Saturday, May 25, 2013

Moyers & Company | Going to Jail for Justice

Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice, and Gretchen Morgenson discusses how banks are still too big to fail, too big to manage, and too big to trust.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald performs two lullabies

Showcasing her lyrical mastery, Audra McDonald gives aching renditions of these beautiful lullabies written for the stage and the screen. She also tells a story about her own stumbles on the delicate path of parenthood.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald performs "Stars and the Moon"

Audra McDonald offers a heart-rending interpretation of this song by Jason Robert Brown.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald performs "My Buddy"

As she relates in this bonus performance from her Lincoln Center concert, "Go Back Home," Audra McDonald was inspired by a chance encounter to include this old favorite in her repertoire.

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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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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald performs "Moonshine Lullaby"

As Audra McDonald says in her introduction, perhaps no one has encompassed American music more thoroughly than Irving Berlin. In this bonus performance from "Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home," she and her band inject sultry cheer into this classic number from the musical "Annie Get Your Gun."

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PBS NewsHour | Netflix's New 'Development' for Streaming Entertainment

There's money in the banana stand, but what about streaming entertainment? Gwen Ifill reports on how traditional TV shows are showing up on online-only venues, including cult favorite "Arrested Development," which is getting a new life and a new season on Netflix for the first time since the sitcom's 2006 cancellation.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald performs "Craigslistlieder"

Unlikely but, as it turns out, perfectly fitting additions to the tradition of German lieder, these songs take their text and inspiration from ads on Craigslist. Audra McDonald pokes fun at her own classical training in these "passionate" performances.

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PBS NewsHour | What's Next for the U.S. Drone as Obama Ends Decade of War?

According to reports, U.S. drone attacks on militants in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere are conducted by both the CIA and the U.S. military, but will eventually be handled solely by the Defense Department. New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti talks to Jeffrey Brown about the CIA's shifting role in the fight against terrorists.

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Washington Week | Combating Terrorism, IRS Fallout, Paying for Disaster Relief

We examine Obamaâ?Ts national security speech in which he called for limits on U.S. drone strike use. Also, has the government lost credibility with the IRS scandal? Plus, paying for disaster relief and immigration reform clears a major hurdle. Joining Gwen: Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times; Dan Balz, Washington Post; Charles Babington, Associated Press; and Fawn Johnson of National Journal.

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Live From Lincoln Center | Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home

As series host, Audra McDonald has played roles on every stage of Lincoln Center. Now she steps center stage to shine a light on her own favorite music and composers, performing powerful renditions of gems from Stephen Sondheim, Adam Guettel, Cole Porter, Kander & Ebb, and more.

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PBS NewsHour | Brooks and Marcus Discuss Obama's Address, Disaster Spending

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus discuss the week's top political news with Judy Woodruff, including President Barack Obama's speech on refining the fight against terrorism, controversies at the IRS and the Justice Department and the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Russia Says Syria Has Agreed to Peace Conference

In other news Friday, Russian officials announced that Syria has agreed "in principle" to attend an international peace conference on outlining a transition for new leadership. Also, in Kabul, Afghanistan, a guest house used by an international aid group was targeted by a suicide car bomber and five armed gunmen.

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Star Gazers | "Comet Report" 5 min version

Star Gazers 5 Minute #13-24 June 17-23, 2013" "Report on viewing Comet Panstarrs"

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Washington Week | 2nd Term Distractions and President Obamaâ?Ts Priorities

In the Webcast Extra: investigations continue into the IRS targeting the tea party, the Benghazi attack, and the seizure of journalistâ?Ts phone records. What are President Obamaâ?Ts achievable priorities? Our panelists discuss the presidentâ?Ts second term distractions.

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PBS NewsHour | Former State Dept. Official Offers Foreign Policy Critiques

Margaret Warner gets a behind-the-scenes look at the making of U.S. foreign policy from former State Department official Vali Nasr. His new book, "The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat," critiques the Obama administration's handling of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Middle East.

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Star Gazers | "Comet Report" 1 min. Version

Star Gazers 1 Minute #13-24M May 20-26, 2013" "Report on viewing Comet Panstarrs"

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PBS NewsHour | Close-Knit Okla. Community Meets Tornado Aftermath

The day before the monster tornado ripped through Moore, Okla., a rural area of the state was hit by a twister that leveled most homes in the area. Oklahoma Education Television correspondent Bob Sands reports on the resilience of the community in Lincoln County, as families, friends and strangers work together to recoup.

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Star Gazers | "Star Gazing On The Shortest Nights Of The Year" 5 Min versi

Star Gazers Five Minute #13-22 June 3-9, 2013 Stars and Planets as Summer begins

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Today is the birthday of muppe...

Today is the birthday of muppeteer Frank Oz. You may also know him as Bert, Grover, and the Cookie Monster. http://ow.ly/lkh6n


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Frank Oz performed Bert, Cookie Monster, and Grover for more than 30 years.

Today is the birthday of muppe...

Today is the birthday of muppeteer Frank Oz. You may also know him as Bert, Grover, and the Cookie Monster. http://ow.ly/lkh6n


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Frank Oz performed Bert, Cookie Monster, and Grover for more than 30 years.

Star Gazers | "The Wonderful Stars of Summer"- 5 Min. version

Star Gazers 5 Minute #13-25 June 24-30, 2013" "The Summer Triangle, Antares and More"

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Star Gazers | "Star Gazing On The Shortest Nights Of The Year" 1 Min versi

Star Gazers One Minute #13-22M June 3-9, 2013 Stars and Planets as Summer Begins

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Star Gazers | "The Wonderful Stars Of Summer"- 1 Min. version

Star Gazers 1 Minute #13-25M June 24-30, 2013" "The Summer Triangle, Antares And More"

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Global Voices | Coming Soon to Global Voices: Garbage Dreams

The worldâ?Ts largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The Zabaleen (Arabic for â?ogarbage peopleâ?) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood. Follow three teenage boys born into the business who are forced to make choices that will impact the survival of their community.

