Saturday, March 23, 2013

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Should the Supreme Court decide controversial issues?

Stanford Professor Robert George believes there is no constitutional mandate that would allow same-sex marriage to be legalized. He also shares his belief that the Supreme Court should not decide controversial issues that are not explicitly outlined in the Constitution. Instead, he thinks that should be left up to legislators or to the popular vote.

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PBS NewsHour | Turkey's Erdogan Gets Apology From Netanyahu

On his last day in Israel, President Obama brokered a diplomatic exchange for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, who had not talked since before nine Turkish citizens were killed in 2010. Margaret Warner reports on Netanyahu's apology, plus the president's visit to Jordan.

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The Open Mind | Baseball as a Road to God

NYU President John Sexton discusses his book on the game of baseball and how it can connect us to the spiritual side of life.

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In the Garden | Winter Landscapes

Winter is a great time to tidy up the landscape and prep it for spring. And with proper planning and planting you can actually enjoy the beauty of the winter landscape while attracting a variety of birds.

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PBS NewsHour | Obama Pledges Help to Jordan on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

President Obama traveled to Amaan, Jordan, the first Arab country he has visited since the Arab Spring uprising two years ago. In a joint press conference with King Abdullah, Mr. Obama pledged to help Jordan with the growing Syrian refugee crisis. Judy Woodruff talks to Margaret Warner, reporting from Amman.

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Arts in Context | Mother Falcon

Documenting the inspiring story of one of Austinâ?Ts beloved bands, Mother Falcon. Featuring performances and in-depth interviews, Arts in Context takes you inside the 21-member bandâ?Ts journey from aspiring, high school musicians to the popular band they have become today, and the challenges they now face trying to break onto the national stage.

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PBS NewsHour | Chicago Board of Education Plans to Shut Down 54 Schools

The Chicago Board of Education plans to close 54 schools, citing a $1 billion deficit and under-enrollment. Critics say this move will disrupt communities and put kids in danger. For both sides of the debate, Jeffrey Brown talks with Board vice president Jesse Ruiz and Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Senate Readies to Pass First Budget in Four Years

In other news Friday, the Senate prepared to vote and pass its first budget in four years. Also, North Dakota moved to outlaw abortion in the state. The Republican-controlled legislature passed a bill defining life as starting at conception.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 22, 2013

Tonight on the program, we look at President Obama's continuing middle east trip, where he pledged to help Jordan during the Syrian refugee crisis and brokered an apology to Turkey from Benjamin Netanyahu. Also: the Chicago Board of Education plans to shut down 54 schools, Americans cut off from opporunities due to lack of equal internet access, and Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news.

PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 22, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | Cut Off From Opportunity Without Equal Access to Internet

Internet use is now so ubiquitous in the U.S. that not having access or online literacy can create major hurdles. As part of the NewsHour's series on broadband technology and its effect on society, Hari Sreenivasan explores the so-called digital divide with Vicky Rideout of VJR Consulting and former FCC official Karen Kornbluh.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Congressional Escapes and March Madness

We begin the Doubleheader talking about how Congress scrambles to escape before the "good" holidays, and then syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times Columnist David Brooks turn to their strategies for picking the eventual winners of the glorious month of basketball we know as March Madness.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

The new leader of the Anglican Communion says that true reconciliation requires "putting your most valued and passionate beliefs out for them to be examined, attacked, and then finding a way to love the person with whom you are dealing."

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POV | Girl Model: Filmmaker Interview

Filmmakers A. Sabin and David Redmon discuss the modeling industry, the origins of their film, and what they wish audiences will take away from 'Girl Model.'

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Rabbi Jamie Korngold Extended Interview

Watch more of our interview with the executive director and spiritual leader of the Adventure Rabbi program Jamie Korngold.

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Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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Travel guide extraordinaire RICK STEVES appeared at an NHPTV benefit at The Music Hall in Portsmouth March 19, 2013 to talk about "Travel as a Political Act."

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PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 21, 2013

Tonight on the program, we continue to look at President Obama's visit to Israel, where he discouraged preconditions and championed change for mideast peace prospects. Also: budget battles show different visions of governments, making sen$e of globalization, looking at the home of the nation's fastest internet connection, and reflecting on the Iraq War through the lenses of photojournalists.

