Tuesday, July 9, 2013

  • Are the Odds Against BP in Appeal Over Damage Claims?
    Judy Woodruff talks with Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek for background on the appeal by BP over the settlement agreement to cover claims and clean-up costs associated with the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013
  • Artists Learn Art of Business to Brave Tough Economic Times
    In the classical performing arts, more and more artists -- ever more highly skilled -- compete for fewer and fewer jobs, ever more poorly paid. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on how artists are learning to fine tune their entrepreneurial skills in order to help them design their own careers in an unsure economy.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013
  • Could Texas Turn Blue? Parties See Lone Star Opportunity
    With Texas' Republican Gov. Rick Perry announcing he won't seek re-election, and a prominent fight over abortion rights being led by Texas Democrat Wendy Davis, Gwen Ifill talks to James Henson of the University of Texas at Austin and Cal Jillson of Southern Methodist University about whether the state's politics are shifting.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013
  • Egyptian Interim Leader Offers Election Timetable
    Egypt's military-appointed interim President Adly Mansour laid out a timetable for amending the country's constitution and electing a new parliament and president. Mansour also named an interim prime minister and vice president. Judy Woodruff reports on reactions to Egypt's new political "road map."
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013
  • Watch the Full Yarnell Hill Memorial Service
    Thousands gathered for a memorial service Tuesday in Prescott, Ariz. to honor the 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shot firefighters who were killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013
  • Watch VP Joe Biden Speak at Yarnell Hill Memorial
    Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the memorial for the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
    Original Air Date: July 9, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

  • Colum McCann Uses Fiction to Access Texture of History
    Frederick Douglass traveling through Ireland in 1845; the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic in 1919; Sen. George Mitchell in 1998 trying to forge peace in Northern Ireland. Those actual people and events are at the heart of a the new novel "TransAtlantic." Author Colum McCann talks to Jeffrey Brown about his latest book.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • Train Crash Leaves Impact on the Small Canadian Community
    In Canada, a fiery oil tanker train derailment has so far claimed the lives of 13 people, while 37 people remain missing, some of whom may never be found. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Sophie Tremblay of the Canadian Broadcasting Company, about how the accident may prompt debate about the safety of oil pipelines.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • U.S. Fed Up With Chinese Cyber Theft, Say Analysts
    As U.S. and Chinese officials meet this week in Washington to discuss cyber issues -- as well as broader strategic and economic issues -- a number of Congress members and computer security experts say they are fed up with China stealing proprietary data from American companies.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • Will Egypt's Election Help Keep Transition From Civil War?
    In the wake of a bloody attack on Morsi supporters in Cairo, Gwen Ifill talks with Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations and Howard University's Mervat Hatem about Egypt's chances for a political solution and how the U.S. is approaching its relationship to the country.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • Will Pilot Experience, Crew Fatigue Factor in Plane Crash?
    Judy Woodruff talks to Deborah Hersman, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, and former managing director of the NTSB, Peter Goelz, for more on the crash of the Asiana Airlines flight and the continuing probe into the accident, including the pilot's technical experience and whether fatigue could have played a role.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • Watch the Full NTSB Presser on San Francisco Air Crash
    The National Transportation Safety Board holds a press conference Monday, July 8; NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman answers media questions about the investigation into the July 6, 2013 crash involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, a Boeing 777. The crash occurred while the aircraft was landing at San Francisco International Airport.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • Texas Governor Rick Perry Announce He Won't Seek Reelection
    Republican Governor Rick Perry has announced he will not seek re-election next year in Texas, leaving open the possibility for a presidential run in 2016.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013
  • How Can You Spot Malicious Email?
    Have you ever received an email that looks legitimate, but seemed suspicious? Perhaps the message asked you to reschedule a delivery from FedEx or DHL, when you knew no actual delivery was on the way. Or maybe you received an email from your bank urging you to "click HERE" to verify information on your account. These phony communications are often the work of hackers.
    Original Air Date: July 8, 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013

  • Emergency Responders Surround Wreckage of Asiana Flight 214
    A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
    Original Air Date: July 6, 2013

Friday, July 5, 2013

  • Shields and Marcus on Voting Rights Ruling and Egypt
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the Voting Rights Act, the tumultuous political shift in Egypt and the the Obama administration's delay on the mandate for employers to provide health insurance.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • Left by the Recovery, Inner City Teens Struggle to Find Jobs
    The jobs report for June 2013 found that among teens alone, the jobless rate was almost 25 percent -- more than three times the rate for the nation as a whole. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to young people struggling in their search for work in his report on the bleak job picture for inner-city youth.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • Ambassador: Morsi Unable to Be 'President of All Egyptians'
    Anti-Morsi supporters were back in Tahrir Square for a third day, while Morsi supporters called for a day of "rejection" against the military's ouster. Margaret Warner talks to Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers in Cairo and Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed Tawfik for more on the impacts of Egypt's political change.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • Pro- and Anti-Morsi Demonstrators Clash Across Egypt
    In Egypt's streets, with crowds of protesters in the hundreds of thousands, violent confrontations broke out between supporters and detractors of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Margaret Warner has an update on conflict over the military's involvement in Egyptian politics.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • News Wrap: Two Former Popes Will Be Made Saints
    In other news Friday, Pope Francis cleared the way for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II to be made saints. Also, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law requiring women seeking abortions to first have an ultrasound. Abortion providers would have to point out features of the fetus before performing the abortion.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • June Jobs Report Exceeds Expectations by Adding 195,000 Jobs
    The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 195,000 jobs in June, well above forecasts and the national unemployment rate held steady at 7.6 percent. To learn what this means for the economic recovery, Jeffrey Brown talks with Catherine Mann of Brandeis University.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • Pope John Paul II's Unusual Track to Sainthood
    Ray Suarez talks with National Catholic Reporter's Michael Shawn Winters about Pope John Paul II's road to sainthood through the Catholic Church.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • The Practical Effects of the Voting Rights Act Ruling
    Minus Section 4, will what remains of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 be enough to protect the interests of minority voters? Ray Suarez discusses the practical effects of the Supreme Court decision with Nina Perales of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the Pacific Legal Foundation's James Burling.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013

Thursday, July 4, 2013

  • How Will History Remember This Year's High Court Decisions?
    On Independence Day in the United States, Jeffrey Brown talks to four historians about the landmark decisions of the Supreme Court this year, including the striking down of a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 that affect gay rights.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Mentorship for New Educators Helps Combat Teacher Burnout
    For years, education experts have warned of a crisis of teachers quitting the profession. As burnout increases and the teacher exit rates reach into the hundreds of thousands, WTTW's Ash-har Quraishi reports on how one nonprofit organization is fighting the retention problem with better mentorship.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • What Does History Say About U.S. Success in Arming Rebels?
    Margaret Warner talks to former Reagan administration official Michael Pillsbury and The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss on what past endeavors by the United States to offer military aid to rebel movements can teach government officials today about providing weapons to the Syrian opposition.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • What the Leadership Change Means for Egypt's Future
    What promises and pitfalls lie ahead for Egypt in the wake of the army's removal of Morsi and crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood? Judy Woodruff talks to the University of Maryland's Shibley Telhami and commentator and blogger Hussein Ibish about the significance of Egypt's leadership change for that nation and the Arab world.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Watch President Obama's Fourth of July Celebration Remarks
    Speaking from the South Lawn for the White House's Fourth of July celebration, President Obama said America "stands as the greatest nation on earth."
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013