Wednesday, April 6, 2011

  • 'Hunger' for Success a Driving Force in Belva Davis' Storied Journalism Career
    Belva Davis, the first African-American woman television journalist on the West Coast, speaks with Judy Woodruff about her pioneering -- and sometimes difficult -- career in broadcast news and her new memoir. This story was done in partnership with KQED in San Francisco.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011
  • Estrogen Study Lead Researcher on Risks, Benefits of Hormone-Replacement Therapy
    Once a popular treatment for menopause symptoms, hormone-replacement therapy had come under scrutiny for raising the risk of certain diseases, but a new study found a reduced risk of breast cancer and other benefits for some women. Jeffrey Brown discusses the latest findings with Dr. Andrea LaCroix, the study's lead author.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011
  • Van Hollen: Tea Party Wing Has Taken Over House Budget Talks
    Gwen Ifill talks to Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, about the state of a budget stalemate for the rest of this fiscal year, the prospects for a government shutdown and what's at stake in negotiations for future budgets.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011
  • If Government Shuts Down, Where Would Blame Fall?
    Both Democrats and Republicans insisted they wished to avoid a government shutdown, but the budget stalemate continued Wednesday after both sides failed to agree on a deal. Jim Lehrer discusses the negotiations with Naftali Bendavid, congressional correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011
  • President Obama Calls for Compromise on Budget to Avoid Government Shutdown
    On Wednesday, President Barack Obama took some time out from his energy speech at the Gamesa Technology Corp., a wind-energy technology factory in Pennsylvania, to address the potential government shutdown.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011
  • Speaker Boehner: 'Republicans have no interest in shutting down the government'
    House Speaker John Boehner and other House Republicans made statements and took a few questions on the ongoing budget standoff that could lead to a government shutdown on Friday.They insisted that Republicans are working to avoid a shutdown that would halt government services and suspend payment of public workers including military personnel.
    Original Air Date: April 6, 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

  • 'Huge Step up for Democracy' in Arab World Revolts: Who's Next?
    How will the unrest sweeping the Middle East and North Africa impact the wider world? Margaret Warner discusses the political turmoil with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Jessica Mathews, Time Magazine's Romesh Ratnesar and former United Nations official Mark Malloch Brown.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • Chicago Takes Early Aim at 'Achievement Gap' in Schools
    Education correspondent John Merrow reports on a Chicago program that targets high-risk, low-income students before they begin falling behind in school.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • What's Next for Ivory Coast's Gbagbo, Government, People?
    Diplomats worked to end the bloody stalemate gripping the West African nation of Ivory Coast after months of political unrest. Ray Suarez discusses the situation with the National Endowment for Democracy's Dominique Dieudonne, who was in Ivory Coast for the elections, and Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • Rep. Ryan on Proposed Cuts: 'Our Budget Literally Pays Off the Debt'
    President Obama and Republican lawmakers failed to break their budget impasse Tuesday, hastening the threat of a government shutdown. Judy Woodruff talks to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who unveiled a plan calling for deep cuts and dramatic changes in federal spending on social programs.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • Global Change Comes With Global Crises, Author Says
    As protesters in North Africa and the Middle East vent their anger with their governments, the world is again transfixed and transformed. Watch an interview with author Mark Malloch-Brown about his book "The Unfinished Global Revolution."
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • A Young Vet and His Dog
    In this web exclusive video, we profile 26 year old Chris Goehner, who deployed twice to Iraq as a hospital navy corpsman (which is similar to a paramedic, Goehner says). He's one of the 18 1/2 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan vets who have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or major depression since coming home.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • Rep. Ryan Reimagines U.S. Social Safety Net Via Budget Reform Proposal
    Speaking with the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, Rep. Paul Ryan called for Medicaid to grow at a slower rate and for Washington to provide block grants to states to customize Medicaid and other social programs to suit the needs of their populations.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011
  • Rep. Paul Ryan, GOP Unveil 2012 Budget Proposal
    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., outlines a House GOP budget proposal.
    Original Air Date: April 5, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

