Tuesday, January 15, 2013

  • Service Members Grapple With PTSD
    In this Dart Society video, several former service members talk about having PTSD.
    Original Air Date: January 15, 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013

  • Fundraising Changes for Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies
    Unlike the 2009 Inauguration, when there were strict limits on big money donations, the Presidential Inaugural Committee for 2013 plans to accept unlimited contributions from individuals and corporations. Judy Woodruff talks to Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times and Nedra Pickler of the Associated Press about the new rules.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013
  • How Eased Travel for Cubans Will Affect U.S. Relationship
    Ray Suarez talks to Maria de los Angeles Torres of University of Illinois at Chicago and Julia Sweig from the Council on Foreign Relations about the economic benefits for citizens living both in Cuba and the U.S., and how the new policy could open up a new, more mobile way of life for Cubans.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013
  • Web Innovator, Activist Aaron Swartz Faced Legal Trouble
    Aaron Swartz, prodigy co-developer of RSS code and the website Reddit, faced federal charges for distributing articles from a subscription-based database. Swartz committed suicide at the age of 26. Margaret Warner talks to Wired magazine's Kevin Poulsen about the Schwartz's advocacy to make data available to the public online.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013
  • Northern Mali Faces Political, Economic Crisis
    Despite French air strikes, Islamist rebels have gained more control of Mali, a nation rich in minerals and resources. Jeffrey Brown talks to the Atlantic Council's J. Peter Pham and Emira Woods of Institute for Policy Studies about advances by the insurgency to control the West African nation, where democracy has weakened.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013
  • Obama Steers Second Term Agenda Towards National Debt, Guns
    President Obama called on Republicans to "act responsibly" and raise the nation's debt ceiling before March when the U.S. is expected to breech its borrowing limit and possibly default on its debt. Judy Woodruff talks to the Wall Street Journal's Carol Lee and Politico's Jake Sherman about Obama's plans for the federal deficit.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013
  • Watch President Obama's Final News Conference of First Term
    In a news conference at the White House, the president laid out his plans for further deficit reduction, including spending cuts and revenue sources as well as whether to raise the debt ceiling.
    Original Air Date: January 14, 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

  • Shields and Brooks Discuss Afghanistan, Cabinet Nominations
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top news with Judy Woodruff, including the Obama-Karzai talks on the future of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Obama's cabinet positions nominations in terms of gender, background and experience, plus the latest on gun control.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013
  • Glimpsing Gadgets, Technology at Consumer Electronics Show
    The annual International Consumer Electronic Show ended this week, one of the largest tech gatherings in the world where new products are revealed. Ray Suarez talks to Washington Post reporter Cecilia Kang about the technology improvements and new design, from 3D printers to ultra HD televisions to mobile devices.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013
  • FAA Acts After Increasing Number of Boeing 787's Problems
    The recent FAA announcement largely focuses on electrical circuit issues on Boeing's Dreamliner, spurred in part when a landed plane's battery caught fire. Margaret Warner talks to Wall Street Journal's Andy Pasztor who explains why the FAA has made the announcement of the 787 review so public and what's at stake for Boeing.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013
  • Shields, Brooks on Trillion Dollar Coins, Hall of Fame Woes
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and syndicated columnist Mark Shields tackle the trillion dollar coin and "Zero Dark Thirty"'s torture scenes with Correspondent Hari Sreenivasan.In the politics of sport, talked about the visual statement made by the New York Times over certain players, tainted by steroid use or allegation, who were not elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013
  • U.S. Military to Expedite Shift to Support Role
    In diplomatic talks between President Obama and President Karzai, there was discussion of moving up the end of combat missions for the U.S. military and the issue of immunity for American troops. Jeffrey Brown gets assessment from former State Department official Peter Tomsen and Said Jawad, former Afghan ambassador.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013
  • Full Obama-Karzai News Conference
    Speaking to reporters, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and U.S. President Obama said Afghans will take over security in spring 2013, and an office for talks with the Taliban will open in Qatar.
    Original Air Date: January 11, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' Catches Criticism Over Torture Depictions
    A new film by director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal is supposedly based on first-person accounts of the hunt for Osama bin Laden, causing questions from lawmakers about classified information and depictions of torture. Jeffrey Brown discusses the film with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer and the Atlantic's Mark Bowden.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • Venezuela Confronts Political Uncertainty With Ailing Chavez
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was set to be sworn in after winning re-election, but the leader instead remained in Cuba where he had been getting treatment for cancer. Ray Suarez reports on how that country is preparing for the potential of a power struggle amid intense secrecy over the president's health.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • New Mortgage Regulations Require Proof of Ability to Repay
    A new set of federal guidelines on mortgage lending has been released in efforts to protect banks and potential homeowners from the risky practices that caused the 2008 housing crisis and economic collapse. Margaret Warner talks to Richard Cordray, director of the recently-established Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • More Than 100 People Killed in Bombings Across Pakistan
    In Quetta, Pakistan, two suicide bombers detonated explosives within minutes of each other, and another bomb exploded in Swat Valley. In total, at least 115 people were killed and more than 270 were wounded. Ray Suarez talks to New York Times reporter Declan Walsh from Islamabad about one of Pakistan's deadliest days in years.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • Obama Taps Chief of Staff Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary
    Jack Lew has been White House chief of staff and budget director, and, as Jeffrey Brown reports, is now in line to become the center of President Obama's economic team as Treasury secretary. Judy Woodruff talks to Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News and Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • Profile: SeeClickFix Seeks Fixes
    Ben Berkowitz, founder of SeeClickFix, hopes to connect community problems with those who can solve them.
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013
  • Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow on Torture in 'Zero Dark Thirty'
    The PBS NewsHour talks to screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow about the portrayal of torture in their film about the hunt and killing of Osama bin Laden, "Zero Dark Thirty."
    Original Air Date: January 10, 2013

