Wednesday, September 12, 2012

  • Secretary Clinton on Killings at Libyan Consulate
    "This is an attack that should shock the conscience of people of all faiths around the world," said Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of Tuesday's killings of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy workers in Benghazi, Libya.
    Original Air Date: September 12, 2012
  • President Obama on Embassy Killings in Libya
    "The United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack," said President Obama on Sept. 12 of the previous day's killings of the U.S. ambassador in Libya and three other embassy workers.
    Original Air Date: September 12, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

  • PBS NewsHour Online Convention Coverage
    PBS NewsHour covered the 2012 conventions like never before. Some of the features included 6 Ustream channels, interviews from our flash studio, an archive of public use images and over 800 layers of data in our Vote 2012 Map Center.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Tensions High as U.S. Tells Israel to Defer Attacks on Iran
    The U.S. has urged Israel to hold off on a preemptive strike on Iran, yet Israel has not been given any alternative plans should Iran develop nuclear weapons. Margaret Warner talks to Ronen Bergman, reporter for Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper, about the implications of tension between two longstanding allies, Israel and the U.S.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Israel Unhappy at U.S. Approach to Iran's Nuclear Program
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his frustration at his sense of America's lack of action in stopping Iran's progress in developing nuclear weapons. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton maintained the U.S. wouldn't set deadlines for diplomatic action to stop Iran from enriching uranium. Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Making Sen$e: Competing Claims About Healthcare Reform
    Paul Solman compares and contrasts health care reform proposals from the Romney and Obama campaigns. Economists on both sides of the political debate discuss increasing efficiency, technological innovation, market competition and vouchers.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Day 2: Teachers Union vs. Financially-Strapped Schools
    Chicago teachers remained on strike for a second day. At dispute is tying teacher pay to student performance on standardized tests. Jeffrey Brown talks to American Federation of Teachers' Randi Weingarten and former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer on the challenges to improve standards while school budgets continue to be cut.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • For 9/11 Anniversary, Ceremonies in Va., Pa., N.Y.
    Moments of silence were observed around the country in remembrance of the 9/11 attacks in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. As Americans paused to remember and honor the dead, so too did the presidential campaigns and the U.S. House and U.S. Senate. Gwen Ifill reports.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Watch 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Pentagon
    Tuesday morning on September 11, 2012, President Obama attended a memorial ceremony honoring the victims from the tragedy on its 11th anniversary.
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012
  • Sasha Issenberg on 'Winning Campaigns'
    Hari Sreenivasan and Sasha Issenberg discuss the author's new book "The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns."
    Original Air Date: September 11, 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012

  • Kwame Holman Reports from the White House: Teachers, Iran
    White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was pressed Monday about the Chicago teachers strike, the AIG bailout and Iran. The NewsHour's White House and Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman was at the briefing, and filed this video report about Carney's interactions with the press.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • Washington Nationals' Star Pitcher Stephen Strasburg Benched
    Putting health before ambition, the Washington Nationals benched star pitcher 24-year-old Stephen Strasburg near the end of a successful season. One of the best pitchers of his generation, the Nats hope to protect Strasburg's long-term health after elbow surgery in 2010. Ray Suarez talks to Sports Illustrated's Joe Lemire.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • Training Students for Jobs in Washington's Wine Industry
    With more than 700 vineyards, Washington state has become a premier location for viticulture. One community college has created a wine-making degree that fosters economic, environmental and cultural sustainability in and around the city of Walla Walla where vineyards continue to sprout. Special correspondent John Tulenko reports.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • Bridging Divides Among Iraq's Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds
    Recent bombings and shootings have raised doubts over the effectiveness of Iraq's coalition government to bridge divides between Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds. Margaret Warner talks to the National Endowment for Democracy's Laith Kubba and Indiana University's Feisal Istrabadi on the challenges to ending violence and sharing power.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines
    Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students' scores on standardized testing. Jeffrey Brown talks to WTTW's Eddie Arruza for more on the first Chicago teachers' strike in 25 years.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • News Wrap: Congress Hopes for Budget Plan Before Election
    In other news Monday, Congress convenes after summer recess with muted expectations to accomplish anything before Election Day. Senate and House leadership do hope to pass a six-month budget plan. Also, the FBI arrested Trenton Mayor Tony Mack for alleged intent to take more than $100,000 in bribes.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • Gap Widening, Romney Campaign Denies Shift Message To Center
    New polls suggest that President Obama has taken a 7- to as high as a 13-point lead over his opponent, Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Judy Woodruff talks to The Rothenberg Political Report's Stu Rothenberg and USA Today's Susan Page for more on how the latest numbers are affecting campaign strategy.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012
  • PBS NewsHour Online Convention Coverage
    PBS NewsHour covered the 2012 conventions like never before. Some of the features included 6 Ustream channels, interviews from our flash studio, an archive of public use images and over 800 layers of data in our Vote 2012 Map Center.
    Original Air Date: September 10, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

  • NFL Referees Step in While Union Strikes Persist
    Labor disputes over pay and pensions among members of the NFL Referees Unions spilled over into the start of the football season. But that doesn't mean professional football season has suspended. Instead substitute referees are calling the games. Jeffrey Brown talks to NPR's Mike Pesca for more.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Shields, Brooks Wrap on 2012 Democratic National Convention
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk to Judy Woodruff about the dreary August jobs report, how undecided voters may have perceived the Democratic National Convention and whether the Republican money advantage will affect the presidential race.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Undecided Voters Weigh in on Obama's Convention Speech
    After the end of the 2012 RNC, Ray Suarez talked to six previously undecided Virginians for reaction to that convention. Margaret Warner gathers the same group together again to debrief on President Obama's speech at the 2012 DNC and asks whether any of them are any closer to a choice.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Newswrap: Pair of Bombings Strike Separate Parts of Damascus
    In other news Friday, Syrian capital Damascus faced damage and casualties from two bombings in separate parts of the city. Head of the International Red Cross says talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad this week have been "positive." Also, Amherst College believes it has only the second known photo of poet Emily Dickinson.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • How Will Underwhelming August Jobs Report Affect Campaigns?
    The August jobs report shows that for the 30th straight month job creation increased, adding 96,000 new jobs. But for many analysts that fell well short of expectations. Jeffrey Brown talks to political economists Jared Bernstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin for more on how the new report will likely play out on the campaign trails.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Democratic National Convention: September 6, 2012
    The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage from the third and final day of the Democratic National Convention. Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, Mark Shields, David Brooks, and historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith provide analysis of the night's speeches. Ray Suarez provides interviews from the floor and special guests stop by the NewsHour skybox leading up to President Obama's speech.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Shields, Brooks, Beschloss, and Smith Analyze Obama Speech
    Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks, alongside historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith analyze President Obama's Speech at the Democratic National Convention alongside Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, and Ray Suarez on the convention floor.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Beau Biden Nominates His Father for Vice President at DNC
    Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden officially put his father, Joe Biden, into nonimation for Vice President of the United States, which was then confirmed by acclamation by the Democratic National Convention unanimously.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012
  • Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Recites Pledge of Allegiance
    Former Arizona representative Gabby Giffords recited the Pledge of Allegiance Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2012

Thursday, September 6, 2012

  • President Obama's DNC Speech
    President Barack Obama accepted the nomination and addressed the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, talking his accomplishments, goals, and the importance of the people in his job.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2012
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