Saturday, March 9, 2013

Washington Week | Webcast Extra: Economic Recovery and Budget Battles

In the webcast extra, we look at if the fiscal cliff could have sparked the economic recovery. We also preview next week's budget negotiations. Plus, we discuss the Caitlin Halligan filibuster that no one is talking about.

Washington Week | Webcast Extra: Economic Recovery and Budget Battles
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Two Theresienthal Art Nouveau Goblets, ca. 1900

Check out Arlie Sulka's appraisal of two Theresienthal Art Nouveau goblets, ca. 1900, in Spokane Hour 1.

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PBS NewsHour | Venezuela Celebrates Legacy of Divisive President Chavez

Matt Frei of Independent Television News reports from Caracas, Venezuela, where President Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and remain permanently lying in state. Crowds spread out over a mile to bid goodbye to their leader. World leaders including Iran's President Ahmadinejad and President Raoul Castro of Cuba were in attendance.

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PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Sin Pais

Watch and vote for "Sin País," a short documentary film that explores one family's complex and emotional journey involving deportation.To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

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PBS NewsHour | Son-in-Law of Bin Laden Pleads Not Guilty in Civilian Court

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, former al-Qaida spokesman and Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, pleaded guilty to a single charge of conspiring to kill Americans in a New York court. Margaret Warner reports on how U.S. authorities found him and about the negative reactions from some lawmakers about charging him in a civilian court.

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Call the Midwife | Call the Midwife, Ep. 6 - Preview

Witness Sister Monica Joan's illness, recovery and trouble with the law. 3/17/2013

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PBS NewsHour | Reflections on the Japanese Tsunami, Two Years Later

Poet and writer Gretel Ehrlich shares her reflections on the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. She traveled to Japan after the natural disasters to document the physical and emotional aftermath. Ehrlich is best know for her nature and travel writing and has authored 13 books, including three of poetry.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: North Korea Cancels Non-Aggression Pact

In other news Friday, North Korea canceled its non-aggression pact with South Korea, while leader Kim Jong-un met with frontline soldiers. Also, a conclave of 115 Roman Catholic Cardinals will take part in the secret vote to elect a new pope beginning in Rome.

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Tavis Smiley | Director-producer David Steinberg

The Emmy-winning comedian takes us "Inside Comedy" and exposes what it takes to make people laugh.

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PBS NewsHour | Brooks and Marcus Discuss Jobs Report and Push for Budget

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Ruth Marcus, a columnist for the Washington Post analyze political news including February's job report, effects of the sequestration, military intervention, the hope for a bipartisan budget agreement, and whether women can really have it all.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Mark Burnett and Roma Downey on "The Bible" Miniseries

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey executive produced the miniseries "The Bible," a 10-hour program spanning the Old and New Testaments on the History Channel. The two talk about how their religious upbringing prepared them for the project.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Selecting a New Pope: Conclave Preview

The cardinals are using the few days remaining before the start of the conclave to "get to know one another," according to Father Thomas Reese, S.J.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Gretel Ehrlich Reads From 'Facing the Wave'

Gretel Ehrlich reads more from her book, "Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami."

PBS NewsHour | Gretel Ehrlich Reads From
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PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Ars Magna

Watch and vote for "Ars Magna," a short documentary film about the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with Cory Calhoun, who took the first three lines of Hamlet's "To Be or Not to Be" soliloquy and made them into what's been called the "world's greatest anagram." To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

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FRONTLINE | Syria Behind the Lines Preview

Olly Lambert, the first Western filmmaker to spend an extended period of time living on both sides of Syria's civil war, documents the new and perilous reality of everyday life for both the rebels and the regime.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Colt Model 1849 Pocket Revolver with Accessories

Watch Paul Carella's appraisal of a Colt Model 1849 pocket revolver with accessories, in Spokane Hour 1.

