Saturday, March 2, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Egypt's Economy in Dire Straits Two Years After Revolution

Two years after the rise of Arab Spring and the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's financial hardships have not improved under the considerable political unrest. Protests have crippled the country's tourism industry and construction in Cairo has ceased. Margaret Warner previews Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to the country.

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PBS NewsHour | Egypt's Economy in Dire Straits Two Years After Revolution

Need To Know | Main Street: Salinas, California

As the debate over immigration reform continues in Washington D.C., Need to Know offers an inside look at the lives of Latino farm workers. With the continuation of our "Main Street" series, correspondent John Larson reports from Salinas, California - home to John Steinbeck and some of the richest farmlands in the world.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Pres. Obama to Take on Gay Marriage Bans

In other news Friday, President Obama spoke out for same-sex marriage, a day after the administration asked the Supreme Court to strike down the California's ban on gay marriage. Also, a federal Judge in California reduced the amount Samsung must pay Apple in damages to $600 million.

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Washington Week | Money Talk, Voting Tensions and the Christie Fraction

The panelists discuss Ben Bernanke's testimony this week and what it means for the future of the economy. Also, what is it like inside the chambers of the Supreme Court during its more controversial hearings? Finally, we look at Chris Christie's always evolving relationship with conservatives.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Brooks on March Madness, Sequester

The Doubleheader is back with the politics of sports and the sport of politics. Syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and I tackle March Madness allegiances, the Oscar picks from last week (that I should have bet these guys money on) and whether POTUS is making friends and influencing people.

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Secret Life of Scientists | 10 Questions for Jessica Banks

Jessica Banks is a roboticist, engineer and designer who creates kinetic furniture (furniture that moves) that she sells through her company, Rock Paper Robot. Among Jessica's other creative pursuits, she's a skull-ptor - she decorates small animal skulls (without the animals) and turns them into tiny works of art.

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Friday, March 1, 2013

PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Why We Love PBS

Hosts Patrick Epino and Stephen Dypiangco, co-founders of the National Film Society, introduce the 2013 PBS Online Film Festival and show us why they love PBS.

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MotorWeek | 2013 SRT Viper & 2013 Nissan Pathfinder

In this episode, the SRT Viper returns with a mix of refinement and raw power, then Nissan delivers a rugged, but more civilized Pathfinder. Plus, first driving impressions of 2014 Acura RLX and Mazda CX-9. Also, tips on keeping your radiator in check, and a visit to Vegas with the winners of the Ultimate Automotive Sweepstakes.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Rabbi Marjorie Slome Extended Interview

Walk through West End Temple in the Rockaways section of Queens, New York, and see some of the destruction Hurricane Sandy left in its wake, from pews and prayer books to stained glass windows, bricks and mortar.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Hurricane Sandy and Houses of Worship

Should houses of worship damaged by wind and water receive federal money to rebuild? Rabbi Majorie Slome calls her temple in Queens "a community institution" as well as a house of worship, and she doesn't think insurance money will be enough to cover the costs of repairing it.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Concept Model Hospital Bed, ca. 1910

Watch Noel Barrett's appraisal of a concept model hospital bed, ca. 1910, in Myrtle Beach Hour 2.

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NHPTV Specials | NHPTV Ticket to Ride Car Raffle

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 and services.

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Need To Know | Taking on poverty in Salinas

John Larson sits down with Ann O'Leary, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and the director of the Children and Families Program at Next Generation in San Francisco. O'Leary, an expert on poverty and employment, explains how she believes the best way to respond to entrenched poverty in the Salinas Latino community is by lessening barriers to higher education.

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Independent Lens | Seeking Asian Female - Coming Soon to Independent Lens

Two strangers - an elderly American man and a young Chinese woman - pursue a marriage brokered through the internet, but they get more than they bargained for when she moves across the Pacific to start a new life with him in America, in this intimate and quirky, personal documentary about modern love.

