Saturday, April 6, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Discouraging Jobs Report Raises Fear of Slowing Recovery

A disappointing jobs report has sparked fears of a slowing recovery. Although the unemployment rate dipped slightly, that reduction was attributed to people retiring or who had stopped looking for work. Judy Woodruff reports on why the job market in March took a sharp decline from the past two months.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: North Korea Loads Missiles Onto Launchers

In other news Friday, it was reported that North Korea loaded two medium-range missiles onto mobile launchers while South Korea deployed warships with missile defense systems. Also, it was revealed that a psychiatrist who treated Aurora, Colo., gunman James Holmes had warned university police that Holmes was dangerous.

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Washington Week | States vs. Guns, Royal Visits, and Obamaâ?Ts Budget

On the Webcast Extra: we discuss states, tired of a divided Congress, that are taking gun issues into their own hands. What does King Abdullah's visit to the U.S. foreshadow about his countryâ?Ts relationship with Syria and Iran? Finally, can two Republicans who lost their Senate seats make it back to the Hill?

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PBS NewsHour | Millions of Syrian Refugees Are Uprooted and Unable to Flee

At least three million Syrians have been displaced from their homes but remain within their war-torn country with no way to escape. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how internal refugees face squalid conditions, serious health crises and the lack of basic necessities, while the global aid community struggles to reach them.

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PBS NewsHour | Judge Orders FDA to Make Morning-After Pill Available to All

A federal judge in New York struck down age limits for the contraceptive Plan B. The new ruling allows women of all ages to purchase the "morning-after pill" without a prescription. For more on the age restriction, the court decision and the debate, Jeffrey Brown talks to The Washington Post's Sarah Kliff.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, April 5, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine the discouraging jobs report from March which has many wondering if the recovery is slowing. Also: Millions of refugees uprooted and unable to move in Syria, a judge orders the FDA to make Plan B available to females of all ages, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, and journalists expose hidden bank accounts all over the world.

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Washington Week | North Korea Blusters, Jobs & the Economy, and Political Wrap

North Korea continues its hostile rhetoric and saber-rattling prompting concerns over their nuclear capabilities. Also, do todayâ?Ts job numbers signify a cooling economy? Plus, momentum for new immigration legislation and this weekâ?Ts political wrap-up. Joining Gwen: David Sanger, New York Times; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Fawn Johnson, National Journal; Amy Walter, Cook Political Report.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Brooks on the Jobs, Obama's Budget Bargaining

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk with Judy Woodruff about the week's top political stories, including the March 2013 jobs report, whether President Barack Obama's proposed budget will include cuts to social security and how the U.S. should react to North Korea's nuclear threats.

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PBS NewsHour | Journalists Expose Trove of Hidden Offshore Bank Accounts

Around the world, government officials and individuals use offshore accounts to hide their wealth and evade heavy taxes. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Gerald Ryle, director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, about the findings of a massive cross-border collaborative investigation.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Keeping the Sabbath

How does a family in these technology-filled times practice the Sabbath? MaryAnn KcKibben Dana, pastor of Idylwood Presbyterian Church in Falls Church, Virginia, and her family are spending one day a week without computers, work, or other distractions to see if a modern family can spend "holy time" together.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Jim Wallis on Serving the Common Good

In a new book called "On God's Side," this social activist, evangelical, preacher, and editor of Sojourners magazine advocates solving the countryâ?Ts problems by serving the common good.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Brooks on Redemption Politics and the Final Four

The Doubleheader duo -- syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks -- weigh in on the politics of sport and the sport of politics. First up: former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's return to politics after marital infidelity caused him to take some time away from the limelight. In the politics of sport, we're down to four teams in the men's NCAA tournament.

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Independent Lens | Forensics Cannot Explain Why Mother and Daughter Died Alone

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, The Undocumented by acclaimed filmmaker Marco Williams, a forensics expert examines the remains of a mother and her young daughter, explaining that both perished in the desert while migrating to the U.S. However, no one knows why they were left along in the desert, or which of them died first.

