TIME Magazine; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News.

Washington Week | September 7, 2012
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Masterpiece | Becoming Sir Kenneth Branagh

Wallander star Kenneth Branagh describes being honored with a knighthood.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

American Masters | Inventing David Geffen: Sunset Blvd.

American Masters: Inventing David Geffen, premiers nationally on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 on PBS (check local listings). It's an unflinching portrait of Geffen, who narrates his unorthodox rise from working class Brooklyn boy to billionaire entertainment power broker in extensive interviews.

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PBS NewsHour | As Convention Ramps Up, Dems Focus on Unions this Labor Day

As organizers prepare for the 2012 Democratic National Convention and thousands flock to Charlotte, N.C., special attention is paid to organized labor, which was a big part of President Obama's win four years ago. Meanwhile, members of the Occupy movement went to the streets to protest. Ray Suarez reports.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Catholic Writer Ron Hansen

He is a Catholic deacon as well as a professor of English and creative writing, and his many novels come face to face with "the imponderables of life."

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Catholic Writer Ron Hansen
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MotorWeek | 2013 Ford Mustang GT & Callaway Pickups

In this episode, a ride in an American original, the 5.0 2013 Ford Mustang GT. Then it's a pair of powerful pickups courtesy of Callaway. Plus, first impressions of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class and the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek. Also, a Two Wheelin' review of the Honda CBR250R, and spark plug removal basics.

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Need To Know | Need to Know 9/7/12

Reporting from Charlotte, the site of the Democratic National Convention, anchor Jeff Greenfield looks at the first 100 days of a possible Mitt Romney presidency or a second term for President Barack Obama.

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The Open Mind | A Nation Working Longer... Perhaps Doing Better - Part III

The RAND Corporation's Dr. Nicole Maestas discusses retirement and the American economy.

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NOVA | Personal DNA Testing

Genetic testing for risk of future illness is now open to anyone. But is it a good idea?

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Paul McCartney's Live Kisses captures the making of his newest album Kisses On The Bottom.

Global Voices | Is Ecotourism the Key to Conservation in Africa?

The native herding tribes of Africa are emerging from a century of "white man's conservation," which turned their lands into off-limits game reserves. Now, with a new model of conservation, African wildlife is back in their hands and the tribes are vying for a piece of the ecotourism pie. But can poachers become protectors?

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PBS NewsHour | To Win Over N.C. Voters, Organizing Democrats on the Ground

The importance of North Carolina in the general election is highlighted as anticipation builds in Charlotte for the start of the Democratic National Convention this week. Though President Obama narrowly won the state in 2008, current polls have Romney and President Obama running dead even. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

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Medal Quest | Allison Jones: "When the crowd got louder, it fueled me."

Cyclist Allison Jones knew she wanted to get to the London Paralympics, even if she had to buy her own ticket and come as a spectator. Instead, she made Team USA and, racing on the first day of the Games, she won America's first medal.

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PBS NewsHour | Flooding, Electrical Outages Remain One Week After Isaac

In other news Monday, large parts of Southeastern Louisiana remain underwater. Officials said for many, the damage from Hurricane Isaac ended up being worse than that from Hurricane Katrina. Also, President Assad's regime has pledged support for a new United Nations diplomatic envoy to Syria, Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi.

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Need To Know | Interview: Major Garrett

White House Correspondant for National Journal, Major Garrett, discusses what voters should expect from the candidate who wins the presidential election in November.

Need To Know | Interview: Major Garrett
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Masterpiece | Wallander III: An Event in Autumn

A pregnant woman falls to her death from the side of a ferry. The routine case barely disturbs Wallander's new life with Vanja. But the happy couple discovers the decade-old corpse of a murdered woman on their property. With Wallander's work now getting too close to home, he follows the leads of two investigations that become increasingly entangled.

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Masterpiece | Wallander 3: What Viewers Can Take Away from Series 3

Wallander star Kenneth Branagh discusses what he hopes viewers will be able to take away from the new season.

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Great Performances | "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter"

Paul McCartney performs the Fred E. Ahlert and Joe Young classic "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter." Paul McCartney's Live Kisses airs Friday, September 7 at 9 p.m. (check local listings).

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POV | I'm Carolyn Parker: Mother's Dresses

Carolyn remembers how she used to make dresses for her mother when she was young.

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Star Gazers | The False Dawn Of Omar Khayyam 1 min. version

Star Gazers 1 min - How to observe and enjoy the Zodiacal Light"

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Need To Know | Black swan events

Need to Know's Jeff Greenfield explains how so-called "black swan" events sometimes have the power to swing U.S. presidential elections one way or another.

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POV | I'm Carolyn Parker: First Encounter With Segregation

Carolyn, who was fair as a child, remembers her first encounter with segregation on a bus with her grandmother.

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POV | I'm Carolyn Parker: First Encounter With Segregation

PBS NewsHour | Monday, September 3, 2012

Tonight on the program, we come to you from Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of this week's Democratic National Convention. Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Ray Suarez on the floor provide coverage on-site. Tonight: laying out the DNC's events this week, labor unions, Obama-Biden's campaign manager, turning red states blue, rallying the voter base, and analysis from Shields and Brooks.

PBS NewsHour | Monday, September 3, 2012
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American Masters | Inventing David Geffen: Always About the Song

American Masters: Inventing David Geffen, premiers nationally on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 on PBS (check local listings). It's an unflinching portrait of Geffen, who narrates his unorthodox rise from working class Brooklyn boy to billionaire entertainment power broker in extensive interviews.

