Sunday, November 13, 2016

  • Could the Electoral College system ever change?
    President-Elect Donald Trump captured the White House by winning the Electoral College, even as Hillary Clinton won about half a million votes more than Trump. In response, some are calling for a national popular vote to decide the election. Josh Tucker, a politics professor at New York University, joins Alison Stewart to discuss.
    Original Air Date: November 13, 2016
    WASHINGTON - JANUARY 08:  A joint session of Congress meets to count the Electoral College vote from the 2008 presidential election the House Chamber in the U.S. Captiol  January 8, 2009 in Washington, DC. Congress struggles to repeal medical device bill that would help fund Obamacare. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
  • Hollande pays tribute one year after Paris attacks
    Today marks one year since a coordinated attack in Paris carried out by terrorists killed 130 people and wounded more than 400. French President Francois Hollande and Mayor Anne Hidalgo paid tribute today at the Bataclan concert hall, where part of the attack took place. The NewsHour’s Christopher Booker reports.
    Original Air Date: November 13, 2016
    A man pays his respects during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris, France, November 13, 2016, after ceremonies held for the victims of last year's Paris attacks which targeted the Bataclan concert hall as well as a series of bars and killed 130 people.     REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer  - RTX2TGZ4

Saturday, November 12, 2016

  • Trump promises to make infrastructure a major focus
    Donald Trump has signaled that infrastructure will be a major issue in his administration. He has also promised to create 25 million jobs through infrastructure spending, tax reduction, trade deal reform and lifting restrictions on American energy development. Laura Bliss of CityLab and Binyamin Appelbaum, a correspondent for The New York Times, join Alison Stewart.
    Original Air Date: November 12, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign event at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center in Jacksonville, Florida U.S. November 3,  2016.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTX2RT6V
  • How to (accurately) predict a presidential election
    In all presidential elections since 1984, American University history Professor Allan Lichtman has correctly predicted the outcome based on his own system. It consists of 13 true/false statements that measure whether the incumbent party will retain or lose the White House. He joined Alison Stewart by Skype from Doha, Qatar.
    Original Air Date: November 12, 2016
    Voters look over their ballots at a fire station while a crew leaves on an emergency call during the U.S. presidential election in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2SMN2
  • ISIS executes civilians as Iraqi forces gain ground in Mosul
    As Iraqi forces continue to gain ground in Mosul against Islamic State militants, thousands of residents are attempting to flee the city. The United Nations reports that ISIS is carrying out mass executions of civilians. Alex Milutinovic, who is directing relief efforts in Iraq for the International Rescue Committee, joins Alison Stewart to discuss the plight of those civilians.
    Original Air Date: November 12, 2016
    People who are fleeing the fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi army in Mosul are pictured in Samah district, eastern Mosul, Iraq November 12, 2016. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra - RTX2TC10
  • ‘Junk science’ law exonerates woman of murder
    A 68-year old Texas woman, who in 1993 was convicted of murder by arson of her uncle, was found not guilty on Wednesday through a new ‘junk science’ law that reopens cases if there is new scientific evidence contradicting the conviction. Alison Stewart reports.
    Original Air Date: November 12, 2016
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Friday, November 11, 2016

  • News Wrap: Trump shakes up transition team
    In our news wrap Friday, president-elect Donald Trump announced that Mike Pence would be the new chair of his transition team, replacing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Also, anti-Trump protests continued across the country. In Portland, Oregon, thousands of demonstrators squared off with police, throwing bottles and rocks, while officers responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2SVO1
  • How schools are dealing with post-election fallout
    In the wake of the election, schools across the country are reporting heightened anxiety and disappointment, incidents of bullying, vandalism and harassment and even walkouts protesting the president-elect. Our student reporting labs have gathered a variety of reactions, and Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Education Week’s Kavitha Cardoza and Mariama Richards of Friends’ Central School for more.
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
    High school students gather in front of the Arizona Capitol in protest against the election of Republican Donald Trump as the president of the United States in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. November 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo - RTX2SWZK
  • Shields and Brooks on moving past a ‘political earthquake’
    In their first post-election Friday analysis, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the factors that may have contributed to Donald Trump's dramatic upset, including an American desperation for change. Also, how should we consider the subsequent protests that have erupted, and can we expect Trump's policy positions to evolve?
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
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  • A visit to Paris one year after devastating terror attacks
    Sunday will mark a grim anniversary in Paris -- the series of coordinated terror attacks throughout the city that killed 130 and injured nearly 400 on November 13, 2015. The bloodiest site, Bataclan Music Club, where 89 people were murdered, will reopen Saturday with a concert by Sting. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant visited Paris to report on how the city is faring, one year later.
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
    Whites roses are seen in front of the new facade of the Bataclan concert hall almost one year after a series of attacks at several sites in Paris, France, November 8, 2016.   REUTERS/Charles Platiau - RTX2SIYH
  • What veterans are expecting from President Trump
    In Tuesday’s presidential contest, veterans preferred Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton at a rate of nearly 2 to 1, according to exit poll data. So on this Veterans Day, what are former military service members expecting from the new president? Judy Woodruff interviews Paul Rieckhoff, Executive Director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, about hopes for the new administration.
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
    Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars speak as they wait for U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to speak at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane - RTSJQG5
  • In Virginia, voters reflect on their presidential choice
    To gauge the range of reactions to the greatest election upset in American history, we visit Manassas, Virginia, and speak with people at all points on the political spectrum. The state used to be reliably red, but Tuesday represented the third consecutive presidential election in which the state voted for the Democratic candidate. Here voices of Virginians in the wake of the election.
    Original Air Date: November 11, 2016
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Thursday, November 10, 2016

