Tuesday, October 23, 2012

  • Watch the Full Third and Final Presidential Debate
    President Barack Obama and former governor Mitt Romney meet in Boca Raton, Fla., for one final debate on foreign policy, moderated by Bob Schieffer of CBS News. While Obama emphasized international alliances and coalition building, Romney touted peace through strength in their broader visions for U.S. foreign policy.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012

  • Post-Debate Analysis: Romney, Obama Tackle Foreign Policy
    Mark Shields and David Brooks join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to recap and analyze the third and final presidential debate as Mitt Romney and President Obama talked foreign policy. Also joining the discussion is presidential historian Michael Beschloss, who sits down with Christina Bellantoni and Jeffrey Brown. NPR's Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley give their their thoughts from Boca Raton.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Remembering McGovern, WWII Hero, Politician
    A longtime Democratic legislator from South Dakota and a three-time presidential candidate, George McGovern was a proud liberal well-known for his vehement opposition of the Vietnam War who mobilized and inspired young voters. Judy Woodruff talks to former Colorado Sen. Gary Hart who helps remember his close friend.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Margaret Warner Previews Foreign Policy Debate
    Senior Correspondent Margaret Warner talks to Political Editor Christina Bellantoni on what foreign affairs topics to expect from the third and final presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.Regarding both candidates' attempt to paint differences in their foreign policy stances, "There hasn't been much meat on the bones. It's been mostly rhetorical," she said.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Some 'Livestrong' Donors Want Their Money Back After Scandal
    Lance Armstrong has long since left the world of sports for philanthrophy, becoming an idol for those with cancer. But since fallout as a result of the doping scandal, his charity work may suffer as well. Ray Suarez talks to Christine Brennan on how Armstrong's ban from cycling will effect his Livestrong Foundation.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Gary Hart on George McGovern
    Former Senator Gary Hart talks to Judy Woodruff about the legacy of former UN ambassador, and former Senator George McGovern.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
    October 22, 2012
  • Foreign Policy Debate May Help Voters Discern Differences
    Though the economy has been the priority for voters in this election, the consulate attack in Libya and concern about Iran's nuclear ambitions have renewed some urgency and emphasis on foreign policy in the national dialogue. Jeffrey Brown talks to the Washington Post's David Ignatius and the Philadelphia Inquirer's Trudy Rubin.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Florida Voters Share Election Expectations Ahead of Debate
    Voters in Florida have been turned off by the negative tone heard in most political ads and presidential debates thus far. With two weeks left, the candidates seek to appeal to the shrinking number of undecided voters. Judy Woodruff reports on campaigning in Florida, which focuses on women, youth and Hispanics.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Shields and Brooks Preview 2012 Presidential Debate
    As the third and final 2012 presidential debate nears, polls show President Obama losing his edge over Mitt Romney on the question of who would be a better commander-in-chief. Gwen Ifill talks with NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks for what to expect from both candidates, with 15 days till Election Day.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • Political Checklist: What to Look for in Final Debate
    Senior Correspondents Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill sat down with Political Editor Christina Bellantoni to give a preview of Monday night's third and final presidential debate that will see President Obama and former governor Mitt Romney talk foreign policy.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012
  • How to Make Your Hospital Stay Safer and Cheaper
    In her recent book, "The Patient's Checklist: 10 Simple Hospital Checklists to Keep You Safe, Sane and Organized," Elizabeth Bailey describes the simple steps patients can take to avoid some of the most common (and potentially deadly) medical mistakes in the hospital. The theme throughout: Pay attention, ask questions, and never assume that any hospital is error-free where your care is concerned.
    Original Air Date: October 22, 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012

