Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • Democrats should oppose Iran deal, says Gov. Bobby Jindal
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican presidential candidate, joins Gwen Ifill to discuss how he would roll back the Iran nuclear agreement, cutting the budget in his state and whether the U.S. is in danger of becoming the next Greece, his views on immigration and heritage, plus making his voice heard amid a crowded field of GOP contenders.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2015
  • Rice: Nuclear deal is ‘most comprehensive and effective’
    On the day that Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers announced a historic agreement on its nuclear program, National Security Advisor Susan Rice joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the rules that ensure governing sanctions relief and whether President Obama is serious about using his veto power should Congress reject the deal.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2015
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  • Obama: Iran’s ‘every pathway to a nuclear weapon is cut off’
    After 18 long days and nights in Vienna -- and more than two years of talks -- weary foreign ministers gathered to announce a landmark Iranian nuclear agreement. President Obama said it meets his standards for a good deal, though he said the U.S. and its five partners will not simply trust Iran to comply. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2015
    U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement about the nuclear deal reached between Iran and six major world powers during an early morning address to the nation from the East Room of the White House in Washington, July 14, 2015. Photo by Andrew Harnik/Pool/via Reuters

Monday, July 13, 2015

  • Will Harper Lee's new novel resonate with readers?
    Harper Lee’s newly published novel "Go Set a Watchman" offers a dramatically different tone and take on the character Atticus Finch from her beloved work "To Kill a Mockingbird." Jeffrey Brown talks to former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey and Wayne Flynt of Auburn University about how the work resonates in American culture and how it reflects Lee’s intentions.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
    Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch for To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Harper Lee’s ‘Go Set a Watchman’ offers surprising shift
    The first surprise was the manuscript itself: an unpublished novel by Harper Lee that predated "To Kill a Mockingbird." The existence and subsequent publication of "Go Set a Watchman" has spurred huge national interest, as well as record book orders. But the second surprise came as people began to read the actual book -- a beloved character now changed. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
  • How will super PAC money mold the race for 2016?
    Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Gwen Ifill to discuss super PAC campaign fundraising, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s entrance into the 2016 race and how Hillary Clinton is speaking out on immigration in the wake of comments by Donald Trump.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
  • Telemedicine puts a doctor virtually at your bedside
    Video conferencing technology can now connect patients and physicians almost instantaneously, offering convenience, efficiency and savings. But what happens to the doctor-patient relationship if you're never in the same room? Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
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  • Effort to get phrasing right holds up Iran nuclear deal
    Despite hope that Iran and the world’s powers would reach a nuclear deal Monday, efforts to reach an Iranian nuclear deal were stymied once again. Gwen Ifill talks to Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg about what happened and what’s to come.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) meets with foreign ministers and delegations from Germany, France, China, Britain, Russia and the European Union at a hotel in Vienna, Austria July 13, 2015. Iran and six world powers were close to clinching an historic pact on Monday that would bring Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme, but an Iranian negotiator said he could not guarantee a deal was imminent.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTX1K6H6
  • Deal struck, pain and political hurdles ahead for Greece
    Greece struck a debt deal after a long night of negotiations with European creditors. According to the preliminary deal, the nearly bankrupt country will receive a $95 billion bailout over three years, and be subject to tough austerity measures. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Greece and Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Eswar Prasad of Cornell University.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
    A man walks past pictures of ancient coins in central Athens, Greece, July 13, 2015.  Euro zone leaders agreed on a roadmap to a possible third bailout for near-bankrupt Greece on Monday, but Athens must enact key reforms this week before they will start talks on a financial rescue to keep it in the European currency area. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier  - RTX1K69J
  • Escape of ‘El Chapo’ is huge blow for Mexican president
    What does the escape of Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman mean for that nation’s drug war? William Brangham speaks to Alfredo Corchado of The Dallas Morning News about the jailbreak and the fallout.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
    A soldier and policemen keep watch outside a warehouse where a tunnel, connected to the Altiplano Federal Penitentiary and used by drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to escape, was located in Almoloya de Juarez, on the outskirts of Mexico City, July 12, 2015.Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, broke out of a high security prison on Saturday night for the second time, escaping in a tunnel built right under his cell, and heaping embarrassment on President Enrique Pena Nieto. The kingpin snuck out of the prison through a subterranean tunnel more than 1.5 km (1 mile) long that ended in a building site in the local town, National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido told a news conference on Sunday. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo - RTX1K4AJ
  • Poet Gregory Pardlo reads 'Written by Himself'
    In our weekly poem, poet Gregory Pardlo reads 'Written by Himself' from his collection 'Digest,' which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2015
    Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo reads "Written by Himself" from his collection "Digest."

Sunday, July 12, 2015

  • Could Iran nuclear deal be announced on Monday?
    On Sunday, there was word that the historic deal between Iran and several nations about limiting their nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions could come as early as Monday. But Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said there was still more work to be done on an agreement that would cap more than a decade of talks on U.N. weapons inspection.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2015
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) talks to State Department Chief of Staff Jon Finer during a meeting with members of the U.S. delegation at the garden of the Palais Coburg hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria July 10, 2015. Iran and major powers gave themselves until Monday to reach a nuclear agreement, their third extension in two weeks, as Tehran accused the West of throwing up new stumbling blocks to a deal. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTX1JX57
  • Amid brutal attacks, ISIS also giving charity to civilians
    On Saturday, ISIS claimed responsibility for exploding a car bomb outside the Italian consulate in Cairo, killing one person. This violence comes during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. While ISIS is committing brutal acts against civilians in the areas the militant group controls, it is also helping civilians as a way of asserting its control.
    Original Air Date: July 12, 2015

