Wednesday, December 5, 2012

  • Citigroup Plans to Lay Off 11,000 Employees in Scale Back
    In a move to cut costs, increase profits and speed its recovery from financial crisis, Citigroup, Inc., announced 11,000 jobs were to be cut worldwide. Gwen Ifill talks to Bloomberg Businessweek Roben Farzad for more on what pushed America's third-largest bank to make these sweeping job cuts in the U.S. and overseas.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five
    Credit Milken Archive of Jewish MusicExclusive Milken Archive footage of the Dave Brubeck Quartet performing Take Five by Paul Desmond. Recorded live at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Dave Brubeck, piano; Bobby Militello, saxophone; Michael Moore, bass; Randy Jones, drums.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet - St. Louis Blues
    Please credit Milken Archive of Jewish MusicExclusive Milken Archive footage of the Dave Brubeck Quartet performing St. Louis Blues by W. C. Handy. Recorded live at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Dave Brubeck, piano; Bobby Militello, saxophone; Michael Moore, bass; Randy Jones, drums. For more Dave Brubeck videos, please visit http://www.milkenarchive.org.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Dave Brubeck Quartet - Margie
    Please credit Milken Archive of Jewish MusicExclusive Milken Archive footage of the Dave Brubeck Quartet performing "Margie". Recorded live at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Dave Brubeck, piano; Bobby Militello, saxophone; Michael Moore, bass; Randy Jones, drums. For more Dave Brubeck videos, please visit http://www.milkenarchive.org.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Sarah Cooley on Ocean Acidification
    Sarah Cooley of the Woods Hole Institution explains how ocean acidification will affect the New England fishing industry.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Acidifying Waters Corrode Northwest Shellfish
    The world's ocean are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. We look at how ocean acidification is already affecting oysters and other shellfish in the Northwest.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012
  • Florida's Coral Reefs Face Altered Oceans
    The world's ocean are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. We look at how ocean acidification is already affecting coral reefs in the Florida Keys.
    Original Air Date: December 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

  • Today's Generals Are Well-Trained, Ill-Prepared for Battle
    During World War II, only 10 percent of trained generals were approved for active duty. Now, journalist Tom Ricks says, "Mediocrity is an accepted core value in the performance of generals." Ray Suarez talks to Ricks about his new book, "The Generals," which examines the history of U.S. military commanders.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Long After Earthquake, Haiti Still Endures Cholera Epidemic
    Fred de Sam Lazaro reports
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Long After Earthquake, Haiti Still Endures Cholera Epidemic
    Ten months after Haiti struggled to recover from a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake, the nation suffered a public health epidemic. Cholera appeared for the first time in 100 years, making 600,000 Haitians ill and leaving 7,500 dead so far. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Krugman: Hasty Fix to Deficit Would Cause 'Austerity Bomb'
    Though Republicans claim $2.2 trillion would be saved by their plan for long-term deficit reduction, economist Paul Krugman calls it a "vapor plan," with few details on where savings will come from. Gwen Ifill talks to Krugman about why he thinks reducing the deficit too fast could push the economy back into recession.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Krugman: Hasty Fix to Deficit Would Cause 'Austerity Bomb'
    Though Republicans claim $2.2 trillion would be saved by their plan for long-term deficit reduction, economist Paul Krugman calls it a "vapor plan," with few details on where savings will come from. Gwen Ifill talks to Krugman about why he thinks reducing the deficit too fast could push the economy back into recession.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Egyptian Oppositions Gain Momentum With Palace Protests
    The opposition to Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi felt a change in their spirits after descending on the presidential palace to protest. Jeffrey Brown talks to Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers from Cairo about the role of the police and military in the conflict and the upcoming constitutional referendum.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • News Wrap: U.S. Denies Iranian Claim of Seizing Drone
    In other news Tuesday, Iran claims to have captured an American "Scan-eagle" surveillance drone used to collect photographs and videos. Though they said it was seized recently, Iranian state television did not specify where or how. The U.S. Navy responded to say none of its unmanned aerial vehicles are missing.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Obama Says No Deal Without Tax Rate Increase on the Rich
    President Obama said there would be no budget deal unless Republicans agreed to tax increases for the wealthiest Americans. Meanwhile, Republicans say their plan would close tax loopholes without rate hikes. Kwame Holman reports on the impasse to avert an economic plunge triggering automatic spending cuts and tax increases.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • cholera
    fred report about cholera
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
    December 4, 2012
  • ricks
    some guy named ricks who wrote a book. a discussion with him, yeah.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
    December 4, 2012
  • Behind the Headley Interactive
    Behind the makings of Frontline PBS's interactive on David Headley. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Andrew Golis, Ashlee Lougheed, Tom Jennings, James Milward
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012
  • Curiosity Finds Organic Compounds in Martian Soil
    The Mars Curiosity rover analyzed Martian soil from the planet's Gale crater and found that it contained organic compounds like water and sulfur, possible building blocks for life. But they have "no definitive detection of Martian organics," said Paul Mahaffy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., during Monday's announcement.
    Original Air Date: December 4, 2012