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Call the Midwife | Season 2, Episode 1

Itâ?Ts 1958. Returning from a long day of duties, Nurse Jenny Lee finds the Nonnatus House community gathered to wish her a happy birthday, before she, Chummy, Trixie and Cynthia head off to the cinema â?" a joyous celebration. However, the midwifeâ?Ts good cheer is short-lived when the next day sheâ?Ts assigned a new patient, Molly Brignall whose due date is imminent.

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Independent Lens | Welcome to Detroit: America's Fastest Shrinking City

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, Detropia, we see the demolition of one of 100,000 abaondoned homes in Detroit, the fastest shrinking city in the United States. The reporter interviewing the demolition expert says it is as if the city is "going back to the prairie."

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PBS NewsHour | 'The Girls of Atomic City' Book Conversation

In this interview, NewsHour correspondent Ray Suarez chats with Denise Kiernan, author of "The Girls of Atomic City." In the book, Kiernan tells the story of the women who worked on the Manhattan Project, a secret government effort in the 1940's to enrich fuel for first atomic bomb used at the end of World War II.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Desert Passover Seder

â?oThe ancient words take on the power they were supposed to take on all along,â? says Rabbi Jamie Korngold, who leads a Passover seder in the Utah desert. â?oWeâ?Tre trying to take this spiritually rich experience and ignite our Judaism.â?

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | St. Francis and the New Pope

A visit to the Franciscan Monastery in northeast Washington, DC, gives us a window into the life of St. Francis, who wanted to walk in the very footsteps of Christ in everything he did. â?oSt. Francis considers himself to be a brother to everyone,â? say Father Larry Dunham of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America. â?oHe had his own special vision.â?

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Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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Travel guide extraordinaire RICK STEVES appeared at an NHPTV benefit at The Music Hall in Portsmouth March 19, 2013 to talk about "Travel as a Political Act."

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Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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Travel guide extraordinaire RICK STEVES appeared at an NHPTV benefit at The Music Hall in Portsmouth March 19, 2013 to talk about "Travel as a Political Act."

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Central Park Five | Join Ken Burns for a discussion about The Central Park Five"

Join filmmakers Ken Burns and Sarah Burns, New York Times Columnist Jim Dwyer and four of the Central Park Five on April 17 from 6:30-8 PM for a TimesTalks about the issues raised in "The Central Park Five"

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Central Park Five | Not Copping Out

The Central Park Five did not take a plea bargain

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Central Park Five | Media Response

The media response to the Central Park Jogger case was swift and prejudiced

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Need To Know | Left to their own devices

Dr. Emily Senay examines whether the Food and Drug Administrationâ?Ts medical device review process is adequately protecting the public. Our profile follows a woman who had pelvic organ prolapse and was treated with a surgically implanted mesh.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

The new leader of the Anglican Communion says that true reconciliation requires "putting your most valued and passionate beliefs out for them to be examined, attacked, and then finding a way to love the person with whom you are dealing."

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Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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Travel guide extraordinaire RICK STEVES appeared at an NHPTV benefit at The Music Hall in Portsmouth March 19, 2013 to talk about "Travel as a Political Act."

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Need To Know | Web extra: Coping with chronic pain

In this web exclusive, Linda Gross speaks to Need to Know medical correspondent Dr. Emily Senay about how she deals with her chronic pain, compounded by feelings of anxiety, frustration and isolation.

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Need To Know | Interview: Dr. Josh Rising

Dr. Josh Rising is Project Director of the Medical Device Initiative at the Pew Charitable Trusts. One of its goals is to improve the tracking of the safety of medical devices on the market.

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Flicks | Halle Berry and Abagail Breslin for "The Call"

Halle Berry and Abagail Breslin talk with Patrick Stoner about acting via cellphone with each other in "The Call"

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American Masters | Philip Roth: Invention

Philip Roth: Invention

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Central Park Five | Interrogation

Kevin Richardson and Raymond Santana discuss the manipulation of their interrogation

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On Canvas | Gerald Veasley

Gerald Veasley was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he played bass in R&B; groups as a teenager. He worked with Joe Zawinul, Grover Washington, Jr., Teddy Pendergrass and shared a stage with Miles Davis and dizzy Gillespie. He began releasing his own records in 1992. He has also done extensive work as a studio musician. His 2008 release Your Move hit No. 12 on the U.S. Billboard

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: Edward Henry Potthast Works of Art, ca. 1875

Watch David Weiss's appraisal of works of art by Edward Henry Potthast, ca. 1875, in Cincinnati Hour 1.

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act

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