Saturday, May 4, 2013

TED Talks Education | Rita Pierson: Build Relationships With Your Students

Educator Rita Pierson calls on teachers to build relationships with their students. She also shares examples of how she instills pride in even her lowest performing students, letting them know they deserve the best education as much as any other student.

TED Talks Education | Rita Pierson: Build Relationships With Your Students
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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Equal Protectionâ?¦part III

Learn more about convicted felons losing the right to vote and the role the 14th Amendment plays.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Equal Protectionâ?¦part III
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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Equal Protectionâ?¦part II

Learn how the 14th Amendment both protects and discriminates against citizens.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Equal Protectionâ?¦part II
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PBS NewsHour | April Hiring Increase Shows Signs of Economic Healing

April showered the U.S. economy with 165,000 new jobs, reducing the unemployment rate to 7.5 percent. And dramatic revisions of employment data from the past two months were also positive Jeffrey Brown analyzes the better-than-expected numbers with Lisa Lynch, former chief economist at the Labor Department.

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PBS NewsHour | Brutal Job Search Reality for Older Americans Out of Work

Despite a rosier jobs picture in April, for Americans ages 55 or older who have been unemployed long-term, the prospect of finding work is greatly limited. Economic correspondent Paul Solman explores why older workers face joblessness and considerable financial strain.

PBS NewsHour | Brutal Job Search Reality for Older Americans Out of Work
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Tavis Smiley | Director Tom Shadyac

The man behind a string of blockbuster comedies and author of "Lifeâ?Ts Operating Manual" recounts events that prompted him to downsize his life in a major way.

Tavis Smiley | Director Tom Shadyac
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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Fast-Moving Wildfires Reach Pacific Ocean

In other news Friday, a fast-growing wildfire in Southern California has reached the Pacific Ocean. Firefighters have contained only 10 percent of the blaze. Also, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston bombing suspect, told officials the original date for the attack was set for July 4th.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields and Gerson on Jobs Report, Presidential 'Juice'

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson discuss the boost in the latest jobs report, President Barack Obama's effectiveness at the start of his second term, and political partisanship in battles over gun control and immigration reform.

PBS NewsHour | Shields and Gerson on Jobs Report, Presidential 'Juice'
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VOCES | Rebel

Explore the mysterious true story of Loreta Velasquez, a Cuban immigrant who was one of the estimated 1,000 women who secretly served as soldiers during the Civil War. Why has her story been erased from the history books?

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Equal Protectionâ?¦part I

Does the 14th Amendment protect the right to same sex marriage? Legal scholar Robert George explains his thoughts.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Encountering "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel"

Despite its popular appeal, "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel" can be a strange and unsettling experience, veering from harsh to comic, and from bleak to romantic. As members of the cast point out, itâ?Ts really the music itself that holds the story together. Live From Lincoln Center asked them what itâ?Ts been like to work with the New York Philharmonic, bringing this musical so vividly to life.

Live From Lincoln Center | Encountering "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel"
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Washington Week | Bombing Arrests and Obama Recommits to Closing GITMO

The latest on the Boston bombing investigation including the arrest of Dzokhar Tsarnaevâ?Ts three friends. Also, President Obama renews his commitment to close Guantanamo Bay. Plus, Obama's second-term agenda is being tested by unexpected events. Joining Gwen: Pete Williams, NBC News; Michael Duffy, TIME; Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; and Christi Parson of Tribune.

Washington Week | Bombing Arrests and Obama Recommits to Closing GITMO
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Live From Lincoln Center | "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel" Program Highlights

With songs like â?oJune Is Bustinâ?T Out All Over,â? "Mister Snow" and â?oYouâ?Tll Never Walk Alone,â? Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel remains a landmark in musical theater. The New York Philharmonic welcomes an all-star Broadway and Opera cast including Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe and John Cullum in this lush orchestral version. Originally broadcast on April 26, 2013.

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PBS NewsHour | How Author Michael Pollan Fell in Love With Cooking

In the age of pre-package food, author Michael Pollan says the most important thing about your diet is the act of actually cooking it. Jeffrey Brown talks to Pollan about his new book, "Cooked," which triumphs the gratification of home cooking and the importance of preserving it as a part of daily life.