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Call the Midwife | Call the Midwife, Ep. 5 - Preview

See how Nonnatus House responds to cancer - and to an ill-starred money-making venture. 3/17/2013

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 7, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine John Brennan's confirmation as the new CIA director, after a nearly 13-hour filibuster by Sen. Rand Paul. Also: a Newsmaker interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the UN Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea, a Pakistani man fights the caste system after his family's murder, and Arkansas passes the country's strictest abortion laws.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 7, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | Senate Confirms John Brennan for CIA Director

The Senate voted to confirm John Brennan as director of the CIA after an intense confirmation hearing and filibuster over concern about the president's power to order drone strikes on American citizens stateside. Scott Shane of the New York Times and Niels Lesniewski of Roll Call join Jeffrey Brown to discuss the confirmation.

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PBS NewsHour | Pyongyang Threatens Pre-emptive Nuclear Attack

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions against North Korea to stop that country from importing materials for its nuclear program. Ray Suarez talks with Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Joseph Detrani of Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

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PBS NewsHour | Pelosi: 'Let's Talk' About Ensuring Strength of Entitlements

Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on President Obama's new round of negotiations with Republicans on a long term deficit deal. Judy Woodruff talks with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi about the prospects of a bipartisan budget deal, the sequester cuts and the confirmation of CIA director John Brennan.

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PBS NewsHour | Pelosi: 'Let's Talk' About Ensuring Strength of Entitlements

PBS NewsHour | Pakistani Man Seeks Resolution for Family's Honor Killing

Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News has the story of a Pakistani man fighting for justice and against the caste system after the murder of his wife and two children.

PBS NewsHour | Pakistani Man Seeks Resolution for Family
PBS NewsHour | Pakistani Man Seeks Resolution for Family's Honor Killing

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: U.S. Captures Bin Laden Spokesman to Face Charges

In other news Thursday, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, spokesman and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, has been taken into U.S. custody and flown to New York to appear in court. Also, a new bill aimed to curb gun violence moved forward in the Senate. Members of the Judiciary Committee voted to make illegal gun purchases a federal crime.

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PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Mijo

Watch and vote for "Mijo," a short documentary about the relationship between a young mother who is a professional dancer and her 6-year old son, as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. The film is a delicate balance between the son's innocence, the mother's medical journey and its depiction through dance.To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

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Tavis Smiley | Actor Matthew Fox

The former "Lost" star gives an update on his work in the new feature "Emperor," based on controversial real-life events.

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Second grader Abhinav C. of Be...

Second grader Abhinav C. of Bedford, NH wrote about Burt's efforts to find his missing German Shepard Zack in his story, Welcome Back Zack. Third grader Kate R. read his story and really liked all the details. Find out how you can enter a story in the NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest! http://ow.ly/iwAiR

Second grader Abhinav C. of Be...

Second grader Abhinav C. of Bedford, NH wrote about Burt's efforts to find his missing German Shepard Zack in his story, Welcome Back Zack. Third grader Kate R. read his story and really liked all the details. Find out how you can enter a story in the NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest! http://ow.ly/iwAiR

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Large Steiff Camel & Monkey, ca. 1908

Watch Noel Barrett's appraisal of a large Steiff camel & monkey, ca. 1908, in Spokane Hour 1.

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Antiques Roadshow | Bonus Video! Roadshow's Most Wanted: Hobcaw Barony

In this bonus footage, Debra Force expands on the value and history of the missing objects from Hobcaw Barony, including several very rare Audubon prints and unique equestrian paintings.

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Antiques Roadshow | Bonus Video! Roadshow's Most Wanted: Hobcaw Barony

Tavis Smiley | Education activist Michelle Rhee

The pioneering advocate and "Radical" author offers lessons learned in her efforts to reform schools in the U.S.

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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Austin City Limits | The National / Band of Horses - Preview

ACL welcomes the cream of underground rock with The National and Band of Horses. The National plays songs from its acclaimed record High Violet, while Band of Horses highlights its latest LP Infinite Arms. 3/16/2013

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Call the Midwife | Call the Midwife, Ep. 4 - Preview

Witness the community's search for a missing baby and a couple's anguish over a troubled pregnancy. 3/17/2013

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Great Performances | Simon Keenlyside in "The Tempest"

A performance by Simon Keenlyside from Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by English composer Thomas Adès. "Great Performances at the Met: The Tempest" airs Sunday, March 17 at 12 pm on PBS (check local listings).