Monday, December 3, 2012

  • A Fight from Behind to Keep Up With Rising CO2 Emissions
    For 18 years, the U.N. was intent on cutting global emissions to prevent a rise in the earth's average temperature of more than two degrees. But new data shows the earth is on track to reach this point of no return. Gwen Ifill talks to National Journal's Coral Davenport on the implications of rising emissions and temperatures.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012
  • In Chicago, Public Schools Work Towards a 'Common Core'
    Some states, including Illinois, have recently adopted new public school curriculum guidelines called the Common Core State Standards. While some teachers feel relief at having clear guidelines, Elizabeth Brackett of WTTW reports from Chicago on a more contentious aspect of the new implementation: student and teacher evaluation.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012
  • West Bank Construction Obstructs a Two-State Solution
    As Israel moves to build more settlements in the West Bank, Ray Suarez talks to Washington Institute for Near East Policy's David Makovsky and American Task Force on Palestine's Ghaith al-Omari about whether a two-state solution is possible when both sides assume the worst of the other's actions.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012
  • Israel's West Bank Expansion Prompts Diplomatic Frustration
    A day after the United Nations voted to grant Palestinians non-member "observer" status, Israel announced it was going to begin construction on additional settlements in the West Bank. Ray Suarez reports on the response from the State Department and leaders in Europe, who voiced concern the move would jeopardize peace prospects.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012
  • Repetitive Head Injuries Link to Degenerative Brain Disease
    A newly-published four-year study at Boston University, which examined the brains of deceased athletes, links repetitive head injuries to a degenerative brain disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopaty. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Ann McKee, one of the lead researchers, and ESPN's Mark Fainaru-Wada about the current evidence.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012
  • White House, House Republicans Fights Over Deficit Reduction
    House speaker John Boehner wrote to President Obama to reject a White House plan to raise tax rates for the wealthiest Americans, suggesting instead a counter-offer that raises Medicare eligibility age. Gwen Ifill talks to Erskine Bowles about his deficit reduction plan and how it differs from current proposals on the table.
    Original Air Date: December 3, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012

  • Doubleheader: Shields, Brooks on X Tax, Hoosiers and Irish
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and syndicated columnist Mark Shields sit down with correspondent Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the consumption based X-Tax that is gaining traction among conservative think tanks. In the politics of sport portion, this was a big week for Indiana college teams -- Hoosier basketball and Irish football.
    Original Air Date: November 30, 2012
  • Grand Canyon May Be 60 Million Years Older Than Thought
    A newly published study renews an old debate about the age of the Grand Canyon, positing a possibility that the geographical formation could be tens of millions of years older than current wisdom suggests, dating back to the time of dinosaurs. Margaret Warner talks to science correspondent Miles O'Brien about its significance.
    Original Air Date: November 30, 2012
  • Shields, Brooks on Obama's Bargaining Skills and Filibusters
    Jeffrey Brown talks to NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks about President Obama's repeated push to increase revenue by taxing the wealthy, the lack of constructive debate in Congress to solve America's long-term deficit, possible filibuster reform and continued criticism of UN Ambassador Susan Rice.
    Original Air Date: November 30, 2012

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