Saturday, February 23, 2013

Washington Week | Gabby Giffords, Border Security, a Deficit Fix and Iran

We continue our discussion on gun violence with Gabby Giffords' increased role in the current political debate. Also, is our border really as unsecure as some claim? What do Simpson and Bowles have to offer in their new plan to help reduce the deficit? Finally, Iran's new developments in nuclear power.

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American Masters | Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe

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PBS NewsHour | Gun Violence Is Public Health Crisis in Chicago

So far in the first two months of this year, gun deaths in Chicago have already outpaced last year's explosive rate. Elizabeth Brackett of PBS member station WTTW explores the escalating public health crisis in Chicago due to the high rates of gun violence.

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Masterpiece Contemporary (reminder!)

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An aging spy stumbles on an international scandal that could bring down the British government. Sunday @ 9 p.m. on NHPTV PRIME - Airing: 2/24/2013


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Masterpiece Contemporary (reminder!)

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Vicar of Dibley Story (reminder!)

Coming up on NHPTV - Vicar of Dibley Story
"The Vicar of Dibley" gets full tribute in this documentary featuring clips, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with cast and crew members.Saturday @ 9 p.m. on NHPTV PRIME - Airing: 2/23/2013


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Need To Know | 2/22/2013: After Newtown: Gone Boy

On December 14, 1992, exactly 20 years before the shooting at Sandy Hook, a student went on a sudden rampage at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Massachusetts. The gunfire killed a student, Galen Gibson, professor, Ñacuñán Sáez, and wounded four others. We sat down with survivors and family members to learn how a trauma of this magnitude continues to reverberate even two decades later.

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Need To Know | Echoes of a shooting

On December 14, 1992, exactly 20 years before the shooting at Sandy Hook, a student went on a sudden rampage at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Massachusetts. The gunfire killed a student, Galen Gibson, professor, Ñacuñán Sáez, and wounded four others. We sat down with survivors and family members to learn how a trauma of this magnitude continues to reverberate even two decades later.

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Health Link | Lung Cancer

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. But there is some good news, research offers hope for earlier diagnosis and more effective treatments. Assess your risk and learn about the latest in prevention and treatment options.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | New York City Houses of Worship

New York has been called the most secular city in America, but a project called "A Journey Through NYC Religions" is attempting to disprove that. The group is documenting every religious site in the five boroughs, street by street, alleyway by alleyway.

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PBS Specials | Hopeful Aging with Dr. John Zeisel - Preview

Take a journey through the aging brain with Dr. John Zeisel and explore the possibilities of learning and connection at any stage of life. Demystifying the complex and emotionally charged topic of aging and the brain with heart, humor and emotional stories, Dr. Zeisel brings together proven strategies to help anyone get the most out of later life.

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Need To Know | American Voices: Jerry McGill

When he was just 13 years old, a single bullet in the back from an unsuspecting stranger left Jerry McGill a quadriplegic for the rest of his life. This random act of violence may have dashed the 44-year-old's childhood dreams of becoming an athlete or entertainer but it never stole his optimistic outlook on life. McGill wrote a memoir addressed to the shootercalled "Dear Marcus: A Letter."

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Tavis Smiley | Musicians Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite

The singer-songwriter-guitarist and famed blues harmonica player explain how they united for the new CD, "Get Up!"

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Colorado Springs Evangelicals

Focus on the Family, a large, conservative, and politically active ministry located in Colorado Springs, is re-thinking how deeply it should be involved in politics, and whether it needs to start building bridges to those with whom it disagrees.

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Health Link | Veterans

Homecoming for Veterans and their families can be both exciting & stressful. Many struggle to reintegrate back into relationships, parenting & civilian employment. Learn useful tips to help ensure a happy & healthy homecoming & examine Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Also, a local therapeutic program for returning veterans that uses retired thoroughbred race horses. Watch Health Link Feb. 28 WMHT.

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MotorWeek | 2013 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards

In this episode, MotorWeek reveals its picks for the best new cars, trucks and utilities of 2013. Also, first driving impressions of the 2014 Acura RLX and the 2013 Mazda CX-9. Plus, used car advice, and a garage that specializes in servicing hybrids and electrics.

MotorWeek | 2013 MotorWeek Drivers
MotorWeek | 2013 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Awards

Flicks | Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough for "Safe Haven"

Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough talk with Patrick Stoner about bringing the Nicholas Sparks novel, "Safe Haven", to the big screen.

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Austin City Limits | Widespread Panic - Preview

Georgian jam band Widespread Panic celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across its career. 3/2/2013

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Tavis Smiley | Theologian Gina Messina-Dysert

Dr. Messina-Dysert weighs in on the challenges facing the Catholic Church and the future of Catholicism in America.

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Here's the key to a

Here's the key to a new car! Grand prize winner will choose between a 2013 Ford Fusion SE or a 2013 Honda Accord LX donated in part by Grappone Automotive Group (Value $22,500)

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Buy your raffle tick

Buy your raffle ticket by 2/28/2013 at 5 p.m., and you'll be entered to win our Early Bird prize of a Visa gift card. The raffle ends March 31st, so put it into drive and buy your ticket now! NH, MA, VT and ME residents only are eligible. Proceeds from this raffle support NHPTV's award-winning programs & services.