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Martha Bakes | How to Pipe Dough for Eclairs

Martha shows how to pipe dough for eclairs using a pastry bag

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Star Gazers | "Does That Moon Look Super To You?" 1 min. version

Star Gazers #13-23M 1 Min. June 10-16, 2013 " All about the closest, biggest Full Moon Of 2013"

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Martha Bakes | Pâte à Choux

Martha demystifies pâte à choux by demonstrating how easy it is to make. Though it may seem intimidating, itâ?Ts actually made using only four ingredients and cooked on the stovetop. Once mastered, it can be used to make cream puffs, éclairs, profiteroles, and cheesy gougères.

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Martha Bakes | Cheesecake

In this episode, Martha creates a feast of cheesecakes in a range of sizes and flavors, including an Italian ricotta cheesecake and individual cherry cheesecakes, and teaches viewers how to achieve perfect results every time.

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Martha Bakes | How to make Creme Anglaise

Martha demonstrates how to make creme anglaise

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Health Link | Women's Health

On this episode of Health Link we examine a couple of womenâ?Ts health issues that have been making news. Among them, complications linked to transvaginal mesh and new regulations governing mammograms aimed at better detecting breast cancer for women with dense breast tissue. Plus, meet a breast cancer survivor whose efforts to save herself is now helping others.

Health Link | Women's Health
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Martha Bakes | Meringue

Join Martha as she shares the secrets to foolproof meringue, such as using a copper bowl and adding a touch of cream of tartar. Once the basics are mastered, Martha teaches one of her favorites, pavlova with passionfruit, plus an impressive île flottante and a Huguenot torte.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Bobby McFerrin Performs "Fix Me Jesus"

Watch Bobby McFerrin's recent performance of "Fix Me Jesus" in the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis.

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American Experience | Mount Rushmore Preview

An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a brutal terrain, to build the great American monument, Mount Rushmore. High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Together they constitute the world's largest piece of sculpture.

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Pesto for Gnocchi

Martha makes pesto for Gnocchi

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Decline of Buddhism in Thailand

Economic prosperity and modernity are beginning to have an impact on religious life in Thailand, a country that is 95 percent Buddhist but that in the last 30 years has seen the number of Buddhist monks decrease by about half.

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Martha Bakes | Yellow Cake

Martha shares her fatherâ?Ts favorite birthday cake, with an orange curd filling and a rich chocolate frostingâ?"plus tips for creating a bakery-worthy layer cake, such as how to create even layers and apply a perfect coat of frosting. From a mouthwatering stone-fruit upside-down cake to a batch of strawberry cupcakes,

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Sauteing Chicken Correctly

Martha demonstrates the importance of cooking over high heat to achieve a perfect, golden-brown finish.

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Tavis Smiley | Trumpeter-composer Terence Blanchard

The five-time Grammy winner reflects on his latest projects, including composing his first opera, the jazz-infused "Champion."

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In Performance at The White House | Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé performs, 'Natural Woman' as part of the Carole King: Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House

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Martha Stewart's Cooking School | Dumplings

Martha makes three kinds of dumplings, shaping each according to tradition. She begins with two well-known Italian dumplings, gnocchi and gnudi, then shares her family recipe for Polish pierogi, which has been passed down through generations.

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PBS Presents | Steven Caras: See Them Dance

Despite bullying at school and rejection by his father, young Steven Caras followed his dream of becoming a dancer with New York City Ballet. How a second-hand camera kept that dream alive, when age and injury took their toll, is the inspiring message of this documentary.

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Friday, May 24, 2013

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 23, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's speech on defense, where he spoke to the topics of drones and Guantanamo Bay. Also: Looking at the brutal murder of a British soldier, the next steps for tornado victims in Oklahoma, further insights into the immigration issue, and coming up with a gameplan to prevent sexual assault in the military.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, May 23, 2013
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FRONTLINE | Making "Outlawed in Pakistan"

What is it like to fight a rape case in Pakistan? In "Outlawed in Pakistan," filmmakers Habiba Nosheen and Hilke Schellmann spent nearly four years probing the case of Kainat Soomro, who says she was gang raped by four men when she was just 13-years-old. Here, they discuss Kainat's story and the challenges of making a film about Pakistan's flawed justice system.

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Health Link | Clip N' Carry | Women's Health

Health Link: Women's Issues premieres Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 7:30pm on WMHT.

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Tavis Smiley | Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke : May 23rd, 2013

The multiple Oscar nominee talks about his new release, the highly anticipated "Before Midnight"â?"which he also co-wrote.

Tavis Smiley | Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke : May 23rd, 2013
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PBS NewsHour | Obama Delivers Speech on Refocusing Strategy on Terrorism

President Barack Obama tried to reframe America's approach to the war on terror in an address on foreign policy. Jeffrey Brown examines the president's remarks with Pardiss Kebriaei from the Center for Constitutional Rights, former State Department official Harold Koh and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: IRS Replaces Official Who Refused to Answer

In other news Thursday, the IRS announced that it had replaced Lois Lerner, the official who oversaw the agents who targeted conservative groups. Also, the U.S. House voted to peg federal student loan rates to those set by the financial markets.

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: IRS Replaces Official Who Refused to Answer
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