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Medal Quest | Going for "The Pretty One"

Goalball captain Jen Armbruster describes the team's first game at the London Games against a tough Swedish team. Team USA won top honors in Beijing so they have "a target on their backs," Jen says, but they're still aiming for another gold medal: "the pretty one."

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ACL presents Satellite Sets | Leatherbag - Senseless Irony

Leatherbag is the vision of songwriter Randy Reynolds, who creates "an intelligent blend of pop and rock" (Big Diction). Through several releases Leatherbag has risen in the ranks of Austin's best by crafting songs that are "haunting and beautiful" (Austin Sound) while "bristling with energy and vivid images" (Austin Chronicle).

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PBS KIDS Previews | The Cat in the Hat: New Friends, New Place, & New Adventures

New Friends, New Place, & New Adventures

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PBS NewsHour | Rep. John Lewis: 'Your Vote Is Precious, Almost Sacred'

Georgia congressman John Lewis addressed the Democratic National Convention on the historic suppression of voters' rights, linking past injustices to new new voting legislation.

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PBS NewsHour | Clinton, Warren Rev Up DNC Crowd for Main Event: Obama

Threat of bad weather pushed the culminating event of the convention -- the nomination acceptance speech by President Obama -- inside, prompting improvisation to accommodate crowds and change the program. Prominent Democratic figures like President Bill Clinton and Elizabeth Warren addressed the convention Wednesday.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, September 6, 2012

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff are joined by Mark Shields and David Brooks for the last day of the Democratic National Convention. The NewsHour panel reviews Bill Clinton's riling speech and discusses what Obama must deliver in his acceptance speech. Historians Richard Norton Smith and Michael Beschloss also join the panel to discuss the importance of specificity over grandiose in Obama's speech.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, September 6, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | State of Campaigns

Hari Sreenivasan talks to Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg Political Report and the NewsHour's political editor Christina Bellantoni about where campaign strategy for both camps stand at the outset of the political conventions and whether voters in swing states have actually been watching.

PBS NewsHour | State of Campaigns
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PBS NewsHour | Biographer David Maraniss Compares Obama and Clinton

David Marannis, author of "Barack Obama: The Story," compares Bill Clinton, "the great explainer," with President Obama, the day after the former president delivered a rousing address on behalf of his Democratic successor. While Clinton enjoyed the politics of his term, posits Maraniss, Obama is more of a reflective learner.

PBS NewsHour | Biographer David Maraniss Compares Obama and Clinton
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NOVA | Cynthia Breazeal Profile

A daring engineer designs robots to communicate and interact the way people do.

NOVA | Cynthia Breazeal Profile
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Independent Lens | Eva Mendes on Bringing Girl Power to Sierra Leone

Eva Mendes discusses her involvement in Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and her experience in Sierra Leone.

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Broadway of Bust (reminder!)

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Idea Channel | Idea Channel: Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art?

We've all seen and shared a few LOLCats and Internet Memes in our time, but is it possible that these images and videos are actually a new form of art? Idea Channel takes a closer look at how memes function in our new interconnected culture and consults the wisdom of artists past and present to see if these Internet creations truly should be considered "art."

Idea Channel | Idea Channel: Are LOLCats and Internet Memes Art?
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Broadway or Bust | Coach Profile: Telly Leung

Broadway actor Telly Leung shares his experience coaching BROADWAY OR BUST contestants.

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The National Parks | A message from Ken Burns

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The National Parks | A message from Ken Burns
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Washington Week | Convention Notes: Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics

Our panelists have covered their fair share of conventions and we asked them which was their most memorable convention. Alexis Simendinger, of Real Clear Politics, tells us why the 1992 Democratic National Convention is her favorite. From Bill Clinton to Ross Perot, she shares the highlights from the convention in New York City.

Washington Week | Convention Notes: Alexis Simendinger of Real Clear Politics
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Great Performances | Wagner's Dream: The Opening Bars of Rheingold

Music Director James Levine, "Wagner Without Fear" author William Berger and Director Robert Lepage discuss the opening bars of Wagner's Das Rheingold.

Great Performances | Wagner
Great Performances | Wagner's Dream: The Opening Bars of Rheingold

NH Votes | NH Delegate Tom Rath at the RNC

Republican delegate Tom Rath talks to PBS NewsHour Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. on Why New Hampshire Is a Battleground State.

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Star Gazers | The Harvest Moon Illusion 1 min

Star Gazers 1 Minute What looks like the biggest Moon of the year.

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Flicks | Bradley Cooper for "The Words"

Bradley Cooper and the director of "The Words" talk to Patrick Stoner about their ten-year dream to bring this story within a story to the big screen.

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ACL presents Satellite Sets | Lost In the Trees - I See A River

Chapel Hill navtives Lost In The Trees wove an intoxicating soundscape for Satellite Sets. "Mixing a swoony sort of craft with occasionally rambunctious rock guitar and swirling strings that echo Terry Riley, the group's recently released debut, "All Alone In An Empty House," is a lush summer surprise" (LA Times)

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The National Parks | Park Ranger Shelton Johnson

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The National Parks | Park Ranger Shelton Johnson
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Great Performances | Sneak Peek: Wagner's Dream

Watch 30 minutes from Susan Froemke's dramatic behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Metropolitan Opera's new Ring cycle. Tune-in for the entire documentary on Monday, September 10th at 9 p.m. and of course the entire Ring, September 11 - 14 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Great Performances | Sneak Peek: Wagner
Great Performances | Sneak Peek: Wagner's Dream