Sunday, July 5, 2015

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 5, 2015
    On this edition for Sunday, July 5, Greek voters rejected the economic plan put forward by European creditors. In our signature segment, we look at those unable to find work and being forced into poverty because of a criminal record. And finally, a closer look at Native American fashion.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2015
  • Where will Greece go from 'No'?
    Greek voters rejected the terms of the European bailout plan in the country's first referendum vote since 1974. PBS NewsHour special correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Athens with more on where the country goes from here.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2015
    Anti-austerity 'No' voters celebrate in front of the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece July 5, 2015. Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" on Sunday in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro.   REUTERS/Marko Djurica  - RTX1J4CI
  • Viewers sound off on the effects of poverty's 'toxic stress'
    Hari Sreenivasan reads viewer comments about a recent signature segment concerning the effects the "toxic stress" of poverty can have on the developing brain.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2015
  • Misdemeanor violations can have lasting consequences
    A growing number of states are opting to 'ban the box' that asks about criminal records on job applications. And with evidence that criminal records could be driving people into poverty, a new proposal to seal past offenses is now on the table. The NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports from Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2015
  • The intricate craftsmanship of Native American art
    The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, Illinois has delved deep into its archives for its latest exhibit. On display are the custom clothes and adornments of Native Americans from across the U.S. and Canada. Phil Ponce of WTTW in Chicago reports.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2015

Saturday, July 4, 2015

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 4, 2015
    On this edition for Saturday, July 4th, 2015, voters in Greece prepare to choose either spending cuts and higher taxes or possible ejection from the Eurozone, negotiators in Vienna may be closer than ever to making a deal with Iran over its nuclear program, and in our signature segment, California's historic drought has famers desperate for water. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2015
  • A ship that changed American history sails once more
    A replica of the French ship, "The Hermione," also known as the Freedom Frigate, cruised into New York this week. In the heat of the Revolutionary War, before diplomatic cables or emails, France used the ship to send a message fromMarquis de Lafayette to George Washington that help was on the way. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2015
    A replica of the Hermione, the 18th century ship that brought French General Lafayette to America, sails the waters off New York on July 4, 2015, leading a flotilla marking the US Independence Day. The faithful reproduction of the majestic French frigate glided past New York's famed Verrazano bridge, State of Liberty and Manhattan skyline, where it was joined by scores of other boats and ships. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Negotiators race to meet deadline on Iran’s nuclear program
    Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz met with technical experts on Saturday as talks continue with Iran over the country’s controversial nuclear program. Bloomberg News reporter Indira Lakshmanan was there when the group broke for the afternoon. Lakshmanan joins Hari Sreenivasan from Vienna for the latest on the contentious deal.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2015
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (not pictured) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, July 3, 2015. A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers are meant to culminate in a deal expected Tuesday, though Kerry said Saturday that a successful deal is not necessarily a sure thing.  Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters
  • How is Greece likely to vote in austerity referendum?
    The results of a nationwide vote tomorrow could keep Greece’s debt-ridden economy afloat, or cut off desperately-needed financial support from its Eurozone lenders.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2015
    Supporters of Greece and of the 'NO' campaign applaud a speaker at the 'Greek solidarity festival' in Trafalgar Square, London, Britain, July 4, 2015.  The event was held in support of the people of Greece and the cancellation of debt, ahead of their referendum on Sunday. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls - RTX1J052
  • Will California's new water restrictions ease its drought?
    Since the California drought began, the lack of water has cost thousands of jobs, caused noticeable changes in the landscape and induced desperation among citizens who are running out of options. In light of the state's newest restrictions implemented last month, famers who have drilled deeper and deeper into the ground for available water have sought help from unlikely sources.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2015
    A sprinkler system over-waters grass during an early morning conservation patrol of water use by the City of Sacramento Water Conservation Office in Sacramento, California, U.S., on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. California's epic drought, four years old and seemingly endless, is getting on people's nerves. Regulators issued rules last month for cutbacks that Governor Jerry Brown ordered in April, marking the first time all the state's 39 million inhabitants have been forced to conserve. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Friday, July 3, 2015