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Health Link | Veterans Health

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

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Tavis Smiley | Educator Dr. Marvin Thompson

Dr. Thompson talks about his approach to school leadership and being the subject of the OWN docu-series, "Blackboard Wars."

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Attempts by Lawmakers to Prevent Sequester Fail

In other news Thursday, it was "sequester eve" in Washington: the final day before $85 billion dollars in automatic spending cuts take effect. Also, the Obama administration plans to intervene in a challenge to California's gay marriage ban. The Justice Department is pushing the Supreme Court to strike down the ban.

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Secret Life of Scientists | Jessica Banks: Immersed in Wonder

Jessica Banks is a roboticist, engineer and designer who creates kinetic furniture (furniture that moves) that she sells through her company, Rock Paper Robot. Among Jessica's other creative pursuits, she's a skull-ptor - she decorates small animal skulls (without the animals) and turns them into tiny works of art.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Pair of Loring Globes, ca. 1850

Watch Donald Wilson's appraisal of a pair of Loring globes, ca. 1850, in Myrtle Beach Hour 2.

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PBS NewsHour | New Documentary Calls for "A Place at the Table" for Hungry

Fifty million people go hungry in the United States every day, including one in four children, according to U.S. government reports. Ray Suarez speaks with director Lori Silverbush about her new documentary, A Place at the Table, which challenges the viewer's assumptions about who is hungry and why.

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PBS NewsHour | U.S. Promises Food, Medical Help to Syrian Opposition Forces

Despite an earlier stance, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States will begin giving food and medical aid to Syrian rebel forces. Kerry highlighted that this aid will be non-lethal, meaning arms will not be included. Ray Suarez reports on the decision from the Obama administration.

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When is a dream a dream and wh...

When is a dream a dream and when is it reality? First grader Jocelynn S. of Salem wrote all about a little girl's dream of a Disney vacation in her entry for the NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. http://ow.ly/i8qYO

When is a dream a dream and wh...

When is a dream a dream and when is it reality? First grader Jocelynn S. of Salem wrote all about a little girl's dream of a Disney vacation in her entry for the NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. http://ow.ly/i8qYO

PBS NewsHour | Bradley Manning Leaked Classified Documents to Spark Debate

Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private charged with leaking documents to the website WikiLeaks, pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges, admitting he violated military regulations, but not federal espionage laws. Judy Woodruff interviews Charlie Savage of the New York Times and Arun Rath of FRONTLINE for impressions of Manning.

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PBS NewsHour | Examining the Decision to Provide Aid to Syrian Opposition

The U.S. has volunteered for a new role in the Syria conflict: providing food and medical aid to the opposition. To hear how this new decision may impact the situation, Ray Suarez talks with Steven Heydemann of the United States Institute of Peace and Steven Simon of the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, February 28, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine Pope Benedict's final day on the job as he officially left office at the Vatican. Also: Bradley Manning pleads guilty in Wikileaks case, the U.S. to give food and medical aid to the Syrian opposition, domestic violence rising in Turkey, and Congress extends the Violence Against Women Act.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, February 28, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | Looking Ahead to Papal Conclave as Benedict XVI Leaves

Officially in retirement, Benedict XVI leaves a papacy flagged with controversies and crises. To discuss what role the emeritus pontiff will now play in the Catholic Church and what's ahead for the papal conclave, Jeffrey Brown talks with John Allen, reporting from Rome for CNN and National Catholic Reporter.

PBS NewsHour | Looking Ahead to Papal Conclave as Benedict XVI Leaves
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PBS NewsHour | Congress Extends Violence Against Women Act

Almost 18 months after it expired, the House voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act and extend the law's protection to gays and lesbians, immigrants and Native Americans, among others. Judy Woodruff talks to Ashley Parker of the New York Times and Cindy Southworth from the National Network to End Domestic Violence.

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PBS NewsHour | Pope Benedict XVI Ends Reign Amidst 'Difficult Times'

As Pope Benedict XVI said a public farewell and left the Vatican in a helicopter, he became the first pontiff in modern times to resign. James Mates of Independent Television News reports on the pope's departure.