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Need To Know | Behavioral economics at work

How behavioral economics can encourage low-income workers to save. William Brangham reports on workers who have repaid emergency loans and continue to take the lower amount in their paychecks and save the difference. Brian Epstein reports Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan offering incentives to low-wage earners who save their tax refunds. Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | India Sex Selection

The preference for male children in India dates back centuries, driven by religious custom, and the widespread abortion of female fetuses has led to an increasing gender gap. Will a rising and urbanizing middle class change this?

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American Masters | Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character Preview

Salute the entertainer who was a one-woman army of comedic characters: Carol Burnett.

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Need To Know | Web extra: Prescription for savings

The Fletcher Allen Hospital in Vermont has had great success with "Working Bridges" income advanced loans, which are used for everything from college tuition to car repair. The loans come with an interest rate above those available for those with good credit, but far below the rates of payday lenders. The loans to staff have a low default rate and 85% of participation in a follow-up savings plan.

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Need To Know | Savings and loans

William Brangham reports on companies that are helping their workers make it through tough times with income advance loans. Many workers keep the automatic pay deduction after the loan is paid off and start the habit of saving.

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Masterpiece | Mr. Selfridge: Episode 1 Recap

Find out what happened on the first episode of Mr. Selfridge, starring Jeremy Piven, as aired on PBS's MASTERPIECE, March 31, 2013.

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PBS NewsHour | Stigma of Addiction Reduces Chances of Getting 'Clean'

In his new book, "Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America's Greatest Tragedy," writer and journalist David Sheff outlines a slew of reasons why society and addiction treatment programs have largely failed to help 20 million people struggling with the disease. He explains that the stigma of addiction is one of the root causes for ineffective treatment and support.

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Need To Know | American Voices: Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely, professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, talks about why saving money is so difficult for many people and how simple changes in policy can make it easier to do. Ariely is the author of The Upside of Irrationality, Predictably Irrational and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | MaryAnn McKibben Dana Extended Interview

Watch more of our interview about observing the Sabbath with MaryAnn KcKibben Dana, author of "Sabbath in the Suburbs: A Family's Experiment with Holy Time."

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Making Changes Without Changing the Constitution?

When the Equal Rights Amendment didn't pass, Title IX changed the future for women.

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FRONTLINE | Never Forget to Lie

Filmmaker Marian Marzynski, who survived the Holocaust as a Jewish child hidden among Catholics, explores his own wartime childhood and the experiences of other child survivors. Talking with some of the last remaining witnesses of the Holocaust, he delves into what it means to have an identity forged under circumstances where survival began with the directive "never forget to lie."

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Central Park Five | After the Central Park Five

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE talk about what the film means to them, how they met Sarah Burns, and what the screenings have been like.

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Windows to the Wild | Photographing Foliage at Zealand Falls

Willem learns some secrets to snapping spectacular shots of foliage from photographer Jerry Monkman of Portsmouth. They capture the views while on an overnight trip to the Zealand Falls AMC Hut.

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Need To Know | Save USA

Save USA is a program created by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and funded with federal, state, and private dollars. Itâ?Ts designed to get low income New Yorkers to put that tax refund in a savings account instead of spending it right away.

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Flicks | Gerard Butler for "Olympus Has Fallen"

Gerard Butler talks with Patrick Stoner about working in short shooting segments for "Olympus Has Fallen"

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On Canvas | Matisyahu

Matisyahu is an American Hasidic Jewish reggae musician. He is known for blending traditional Jewish themes with Reggae, rock and hip hop beat-boxing sounds. The live version of his song â?oKing Without a Crown,â? broke into the Modern Rock Top 10 in 2006. The accompanying video and album, â?oYouth,â? was certified gold by the RIAA.