  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 3, 2015
    Friday on the NewsHour, a divided Greece prepares to vote on its economic future. Also: Tension over security concerns this holiday weekend, Shields and Brooks analyze this week’s news, Team USA heads into the finals at the Women’s World Cup, the unique history of “Amazing Grace,” how four men shaped the union and a father-son duo make July 4th pop.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
    A man holds a sign that reads, "No", supporting Greece during a pro-Greece protest in front of European Union office in Barcelona, Spain, July 3, 2015. REUTERS/Albert Gea - RTX1IY3L
  • The father-son team who make a Capitol Fourth pop
    This year marks the 35th anniversary of an iconic Fourth of July tradition: fireworks and music on the National Mall. To celebrate this milestone, the NewsHour introduces you to the father and son who put the show together.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
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  • ‘Quartet’ of patriots who brought the United States together
    Although it seems inevitable now that after the Revolutionary War, the former colonies would band together to form a nation, at the time, it was far from a foregone conclusion. In his new book, “The Quartet”, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis examines the four men most responsible for this union. As Independence Day approaches, Ellis sits down for a conversation with Jeffrey Brown.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
  • Shields and Brooks on Supreme Court lessons
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including what we learned about the Supreme Court this session, new presidential candidates Gov. Chris Christie and former Sen. Jim Webb, as well as controversial comments made by Donald Trump about immigrants.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
  • ‘Amazing Grace,’ a song of suffering to pull us together
    At the funeral for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a South Carolina state senator who was killed in the church shooting in Charleston, President Obama broke from his eulogy to sing ‘Amazing Grace,’ a song that exemplifies human vulnerability and redemption. Special correspondent John Larson explores the song’s history, and why it resonates so widely.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
    U.S. President Barack Obama  leads mourners in singing the song "Amazing Grace" as he delivers a eulogy in honor of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney during funeral services for Pinckney in Charleston, South Carolina June 26, 2015. Pinckney is one of nine victims of a mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.   REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX1HZDH
  • Team USA hits its stride for finals and ratings rise, too
    On Tuesday, the U.S. women’s soccer team scored a 2-0 victory against Germany to advance to the World Cup finals against Japan. Christine Brennan of USA Today and former U.S. goalkeeper Briana Scurry join Judy Woodruff to discuss the upcoming match, why the team has seemed to improve so much recently, and whether the league should reevaluate its policies on head injuries.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
    Jun 30, 2015; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; United States team members wave to the crowd after the semifinals against Germany in the FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup at Olympic Stadium. United States defeated Germany 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports - RTX1IIMN
  • Yes or no on bailout referendum, how should Greece vote?
    On Sunday, Greece will vote on whether to accept Europe’s latest bailout package and tougher austerity measures, and polls show the public closely divided. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Athens. Judy Woodruff discusses possible outcomes with Jacob Kirkegaard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Mark Weisbrot of the Center for Economic Policy and Research.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
    A referendum campaign poster that reads 'Yes (Nai)' is seen on a bus stop with a graffiti that reads 'No (Oxi)' on it in Athens, Greece, July 3, 2015. An opinion poll on Greece's bailout referendum published on Friday pointed to a slight lead for the Yes vote, on 44.8 percent, against 43.4 percent for the No vote that the leftwing government backs.    REUTERS/Christian Hartmann  - RTX1IUFD
  • Law enforcement on alert for Fourth of July security threats
    As the Fourth of July approaches, security officials are on a heightened state of alert. What’s behind the warnings? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Daniel Benjamin, former coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
    Police officers patrol Times Square in New York, United States, July 3, 2015. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered heightened security measures across the state over the U.S. July Fourth holiday weekend in response to a call for vigilance by the federal government. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly - RTX1IYAD
  • News Wrap: Syrian troops fight militant attack in Aleppo
    In our news wrap Friday, more than a dozen Islamic militant groups, including al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, launched an assault on government positions in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Also, Aetna announced it’s buying rival health insurance company Humana for $37 billion. If approved, Aetna will become the second largest health insurer in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2015
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Thursday, July 2, 2015

