Saturday, October 6, 2012

Star Gazers | "Two Frogs Hopping, Two Planets Wandering" 1 Min version

Star Gazers One Minute #12-45M Nov 5-11, 2012 Bright Planets And Stars

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Bird Tales | Bird Tales

BIRD TALES is the story of people who, in unique ways, share a love for birds. It's the third in a series of award-winning migratory bird specials produced by NHPTV that explore and celebrate New England's native species.

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Black Sunday

Sunday April 14, 1935 became known as Black Sunday.

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Star Gazers | "Planet Show In The Morning Plus The Leonid Meteor Shower" 5

Star Gazers #12-46 Five Minute Nov 12-18, 2012 "Leonid Meteor Shower this year"

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Fresh Start

Some of the people who went to CA got jobs giving them a fresh start.

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Washington Week | October 5, 2012

The panel analyzes the first of three presidential debates of the 2012 election. Will Romney's dominance influence the campaign? And a deeper look into the numbers and facts presented by Romney and Obama. Plus, a look at the new unemployment numbers. Joining Gwen: Peter Baker, New York Times; Dan Balz, Washington Post; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; John Dickerson, Slate Magazine and CBS News.

Washington Week | October 5, 2012
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Washington Week | Webcast Extra | October 5, 2012

In the Webcast Extra: Did Romney's debate victory change the course of the election? Will the debate influence down-ballot races? Plus, analysis of the debate's open format. Also, we look ahead to next week's Vice Presidential debate.

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Tavis Smiley | Hip-hop artist-actor T.I.

The three-time Grammy winner discusses his latest projects, including his second novel, the new season of his TV show on VH1 and an upcoming CD.

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Tavis Smiley | Actress-producer Elizabeth Banks

The actress-turned-producer describes her latest project, the feature film Pitch Perfect.

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Need To Know | Need to Know 10/05/12

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has stated he plans to let expire a wind energy tax credit put in place by Obama. That threat has frozen the wind industry in its tracks - forcing industry layoffs across the country, including in Pueblo. The layoffs have compounded an unemployment rate of 11%, already the highest in Colorado.

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Call the Midwife | Episode 3 - Preview

Follow Jenny on her district nursing roster, and find out why a new patient seems upset by her pregnancy. Premieres Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Star Gazers | "Planet Show In The Morning Plus The Leonid Meteor Shower" 1

Star Gazers #12-46M One Minute Nov 12-18, 2012 "Leonid Meteor Shower this year"

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Friday, October 5, 2012

The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: New Farming Techninques

Howard Finnell introduced farmers to new farming techniques,

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Plows and Bubbles

Learn about the two types of plows farmers used.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Judicial Elections

Same-sex marriage in Iowa and concerns about equal treatment are driving a battle over retention of judges. "We have a movement afoot to politicize our courts," says political science professor Rachel Caufield, "and that undermines the quality of justice in America."

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Star Gazers | "The Surest Sign Of Winter And Why The Shortest Day Of The Y

Star Gazers One Minute #12-48M Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2012 The Surest Sign Of Winter

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Star Gazers | "Heads And Tails Of The Sky" 1 min. version

Star Gazers #12-41M One Minute Oct 8-14, 2012 "Arabic Star Names"

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Food Desert

More and more churches and faith-based groups are creating small farms to feed the urban poor, especially children, in places like the Ninth Ward of New Orleans.

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Star Gazers | "Perseus and The Pleiades" 1 min Version

Star Gazers 1 Minute #12-47M Nov 19 - 25, 2012" "Perseus and The Pleiades"

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Roosevelt Weather

After a speech by FDR it rained and became known as Roosevelt Weather.

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PBS NewsHour | After Denver Duel, Romney and Obama Continue to Spar

Though instant polling numbers showed Mitt Romney winning the first presidential debate by a factor of two to one, President Obama charged Romney of misrepresenting his own positions on jobs and taxes. Judy Woodruff reports on their debate performances, as well as reactions to their opponent the day after.

PBS NewsHour | After Denver Duel, Romney and Obama Continue to Spar
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Star Gazers | "Ares Meets Antares and Hold Your Pinkie Over The Moon" 1 mi

Star Gazers 1 Minute #12-42M Oct 15 - 21, 2012" "See Mars near a star and How big is the Moon?"

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PBS NewsHour | Experts Debate Facts of the Candidates' Approaches to Taxes

Jeffrey Brown gets two political perspectives on the candidates' tax plans from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' Jared Bernstein, former economist for Vice President Joe Biden, and American Action Forum's Douglas Holtz-Akin, former economics advisor to the McCain campaign.

PBS NewsHour | Experts Debate Facts of the Candidates
PBS NewsHour | Experts Debate Facts of the Candidates' Approaches to Taxes

PBS NewsHour | Debate Was 'Watershed' Moment of Multiple Screen Use

Daily Download's Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz talk with Margaret Warner about the explosion of Twitter use during the first presidential debate, the use of Google by viewers to research aspects of the candidates' arguments, the most frequently mentioned terms on Facebook, and Xbox's decision to stream the debate to players.

