Saturday, February 16, 2013

Tavis Smiley | Actress Laura Dern: February 15th, 2013

The Oscar-nominated actress talks about her character in the HBO series, "Enlightened," which she also co-created.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Treffle Gervais Viola, ca. 1890

Watch Frederick W. Oster's appraisal of a Treffle Gervais viola, ca. 1890, in Boston Hour 3.

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Independent Lens | Can You Own a Sound? - Copyright Criminals Classroom Module

This Community Classroom educational module teaches the basic foundations of copyright law and how the music industry began to respond legally to sampling as hip-hop grew in popularity in the 1990s.

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Washington Week | Streamlining Voting and the Rising Stars of 2016

On the Webcast Extra: The panelists examine how Romney and Obama's campaign lawyers are working together to simplify voting. Also, is Obama's new internet based executive order protective or just more regulation? Plus, how big personality may lead to big action in Congress and who we may see in 2016.

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Shakespeare Uncovered | Education | Who Is Your Lady Macbeth?

A look at the different ways Lady Macbeth can be and has been played.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Joel Grey performs "If You Could See Her"

Showing off one of Kander & Ebb's signature motifs - the ability to write songs that both charm and unsettle - Joel Grey's magnificent performance of a song he originated and made famous in the Broadway and film versions of "Cabaret" seems like a funny little ditty... until the final punch at the end. Musical host Rob Fisher provides a bit of backstage history to place the song in context.

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Washington Week | Obama's State of the Union and Rubio's Response

We look at the President's State of the Union address and his follow-up three-city trip, the key messages in the Sen. Rubio's Republican rebuttal, and former Sen. Chuck Hagel's stalled confirmation. Joining John Dickerson of Slate Magazine: Karen Tumulty, Washington Post;Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Todd Purdum, Vanity Fair; and Eamon Javers, CNBC.

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Live From Lincoln Center | "Ring Them Bells" Rapid-Fire

Part of Lincoln Center's artist interview series.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Jackson Jr. Charged With Misusing Campaign Funds

In other news Friday, former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been charged with misusing $750 thousand dollars in campaign funds for personal expenses. Also, beginning in March, people arrested in New York City for marijuana possession will not face arrest, but will get a ticket and a court appearance.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Pope's Resignation

Benedict is the first pope to resign in 600 years, and experts say his decision highlights how the nature of the papacy has changed.

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Pope
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Pope's Resignation

Tavis Smiley | Education Under Arrest - I Want You Here

Structred Alternative Confinement School (Spokane, WA) instructor Kathy Tribby-Moore and two students, Kaitlyn and Natalia, discuss how student-teacher relationships keep youth returning to the school.

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PBS NewsHour | Student Athletes Urged to Monitor Social Media Presence

Students of Fort Mill High School investigate how social media practices and youth sports are connected.

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American Experience (reminder!)

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American Experience (reminder!)

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The story of a father and son, both with the same name, but trying to change their negative image. Sunday @ 9 p.m. on EXPLORE - Airing: 2/17/2013


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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Analysis of Papal Resignation

Host Bob Abernethy and managing editor Kim Lawton are joined by Father Tom Reese of the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University and David Gibson of Religion News Service to discuss the future of the Catholic Church after Pope Benedict XVI resigns.

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Friday, February 15, 2013

PBS Specials | Aaron Neville: Doo Wop: My True Story

Recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl in November 2012, this special features an incredible array of musicians along with special guests including Paul Simon, Joan Osborne, Eugene Pitt of the Jive Five, and Dickie Harmon from the Del-Vikings. The concert is airing in March, 2013 on most PBS stations.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1860 Abraham Lincoln Signed Letter

Check out Martin Gammon's appraisal of an 1860 Abraham Lincoln signed letter, in Myrtle Beach Hour 2.

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Health Link | Women's Heart Health

Heart disease is the number one killer of American women. The disease is mostly preventable, so understanding this serious threat can make a lifesaving difference. Examine what every woman needs to know, from risk factors to prevention. Plus, take a look at a new cardiac screening program at Bellevue Woman's Center to identify and care for women with risk factors for heart disease.

