Teachers are struggling to find solutions to the high school dropout crisis plaguing the nation. As part of our American Graduate Project series, Gwen Ifill discusses the challenges educators are facing in the classroom with Civic Enterprises’ John Bridgeland. Continue reading
Question: I recently watched your report on the Newshour about New Deal infrastructure projects in St. Louis. You mentioned the New Deal brought us the Triborough Bridge in New York, but you didn’t mention that it is currently one of … Continue reading
The last of this week’s coverage from St. Louis examines education in the region. Judy Woodruff looks at a group’s efforts to make college a reality for low-income students in the midst of the economic downturn. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill moderated a town hall meeting in advance of President Obama’s trip to St. Louis, asking local leaders and residents to assess his first 100 days as president. Continue reading
President Obama fielded questions from a group in St. Louis at a town hall meeting Wednesday, which marked his 100th day in office. Continue reading
Chuck Berry is the type of man to pioneer rock n’ roll, give it some of its most iconic anthems, travel the world, and at age 82, still mow his own lawn and drive himself to gigs. He is St. Louis music incarnate: hillbilly sound mixed with the rush of rhythm and blues. And once a month at Blueberry Hill, a nightclub, bar and restaurant in The Loop neighborhood, he can still bring down a full house and make the ladies howl.
On Monday, Paul’s segment comparing the New Deal and the stimulus in St. Louis aired (you can watch it below), and as usual, a number of viewers wrote in. The topics ranged from okapi to jaywalking. Here are a few. … Continue reading