  • Why the Islamic State tried an audacious attack on Kirkuk
    In October, the Islamic State launched an offensive on the city of Kirkuk, Iraq. The attack was ultimately suppressed by Kurdish military forces, but it also diverted other anti-ISIS efforts and possibly escalated ethnic tensions in the culturally diverse city. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from Kirkuk.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    Iraqi Kurdish security forces patrol a street in the city of Kirkuk, Iraq, October 22, 2016. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed - RTX2Q0BN
  • What does the election mean for women in politics?
    On Tuesday’s election, 54 percent of women voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton while 42 percent voted for president-elect Donald Trump. Judy Woodruff speaks with Goldie Taylor of The Daily Beast and Missy Shorey of Maggie's List.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    A supporter holds up a "Women for Trump" sign at Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump's election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid  - RTX2SOHX
  • Obama ‘encouraged’ by first transition meeting with Trump
    On Thursday, President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House to begin the transition between administrations. Each the object of one another’s scorn just a few days before, the president said he was “encouraged” by the discussion and the president-elect said he looks forward to future collaboration with Mr. Obama and his team. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump (L) in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington November 10, 2016.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTX2T2QR
  • What makes for a successful transfer of presidential power?
    The peaceful transfer of power is a pillar of American democracy. As Donald Trump begins his journey, Judy Woodruff takes a look at past transitions with presidential historian Jon Meacham and editor-in-chief of Time Magazine Nancy Gibbs.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett (at column) and White House staffers listen as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after the election of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2SVSR
  • What can Trump realistically deliver once he takes office?
    What will President-elect Donald Trump tackle first once he gets to the White House? Mr. Trump has made promises about what he plans to accomplish during his first 100 days -- in particular, dismantling parts of the Obama legacy -- but what can he realistically carry out? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alan Gomez of USA Today and NPR’s Scott Horsley.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) shows Melania Trump and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump the Mall from the Speaker's Balcony on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016.   REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2T34N
  • How Trump’s economic proposals offer visions from the past
    On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to revive American manufacturing, get tough on trade with China, cut taxes and invest in infrastructure. Do those proposals recall other visions for economic development over history? Economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with historian Adam Tooze of Columbia University to put the president-elect’s proposals into perspective.
    Original Air Date: November 10, 2016
    Workers stand behind Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a business roundtable at the Staub Manufacturing plant in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSOV27

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • What America is thinking the day after the election
    For insight into what led to Tuesday night’s election outcome, Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan speak with J.D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of “The Highest Glass Ceiling,” Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union, Stefanie Brown James, CEO of Vestige Strategies, and Elizabeth McCaughey, economic advisor to the Trump campaign.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
    People walk by an electronic billboard in New York U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTX2SVGN
  • How the mainstream media missed Trump’s momentum
    Pollsters, pundits and many journalists seemed confident that Hillary Clinton would clinch the win. Steve Deace of the Steve Deace Show, Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post and Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times join Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how the media failed to fully grasp the dynamics that propelled Donald Trump to the White House.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
    Media work at the election night rally for U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 8, 2016.      REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTX2SOQF
  • Comparing 2016 to 2012 shows where Clinton fell behind
    Donald Trump won the Electoral College with gains from the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. To examine the specific demographics behind Trump’s victory, Lisa Desjardins speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
    Supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watch and wait at her election night rally in New York, New York, November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2SNAZ
  • Candidates strike conciliatory tones after election
    Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States in a stunning upset overnight. In his victory speech, the president-elect spoke of mending national wounds and coming together. On Wednesday, Clinton said she hoped Trump would be a successful president and urged supporters not to lose heart. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jeffrey Brown and John Yang about the final days on the trail.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2SVNW

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

  • After the election, how can America heal its divide?
    As election results near, syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher, Republican strategist Stuart Stevens and Andra Gillespie of Emory University join Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the where a long election fight has left the nation.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
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  • Sean Spicer offers election night predictions
    As the first polls begin to close, we get predictions from both sides of the aisle. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Sean Spicer, chief strategist for the Republican National Committee, about a last-minute advertising blitz, outreach to minority voters and what exit polling suggests.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
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  • Are voters having problems at the polls?
    The integrity of the election has been a major theme this election season. William Brangham speaks with Jessica Huseman of ProPublica about lines and security at the polls, what we are seeing in terms of voter intimidation, who’s allowed to talk to voters and who’s not.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
    LONG BEACH-CA-NOVEMBER 8, 2016: Long Beach residents cast their votes at MADE in Long Beach, a shop that features products from 120+ local makers. (Photo by Christina House/Los Angeles Times Getty Images)
  • Nancy Pelosi offers election night predictions
    As the first polls begin to close, we get predictions from both sides of the aisle. Judy Woodruff speaks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi about her Clinton hopes and challenges for Democrats.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
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  • Candidates wrap up Election Day in New York
    After more than 500 days of campaigning, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are back where they began their campaigns: New York. Lisa Desjardins recaps the day of voting and John Yang reports from Clinton headquarters at Javits Convention Center and Jeffrey Brown reports from Trump headquarters at the Hilton hotel.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
    A combination photo shows U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) at a campaign event in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. on October 26, 2016 and U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a campaign rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. on October 27, 2016. To match Insight USA-ELECTION/NORTHCAROLINA   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (L)/Carlos Barria (R)/File Photos - RTX2ROFR
  • Watch the biggest moments of the campaign in minutes
    It’s been a long road to Nov. 8. Here are some of the most memorable moments of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from the campaign, from convention speeches to debate exchanges to unearthed videos.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
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