Wednesday, March 7, 2012

  • With Romney Leading and No End in Sight, Campaigns Carry on
    Despite winning six states, Mitt Romney's Super Tuesday victories did little to winnow the GOP field. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul picked up some delegates and continued campaigning ahead of more caucuses and primaries. Gwen Ifill, USA Today's Susan Page and the Pew Research Center's Andrew Kohut discuss the race.
    Original Air Date: March 7, 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

  • Shields, Gerson: 'Race Far From Over' After Super Tuesday
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson discuss Super Tuesday wins and losses by Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul. Then Political Editor Christina Bellantoni and The Rothenberg Political Report's Stuart Rothenberg discuss polling numbers in Ohio's critical contest.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Watch Mitt Romney's Super Tuesday Speech
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addressed a crowd of supporters Tuesday night in Boston, Mass., on the evening of Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in 10 states and projected wins for him in Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia. "Real change is finally on the way," he told the crowd as he took aim at President Obama.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Watch Rick Santorum's Super Tuesday Speech
    Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum addressed a crowd of supporters Tuesday night in Steubenville, Ohio, on the evening of Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in 10 states and projected wins for him in Tennessee and Oklahoma. "We're going to win a few, we're going to lose a few," he told the crowd.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Watch Newt Gingrich's Super Tuesday Speech
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich addressed a crowd of supporters Tuesday night in Atlanta, Georgia, on the evening of Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in 10 states and a projected win for him in his home state's primary. "We survived every effort of the establishment to stop us," he told the crowd.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Watch Ron Paul's Super Tuesday Speech
    Texas Congressman Ron Paul addressed a crowd of supporters Tuesday night in Fargo, N.D., on the evening of Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in 10 states. "The cause of liberty is on a roll'," Paul told the crowd.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • What Bounty System Scandal Means for NFL's Future
    NFL investigators found the New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams had created a bounty program to reward players when they injured opposing teams' players. Hari Sreenivasan and Sports Illustrated's Peter King discuss other ongoing investigations and the implications for the future of the NFL.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Marines Get Crash Course in Afghan Culture
    A model Afghan village situated in the California desert is helping some U.S. Marines gain a better understanding of cultural differences and adapt to challenges when they are deployed to Afghanistan. Carl Nasman, a graduate journalism student at the University of California, Berkeley, reports.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Report: Minority Students Face Harsher Discipline
    Black and Hispanic students are more likely to be suspended than white students, according to a report released Tuesday by the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. Jeffrey Brown discusses the disparities with Christopher Edley Jr. of the University of California, Berkeley and the Fordham Institute's Chester Finn Jr.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012
  • Nature Photographer Captures Biodiversity on Film
    Joel Sartore, a freelance photographer, has been working his way through zoos and rescue organizations across the country as part of a personal mission to photograph all 6,000 captive species in the United States before they disappear.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2012

Monday, March 5, 2012

  • Snow, Cold Hinder Midwest's Recovery Efforts After Tornadoes
    The National Weather Service confirmed 51 tornadoes across 11 states from Friday into early Saturday, from the Great Lakes spreading south of the Gulf Coast and as far east as Georgia and the Carolinas. Hari Sreenivasan reports on cleanup efforts in Indiana that have been slowed by Monday's snow and low temperatures.
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012
  • What Putin's Latest Win Means for Russia
    With a 64 percent landslide, Vladimir Putin claimed his third term as Russia's president Sunday, prompting celebrations, protests and accusations of voting fraud. Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating until their demands for democracy are met. Margaret Warner reports from Moscow on Russia's varying reactions to the vote.
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012
  • Super Tuesday: How Ohio Is Shaping the Republican Race
    On the eve of Super Tuesday, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney cited his business background as good experience for helping the economy while Rick Santorum took aim at the media, telling voters not to be swayed by poll numbers. Kwame Holman reports, then Judy Woodruff speaks with some Ohio voters about which candidates they favor.
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012
  • As U.S., Israel, Talk Iran, Are 'All Options on the Table?'
    President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed some areas of disagreement Monday over potential solutions to an Iranian nuclear threat, disputing whether diplomacy or military action would be a better move. Gwen Ifill and guests discuss how the leaders are dealing with their differences.
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012
  • Political Checklist: It's One Super Tuesday
    Political Editor Christina Bellantoni talks with senior correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill about the delicious Ohio confection, and the politics team outlines important prizes among Tuesday's contests.
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012
  • Weekly Poem: 'November Full Moon' by Peter Blair
    Peter Blair reads his poem, "November Full Moon," from his book, "Farang."
    Original Air Date: March 5, 2012

