This year’s World Food Prize winner, David Beckmann, talks to Ray Suarez about feeding the hungry in the United States and abroad. Continue reading
As part of the PBS series “God in America,” Ray Suarez looks at what Americans know and don’t know about religion and each other. Continue reading
The U.S. now has the greatest disparity between the rich and the poor within Western industrialized countries, new Census data show. Timothy Noah of Slate magazine and Howard University professor Roderick Harrison looks at the growing income gap in America. Continue reading
Judy Woodruff gets two perspectives on Republicans’ “Pledge to America” plans to repeal health care and cut government spending from House members Anthony Weiner, a New York Democrat, and Tom Price, a Georgia Republican. Continue reading
Republican leaders unveiled their 2010 campaign platform Thursday, promising that if they win control of the House of Representatives to repeal the 6-month-old health reform law and undo other policies enacted by Democrats. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading
A successful multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Andrew Bird recently joined instrument and acoustic engineer Ian Schneller to create a novel live music experience, something they’re calling the “Sonic Arboretum,” at the Guggenheim Museum.
The debate on whether to build a mosque near Ground Zero has become a touchy subject for many and raised questions over U.S. views on Islam. Gwen Ifill gets three perspectives from the Rev. Welton Gaddy of The Interfaith Alliance, professor Abdullahi An-na’im, and Cynthia Mahmood of the University of Notre Dame. Continue reading