Full Program: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
6108961090Wednesday, January 22, 2014On our program tonight, we examine the fractious start to the Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. We ask analysts if anything positive can come from the conference. Also: the drought emergency in California, a test that could help close America's skills gap, plus federal corruption charges against a former Virginia governor and his wife.2014-01-22 19:00:00disabled2365161878OGHmaoTxQ179511Refugees’ journey ends with a ride on the pope’s planeTwo weeks ago, Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos -- a landing point for desperate refugees -- and brought three Syrian families back with him to the Vatican. Yahoo News anchor Katie Couric sat down to interview four of those refugees last week. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Couric for more on the journey from war-torn Syria to St. Peter’s Basilica.2016-05-02 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RTX2A8KJ-320x196.jpg2365735738ufleReZzI1Y179510How farmer-philanthropist Howard Buffett is planting hopeHoward Buffett, son of billionaire Warren Buffett, has an ambitious life goal: ending world hunger. As a farmer and philanthropist, his focus is on reviving African agriculture, which has suffered massive production failures. In collaboration with The Atlantic, Judy Woodruff charts Buffett’s efforts to boost food security for billions.2016-05-02 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/buffett31-320x196.jpg236573572111t9n1zyZwY179508How al-Qaida has changed since bin Laden’s deathFive years ago, U.S. special operations forces launched a daring mission to kill al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin, who visited the scene shortly after the battle, describes what he observed, then former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta joins Hari Sreenivasan to reflect on how international terrorism has changed over the past five years.2016-05-02 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/RTX15U8F-320x196.jpg23657357407gqTbOTJljk
On our program tonight, we examine the fractious start to the Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. We ask analysts if anything positive can come from the conference. Also: the drought emergency in California, a test that could help close America's skills gap, plus federal corruption charges against a former Virginia governor and his wife.
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