Thursday, May 11, 2017

  • TIME magazine offers portrait of Trump in the White House
    As questions swirl around President Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, earlier this week TIME magazine was given unusual access behind the scenes at the White House. Judy Woodruff talks to Michael Scherer of TIME magazine about what he learned about the president’s perspective from their meeting.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 346
  • Under Rod Rosenstein, what’s in store for Russia probe?
    The firing of FBI Director James Comey has sparked accusations that President Trump is trying to derail the Russia investigation. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner offers background on the man leading the probe, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, and William Brangham talks with former Justice Department official Amy Jeffress and former FBI official Frank Montoya Jr.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 579
  • News Wrap: Trump signs executive orders on cybersecurity, voter fraud
    In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump signed two executive orders. One aims to strengthen the government’s cybersecurity, while another establishes a bipartisan commission to review claims of voter fraud. Also, the city of New Orleans removed a statue of Jefferson Davis, the second of four confederate monuments slated to come down.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 186
  • Comey firing and its impact draws debate about Republicans
    How does the fallout from the firing of FBI Director James Comey affect the functioning and the stability of the Trump presidency? Judy Woodruff gets two views from David Avella of GOPAC and Steve Deace of The Steve Deace Show on perceived hypocrisy among Democrats about Comey, whether the way he was fired hurts the president’s cause and if it will matter to voters in 2018.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 442
  • These industries are growing. Why are men staying away?
    Millions of jobs in industry, held mostly by men, have disappeared in the last two decades. But at the same time, the economy has gained 9 million jobs in education and health services, which are more frequently associated with women. So why don't more men get into those professions? Is it limited economic prospects? Cultural or gender stigma? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 539
  • Migration is both natural and magical to this artist
    It took poetry and a community of writers of color to get Jess X. Snow to overcome her stutter. Now, the child of Chinese immigrants -- who writes about the nature of migration -- feels like she is the first person in her family to be able to tell their story without fear of censorship. The artist and poet gives her Brief but Spectacular take.
    Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
    Length: 160
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • Kaine: Comey firing ‘clear attempt’ to block Russia probe
    Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., has called the firing of James Comey outrageous. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his reaction and what he sees as a thread running back to the investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia and its role in the election.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 555
  • Does the White House’s rationale for firing Comey add up?
    Judy Woodruff gets two perspectives on President Trump’s firing of James Comey and what it means for his relationship with the FBI from Benjamin Wittes of the Brookings Institution and former Deputy Attorney General George Terwilliger.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 490
  • Comey firing unleashes firestorm from Capitol Hill
    President Trump's stunning move to fire FBI Director James Comey has left a wake of questions and condemnations from across the political spectrum. William Brangham recaps the reactions and the events leading up to the firing, then John Yang and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest from Capitol Hill and the White House.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 762
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks with reporters about President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters
  • How does the Comey sacking affect work at the FBI?
    Before the firing of FBI Director James Comey, morale among agents had already taken a beating. How does this surprise turn affect the bureau and its work going forward? Judy Woodruff learns more from Matt Apuzzo of The New York Times about reports that Comey wanted more resources to expand the Russia investigation and more.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 305
    File photo of the FBI building in Washington, D.C., by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
  • How a new FBI director could impact Congress’ Russia probes
    Amid the turmoil over James Comey's firing and how it may affect the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the election, there are other investigations underways in both the House and the Senate. Where do those probes stand and how does Comey’s sacking factor in? William Brangham speaks with Adam Entous of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 312
  • Singer Renée Fleming has career high notes ahead of her
    Despite reports that renowned soprano Renée Fleming is taking a bow from singing, this diva is not departing. Fleming, 58, plans to perform in concerts on stages around the world, and to take roles offstage as well. Fleming joins Jeffrey Brown at the Metropolitan Opera to discuss what’s next for her.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 432
    American soprano Renee Fleming poses after receiving the Polar Music Prize from Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf at a gala ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall August 26, 2008. REUTERS/Mats Andersson/Scanpix (SWEDEN) NO COMMERCIAL SALE. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. - RTR21PX9
  • News Wrap: South Korean President Moon sworn in
    In our news wrap Wednesday, South Korea's new liberal president, Moon Jae-in, took the oath of office and vowed to unite the country and negotiate peace with foreign nations. Also, Kurdish fighters in Syria welcomed the Trump administration's decision to arm them with heavier weapons.
    Original Air Date: May 10, 2017
    Length: 282