Saturday, July 11, 2015

  • A grim search for Srebrenica massacre victims
    It has been 20 years since Bosnian Serb forces attacked the town of Srebrenica, just months before the end of the Bosnian War in 1995. For sixteen years, one man who escaped Srebrenica massacre been on the search for his lost brother and father. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee reports.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2015
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  • Everything you should know about Puerto Rico’s debt crisis
    Puerto Rico’s financial crisis has been well-documented over the last few weeks, but a new report in the Washington Post sheds light on how Congress may have played a role in the fiscal troubles being felt in the U.S. commonwealth. Michael Fletcher of the Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan from Baltimore with the latest.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2015
    A woman walks past a closed restaurant in Ponce, on Puerto Rico's southern coast, February 5, 2014. Standard & Poor's cut Puerto Rico's credit rating to junk status, in the latest blow to an economy that has been battling chronic recession, population decline and a perennial budget shortfall that has left it with $70 billion in debt. REUTERS/Alvin Baez (PUERTO RICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) - RTX189FA
  • What’s behind the boom and bust cycles in Chinese markets?
    Big boom and bust cycles are typical for China’s stock markets, which are often marked by huge volatility, as we saw this week. Orville Schell of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society joins us from Boston to discuss what else in China’s economy might be a cause for concern for the global market.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2015
    An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, July 10, 2015. Chinese stocks rose strongly for a second day on Friday, buoyed by a barrage of government support measures, but worries persist about the long-term impact that four weeks of stock market turmoil may have on the world's second-largest economy. REUTERS/Aly Song      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1JTDV
  • Harper Lee reveals dark side of Atticus Finch
    After months of anticipation, Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set A Watchman” will be released on Tuesday. The book takes place 20 years after the events of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” But early reviews reveal that the story takes an unexpected turn. Sam Sacks, who reviewed the novel for the Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan with more details.
    Original Air Date: July 11, 2015
    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Courtroom drama film in which Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge. Stars: Gregory Peck. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty images)
  • Inside the life of the famously reclusive Harper Lee
    After months of anticipation, Harper Lee's novel "Go Set A Watchman" comes out this Tuesday. The novel takes place 20 years after the events of "To Kill a Mockingbird," which has sold over 40 million copies since its publication over a half century ago. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports on the famously-reclusive author through the eyes of a filmmaker.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
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Friday, July 10, 2015

  • An incredible, edible altar for Pope Francis
    In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, artist Koki Ruiz puts the finishing touches on a massive, edible altar to be used by Pope Francis at Mass while visiting Paraguay.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
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  • ‘Amy,’ a portrait of a rare artist and a tragic downfall
    Amy Winehouse was a mega-pop star, a singer with a multi-platinum album. But she's just as well-known for her struggles with drug and alcohol addiction and her troubled relationships, which played out in front of the paparazzi before her death in 2011 at age 27. A new documentary by Asif Kapadia, “Amy,” tries to paint a more nuanced and compassionate portrait of the artist. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
  • What a win at Wimbledon would mean for Serena Williams
    If Serena Williams wins at Wimbledon tomorrow against Garbine Muguruza, she will hold all four grand slam titles at once, a feat she conquered once before 12 years ago. Judy Woodruff talks to Tom Perrotta, sports correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
    Serena Williams of the U.S.A. reacts during her match against Maria Sharapova of Russia at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 9, 2015.                                     REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth - RTX1JR3W
  • Truth vs. perception of crime rates for immigrants
    Incendiary comments made by Donald Trump and a random killing of a California woman have added fuel to national debate on the contributions of and concerns about undocumented immigrants. William Brangham speaks to Marielena Hincapié of the National Immigration Law Center, Marc Rosenblum of the Migration Policy Institute and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
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  • Brooks and Dionne on Trump’s anti-immigrant talk
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including whether presidential candidate Donald Trump is hurting the Republican party, the historic removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s state house and whether Sen. Bernie Sanders’ momentum poses a viable challenge to Hillary Clinton.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
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  • Iran arms embargo is conflict as nuclear talks push on
    Though a number of self-imposed deadlines have come and gone, the world's major powers will continue to negotiate on an Iranian nuclear deal throughout the weekend in hopes of clinching an agreement. Judy Woodruff gets an update from Michael Gordon of The New York Times, reporting from Vienna.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) and State Department Chief of Staff Jon Finer (L) meet with members of the U.S. delegation at the garden of the Palais Coburg hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria July 10, 2015. Iran and major powers gave themselves until Monday to reach a nuclear agreement, their third extension in two weeks, as Tehran accused the West of throwing up new stumbling blocks to a deal. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTX1JX4V
  • News Wrap: Dylann Roof gun background check missed arrest
    In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston shooting, should have been barred from buying his gun, according to the FBI. Also, the head of the Office of Personnel Management has stepped down after a major data breach.
    Original Air Date: July 10, 2015
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

  • What should replace No Child Left Behind?
    No Child Left Behind, an educational reform law with a controversial legacy, expired eight years ago and has yet to be replaced. This week, the Senate took up the first bipartisan effort to replace the law. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute and former Gov. Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2015
  • Why getting a college degree doesn't always pay off
    Today college is seen as crucial for career success and prosperity. "Will College Pay Off?" is a new book by Peter Cappelli, and the answer, he suggests, is that it depends -- on the price tag, how fast a student finishes and what job they get afterwards. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Cappelli about finding an educational path that makes financial sense.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2015
  • Former President Jimmy Carter shares his full, lucky life
    Now the author of his 29th book, “A Full Life: Reflections at 90,” former President Jimmy Carter joins Judy Woodruff to discuss race relations in America, the Democratic candidates for the upcoming presidential race, growing up wishing for more approval from his father, plus his own longevity and luck.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2015
    Jimmy Carter with Judy Woodruff