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Costume Beaded Necklace

Watch Berj Zavian's appraisal of a costume beaded necklace, in Spokane Hour 1.

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Great Performances | Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader in "The Tempest"

A performance by Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader from Shakespeare's "The Tempest" by English composer Thomas Adès. "Great Performances at the Met: The Tempest" airs Sunday, March 17 at 12 pm on PBS (check local listings).

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PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Breathe Life

Watch and vote for "Breathe Life," a short documentary film about the Montelone family and their various hospital visits, treatments, and surf sessions as they face living with cystic fibrosis. With the help from the Mauli Ola Foundation, the Montelone family helps their children deal with cystic fibrosis and the power of surfing. To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

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Blake M. of Hampstead, NH wrot...

Blake M. of Hampstead, NH wrote all about two boys who used fallen stars to light their way through the nighttime woods in his NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest story Blake and David. The light from the fallen stars helped them to see all the nighttime creatures. Find out how you can enter your own story! http://ow.ly/ioRMx

Blake M. of Hampstead, NH wrot...

Blake M. of Hampstead, NH wrote all about two boys who used fallen stars to light their way through the nighttime woods in his NHPTV PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest story Blake and David. The light from the fallen stars helped them to see all the nighttime creatures. Find out how you can enter your own story! http://ow.ly/ioRMx

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Sister Mary Ann Walsh: This Papal Election is "a Huge Moment

Managing Editor Kim Lawton spoke with Sister Mary Ann Walsh about the College of Cardinals' decision to stop all media interviews; what the cardinals are doing before the conclave starts; and the importance of this papal election. Walsh is director of a US Conference of Catholic Bishops office set up in Rome to assist journalists and the cardinals during the papal transition.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1905 Spokane Bird's-Eye View Lithograph

Watch Donald Cresswell's appraisal of a 1905 Spokane bird's-eye view lithograph, in Spokane Hour 1.

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1905 Spokane Bird
Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1905 Spokane Bird's-Eye View Lithograph

Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: American Silver Spurs, ca. 1855

Watch Bruce M. Shackelford's appraisal of a set of American silver spurs, ca. 1855, in Myrtle Beach Hour 2.

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PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Still

Watch and vote for "Still," a short documentary film about Carlos Eyles, a 72-year-old ocean photographer, author, and free diver. Eyles' close relationship with the marine world is evident as he serves as the voice of the ocean against environmental and biological threats. To cast your vote, visit http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/vote/

PBS Online Film Festival | 2013 Festival | Still
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PBS NewsHour | U.S. Behind Other High-Income Countries in Female Lifespan

Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Dentzer, editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, about a pair of studies released in that journal about the lifespan of American women. In one, researchers found that in 43 percent of the nation's counties, more women 75 years old and under are dying sooner.

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PBS NewsHour | Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez Dead at 58

Hugo Chavez, a larger-than-life political figure who served as Venezuela's president for 14 years, has died from cancer at age 58. Carl Meacham, director of Americas Program at CSIS, and Michael Shifter of the Inter-American Dialogue join Margaret Warner to discuss Chavez's legacy and what it means for the future of Venezuela.

PBS NewsHour | Venezuela
PBS NewsHour | Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez Dead at 58

PBS NewsHour | Virginia Attorney General Criticizes Government Overreach

Judy Woodruff talks with Ken Cuccinelli, attorney general of Virginia and gubernatorial candidate in that state, about his new book, "The Last Line of Defense," which explores the role of the federal government. Cuccinelli was the first state attorney general to sue the federal government over the health care reform law.

PBS NewsHour | Virginia Attorney General Criticizes Government Overreach
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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 18th-Century Windsor Chair & 19th-Century Rocker

In Spokane Hour 1, Leigh Keno appraises an 18th-century Rhode Island Windsor Chair & 19th-century Windsor Rocker.

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