Saturday, December 8, 2012

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Haiti Priest Doctor

He buries the poor, feeds the hungry, rescues the injured, houses the homeless, and says the goal of his orphanage for Haitian children is "to raise the children together so they have memories of their own restored childhood and that later in life they become aunts and uncles to each other's children and their family regenerates after a generation."

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Washington Week | December 07, 2012

President Obama and Speaker Boehner remain divided over fiscal cliff specifics as a solution appears distant. Also, Republican Senator Jim DeMint's decision to resign highlights a GOP intra-party squabbles. Plus, is threat of chemical weapons in Syria a game changer? Joining Gwen: Jackie Calmes, New York Times; Amy Walter, ABC News; Eamon Javers, CNBC; James Kitfield, National Journal.

Washington Week | December 07, 2012
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Need To Know | American Voices: Our Bodies Ourselves

A look through the historical debate over women's health issues with author Judy Norsigian. She was one of the women of the Boston Women's Collective behind the ground-breaking work Our Bodies Ourselves, which has been in print for more than 40 years. The Library of Congress recently named Our Bodies, Ourselves as one of 88 books that shaped America.

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PBS KIDS Previews | A Special PBS KIDS Event: December 23rd

A Very Monkey Christmas & The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas are premiering Sunday, December 23rd.

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Tavis Smiley | Actor-producer Andy Garcia

Garcia shares the backstory of his latest film, the environmental thriller 'A Dark Truth,' which he also co-exec-produced.

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PBS NewsHour | Sharing American History Lessons in 140 Characters or Less

How does modern technology allow us to engage in conversations about the past? Gwen Ifill talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about how the Twitter-verse has opened up new ways to view history in the digital age.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, December 7, 2012

Tonight on the program, we take a look at November's jobs numbers which showed the lowest unemployment rate in four years. Also: the Supreme Court agrees to hear case on gay marriage, acidification of oceans affecting shellfish, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political news, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss gives lessons in history, 140 characters at a time, through Twitter.

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PBS NewsHour | Supreme Court to Review Laws Banning Same-Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court announced plans to review challenges to two laws regarding same-sex marriage: a California state law and the federal Defense of Marriage Act's provision, which both define marriage as between a man and a women. Margaret Warner looks at what's at stake with National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle.

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PBS NewsHour | Extend Unemployment Insurance Amid Fiscal Uncertainty?

Businesses added 146,000 jobs in November, but Paul Solman reports the 7.7 percent unemployment rate was partially driven by Americans leaving the workforce. Jeffrey Brown talks to National Employment Law Project's Judy Conti and Heritage Foundation's Bill Beech, who debate the pros and cons of extending unemployment insurance.

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Tavis Smiley | Actress Kristen Stewart - Clip

Actress Kristen Stewart tells Tavis how she handles the enormous media attention.

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Washington Week | Webcast Extra | December 07, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: The panelists break down the ongoing unrest in post-Arab Spring Egypt as the people prepare to vote on a new constitution. Also, Alan Simpson's take on "Gangnam Style" in an attempt to attract millennials to his debt reduction campaign. Plus a month later, the panelists discuss their favorite 2012 campaign lessons from top Obama and Romney advisers.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields & Brooks on Jobs Report, 'Fiscal Cliff' Negotiations

Judy Woodruff and NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's top political news, including the November jobs report, the U.S. budget negotiations and Sen. Jim DeMint's resignation for a job at the Heritage Foundation.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Brooks on Pot Laws, RGIII and Heisman Picks

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks tackle the sport of politics and the politics of sport with correspondent Hari Sreenivasan. They discuss the fact that three states, by popular vote, have made marijuana more legal or less illegal, depending on how you look at it. In sports, the guys talk about RG III, the dazzling Washington Redskins quarterback.

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Need To Know | 12/6/12: The Family Planning Fight

Need to know looks at the battle over family planning funding in the U.S. GOP lawmakers in Texas have cut the state's family planning budget by 2/3, forcing many clinics that focus on women's health to close. Health and science writer for The New York Times Pam Belluck on how state family planning budgets are faring across the nation. An essay from Our Bodies Ourselves author Judy Norsigen.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Hanukkah Lamps

"The rabbis going back to Maimonides and earlier felt that the lights of the Hanukkah lamp were sacred," according to Susan Braunstein, curator at the Jewish Museum in New York City, and if you couldn't afford a gold or silver lamp "you could use an egg shell, or a nut shell, or a potato carved out."

