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Tempers Flare In Lines for Gasoline in 1979
June 29, 1979 at 6:00 PM EDT
109478109480Tempers Flare In Lines for Gasoline in 1979This MacNeil/Lehrer Report piece highlights the anguish caused by gas shortages at a station in Queens, New York in 1979.1979-06-29 06:00 pmdisabledG7SnaMphvug225239Millions of skygazers marvel at a historic American eclipseWith special eye glasses or homemade boxes, tens of millions of people looked to the sky above the United States to witness a sight not seen in a lifetime: a total eclipse of the sun visible from coast to coast. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins William Brangham from Idaho to describe the experience and the science.2017-08-21 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTS1CPJ7-320x196.jpg30039322106ROXvuzGWEo225058Tech companies shut down white nationalist sitesEvents in Charlottesville last week prompted the tech community to take steps against hate speech. Companies like Google have stopped hosting white nationalist websites, and Facebook and Twitter have shut down known white nationalists’ accounts. Cindy Cohn of the Electronic Frontier Foundation warns that the tactics used to silence neo-Nazis online could be used against others in the future.2017-08-19 03:52 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTS1BT0C-e1503175085744-320x196.jpg3003901429NqJzpLsnXtI225050Why are women joining the ‘alt-right’?After the violent “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last Saturday, the “alt-right” has come under renewed scrutiny. Its ideology rejects Jewish people, people of color, LGBTQ people and immigrants, and is dominated by white men -- so why are some women joining it? Harper’s Magazine’s Seyward Darby, who reported on the issue, joins Hari Sreenivasan.2017-08-19 03:21 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTS18LF2-320x196.jpg3003900502DnhnjsJ3zFg
This MacNeil/Lehrer Report piece highlights the anguish caused by gas shortages at a station in Queens, New York in 1979.
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