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Friday, April 5, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, April 4, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine the tensions rising as North Korea positions a missile on its border alongside new threats. Also: Considering white supremacist involvement in Texas murders, the soaring price tag of dementia care, the religious divide in Mombasa, Kenya, Sandra Day O'Connor recounts the court's inner workings in her memoir, and remembering famed film critic Roger Ebert.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, April 4, 2013
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Tavis Smiley | Sociologist Jonathan Rieder

The noted sociologist and Barnard College professor explains the motivation for his latest text on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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PBS NewsHour | Estimating the Price Tag and Other Costs of Dementia Care

A new study by the RAND Corporation estimates the cost of dementia care as $41,000 to $56,000 anually per patient. Jeffrey Brown examines the findings and implications with Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, and Dr. Richard Hodes, director of the National Institute of Aging.

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Snap! Watch EcoPhotography, LL...

Snap! Watch EcoPhotography, LLC's Jerry Monkman talk about taking fantastic photos of foliage and nature, as they trek to Appalachian Mountain Club's Zealand Falls Hut.


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PBS NewsHour | Muslim-Christian Relations Strained by Violence in Kenya

The port city of Mombasa, Kenya, is at the center of a religious divide. It's a predominately Muslim part of an otherwise Christian nation, and residents say it's a region that has been neglected by the government. Kira Kay reports on the simmering tensions that have recently erupted into violence.

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PBS NewsHour | New Threats From North Korea; Missile Repositioned at Border

Pyongyang continues its provocation of the United States. Jeffrey Brown reports on North Korea's latest threats of nuclear attack on the U.S. and its moving of a missile to its eastern coastline. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports on how a small South Korean island is watching the heated rhetoric.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Connecticut Governor Approves New Gun Legislation

In other news Thursday, Connecticut's Gov. Dannel Malloy signed into law some of the nation's toughest gun control measures, restricting sales of high-capacity ammunition clips and requiring background checks for all firearms sales. Also, the U.S. announced a reward as high as $5 million for fugitive Uganda warlord Joseph Kony.

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PBS NewsHour | Sandra Day O'Connor Explores Supreme Court History

Sandra Day O'Connor made Supreme Court history as the first female justice to serve on the bench. In her new book, "Out of Order," she explores other aspects of history at the high court, as well as her own approach to service. O'Connor talks with Judy Woodruff about making tough decisions and women in the legal profession.

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Antiques Roadshow | Appraisal: 1994 "Forrest Gump" Prop Signs

Check out Kathleen Guzman's appraisal of a set of 1994 "Forrest Gump" prop signs, in Myrtle Beach Hour 3.

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PBS NewsHour | Roger Ebert's Life Spent 'At the Movies' Ends at Age 70

Prolific film writer Roger Ebert famously decided a movie's fate with the turn of his thumb. After a long and physically debilitating battle with cancer, Ebert died at age 70. Hari Sreenivasan talks more about Ebert and his impact on the film industry with David Edelstein, film critic for New York Magazine and NPR's Fresh Air.

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Today is inventor Dean Kamen&#...

Today is inventor Dean Kamen's birthday. Celebrate by watching a MESY (Math, Engineering, Science and You) Moment and see how math,science, engineering, and technology are used everyday by people in New Hampshire. http://ow.ly/jsKFL


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Today is inventor Dean Kamen's birthday. Celebrate by watching a MESY (Math, Engineering, Science and You) Moment and see how math,science, engineering, and technology are used everyday by people in New Hampshire. http://ow.ly/jsKFL


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PBS NewsHour | Murder Investigation Considers White Supremacist Involvement

Law enforcement officials in Kaufman County, Texas, are investigating whether a white supremacist prison gang can be linked to the recent murders of assistant district attorney Mark Hasse and district attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia. Judy Woodruff interviews Tanya Eiserer of The Dallas Morning News.

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Last first round match tonite ...

American Masters | Mel Brooks: Do You Want To Know How 'The Critic' Came About?

Mel Brooks remembers his Oscar winning short, "The Critic".

American Masters | Mel Brooks: Do You Want To Know How 'The Critic' Came About?
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PBS NewsHour | Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court and its hearings concerning the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA. Also: Wu-Tang Clan's GZA teaches kids science through rap, how elite schools are ignoring top-achieving yet poor students, and a cyber war over SPAM slows access.

PBS NewsHour | Wednesday, March 27, 2013
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