  • DoubleHeader: Shields, Brooks and Sreenivasan
    In this week's DoubleHeader, Hari Sreenivasan and Mark Shields and David Brooks talk about last week's presidential debate, A-Rod and more.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Shields and Brooks Debrief on the Debate, McGovern's Legacy
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news, including how Mitt Romney and President Obama fared in the second presidential debate, the political fight for key demographic groups and the long career and legacy of George McGovern, as the politician nears death.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Former Regulator Bair Recounts Stories of Financial Crisis
    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair says there's plenty of blame to go around for the financial crisis, but the foremost culprit is greed. Judy Woodruff talks to Bair about her new book, "Bull By the Horns," which assesses what role different figures from Wall Street to the White House and the regulatory offices played in the crash.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Campaigns Speak to Hispanics Through Spanish-Language Media
    With a tight presidential race, growing Hispanic populations in key swing states -- Colorado, Nevada, Florida and Virginia -- could provide the margin of victory. Ray Suarez reports on the campaigns' efforts, including spanish-language ads, appearances on Univision, and more, to capture Hispanic votes that are up for grabs.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Sheila Bair Takes on Tim Geithner, Gets Tough on Wall Street
    Throughout the height of the financial crisis in 2008 and afterward, Sheila Bair was known for being an outspoken regulator willing to confront her peers head-on. Her new book "Bull by the Horns" is an insider account of that turbulent time.Here's more of Judy Woodruff's conversation with Bair about Geithner, the Dodd-Frank law and what each candidate should do if elected.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Freezing Human Eggs for In Vitro No Longer Experimental
    Freezing eggs for infertility treatments is no longer considered 'experimental,' meaning that more insurance plans can cover the procedure. Margaret Warner talks to Shady Grove Fertility Center's Dr. Eric Widra and Center for Genetics and Society's Marcy Darnovsky for two differing views on the medical and ethical implications.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Syrian Crisis Inflames Lebanon-Syria Tensions
    After a car bomb exploded in the heart of Beirut, some Lebanese were quick to point the finger at Syria and blame Assad for the deaths of eight. Jeffrey Brown talks to Financial Times' Abigail Fielding-Smith about how clashes on the Syrian-Lebanese border and the recent bombing have increased tensions between the two countries.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • A Secessionist Movement Grows on Kenya's Coast
    Kenya's Coast Province boasts of wealth of opportunity, but for locals in the picturesque city of Mombasa, it's hardly a paradise. According to Human Rights Watch, the vast majority of Coast Province's nearly 2.5 million residents support a secessionist organization known as the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC).
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Get a Slice of New Hampshire's Political Mood at Red Arrow
    The NewsHour team spoke with a couple of patrons at the Red Arrow Diner about New Hampshire's political atmosphere amid this year's tight presidential race. The diner is a frequent campaign stop where photos of visiting candidates past and present adorn the walls of the 24-hour eatery.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Political Checklist
    Christina Bellantoni chats with Ray Suarez about the effort to rally Hispanic voters to the polls on Nov. 6th.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
    October 19, 2012
  • Louise Erdrich Reads From Her Novel 'The Round House'
    Louise Erdrich reads from her novel, "The Round House," which was nominate for a National Book Award.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012
  • Conversation: Louise Erdrich, Author of 'The Round House'
    A woman is attacked, a family is altered forever, the only child, a 13-year-old boy, seeks to solve the mystery surrounding the crime. The dramatic outline of the new novel, "The Round House," is further complicated by its setting on a reservation in North Dakota, where tribal law and ways clash with state and federal jurisdictions. "The Round House" has been nominated for National Book Award.
    Original Air Date: October 19, 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

  • New Collection Listens in on JFK's Secret White House Tapes
    A new book, "Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy," shares a treasure trove of the president's secretly-recorded phone calls, meetings and private reflections. Gwen Ifill talks to Ted Widmer, historian and librarian of Brown University, who edited and annotated the tape transcripts.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2012
  • Twitter and Mobile Devices Key to Viewer Debate Digestion
    A third of adult viewers under 40 who watched the second presidential debate were "double screening," meaning they both watched the debate and used an additional form of digital media. Ray Suarez talks to the Daily Download's Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz about the "binders full of women" meme and politicized search terms.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2012
  • Female Candidates Seek Rematches with Male Opponents in N.H.
    New Hampshire is poised to make history if three women running for national political office all win their bids. Anna Sale of WNYC Radio reports from the Granite State, where unemployment is relatively low and independence is highly valued, about how social issues are playing out in local elections and the presidential race.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2012
  • Could the U.S. Face 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'? Protecting Banks
    U.S. financial institutions continue to be targets in attacks that have Leon Panetta warning of a "cyber pearl harbor." Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, and Neustar, Inc.'s Rodney Joffe talk with Margaret Warner about why banks are vulnerable to disruptions, theft and destructive threats.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2012
  • More Debt, Fewer Jobs: Candidates' Plan for College Costs
    Student debt is outpacing credit card debt. With unemployment high for young people, 10 percent of recent graduates have defaulted on loans. Judy Woodruff talks American Council on Education's Terry Hartle and Cato Institute's Neal McCluskey about what President Obama and Mitt Romney propose as solutions.
    Original Air Date: October 18, 2012