Saturday, January 12, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Friday, January 11, 2013

Tonight on the program, we look at Afghan President Karzai's meeting with President Obama today and the future of the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. Also: the FAA gets involved after numerous electrical problems in Boeing's 787 plane, the Consumer Electronics Show displays new cutting-edge technology--including Ultra HD televisions, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top stories.

PBS NewsHour | Friday, January 11, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | Glimpsing Gadgets, Technology at Consumer Electronics Show

The annual International Consumer Electronic Show ended this week, one of the largest tech gatherings in the world where new products are revealed. Ray Suarez talks to Washington Post reporter Cecilia Kang about the technology improvements and new design, from 3D printers to ultra HD televisions to mobile devices.

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Austin City Limits | Delta Spirit "California"

Rootsy rockers Delta Spirit make their Austin City Limits debut. Here's "California" from their upcoming episode.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Brooks Discuss Afghanistan, Cabinet Nominations

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top news with Judy Woodruff, including the Obama-Karzai talks on the future of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Obama's cabinet positions nominations in terms of gender, background and experience, plus the latest on gun control.

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PBS NewsHour | Karzai Visits to Discuss U.S. Future in Afghanistan

President Obama sat down with Afghan President Hamid Karzai to discuss the future role of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. While combat forces are scheduled to exit the region in 2014, the two leaders met to talk over a range of troop level options and responsibilities. Judy Woodruff reports.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Jens Risom Occasional Table, ca. 1958

Check out Peter Loughrey's appraisal of a Jens Risom occasional table, ca. 1958, in Corpus Christi Hour 1.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Pakistan Bombings Calls for Better Protection

In other news Friday, dozens of people were killed after a series of bombings occurred in Pakistan targeting Shiites. In protest, many people refused to bury the dead and demanded more government protection to prevent future casualties.

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PBS NewsHour | U.S. Military to Expedite Shift to Support Role

In diplomatic talks between President Obama and President Karzai, there was discussion of moving up the end of combat missions for the U.S. military and the issue of immunity for American troops. Jeffrey Brown gets assessment from former State Department official Peter Tomsen and Said Jawad, former Afghan ambassador.

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PBS NewsHour | FAA Acts After Increasing Number of Boeing 787's Problems

The recent FAA announcement largely focuses on electrical circuit issues on Boeing's Dreamliner, spurred in part when a landed plane's battery caught fire. Margaret Warner talks to Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor who explains why the FAA has made the announcement of the 787 review so public and what's at stake for Boeing.

PBS NewsHour | FAA Acts After Increasing Number of Boeing 787
PBS NewsHour | FAA Acts After Increasing Number of Boeing 787's Problems

Washington Week | Obama's Cabinet Nominations and the Future of Gun Laws

Obama's second-term cabinet continues to take shape with three new members nominated to his national security and economic teams. TheWhite House considers legislation to curb gun violence. Obama and Karzai agree to speed up Afghan military transition. Joining Gwen: Alexis Simendinger, Real Clear Politics; James Kitfield, National Journal; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Christi Parsons, Tribune

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Washington Week | Obama's Cabinet Nominations and the Future of Gun Laws

PBS NewsHour | Boeing 787 Dreamline Incidents Prompt FAA to Make Review

Fourteen months after revealing its sophisticated 787 jet, Boeing's "Dreamliner" faces a comprehensive review by the Federal Aviation Administration. Incidents such as electrical generators failing mid-flight and its lithium batteries self-igniting have led the FAA to review the safety of the planes. Margaret Warner reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Trillion Dollar Coins, Hall of Fame Woes

New York Times columnist David Brooks and syndicated columnist Mark Shields tackle the trillion dollar coin and "Zero Dark Thirty"'s torture scenes with Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan.In the politics of sport, talked about the visual statement made by the New York Times over certain players, tainted by steroid use or allegation, who were not elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Chichi Rug, ca. 1920

In Corpus Christi Hour 1, David Weiss appraises a Chichi rug, ca. 1920.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Sufi Whirling Dervishes

Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam, is associated with the dancing of whirling dervishes. They dance in a traditional form of Sufi worship, a continuous twirling with one hand pointed upward. Manjula Kumar, a program manager at the Smithsonian Institution, explains how the dancing of these whirling dervishes from Turkey serves as "a spiritual offering."

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Need To Know | 1/11/2013: A Tale of Four Tax Returns

As the discussion goes on in Washington about revising the federal tax code, "Need to Know" profiles four New Jersey residents with dramatically different incomes to demonstrate how current tax regulations disproportionately benefit some Americans more than others.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Gorham Martele Silver Plate

Watch David P. McCarron's appraisal of a Gorham Martele silver plate, in Corpus Christi Hour 1.

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Windows to the Wild | Camping on Three Mile Island

Willem visits Three Mile Island Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee. The AMC site has been surprisingly untouched by modernization over the past 100 years, as its campers enjoy swimming, canoeing, sailing, walking and the rustic nature of the island.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Roman Catholic Women Priests

"There are no scriptural barriers to the ordination of women," says Jane Via, a Roman Catholic woman priest in San Diego. But theology professor Thomas Rausch maintains that "the Catholic Church is not ready for the ordination of women right now."