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

  • Comey firing may center on Clinton email case handling
    In an abrupt and stunning development, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, after receiving recommendations from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Judy Woodruff explores what we know so far with John Yang and gets reaction from John Dean, former White House counsel for President Nixon.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 906
    Photos by Jonathan Ernst and Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
  • News Wrap: U.S. may boost troops in Afghanistan
    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan to vastly expand the U.S. military's role in fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, boosting the number of troops and giving the Pentagon power to set troop levels. Also, the Trump administration is also ramping efforts to battle the Islamic State in Syria by arming Kurdish fighters with heavier weapons.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 356
  • Rep. Swalwell: Comey firing ‘disturbing for our democracy’
    Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his concerns about the Trump administration’s firing of FBI James Comey and its potential consequences for the investigations into possible connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian efforts to influence the U.S. election.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 279
  • Collins: Comey’s firing ‘perhaps inevitable’
    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what may have led to the firing of FBI Director James Comey, plus how the Senate will proceed on health care reform in the wake of the House passing a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare and the senator’s own concerns about the current bill.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 601
    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Tuesday that the FBI's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election "should go forward."
  • Cuban lung cancer drug gives some U.S. patients hope
    A promising lung cancer treatment from Cuba is getting attention from U.S. patients, some of whom are already traveling there to try the drug in hopes of stopping their cancer from growing. American doctors can't prescribe CIMAvax because the Food and Drug Administration won’t approve it until U.S. clinical trials can prove its effectiveness. Special correspondent Amy Guttman reports.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 408
  • How South Korea's new president change his country’s course
    South Korea elected a new president Tuesday after months of political turmoil. President-elect Moon Jae-in will assume control of a deeply divided government after his predecessor’s impeachment over corruption charges. Judy Woodruff speaks with David Kang of the University of Southern California about the incoming leader’s attitude toward North Korea and the potential for friction with the U.S.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2017
    Length: 465
    South Korea's president-elect Moon Jae-in speaks to supporters at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, South Korea on May 9, 2017. Photo by Seo Myeong-gon /Yonhap via Reuters

Monday, May 8, 2017

  • Yates' testimony on Flynn returns Russia probe to spotlight
    Two high-profile witnesses -- former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates -- addressed a Senate hearing Monday on the investigation into the Trump administration's relationship with Russia, and the warnings the White House received about Gen. Michael Flynn. Judy Woodruff speaks with Lisa Desjardins and Julie Pace of Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 510
  • News Wrap: Trump names federal court nominees
    In our news wrap Monday, President Trump released a slate of 10 conservative judicial nominees as he begins to fill more than 120 federal court vacancies. Also, Pentagon officials have confirmed that a military raid last month killed the leader of the Islamic State's affiliate in Afghanistan.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 265
  • Why the Michael Flynn controversy is 'incredibly unusual'
    Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Carlin joins Judy Woodruff to discuss congressional testimonies by former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in November's presidential election.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 375
  • To improve patient diets, the doctor is in...the kitchen
    More and more primary care doctors are using the kitchen as the place to prescribe a powerful medicine: healthy food. With poor diets linked to many deaths from preventable diseases, research has found that changing diet and becoming more active can be more effective than medication in preventing disease. Special correspondent Allison Aubrey of NPR News reports.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 422
  • To improve patient diets, the doctor is in...the kitchen
    More and more primary care doctors are using the kitchen as the place to prescribe a powerful medicine: healthy food. With poor diets linked to many deaths from preventable diseases, research has found that changing diet and becoming more active can be more effective than medication in preventing disease. Special correspondent Allison Aubrey of NPR News reports.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 517
  • Explaining Trump’s travel ban appeals court arguments
    President Trump's travel ban got its first federal appeals court review today, marking the biggest test yet for the revised executive order to suspend travel to the U.S. for people from six majority-Muslim countries. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins William Brangham to review the arguments.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2017
    Length: 463

Sunday, May 7, 2017

  • Macron declares ‘new page of our history’ in France
    One of the most divisive political campaigns in French history that had much of Europe on edge came to an end during Sunday's runoff election. Centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated his controversial opponent, the right-wing populist Marine Le Pen. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Macron's campaign headquarters in Paris.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2017
    Length: 174
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  • Yates testifying on ousted national security adviser Flynn
    Tomorrow, former deputy and acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates is planning to testify publicly that she warned the White House about ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn’s potential ties to Russia. Her testimony could contradict how the administration has characterized her counsel on the issue. Eric Tucker of the Associated Press joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2017
    Length: 217
    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Going Dark: Encryption, Technology, and the Balance Between Public Safety and Privacy" in Washington July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX1JL11
  • Deported from U.S., Cambodians fight immigration policy
    Every year, the U.S. deports thousands of immigrants convicted of crimes after they serve their prison terms, including green card holders and those granted asylum. The policy dates back to the Clinton and Bush administrations as part of their efforts to step up national security. Special Correspondent Kira Kay went to Cambodia to meet a community of deportees fighting to change this policy.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2017
    Length: 601
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