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  • February 28, 2013  

    Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private charged with leaking documents to the website WikiLeaks, pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges, admitting he violated military regulations, but not federal espionage laws. Judy Woodruff interviews Charlie Savage of the New York Times and Arun Rath of FRONTLINE for impressions of Manning. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013    

    I’m playing a small role in what I think will be an interesting one-day conference co-hosted by our PBS colleagues at ITVS (the folks who bring documentaries to PBS through Independent Lens) and the United States Institute for Peace on … Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013    

    This video first aired on PBS NewsHour April 11, 2008. Read the full transcript. Van Cliburn, the classical pianist who was vaulted on the world stage when, at the age of 23, he won the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition … Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013  

    While winter storms have blasted parts of the Midwest and Northeast, a lack of steady and deep snow — less accumulation and faster melt — has had serious effects for the ski industry. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how winter sports businesses are navigating the season as part of the Coping with Climate Change series. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell the day before his formal retirement. Also, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel was sworn in as the new defense secretary. Hagel addressed Pentagon employees about the automatic spending cuts slated to take effect Friday. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013  

    Van Cliburn first gained worldwide attention when he won the first International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow at 23. Cliburn died at home at the age of 78 after a battle with bone cancer. In 2008, Jeffrey Brown profiled the musician, reflecting on Cliburn’s momentous competition and later life. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2013    

    Jane Holmes Dixon was the second woman bishop in the Episcopal Church and served as the Bishop of Washington pro tempore from 2001-2002. In honor of "Makers: Women Who Make America," Ray Suarez remembers a woman who inspired his family. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2013    

    President Obama will visit Newport News Shipbuilding, the largest manufacturing employer in Virginia, Tuesday. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images President Obama will visit a Virginia shipyard Tuesday to warn of the negative consequences from automatic spending cuts set to take … Continue reading

  • February 26, 2013  

    The Senate voted to confirm former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary by a vote of 58-41, after 18 Republicans joined with Democrats to end a filibuster blocking the nominee. Judy Woodruff talks to Mark Thompson of Time magazine about whether the confirmation fight affects Hagel at the start of his tenure. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2013    

    Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop died on Monday at the age of 96. Photo by AFP/Getty. On Monday afternoon, Dr. Charles Everett Koop, the former surgeon general who delivered straightforward talks on AIDS and smoking, passed away in his … Continue reading