Sunday, March 4, 2012

  • A Tour of Russia's Polling Sites
    Margaret Warner reports on the sights, sounds ... and tastes of Russia's presidential election day.
    Original Air Date: March 4, 2012

Friday, March 2, 2012

  • The Doubleheader: Limbaugh's Fluke Comments, 100 point game
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks weigh in on radio host Rush Limbaugh's comments about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke over her testimony to Congress last week to urge that insurers be required to cover contraceptives, and the 50th anniversary of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game.
    Original Air Date: March 2, 2012
  • Shields, Brooks on Santorum Losing Steam, Ron Paul's Push
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news including Rick Santorum's "missed opportunity" in the Michigan primary, Ron Paul's strategy to amass delegates and President Obama striking an optimistic tone on the economy and using strong words over Iran.
    Original Air Date: March 2, 2012
  • Despite Opposition, Putin Favored to Claim Presidency Again
    Though term limits forced him to cede the post four years ago, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Friday said he's confident he'll once again be elected president in Sunday's vote and called massive protests by opposition groups "a good experience for Russia." Margaret Warner reports from Moscow.
    Original Air Date: March 2, 2012
  • Ambassador: Arming Syrian Rebels 'Easier Said Than Done'
    Leaders of the opposition Syrian National Council met Friday with the Turkish foreign minister in Istanbul to call for opening a military bureau in Turkey to coordinate the resistance in Syria. Ray Suarez and Namik Tan, Turkey's ambassador to the United States, discuss Turkey's toughening stance against its longtime ally.
    Original Air Date: March 2, 2012
  • Deadly Tornadoes Symptomatic of Strong 'Transition Season'
    Two Indiana towns were heavily damaged Friday as another round of deadly tornadoes raked the Midwest. Jeffrey Brown discusses the violent weather with Maj. Chuck Adams of the Clark County Sheriff's Department in Southern Indiana and meteorologist Greg Carbin of the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center.
    Original Air Date: March 2, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

  • The Tuskegee Brotherhood: Selden & Collins
    Floyd Collins, 87, met a fellow Tuskegee Airman Wylie Selden, 89, at their Assisted Living Facility in Maryland; Collins discusses why he didn't end up going oversees to fight in the war.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012
  • The Tuskegee Brotherhood: The Train Incident
    After being commissioned from the Army, Floyd Collins, 87, a Tuskegee Airman remembers a jolting racial experience during his train ride home from Tuskegee, Ala. to Chicago, Ill.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012
  • The Tuskegee Brotherhood: First Flight
    Floyd Collins, 87, a Tuskegee Airman describes the first time he was told that he would learn how to fly.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012
  • How Breitbart Influenced Conservative Social Media Efforts
    For another discussion on how politicians use online tools, Jeffrey Brown is joined by journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of the Daily Download. They reflect on the impact of conservative "warrior" Andrew Breitbart, who was found dead Thursday, and examine how event staging is affecting campaigns this year.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012
  • Super Tuesday: Which Candidates Will Show Strength in South?
    On the campaign trail, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney targeted President Obama over surging gas prices while the president countered that Republican plans focused mainly on drilling. Kwame Holman reports. Then Ray Suarez discusses Super Tuesday with University of Georgia's Charles Bullock and Vanderbilt University's John Geer.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012
  • Will Brown's Vision for High-Speed Rail Stay on Track?
    Gov. Jerry Brown wants California to build bullet trains. Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on whether a massive and costly high-speed rail project, now underway in a state flooded with budget cuts, will ever be completed or be worth its cost.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2012

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