  • Wounded Vets Move Back to Health, One Adventure at a Time
    Tom Bearden profiles LifeQuest, a Colorado organization helping wounded Afghanistan and Iraq veterans heal from physical and mental war wounds.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Obama Looks to Grassroots Base, Battlegrounds With 2012 Bid
    In a YouTube video posted Monday, President Obama announced his candidacy for the 2012 election and filed official paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Gwen Ifill discusses the announcement with political editor David Chalian.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • China's Tolerance for Dissent Faces Test Amid Arab World Uprising
    Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from Beijing on the Chinese government's tolerance for some anti-government protests and crackdown on others.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • In Shift, 9/11 Suspects to Now Face Military Tribunals
    The Obama administration reversed course Monday and said that accused 9/11 plotters will now face military trials. Jeffrey Brown has more.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Chinese Police Detain Artist, Activist Ai Weiwei
    Ai Weiwei, one of China's most famous artists and human rights activists, was detained on Sunday at the Beijing airport. His arrest comes as the Chinese government tries to prevent the spread of pro-democracy protests. Judy Woodruff has an excerpt from a Frontline documentary on Ai.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Airline Safety Checks: Reactive to Mishaps or Problem Prevention?
    Southwest Airlines continued safety inspections Monday after a hole opened in a jet's fuselage last week. Judy Woodruff talks with aviation expert John Goglia about what the troubles say about airline safety.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Iraq Vet Describes 3-Year Journey to Recover From War Wounds
    Tom Bearden profiles LifeQuest -- a private, civilian-run organization in Colorado Springs that helps badly wounded veterans recover their physical and mental health - on an upcoming NewsHour broadcast. In this video extra, Sgt. First Class Justin Widhalm describes his combat injuries and the road to getting his body back together.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Weekly Poem: 'Paper Kisses, Paper Moon' by Haines Eason
    Haines Eason was the 2010 winner of the Beau Boudreaux Poetry Prize from Cream City Review. He has published poems in many journals, including New England Review, Yale Review and American Letters & Commentary. His chapbook, "A History of Waves," was chosen by Mark Doty for a 2010 PSA Chapbook Fellowship.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Holder Takes Reporters' Questions on Military Trials
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks, and several accused conspirators will face military -- not civilian -- trials at Guantanamo Bay, a change in President Obama's earlier goal of trials in federal courts.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Holder: Alleged 9/11 Conspirators to Face Military Trials
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks, and several accused conspirators will face military -- not civilian -- trials at Guantanamo Bay, a change in President Obama's earlier goal of trials in federal courts.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011
  • Political Checklist: GOP Unveils a Budget, President Opens Re-Election Bid
    Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff and David Chalian discuss the details of both the looming April 8 government shutdown deadline as well as Republican Paul Ryan's Tuesday budget announcement, which is expected to advocate cuts to both the top tax rate and to entitlements. They also evaluate President Obama's reelection campaign launch video.
    Original Air Date: April 4, 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

  • Shields, Gerson on Job Number Reality, U.S. Road Ahead in Libya
    Columnists Mark Shields and Michael Gerson weigh in on some of stories making headlines this week, including the latest job numbers and President Obama's address to the nation on the U.S. role in Libya.
    Original Air Date: April 1, 2011
  • Journalists Recall 'Medieval' Captivity Experience in Libya
    While covering the Libya uprising, four New York Times journalists were held captive by Moammar Gadhafi's forces before being freed. Anthony Shadid and Lynsey Addario describe the experience.
    Original Air Date: April 1, 2011
  • Returning War Vets Face New Domestic Battle: The Job Market
    Paul Solman reports on the challenges veterans face after returning from deployment and searching for employment outside of the military.
    Original Air Date: April 1, 2011

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