Buy your raffle tick

Buy your raffle ticket by 2/28/2013 at 5 p.m., and you'll be entered to win our Early Bird prize of a Visa gift card. The raffle ends March 31st, so put it into drive and buy your ticket now! NH, MA, VT and ME residents only are eligible. Proceeds from this raffle support NHPTV's award-winning programs & services.

Win a 2013 Honda Acc

Win a 2013 Honda Acc

PBS Specials | Daniel O'Donnell From the Heartland - Preview

Beloved Irish crooner Daniel O'Donnell and his melodic voice return to PBS in this new concert special filmed in Iowa, the Hawkeye State. Exuding the same passion and unique sense of humor that have fascinated audiences for years, O'Donnell sings, dances and charms his way into viewers' hearts with a mix of country, pop hits and fan favorites.

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PBS Specials | Daniel O'Donnell From the Heartland - Preview

Need To Know | Creating art from tragedy

Peter Filkins, a literature professor at Simon's Rock College was moved by the Sandy Hook shooting, which occurred 20 years to the day after a shooting at Simon's Rock, to compose the poem "Nobody's Road." The poem is set to music composed by Gabriel Gould, a friend and former classmate of Galen Gibson, who was killed in the 1992 shooting at Bard College at Simon's Rock.

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Slavery By Another Name (reminder!)

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Explore the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into the 20th century.Friday @ 10 p.m. on NHPTV PRIME - Airing: 2/22/2013


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Slavery By Another Name (reminder!)

Coming up on NHPTV - Slavery By Another Name
Explore the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into the 20th century.Friday @ 10 p.m. on NHPTV PRIME - Airing: 2/22/2013


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Masterpiece | Sundays This Spring

This spring, Call the Midwife Season 2 will lead into MASTERPIECE's highly anticipated Mr. Selfridge, solidifying Sunday nights as a destination for quality drama on PBS.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tavis Smiley | Actor-director Anthony Edwards

The Golden Globe and three-time SAG winner describes his return to TV in ABC's new drama, "Zero Hour."

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty to Campaign Fraud

In other news Wednesday, Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty to spending $750,000 of campaign funds on personal items. Also, the Obama administration launched a new strategy to fight cyber theft in light of a recent report showing a Chinese military unit hacked more that 140 U.S. computer systems.

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Call the Midwife | Sundays this Spring

Sunday night is drama night this spring on PBS. It starts with an all-new season of Call the Midwife taking viewers on a journey with the midwives of the East End of London and their tales of extraordinary births. Then, new series MASTERPIECE Mr Selfridge transforms Oxford Street with stories of secrets, seduction, and shopping. It all starts Sunday, March 31 at 8/7c, only on PBS.

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Sewing with Nancy | Sewing With Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special

Nancy commemorates 30 years on TV with a trip down memory lane. She introduces her family, friends, special guests, and several coworkers in this celebratory show with old TV clips, bloopers, and more. Nancy's friend, Mary Mulari, and coworkers chitchat about crazy things that happened on and off the set over the years.

Sewing with Nancy | Sewing With Nancy
Sewing with Nancy | Sewing With Nancy's 30th Anniversary Special

Call the Midwife | Season 2 Preview

An all-new season of Call the Midwife takes viewers on a journey with the midwives of the East End of London and their tales of extraordinary births. Premieres Sunday, March 31 at 8/7c, only on PBS.

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PBS NewsHour | Defense Secretary Panetta Warns Cuts Could Mean Furlough

Automatic spending cuts will take effect in March if a defense budget deal cannot be reached. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said he may resort to furloughing the department's civilian workers. Judy Woodruff assesses what this new threat means for the U.S. Military with Ashton Carter, Deputy Secretary of Defense.

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PBS NewsHour | The Mind of a Rampage Killer

What causes a seemingly happy, non-violent teenager to open fire on classmates? Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on the minds of rampage killers by profiling Andy Williams, who killed two students in a school shooting in California.

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PBS NewsHour | Andy Williams: 'I Couldn't Comprehend the Consequences.'

In 2001, Andy Williams opened fire on his high school, killing two and injuring 13. Miles O'Brien interviews him about what happened that day. Part 1 of 4.

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PBS NewsHour | Andy Williams: 'I Couldn't Comprehend the Consequences.'

PBS NewsHour | School Shooter: 'My Grand Plan Was Suicide by Cop'

In 2001, Andy Williams opened fire on his high school campus, killing two and wounding 13. In a recent phone call with science correspondent Miles O'Brien, he reflects on that shooting from California's Ironwood State Prison.

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FRONTLINE | Raising Adam Lanza

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man and the town he changed forever. In collaboration with "The Hartford Courant," FRONTLINE looks for answers to the central - and so far elusive - question: Who was Adam Lanza?

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PBS NewsHour | Justice Sotomayor Takes on Life Before and on the Bench

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic justice -- and one of the youngest ever -- to serve on the Supreme Court. Her new memoir, "My Beloved World," talks about her early life and difficult childhood. Justice Sotomayor talks with Gwen Ifill about her adjustment to "the bench" and the importance of an open mind.

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