Health Link | Women
Health Link | Women's Heart Health

Need To Know | Interview: Claudio Iván Remeseira

Editor-in-chief of "Hispanic New York" (www.hispanicny.com), Remeseira teaches a seminar on the history of Latinos and the Latinization of the U.S. at Columbia University's Center for American Studies.

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Independent Lens | Celebrate Women's History Month with #SheDocs

#SheDocs Online Film Festival brings you the best independent documentaries that tell the stories of women and girls defying odds and rising to leadership positions throughout history. The following free films will be available online from March 1-31, 2013 in celebration of Women's History Month and International Women's Day!

Independent Lens | Celebrate Women
Independent Lens | Celebrate Women's History Month with #SheDocs

Need To Know | Subversive Learning

This week "Need to Know' travels to Tucson, Arizona, where a years-long dispute over a Mexican-American studies program has tensions high; supporters say it has helped re-engage at risk students and improved their test scores. Opponents contend it encourages subversive thinking. The show is anchored by Ray Suarez.

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Independent Lens | Sampling in Other Media-Copyright Criminals Classroom Module

This Community Classroom educational module explores how other art forms such as the blues and Walt Disney movies have "borrowed" from the work of other artists, and introduces some of the artists at the front of the remix culture that has emerged in the 21st century.

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PBS NewsHour | American Airlines and US Airways Merge

American Airlines and US Airways announced Thursday that the two companies will merge, creating the world's largest airline. The $11 billion deal will affect some 187 million passengers who fly the two airlines annually. Jeffrey Brown has the latest on the new alliance.

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Health Link | Lung Cancer Preview

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women; taking more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. Smokers aren't the only ones at risk. The good news is, research offers hope for earlier diagnosis and more effective treatments. Assess your lung cancer risk and learn about prevention & treatment options. Watch 'Health Link' Thurs., Feb. 21, 2013 on WMHT TV.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Papal Resignation and Succession: A Jewish Perspective

Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, reflects on Pope Benedict's impact on Jewish-Catholic relations. "There were some bumps in the road, some moments that created tension.but they clearly were aberrations in a path that strengthened relations between the Church and the Jewish community," he says.

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American Masters | Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Preview

Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Rosetta Tharpe. 2/22/2013

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, February 14, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine the approved merger between American Airlines and US Airways, which will create the world's largest airline company. Also: a GOP filibuster delays Hagel's vote for defense secretary, we talk to freshmen congressmen about post-SOTU actions, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius charged with his girlfriend's murder, and a love letter from LBJ to his bride-to-be.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Health Link | Raising a Resilient Child

How can we help our children be resilient in an uncertain and sometimes scary world? What does it mean for a child to be resilient? Education Specialist Peter DeWitt sits down with Benita Zahn to share tips parents and caregivers can use to help children cope with challenging news and situations.

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PBS NewsHour | Defense Secretary Nominee Hagel Faces More Hurdles

Chuck Hagel's nomination as defense secretary was delayed while senate Republicans called for a filibuster. Outgoing secretary Leon Panetta will stay on until his successor is confirmed. Jeffrey Brown has the latest with Time Magazines Mark Thompson and of Public Radio International's Todd Zwillich.

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Shakespeare Uncovered | Education | The History Behind the Globe

A discussion of how the Globe was first built and a glimpse into what performances might have looked like.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: U.N. Fails to Access Iran's Nuclear Sites

In other news Thursday, Senate Democrats took action to prevent the 'sequester,' which is set to take effect March first. United Nations inspectors have again failed to gain access to Iran's nuclear sites. Across the world, people rallied together to protest violence against women.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: U.N. Fails to Access Iran
PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: U.N. Fails to Access Iran's Nuclear Sites

PBS NewsHour | Olympic Sprinter Pistorius Charged with Girlfriend's Murder

South Africans are in shock after their native son and historic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Pistorius competed in the London 2012 Olympics as the first double-amputee track athlete. Ray Suarez talks with Michael Sokolove who profiled Pistorius in 2012 for the New York Times Magazine.

