Monday, June 25, 2012

  • Mexicans Focus on Security as Top Election Issue
    In a time of relatively stable economic growth, the top concern for Mexican voters is the national war on cartels and widespread drug violence. Margaret Warner previews the upcoming Mexican election and the various party factions competing for control, including the campaign frontrunner who out-"dazzles" the other candidates.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • Egypt's First Civilian President to Take Helm of Country
    From a dissolved parliament to Egypt's economic woes, President-elect Mohammed Morsi will have many problems to confront when entering office. Jeffrey Brown talks to regional analysts Hishem Melhem and Samer Shehata about what lies ahead for Egypt.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • Watch Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Respond to Supreme Court Im
    Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he thinks the Supreme Court made a "good ruling" concerning Arizona's Immigration Law early Monday.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • Egypt's President-elect Morsi Promotes 'Message of Peace'
    A day after Egypt's run-off election, President-elect Mohammed Morsi began working on assembling a unity government and said Egypt "will preserve the international accords and treaties." Jeffrey Brown recaps the latest developments.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • High Court Reaffirms Campaign Finance
    In addition to the judgment on Arizona's immigration laws, the Supreme Court ruled Monday on mandatory life sentences for juvenile offenders and refused to reconsider a decision it had made in 2010 on corporate campaign finance rules.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Part of Immigration Law
    According to the Supreme Court, Arizona police may still stop people they believe to be illegal immigrants, but cannot arrest them without a warrant. Jeffrey Brown breaks down the ruling with the National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and law professor Steven Gonzales.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Reaction to Immigration Ruling
    Governor Jan Brewer (R) responded to the Supreme Court's ruling Monday on Arizona's immigration law.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012

  • Lindsey Hilsum on Libya, its War and its Future
    Veteran reporter Lindsey Hilsum's new book chronicles the revolution in Libya. She talks with Jeffrey Brown about the war, its aftermath and the future of Libya.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Shields, Brooks on Health Care, Immigration Fallout
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news with Jeffrey Brown, including the fallout over the president's new immigration policy and looking ahead at the implications of the upcoming Supreme Court decisions.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Could Facebook Get Squashed by a "Better Mousetrap?"
    Paul Solman talks to author and longtime media blogger Rory O'Connor about social media security, privacy violations and what, if anything, could take Facebook down?
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Who are Syria's Rebel Forces?
    Tracy Shelton of Global Post reports from behind the front line in Syria, where she has been embedded with Syria's opposition fighters. Ray Suarez talks to Randa Slim of the New America Foundation on the strength and strategies of the opposition forces in Syria. Slim is in regular contact with Syrian fighters.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Church Official Convicted for Handling of Sex Abuse
    A Philadelphia priest was jailed on Friday for how he handled sex abuses, marking the first U.S. church official to be convicted of such a crime. Jeff Brown interviews Barbara Blaine, president of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, and Thomas Plante, a professor of psychology at Santa Clara University.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Robin Wells: Universal Coverage, Europe, Spouse Paul Krugman
    In the last installment of our extended profile of Paul Krugman, we turn to his wife Robin Wells. An economist who also co-authors textbooks with him, Wells talked with us at their home on a particularly rainy day -- which had us moving around during the interview -- about what the pair disagree on and her analysis of politics and the financial crisis.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Early Punishments Can Have Lasting Impact For Some Students
    A number of studies over the years have linked a child's exposure to the criminal justice system with increased odds of dropping out of school. The NewsHour recently traveled to Texas, a state that is sending thousands of kids to court every year.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Early Punishments Can Have Lasting Impact For Some Students
    A number of studies over the years have linked a child's exposure to the criminal justice system with increased odds of dropping out of school. The NewsHour recently traveled to Texas, a state that is sending thousands of kids to court every year.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Shawn Colvin Sings 'All Fall Down'
    Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs "All Fall Down" from her new album.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Shawn Colvin Sings 'Change Is on the Way'
    Singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin sings "Change Is on the Way."
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Conversation: Shawn Colvin Looks Back in New Memoir
    "Diamond in the Rough" is the name of a 1989 hit song from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin's first album, "Steady On." Now, it's the name of a new memoir she's just released. Jeffrey Brown talks to the musician.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012
  • Watch President Obama's Full Speech at NALEO
    President Barack Obama addresses the National Association of Latino Elected Officials in Orlando, Fla.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012

  • At Euro 2012, Germany and Greece Face Off in Eurozone Battle
    When mighty Germany meets debt-ridden Greece in soccer's European championship quarterfinal on Friday, it will be hard to ignore the symbolism through which many will view the match. Jeffrey Brown speaks with longtime soccer analyst Tommy Smyth about the mood ahead of the clash.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Famine in Africa Hits Niger's Children Particularly Hard
    A once-in-a-generation famine is threatening millions of lives in West Africa, including hundreds of thousands of children in Niger. Rohit Kachroo of Independent Television News reports.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • North Carolina Drops Payment to Sterilization Victims‎
    North Carolina legislators balked at a plan to set aside $10 million in the state budget to compensate victims of forced sterilizations, contending that the state could not afford the payments in a tight budget year. Ray Suarez speaks with John Frank, political reporter of The News & Observer.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Community Colleges Struggling With Spreading the Knowledge
    Special correspondent John Tulenko reports on the struggle inside community colleges trying to help students at all learning levels.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Finance Reports Reveal Shifting Dynamic in Presidential Race
    The latest campaign finance reports revealed Priorities USA, a super PAC supporting President Obama, closed some of the fundraising gap with Restore Our Future, a group supporting Mitt Romney. Jeffrey Brown, Ken Vogel of Politico and Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times discuss the latest on campaign fundraising.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Court Rejects FCC Fines for Indecency, Rules Against SEIU
    The Supreme Court dismissed fines against broadcasters who violated FCC indecency policies but did not address whether the government has the authority to regulate indecency on broadcast TV. The justices also said unions must let nonmembers object to unexpected fee increases that all workers are required to pay in a closed-shop.
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Carl Zimmer on Bird Flu and Beyond
    Here are just a few of the fascinating facts from Carl Zimmer's book, "A Planet of Viruses": If you put all the viruses in the ocean on a scale, they would equal the weight of 75 million blue whales. And if you lined up all those viruses end to end, "they would stretch out past the nearest 60 galaxies."
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012
  • Paul Krugman on the 'Cartoon Physics' of the 2008 Crash
    Thursday marks the penultimate installment of our extended profile of economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. The topic: What happened in the great crash of '08? Are we in danger of forgetting the lessons learned and getting ourselves into yet another financial disaster?
    Original Air Date: June 21, 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

  • Americans with a Front Row Seat to the Rise of Hitler
    Never before has the story been told of a group of Americans who lived in Berlin as Hitler and his Nazi party clawed their way to ultimate power. Margaret Warner speaks with former Newsweek journalist and author Andrew Nagorski about his new book, "Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power."
    Original Air Date: June 20, 2012

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