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Promoting a Presidential Candidate Who Doesn’t Savor the Spotlight
August 28, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
5400132973Promoting a Candidate Who Doesn't Savor the SpotlightGwen Ifill talks to Romney campaign spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom about how Mitt Romney plans to tell Americans about his life, faith and vision for the future as the Republican presidential candidate, plus convention floor 'theater' with Ron Paul supporters and Paul Ryan's role as a game changer. 2012-08-28 18:19:00disabled2273805695ym5UK1twByAtrue114920Poroshenko appeals for U.S. aid and tougher Russia sanctionsOn his first visit to Washington, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appealed to Congress for support in the fight against Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Soon after, the White House announced an aid package worth $53 million providing body armor and humanitarian assistance but no major weaponry. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports.2014-09-18 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ukraine-320x196.jpeg23653281837mGyeFzZYoc114762Capturing complicated portraits of ‘high-voltage’ RooseveltsTheodore, Franklin, Eleanor -- these three American icons from a single family led and shaped the nation during the first half of the 20th century. But behind their public personas, they lived more complex lives. A new documentary series on PBS, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” offers an in-depth exploration. Filmmaker Ken Burns joins Margaret Warner to discuss their legacy.2014-09-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/roosevelts-320x196.jpg2365327311NchIHq_bmfk114753Obama says U.S. forces in Iraq will advise, not join combatPresident Obama reiterated that hundreds of American troops in Iraq are there only as advisors in the fight against the Islamic State. That comes a day after Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said U.S. forces could ramp up under certain circumstances. Meanwhile, Secretary of State John Kerry talked up coalition efforts despite questions over how countries are involved. Gwen Ifill reports.2014-09-17 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/obama_is11-320x196.jpeg2365327282javl03shBKI
Gwen Ifill talks to Romney campaign spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom about how Mitt Romney plans to tell Americans about his life, faith and vision for the future as the Republican presidential candidate, plus convention floor 'theater' with Ron Paul supporters and Paul Ryan's role as a game-changer.
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