Tuesday, April 23, 2013

  • Bombing Suspect Alleges Attack Was Self-Motivated
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains hospitalized with limited ability to communicate. But the 19-year-old has reportedly acknowledged that he acted alone with his brother out of anti-American sentiment. Judy Woodruff gets an update from Devlin Barrett of the Wall Street Journal.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2013
  • 401(k) KO'd?
    In FRONTLINE's "The Retirement Gamble," the program brings us face to face with ... ourselves. Millions of Americans are on the verge of retirement without anything near enough money to stop working, and countless others in their 30s, 40s and 50s look destined to make many of the same mistakes their boomer counterparts did.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2013
    April 23, 2013
  • Convincing Evangelicals to Support Immigration Reform
    Ray Suarez sat down with Jenny Hwang, the co-author of “Welcoming the Stranger”, a book urging evangelicals to look at comprehensive immigration reform based on biblical principles. Recently there has been a wave of support from this largely conservative community for immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2013
  • Forty Percent of Undocumented Living in U.S. on Expired Visa
    Doris Meissner, the former commissioner for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services says about 40 percent of undocumented people living in the U.S. are classified as "visa overstays."
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2013

Monday, April 22, 2013

  • Macabre Details Emerge in Murder Trial of Abortion Doctor
    The murder trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has drawn national attention. Gosnell is being tried on eight counts of murder including allegedly killing babies after they were born alive and viable. Judy Woodruff talks with Maryclaire Dale of the Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Boom in Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment With Late Bloomers
    Are mature entrepreneurs on the rise? Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to older workers who decided to pursue their own business dreams later in life.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Does Force-Feeding Gitmo Prisoners Violate Their Rights?
    Over half of the inmates at Guatanamo Bay Prison are refusing to eat, protesting the length of their detention, legal limbo and quality of life. Ray Suarez talks with Carol Rosenberg of the Miami Herald about the origins of the protest and the question of self-determination when it comes to the prisoners' hunger strike.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike Grows as Prisoners Refuse Food
    At Guatanamo Bay, the number of prisoners protesting their detentions has skyrocketed. Eighty-four of the 166 captives have gone on hunger strike and 16 are being force-fed. Ray Suarez reports on the recent upheaval at Guantanamo and actions by the military to keep detainees from starving to death.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Case Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Raises Legal Quandaries
    Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been formally charged with using weapons of mass destruction, and if found guilty, could face the death penalty. Gwen Ifill talks with former Justice Department official David Rivkin and Laura Murphy of the ACLU to explore legal questions raised by trying Tsarnaev in a federal court.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • News Wrap: Plot to Attack Canada-U.S. Rail Line Thwarted
    In other news Monday, police in Canada say they broke up a plot to derail a passenger train. Two men have been arrested and charged with planning a terror attack. Also, the FBI testified no ricin has been found at the home of Paul Kevin Curtis. Curtis is accused of sending tainted letters to President Barack Obama and a senator.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • The Latest Hunger Strike at Guantanamo
    Miami Herald’s Carol Rosenberg discusses with PBS NewsHour senior correspondent Ray Suarez the 9/11 Guantanamo hearing delays, the uncertain status of 86 detainees at the detention center and the men leading the latest hunger strike.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Early Stages of Boston Investigation Yields Family Stories
    Though Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in custody, he is unable to speak due to injuries and investigators must wait till he is lucid before questioning him. Jeffrey Brown talks with NPR's Dina Temple-Raston more about the suspect charged in the Boston bombing case and what authorities are learning about his family.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Bombing Suspect Arraigned on Charges While Hospitalized
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, surviving suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing, was formally charged from his hospital bed for conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. Jeffrey Brown reports on Tsarnaev's condition, an FBI inquiry on his brother, as well as how the case has leaked into the political debate over immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Former INS Chief Doris Meissner with Kwame Holman
    Former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner, Doris Meissner describes who makes up the 11 million undocumented residents living in the United States.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013