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

  • moguls 3
    A time-lapse video showing the uphill migration of ski moguls on the Riflesight Notch ski run at Winter Park Ski Resort, Colorado, USA. Each frame of the movie is one day, and the movie lasts five months, starting in early December and ending in late April. Each movie is brief, lasting only a couple of seconds to span the entire 2006 to 2007 ski season. Video by David Bahr.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
    January 9, 2013
  • moguls 2
    A time-lapse video showing the uphill migration of ski moguls on the Riflesight Notch ski run at Winter Park Ski Resort, Colorado, USA. Each frame of the movie is one day, and the movie lasts five months, starting in early December and ending in late April. Each movie is brief, lasting only a couple of seconds to span the entire 2005 to 2006 ski season. Video by David Bahr.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
    January 9, 2013
  • Moguls move uphill -part 1
    snow moguls move uphill time lapse
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
    January 9, 2013
  • Hall of Shame: Players Tied to Steroid Use Denied Honors
    Sport legends Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens became eligible for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year. But after the votes were tallied, neither received enough support to receive baseball's highest honor. Jeffrey Brown talks to Washington Post's Barry Sverluga about why no living players were elected this year.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
  • More Than 40 States See Widespread Flu Infection
    Last year, cases of influenza were at extremely low levels, but the virus has returned with a vengeance. Gwen Ifill talks to Dr. Julie Morita of the Chicago Health Department and Dr. William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University about the current flu outbreaks, hitting cities like Chicago and Boston particularly hard.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
  • Robots Play Part in Treatment for People With Special Needs
    Researchers at University of Notre Dame and University of Southern California have found that robots can be less intimidating than humans to some patients. Ray Suarez reports on how researchers are using machines as nontraditional therapists to treat conditions such as autism in children and strokes in seniors.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
  • Weighing Options for U.S. Troop Levels in Afghanistan
    While the White House considers how the U.S. military might best make its Afghanistan exit, Judy Woodruff gets two views on the topic from Bing West, author of "The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy and the Way Out of Afghanistan" and former Defense Department official Celeste Ward Gventer.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013
  • High Court Examines if Police Need a Warrant to Test BAC
    Supreme Court justices heard arguments on whether police officers could force a drunk driving suspect to take a blood alcohol test without a warrant. Jeffrey Brown talks to National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle for more on the arguments, which centered on interpretation of warrant requirements.
    Original Air Date: January 9, 2013

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