PBS NewsHour | How Author Michael Pollan Fell in Love With Cooking
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Washington Week | Pete Williamsâ?T Boston Reporting and A Red Line in Syria

In the Webcast Extra, NBCâ?Ts Pete Williams shares his experience covering the Boston Marathon bombing. Also, President Obama may have a â?ored lineâ? for intervention in Syria, but he the line is fluid. And in Mexico, President Obama pushes for immigration reform.

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Becoming part of We the Peopleâ?¦part II

Ahkil Amar explains the impact slavery had on the Constitution.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Becoming part of We the Peopleâ?¦part II
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Foyle's War | Broken Souls, Part 2

Foyle and his team must untangle several entwined stories. They include a disturbed mental patient, a doctor's amorous affairs, a missing POW, a missing London evacuee, a bitter ex-soldier, and an Eastern Europe refugee. Part 2 of 2

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Need To Know | Help Wanted: Retraining America

Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week we look at The National STEM Consortium â?" a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers. Also, Seth Harris, Secretary of Labor.

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PBS NewsHour | A Timeline of Recorded Sound

Gene DeAnna, head of the Recorded Sound Section at The Library of Congress, goes through the history of recorded sound.

PBS NewsHour | A Timeline of Recorded Sound
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Windows to the Wild | Exploring the Night Sky

Willem and NH astronomer John Gianforte head outdoors to explore the wilderness above us â?" the night sky. Gianforte, who's also known as "The Sky Guy," shows Willem where to look and how to use new technologies to identify planets, stars and constellations.

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Becoming part of We the Peopleâ?¦part I

Akhil Amar explains his thoughts on the 14th Amendment and how it changed our country.

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PBS NewsHour | Preview: Covering Watergate

Forty years ago, Robert Macneil and Jim Lehrer lead public broadcasting's gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings -- co-anchoring all 250 hours of the proceedings, and launching the beginnings of what the PBS NewsHour is today. Later this month, we'll air a special report looking back as the two recount their memories. Here is a preview.

PBS NewsHour | Preview: Covering Watergate
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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Affirmative Action

Affirmative action can sometimes reduce opportunities for others, learn more in this clip.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Affirmative Action
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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Rights are Changing?

Akhil Amar explains why the definition of rights seem to change over time.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Rights are Changing?
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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Right to a Fair Trial

Who insures your rights are protected? Learn how the Clarence Gideon case impacted the right to a fair trial. What did Gideon do to make sure the 6Th amendment was protecting him?

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Muslim Antiterrorism

"What we can do, number one, is to ensure that thereâ?Ts a counter narrative, that thereâ?Ts a narrative of life, of positivity," says Haris Tarin, director the Washington office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council.

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Privacy

Efrat Cohen explains how social media and digital trails have changed the concept of privacy.

Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Privacy
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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Tip: Rule to Saucing Pasta

Hearty sauces should be paired with sturdier pasta, and delicate sauces should be paired with thinner pasta

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Need To Know | Interview: Seth Harris

Interview with Acting Secretary of Labor Seth Harris. Prior to joining the Department, Mr. Harris served as a Professor of Law at New York Law School and Director of its Labor & Employment Law Programs. Prior to his work at the New York Law School, Mr. Harris served for seven years at the Department of Labor during the Clinton Administration, under Robert Reich and Alexis Herman.

Need To Know | Interview: Seth Harris
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Room to Read

When former Microsoft executive John Wood discovered the worldâ?Ts need for books, he was trekking in Nepal and recalling what he had read in the Dalai Lamaâ?Ts book â?oThe Art of Happinessâ? about the importance of giving something to someone in need.

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Constitution USA with Peter Sagal | Eminent Domain Case: How Can You Take My House?

What right does the government have to take property away from citizens?

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Nature | Making The Private Life of Deer

Producer Kevin Bachar on how the filmmakers of "The Private Life of Deer" tracked and filmed populations of whitetailed deer in the suburbs of New York.

Nature | Making The Private Life of Deer
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Iraqi Refugees in California

"Just like we help the veterans who come home from the wars, and they have a lot of challenges, so also we have a responsibility and a need to help these folks as well," says Mike McKay, director of refugee services for Catholic Charities in San Diego.

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Pasta Sauces: Ragu, Puttanesca and Carbonara

Martha demonstrates how to make Ragu, Puttanesca and Carbonara sauce

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