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NOVA | Electromagnetic Spectrum

To unveil Earth's processes, satellites use portions of the electromagnetic spectrum that are invisible to our eyes.

NOVA | Electromagnetic Spectrum
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Star Gazers | "Three Stars With Nifty names And A Comet Alert! " 5 Min ver

Star Gazers Five Minute #13-09 Mar 4 - 10, 2013 The belt stars of Orion and a comet is coming

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Tavis Smiley | Musician Taj Mahal

The two-time Grammy winner reflects on his career longevity and the new box set release, "Taj Mahal: The Complete Columbia Albums Collection."

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Martin & Coupa Guitar, ca. 1845

Watch Jim Baggett's appraisal of a Martin & Coupa guitar, ca. 1845, in Myrtle Beach Hour 2.

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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Mary Zimmerman's 'Metamorphoses'

Jeffrey Brown talks to writer and director Mary Zimmerman about her play "Metamorphoses."

PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Mary Zimmerman
PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Mary Zimmerman's 'Metamorphoses'

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Sikh Turban Showdown

The Sikh Foundation of Virginia held a "Turban Showdown" for pre-school children and older youth of its gurdwara in Northern Virginia. Parents help them wrap the turban or keski and watch them walk a runway. Youth and education coordinator Surinder Singh explains the meaning of the turban and why it is, for Sikhs, a mark of pride, respect, and responsibility.

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PBS NewsHour | Poet David Ferry Reads From His Collection 'Bewilderment'

Poet David Ferry reads from his collection "Bewilderment," which won last year's National Book Award for poetry.

PBS NewsHour | Poet David Ferry Reads From His Collection
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Secret Life of Scientists | 30 Second Science: Jessica Banks

Jessica Banks is a roboticist, engineer and designer who creates kinetic furniture (furniture that moves) that she sells through her company, Rock Paper Robot. Among Jessica's other creative pursuits, she's a skull-ptor - she decorates small animal skulls (without the animals) and turns them into tiny works of art.

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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey: Rob James-Collier on Thomas and O'Brien

What's at the heart of the complex and shifting relationship between Downton Abbey's villianous Thomas and O'Brien? Actor Rob James-Collier (Thomas) offers his thoughts in this exclusive MASTERPIECE video.

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Masterpiece | Downton Abbey: Rob James-Collier on Thomas and O'Brien

Idea Channel | Russian Meteorites and Surveillance Culture

A meteorite crashed into earth!!!! This wasn't the first time and it won't be the last, but it is the first time such an event was captured by SO MANY CAMERAS! But besides providing the world with some hilarious, frightening, and amazing footage, the dash cams also make us think about surveillance, and what role it will play in the future.

Idea Channel | Russian Meteorites and Surveillance Culture
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Independent Lens | An Internet Romance Boils Down to Instant Noodles?

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens film, Seeking Asian Female, Steven, the film's protagonist, return from China with Sandy, a woman he met through a website which caters to American men looking for an Asian bride.

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Austin City Limits | Robert Earl Keen/Hayes Carll - Preview

Enjoy performances by Texas singer/songwriters Robert Earl Keen and Hayes Carll. 3/9/2013

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Inside Nature's Giants | Sperm Whale - Preview

Join a team of scientists who explore the mysteries of the largest predator on Earth: the sperm whale. 3/6/2013

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Inside Nature's Giants | Sperm Whale - Preview

PBS Specials | Protect Your Memory With Dr. Neal Barnard - Preview

Best-selling author and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard offers groundbreaking research to protect against memory loss and offers new ways to offset the risks for dementia and Alzheimer's disease. By showing three simple steps that can be taken to derail degenerative processes and warning against potential threats to the brain, Dr. Barnard provides viewers with the research-backed information that

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Star Gazers | "Three Stars With Nifty Names And A Comet Alert!" 1 Min vers

Star Gazers One Minute #13-09M March 4 - 10, 2013 The belt stars of Orion and a comet is coming.

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