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Need To Know | Interview: Pam Belluck

Health and science writer for The New York Times Pam Belluck sheds some light on how state family planning budgets are faring across the nation. Belluck has written on mental illness in children, families haunted by Alzheimer's Disease and the regulation of over-the-counter sales of Plan B.

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PBS KIDS Previews | The Cat in the Hat: It's Christmas, Christmastime!

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Christmas: It's Christmas, Christmastime!

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Antiques Roadshow | Greatest Gifts - Preview

A Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace from a husband or a Fender bass guitar as a birthday present - these memorable gifts turned out to be valuable and interesting items. "Greatest Gifts," filled with appraisals featuring items that guests received as presents, will have you writing your own holiday wish list. 12/17/2012

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PBS KIDS Previews | ARTHUR: Arthur's Christmas

Arthur's Perfect Christmas this Sunday, December 16

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Susan Braunstein Extended Interview

Watch additional excerpts from our interview with Susan Braunstein, curator of the Jewish Museum of New York, about the tradition of Hanukkah lamps.

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Need To Know | Interview: Emily Ramshaw

Editor of the Texas Tribune Emily Ramshaw explains how family planning in Texas was once seen by Republican lawmakers as a fiscally conservative program.

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Great Performances | The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour - Preview

View the Beatles' 1967 film Magical Mystery Tour, a showcase for the Fab Four's idiosyncratic sense of humor. 12/14/2012

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Martha Stewart's Tip: Peeling Eggs

Martha Stewart shows the best way to peel hard boiled eggs.

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Tavis Smiley | Crime writer Michael Connelly

The newspaper reporter-turned-mystery writer explains his upcoming documentary and his return to the Harry Bosch novel series with 'The Black Box.'

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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey, Season 3: The Wait is Over Preview

The Primetime Emmy Award winning saga Downton Abbey returns with Season 3 premiering Sunday, January 6, 2013 on PBS's Masterpiece.

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PBS NewsHour | Egyptian President Reacts to Clashes Between Protesters

Heightened debate and protests over the draft of Egypt's constitution have led to deeper divides and violence between supporters and opponents of President Morsi. Margaret Warner speaks with Atlantic Council's Michele Dunne for more on the clashes, the factions, and Morsi's response to his opposition.

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PBS NewsHour | Budget Debates Focus on Medicare and Social Security

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Wednesday that negotiations over the fiscal cliff were progressing. But it was the administration's demand to give the president authority over the nation's debt ceiling that roiled tempers on Capitol Hill. Judy Woodruff reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, December 6, 2012

Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing debate over the fiscal cliff which has seen suggested cuts to Medicare and social security. Also: the Egyptian military steps in after large civilian protests, an argument against cutting Medicare and social security for fiscal reasons, an update on the war in Syria, looking at flooding in Norfolk, Va., and an insider way to prevent school dropouts.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, December 6, 2012
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Secret Life of Scientists | 30 Second Science: Bruce Jackson

Bruce Jackson is Professor and Head of the Biotechnology Programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College. His work focuses on how DNA - in conjunction with other tools - can help solve mysteries of ancestry, forensics and evolution. Bruce is also an expert scuba diver and the founder of the Diving Buddies program, where he shares his love of diving with young children.

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Learn How to Make Classic Sauces

Martha Stewart demonstrates how to make a variety of sauces, including marinara, hollandaise, bechamel and beurre blanc.

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Learn How to Make Classic Sauces

PBS NewsHour | With Assad a 'Dead Man Walking,' Efforts Look to Transition

Jeffrey Brown talks to Atlantic Council's Fred Hof who explains the potentially important role that the U.N., the U.S. and Russia to end Syria's war and inspire a transition of leadership. He says President Assad is a "dead man walking," and without a doubt his regime will come to an end, hopefully sooner rather than later.