Friday, April 19, 2013

  • Watch Obama's Statement Following Second Suspect's Capture
    President Barack Obama spoke late Friday night after authorities captured the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police apprehended 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after a daylong manhunt that wound through suburban Boston neighborhoods, causing an area-wide lockdown. Obama said at the White House: “It’s been a tough week, but we’ve seen the character of our country once more.”
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: "We Have a Suspect in Custody"
    For more: http://to.pbs.org/11JFHadIn a press conference Friday night following the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy P. Alben said "We’re exhausted … but we have a victory."Police Commissioner Ed Davis said the suspect is in serious condition at the hospital.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: Stay Indoors Request Has Been Lifted
    In a news conference Friday evening, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick told Boston area residents that they may leave their homes, but to remain vigilant, in light of the manhunt for the at-large suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombings. A State police spokesperson also said that there will be additional state troops on patrol in Watertown, Mass., where the suspect is believed to be.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Shields and Brooks on Resilience During National Trauma
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk to Jeffrey Brown about the Boston Marathon attack and the ensuing city-wide lockdown while authorities conducted a manhunt. They also discuss the politics and political consequences behind the failed gun legislation, and whether it can be revived.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Crowdsourced Sleuthing Offers Eyes and Ears, Wrong Turns
    Sophisticated technology and crowdsourcing have helped police and the public work together in identifying the suspects in the Boston bombing. But some of the theories posited online have targeted innocent people. Ray Suarez interviews former deputy homeland security adviser Richard Falkenrath and Will Oremus of Slate.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Crowdsourcing Offers Extra Eyes and Ears, Some Wrong Turns
    Sophisticated technology and crowdsourcing have helped police and the public work together in identifying the suspects in the Boston bombing. But some of the theories posited online have targeted innocent people. Ray Suarez interviews former deputy homeland security adviser Richard Falkenrath and Will Oremus of Slate.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Were Boston Suspects Part of a Larger, Radical Confederacy?
    Authorities are examining whether the Tsarnaev brothers had become ideological militants and whether they acted alone or had accomplices. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt, Mark Hosenball of Reuters and Bruce Hoffman, director of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Suspect's Reputation as Normal Kid Is Striking Contrast
    Family, friends and acquaintances have come forward to describe the two Tsarnaev brothers, suspected of bombing Boston's Marathon. Ray Suarez talks to Farah Stockman of The Boston Globe and WBUR Public Radio's David Boeri about the city's extreme security measures, as well as what reporters know about the lives of the suspects.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Boston Stayed On Edge After Police Ordered City Lockdown
    The city and suburbs of Boston were put on lockdown and residents were told to stay in their homes after an early morning shootout in Watertown, Mass., between police and two bombing suspects. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed, and a police officer was killed earlier that night. Kwame Holman reports.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Manhunt for Bombing Suspect Ends After Daylong City Shutdown
    The manhunt for Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came to an end Friday evening in the suburb of Watertown, Mass. Ray Suarez talks to WGBH reporter Phillip Martin, Farah Stockman of the Boston Globe and Bruce Gellerman of WBUR about how police found and captured the suspect, plus a sense of relief across Boston.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Boxing Coach On Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev
    Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother Dzhokhar are the two suspects in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. Tamerlan, 26, was killed Friday in an encounter with police, while his brother remains at large. PBS NewsHour spoke to Bob Russo, Portland Boxing Club owner, who coached Tamerlan at the Golden Gloves amateur nationals in 2009.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Aunt of Marathon Bombing Suspects Speaks
    The marathon bombing suspects' aunt, Maret Tsarnaeva of Toronto, said that she was suspicious that her nephews -- suspects in the Boston bombings -- were responsible, after sifting through the FBI's released photos and video of the men."They are normal young men," she said.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: Search Continues
    At an afternoon press briefing in Watertown, Mass., Massachusetts State Police spokesperson Timothy Alban cautioned residents that police were staging a “controlled explosion” in Cambridge as they continue their search for the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Alban also said police are continuing to search Watertown for the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Uncle Of Marathon Bombing Suspects Speaks
    The marathon bombing suspects' uncle, Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md., told the AP that they are from a Russian region near Chechnya and that they lived together near Boston and had been in the United States for about 10 years.Speaking outside his home, Tsarni told Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- who remained at large and considered "extremely dangerous" -- to turn himself in.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013

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