PBS NewsHour | Olympic Sprinter Pistorius Charged with Girlfriend
PBS NewsHour | Olympic Sprinter Pistorius Charged with Girlfriend's Murder

PBS NewsHour | House Freshmen Feel the Call to Action After SOTU

In his State of the Union Address, Pres. Obama called Congress to address climate change, gun control, and federal budget. Judy Woodruff talks with four House freshmen, Krysten Sinema, D-Ariz; Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; Luke Messer, R-Ind.; and Doug Collins, R-Ga., about their new positions and the president's priorities.

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PBS NewsHour | What Does the $11 Billion Dollar Airline Merger Mean?

American Airlines and US Airways announced Thursday the two companies will merge, creating the world's largest airline. The price tag for the deal is $11 billion. Holly Hegeman, airline industry analyst, and Charlie Leocha, director of the Consumer Travel Alliance join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the merger in-depth.

PBS NewsHour | What Does the $11 Billion Dollar Airline Merger Mean?
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FRONTLINE | Adam Lanza As a Child

Wendy Wipprecht, whose six-year-old son was in Adam's first grade class at Sandy Hook Elementary School, remembers Nancy's concern about her quiet, withdrawn child. This excerpt is from "Raising Adam Lanza," airing Feb. 19 on FRONTLINE.

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PBS NewsHour | Presidential Admirer: LBJ's Love Letters to Lady Bird

Seventy years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson took to snail mail to court Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor. The letters have now been released by the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. For more on the love letters, Judy Woodruff talks with historian Michael Beschloss, and Catherine Robb, granddaughter of LBJ and Lady Bird.

PBS NewsHour | Presidential Admirer: LBJ
PBS NewsHour | Presidential Admirer: LBJ's Love Letters to Lady Bird

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Papal Succession: "Move the Church into the Future"

"I look forward to seeing who our next Holy Father is and how he is going to move the church into the future," says Maureen Ferguson, senior policy advisor for the Catholic Association.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Whistle Collection, ca. 1860

In Boston Hour 3, Nicholas M. Dawes appraises a whistle collection, ca. 1860.

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Great Performances | Otello: "Ave Maria"

Renée Fleming as Desdemona performs "Ave Maria" from Verdi's Otello.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Papal Resignation and Succession: "We Need a Superman"

This Catholic theologian says the church needs a new pope who is a man of the world with pastoral sensitivity, someone who will "walk in the shoes of Peter." Watch excerpts from managing editor Kim Lawton's February 12, 2013 interview with Father Mark Morozowich, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University in Washington, DC.

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Tavis Smiley | Singer Eric Burdon

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer describes the personal nature of his new disc, "'Til Your River Runs Dry!"

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Shakespeare Uncovered | Education | Conceal Me What I Am

After being shipwrecked on the shore of Illyria, Viola assumes the disguise of her brother, who apparently drowned, both to mourn her brother's loss and to protect herself in this foreign country.

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Independent Lens | Overview & Images of Masculinity - Hip-Hop Classroom Module

This educational module examines the many different voices in the film Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes and allows students to reach their own conclusions about and evince their own responses to these points of view. Students develop a deeper understanding about how gender roles, especially around manhood, are produced and projected in society as a whole and within hip-hop.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Papal Succession: "Bring Women to Full Equality"

Sister Maureen Fiedler, host of the public radio program "Interfaith Voices," asks if lurking among the papal candidates there is "a pope who will look at the human equality of all persons, including men and women."

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Papal Resignation and Succession: A Muslim Perspective

Haris Tarin, director of the Washington, DC office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, says Pope Benedict XVI was outspoken on Syria, preemptive war, human rights abuses, and Middle East peace, and he leaves behind an overall legacy of "quite a positive interaction" between Christians and Muslims.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

NOVA | Mind of a Rampage Killer Preview

Can science help us understand why some people commit horrific acts of mass murder?

NOVA | Mind of a Rampage Killer Preview
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Thomas Hill Yosemite Oil Painting, ca. 1890

Check out Aaron Bastian's appraisal of a Thomas Hill Yosemite oil painting, ca. 1890, in Boston Hour 3.

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Flicks | Jude Law, Rooney Mara, & Channing Tatum for "Side Effects"

Jude Law, Rooney Mara, & Channing Tatum talk with Patrick Stoner about passing lessons from older to younger actors in "Side Effects"

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