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PBS NewsHour | Egyptian Army Steps In After Violent Overnight Clashes

In Cairo, crowds of protesters gathered outside the presidential palace following overnight clashes between President Morsi's supporters and opponents of his draft constitution and newly decreed powers. The fighting reportedly left seven dead and more than 600 injured. Independent Television News's Jonathan Rugman reports.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: After Typhoon, Hundreds Still Missing

In other news Thursday, Filipino rescue workers continue the search for nearly 400 people that remain missing after Typhoon Bopha hit the Southern Phillipines, causing devastating flooding and landslides. Flooding persisted in the Compostela Valley, one of the hardest hit areas in the country.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: After Typhoon, Hundreds Still Missing
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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey, Season 3: Coming Home Preview

Come home to a new season of Downton Abbey premiering January 6, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS's Masterpiece.

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PBS NewsHour | Norfolk Readies for Future Storms, Sea Level Rise

When Hurricane Sandy hit a week before Election Day, it helped surface the issue of rising sea levels and resulting vulnerability of coastal cities to flooding. In conjunction with WHRO, Mike Melia travels to Norfolk, Va., where the mayor must decide whether or not to rebuild parts of the city that may be unlivable in 15 years.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Market Warriors | Behind the Scenes with John Kalish

Learn about what it takes to film MARKET WARRIORS, the new series from the producers of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW. This behind-the-scenes video follows the team on a rainy trip to Brimfield's Antiques Show, a famous flea market in central Massachusetts. MARKET WARRIORS airs Mondays at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey: Joanne Froggatt on Anna

Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt on her honest and tough character Anna, the roller coaster courtship with Bates and more.

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Tavis Smiley | Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys

The 14-time Grammy Award winner talks about her new CD, 'Girl on Fire.'

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Secret Life of Scientists | Bruce Jackson: A DNA Mystery

Bruce Jackson is Professor and Head of the Biotechnology Programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College. His work focuses on how DNA - in conjunction with other tools - can help solve mysteries of ancestry, forensics and evolution. Bruce is also an expert scuba diver and the founder of the Diving Buddies program, where he shares his love of diving with young children.

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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey: Julian Fellowes on Playing Favorites

Does Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes have favorite characters from his series? Fellowes offers his perspective on the core characters and more.

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Call the Midwife | Holiday Special - Preview

In this special, newly married Chummy and Nurse Jenny Lee are hard at work during their first Christmas in Nonnatus House. As nurses and nuns minister to an abandoned newborn and search for the mother, and Jenny tries to find the children of an elderly vagrant, Chummy plans an ambitious nativity play. In true Chummy fashion, mishaps ensue.

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Flicks | Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, Taylor Lautner: "Twilight"

Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, Taylor Lautner--the stars of the biggest movie of the year ("Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Part Two") talk with Patrick Stoner about how their experiences will help them in their future acting.

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Market Warriors | Antiquing in Adamstown, PA

In the series premiere episode of MARKET WARRIORS, our four pickers (Miller, John, Bob and Kevin) head to Lancaster, Pennyslvania, home to Renningers Adamstown - a large indoor/outdoor flea market where they will be challenged to find Mid-Century modern items amid the Pennsylvania Dutch antiques.

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PBS NewsHour | A Musician of His Time: Remembering Jazz Great David Brubeck

Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, who challenged time-signature conventions and brought jazz to a wide audience, has died at the age of 91. His 1959 album "Time Out" was the first jazz record to sell a million copies. Jeffrey Brown talks to George Wein, founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, about Brubeck's life and musical legacy.

PBS NewsHour | A Musician of His Time: Remembering Jazz Great David Brubeck
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PBS NewsHour | Citigroup Plans to Lay Off 11,000 Employees in Scale Back

In a move to cut costs, increase profits and speed its recovery from financial crisis, Citigroup, Inc., announced 11,000 jobs were to be cut worldwide. Gwen Ifill talks to Bloomberg Businessweek Roben Farzad for more on what pushed America's third-largest bank to make these sweeping job cuts in the U.S. and overseas.

PBS NewsHour | Citigroup Plans to Lay Off 11,000 Employees in Scale Back
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PBS NewsHour | Preventing Syrian Chemical Threat From Becoming Reality

Though the White House and State Department made statements about the possibility of Syria deploying chemical weapons against rebels, much remains unknown about when, how and what kinds of chemicals might be used by Assad's forces. Jeffrey Brown talks to Leonard Spector of the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

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