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Austin City Limits | Tim McGraw "Truck Yeah"

Country superstar Tim McGraw makes his debut performance on Austin City Limits.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Prisons for Profit

"In Louisiana, you've got all these prison entrepreneurs who are mostly local sheriffs who have built these prisons, and the prisons function just like hotels. They get a payment per person per day, and if they don't keep the beds full they're going to lose money," says reporter Cindy Chang.

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Flicks | Matt Damon for "Promised Land"

Matt Damon talks with Patrick Stoner about fracking and fiction for the film "Promised Land"

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MotorWeek | 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek & 2013 Honda Accord

In this episode, blazing a new trail with the Subaru Crosstrek, then it's a leaner and meaner Honda Accord. Plus, first impressions of the Chevrolet Spark EV and tips on winching safety. Also a look at big rigs going green.

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PBS NewsHour | Obama Taps Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary

Jack Lew has been White House chief of staff and budget director, and, as Jeffrey Brown reports, is now in line to become the center of President Obama's economic team as Treasury secretary. Judy Woodruff talks to Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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The Dust Bowl | Sanora's Return

Sanora Babb, a journalist from No Man's Land, returns to her childhood home and is struck by the leveling of social distinction between her old neighbors.

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The Dust Bowl | Sanora's Return

PBS NewsHour | Venezuela Confronts Political Uncertainty With Ailing Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was set to be sworn in after winning re-election, but the leader instead remained in Cuba where he had been getting treatment for cancer. Ray Suarez reports on how that country is preparing for the potential of a power struggle amid intense secrecy over the president's health.

PBS NewsHour | Venezuela Confronts Political Uncertainty With Ailing Chavez
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PBS NewsHour | More Than 100 People Killed in Bombings Across Pakistan

In Quetta, Pakistan, two suicide bombers detonated explosives within minutes of each other, and another bomb exploded in Swat Valley. In total, at least 115 people were killed and more than 270 were wounded. Ray Suarez talks to New York Times reporter Declan Walsh from Islamabad about one of Pakistan's deadliest days in years.

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PBS NewsHour | New Mortgage Regulations Require Proof of Ability to Repay

A new set of federal guidelines on mortgage lending has been released in efforts to protect banks and potential homeowners from the risky practices that caused the 2008 housing crisis and economic collapse. Margaret Warner talks to Richard Cordray, director of the recently-established Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Biden Prepares Recommendations on Gun Violence

In other news Thursday, Vice President Biden met with sporting groups and the NRA as part of his preparation of a set of recommendations for curbing violent gun crimes and mass shootings. Also, new border violence has sprung up between India and Pakistan in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, January 10, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's nomination of his chief of staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary. Also: two suicide bombers kill at least 115 people in Pakistan, new rules overseeing mortgage lending in the U.S., questions about ailing president Hugo Chavez, who remained in Cuba on his inauguration day, and controversy over torture and accuracy in "Zero Dark Thirty".

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, January 10, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | 'Zero Dark Thirty' Catches Criticism Over Torture Depictions

A new film by director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal is supposedly based on first-person accounts of the hunt for Osama bin Laden, causing questions from lawmakers about classified information and depictions of torture. Jeffrey Brown discusses the film with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer and the Atlantic's Mark Bowden.

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Saving the Ocean | Cod Comeback?

In the rich fishing grounds of New England and Canada, it seemed as if cod would never run out - until they did. Fishing communities from Newfoundland to Massachusetts fell apart. Widespread closures in the 1990s aimed to let the cod recover, but it's been a long wait. Carl Safina goes fishing to find some of the first signs that the famous codfish just might, indeed, be coming back.

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History Detectives | Bill of Sale

While cleaning out her parents' attic in Kansas, Jeanie Hans found a box of her grandfather's possessions. Among some books and old gun manuals she found a disturbing document: an 1829 'Bill of Sale' for the purchase of a 17-year old "negro girl" named Willoby. Jeanie wants to know more about this young girl. Jeanie asks host Eduardo Pagán to find out what happened to Willoby.

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NOVA | Neanderthal Superglue

The world's first industrial process likely began with the Neanderthals. In this video, watch as NOVA reenacts the Neanderthal technique of pitch extraction through a complex called dry distillation.

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Camping on Three Mile Island (Preview)

Tonight @ 8:30 p.m. - Willem visits Three Mile Island Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee. The AMC site has been surprisingly untouched by modernization over the past 100 years, as its campers enjoy swimming, canoeing, sailing, walking and the rustic nature of the island.
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Camping on Three Mile Island (Preview)

Tonight @ 8:30 p.m. - Willem visits Three Mile Island Camp on Lake Winnipesaukee. The AMC site has been surprisingly untouched by modernization over the past 100 years, as its campers enjoy swimming, canoeing, sailing, walking and the rustic nature of the island.
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