  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 2, 2015
    Thursday on the NewsHour, BP agrees to pay billions of dollars to settle Gulf oil spill lawsuits. Also: Investigating the lack of competition in the airline industry, unemployment falls in the U.S., an economic boom for wedding vendors, two cities prepare for rising sea levels, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart’s cosmic approach to music and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ brief but spectacular
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
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  • Ta-Nehisi Coates on discussing racism directly, honestly
    How should the U.S. address problems of violent policing? As a nation, we may be asking the police to do certain things that they shouldn't, says Ta-Nehisi Coates. The Atlantic correspondent offers his brief but spectacular take on the legacy of white supremacy in America today.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
  • More LGBT weddings? More wedding cakes!
    After the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage in America, cake decorator Jan Kish's phone began to ring off the hook. She's one of a new group of wedding specialists who cater to the LGBT community. And it's not just the wedding industry that can benefit financially from same-sex marriage. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from Ohio.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
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  • Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart plays the rhythm of the universe
    Mickey Hart, a founding drummer for the Grateful Dead, has collaborated with astrophysicists on music that reflects the origins of the universe, and with neuroscientists to figure out how music stimulates different parts of damaged brains. Special correspondent Mike Cerre follows Hart’s exploration of music and the universe, and our human response to rhythm.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
  • How New York and Charleston are planning for rising seas
    While New York City is taking aggressive action to prevent future catastrophes like Hurricane Sandy, other vulnerable cities, such as Charleston, South Carolina, are not tackling the threat of rising sea level and climate change with the same urgency. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
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  • Why has labor participation hit a 38-year low?
    In June, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs and unemployment fell to its lowest rate in seven years. But the proportion of Americans working or looking for work is now the smallest it’s been in nearly four decades, and wages remain flat. For an in-depth outlook on employment, Judy Woodruff speaks to Harry Holzer of Georgetown University.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
  • Did airlines coordinate to limit capacity?
    The Justice Department has begun to investigate several major airlines for possible collusion over keeping fares high. For insight, Hari Sreenivasan turns to Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who asked the DOJ to investigate airlines last month.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
    An American Airlines plane pulls up to a gate at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, United States June 13, 2015. Outdoor scenes in Boston show local residents enjoying balmy weather amid lush greenery as the summer solstice approaches on 21 June. The very same locations suffered heavy snowstorms last winter, with snow ploughs, skiers and snowboarders battling the drifts. Boston got 275.8 cm of snow over the winter, the most since 1872, when records began. A few months after the snowstorms, Brian Snyder revisited the same places and shot pictures at exactly the same locations. REUTERS/Brian SnyderPICTURE 30 OF 30 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY "WINTER FREEZE, SUMMER SOLSTICE" SEARCH "BRIAN SOLSTICE" FOR ALL IMAGES - RTX1H85Y
  • How the proposed BP oil spill settlement will be spent
    In the nation’s worst oil disaster, 134 million gallons of crude gushed into the Gulf of Mexico, coating beaches and barrier islands, killing thousands of animals and decimating fisheries. Now nearly five years later, oil giant British Petroleum is facing a record settlement of $18.7 billion. Judy Woodruff discusses the deal with Rep. Garret Graves, R-La.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
    A double layer of oil booms are set up around one of the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana May 7, 2010 as seen from a plane used by the environmental group Mobile Baykeeper and Southwings to look at the damage caused by the oil spill.  Oil workers, volunteers and the military have been battling to shut off a gushing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and stop the huge spreading slick from reaching major ports, tourist beaches, wildlife refuges and fishing grounds.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder    (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT) - RTR2DLJ9
  • News Wrap: Greek finance minister warns against austerity
    In our news wrap Thursday, as Greek pensioners lined up at banks to receive limited funds, Greece’s finance minister used the cash crunch as an example of why citizens should vote against austerity in an upcoming referendum vote. Also, Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 muslims at several mosques in Kukawa, Nigeria.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2015
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