PBS NewsHour | Debate Was
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PBS NewsHour | Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Wins Baseball's Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera, pro baseball player for the Detroit Tigers, is the first in 45 years to claim the 'triple crown': he has the best annual batting average, the highest number of homeruns and the best RBI. Jeffrey Brown gets perspective from Drew Sharp of the Detroit Free Press on Cabrera's record and his place in baseball history.

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Tavis Smiley | Actor-writer Andrew McCarthy

The actor-director recounts how and why he got into travel writing and shares stories from his new memoir, The Longest Way Home.

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PBS NewsHour | Turkey Shells Military Targets Inside Syria

After a stray shell fired by the Syrian government hit a house in a border town in Turkey, Syria's neighbor retaliated and fired back, killing several Syrian soldiers. Independent Television News' Lindsey Hilsum reports on increasing tensions, the fear of the war escalating beyond Syria and a diplomatic intervention from Russia.

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POV | Give Up Tomorrow

'Give Up Tomorrow' exposes shocking corruption within the judicial system of the Philippines in one of the most sensational trials in the country's history. Two grieving mothers, entangled in a case that ends a nation's use of capital punishment but fails to free an innocent man, dedicate more than a decade to executing or saving him.

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Heading West

Some people packed up their families and headed west.

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PBS NewsHour | After First Debate, Florida Voters Discuss Convincibility

Ray Suarez visits Orlando, Fla., to talk to voters -- some decided, some undecided -- directly following the first presidential debate. Were the candidates convincing? Did the voters hear what they hoped to from either side? They discuss jobs, President Obama's consistency, Mitt Romney's softer side, and the role of government.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, October 4, 2012

Tonight on the program, we look back on last night's presidential debate as well as get two political perspectives on the candidates' tax plans. Also: a stray shell from Syrian government troops kills civilians in Turkey, Florida voters chime in on their reactions to the debate, how Twitter and Xbox were tied into the debate, and Miguel Cabrera captures baseball's first triple crown in 45 years.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, October 4, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Wall Street Stocks Rise on New Jobs Numbers

In other news Thursday, stocks rose after data showed that the number of new unemployment claims was smaller than expected. Also, a major federal investigation into medicare fraud identified more than 90 health care professionals suspected of false billing in seven different cities.

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FRONTLINE | Behind the scenes -- Michael Kirk on "The Choice 2012"

In "The Choice 2012," acclaimed FRONTLINE producer Michael Kirk ("Money, Power and Wall Street," "Top Secret America") documents the places, people and decisive moments that made the men who are competing for the presidency. Watch on air and online beginning October 9 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

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POV | Give Up Tomorrow: Film Update

Discover what has happened in Paco's case since filming ended.

POV | Give Up Tomorrow: Film Update
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Star Gazers | "The Surest Sign Of Winter And Why The Shortest Day Of The Y

Star Gazers Five Minute #12-48 Nov 26 - Dec 2, 2012 The Surest Sign Of Winter

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Star Gazers | "Perseus And The Pleiades" 5 min Version

Star Gazers 5 Minute #12-47 Nov 19 - 25, 2012" "Perseus and The Pleiades"

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The Dust Bowl | The Dust Bowl: Black Blizzards

Hear from Donald Worster about the increasing number of dust storms the area faced.

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Medal Quest | Ending on a Perfect 10

Archers Jeff Fabry and Matt Stutzman knew, going in to the Games, that the competition would be fierce in each of their divisions. Fabry, who releases the arrow with a mouth tab, and Stutzman, who shoots with his feet, fought their way through to the finals -- and two medals for Team USA.

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PBS NewsHour | Why Pandas Have so Much Trouble Getting Pregnant

After the unexpected death of a newborn cub, Pierre Comizzoli, reproductive physiologist at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, explains why giant pandas have so many problems breeding in captivity.

PBS NewsHour | Why Pandas Have so Much Trouble Getting Pregnant
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Star Gazers | "Some Favorite Autumn Stars And Why The Stars Change With Th

Star Gazers Five Minute #12-43 Oct 22-28, 2012 Stars of Fall and why they change

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PBS NewsHour | Vice Presidential Debate - Preview

Watch live coverage and analysis of the vice presidential candidates' debate. 10/11/2012

PBS NewsHour | Vice Presidential Debate - Preview
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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Kevin Powers, Author of 'The Yellow Birds'

"The war tried to kill us in the spring." Those are the first words of a new novel set in Iraq and at home, narrated by a character named John Bartle, a 21-year-old private from rural Virginia. The novel is titled "The Yellow Birds," and it's the first by author Kevin Powers, who himself served in the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004 and 2005.

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PBS NewsHour | How Baby Pandas Are Born at the National Zoo

Pierre Comizzoli, reproductive physiologist at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, explains why giant pandas have such a hard time breeding in captivity and why there is still hope for saving the species.

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