Wednesday, October 24, 2012

  • Rooting Out Waste in Health Care by Taking Cue From Toyota
    When the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle was losing money for the first time in its history, CEO Dr. Gary Kaplan turned to an unlikely place for help: giant automaker Toyota. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the hospital's success in lowering costs and improving health outcomes.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012
  • Alternative Presidential Candidates Face Off in Debate
    Four alternative candidates to Mitt Romney and President Obama -- Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, Virgil Goode and Rocky Anderson -- met in Chicago for a third party debate to discuss everything from halting the war on drugs to reducing military spending to curbing the influence of money in politics. Kwame Holman reports.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012
  • Foreclosure Crisis Missing From the Campaign Conversation
    Sales of new homes are up this fall, but a third of U.S. homeowners are underwater with their mortgages, and swing states have some of the highest foreclosure rates. Jeffrey Brown talks to The Opportunity Agenda's James Carr and Cato Institute's Mark Calabria for why housing hasn't been discussed in the presidential campaigns.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012
  • Some Senate Candidates Race Toward Photo-Finish Elections
    The outcome in extremely tight senate races in states like Connecticut, Arizona, Indiana and North Dakota could determine who controls the Senate and the president's agenda come January. Gwen Ifill talks to Roll Call's Shira Toeplitz and The Rothenberg Political Report's Nathan Gonzales for more on just what's on the line.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012
  • A Western Woman on Saudi Arabia
    NewsHour's Judy Woodruff recently spoke with Pulitzer Prize winner Karen Elliott House about what it's like to be a woman in a society like Saudi Arabia. House spent years living in The Kingdom while researching her new book, "On Saudi Arabia: Its people, past, religion, fault lines -- and future."
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012
  • Obama and Romney Barnstorm Swing States in Last 13 Days
    The days on the campaign trail have gotten busier. President Obama traveled to Iowa, Colorado, California and Nevada in a single day, while his challenger Mitt Romney visiting Nevada and Iowa to make his case to the last undecided voters. Jeffrey Brown reports on the stepped-up pace in the last 13 days till the election.
    Original Air Date: October 24, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

  • Third Party Ora.tv livestream embed
    Third party candidates Gary Johnson (Libertarian Party), Jill Stein (Green Party), Virgil Goode (Constitution Party), and Rocky Anderson (Justice Party) will participate in a session moderated by former CNN host Larry King. The session is hosted by the nonpartisan Free and Equal Elections Foundation.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Climate of Doubt Interview with John Hockenberry
    Hari Sreenivasan talks to John Hockenberry about Frontline film "Climate of Doubt," which examines how the political climate around global warming has changed in the last four years.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Collage of Sound: Philip Glass Classic Gets Revival
    On the occasion of a new world tour revival of his breakthrough, abstract 1976 opera "Einstein on the Beach," composer Philip Glass talks to Jeffrey Brown about his love of classical music, his own genre-bending work and finding success in the music world.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Sequestration Squabble Has Economic Resonance in Virginia
    In the latest installment in our Battleground Dispatches series, Cathy Lewis of WHRO in Hampton Roads, Va., looks at how concern over sequestration is playing out as a local voting issue. Gwen Ifill talks to Roll Call's Steve Dennis and Josh Rogin of Foreign Policy about how congress is working on facing its budget negotiations.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • From 'Apology Tour' to Bayonets: Fact-Checking the Debate
    Margaret Warner fact-checks different debate highlights, including Mitt Romney's characterization of President Obama's early overseas trips, what the candidates said about their opponent's and their own defense spending proposals, and the ideal scope and size of the Navy.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • After Final Debate, Candidates Start Swing State Sprint
    The candidates made an eager return to the campaign trail the day after their final presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla. Gwen Ifill recaps debate highlights and looks at new ads. Judy Woodruff gets post-debate analysis from Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Extended Interview: Philip Glass
    Jeffrey Brown continues the conversation with Philip Glass online with a few more questions.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Recap: Third Presidential Debate
    NewsHour puts together a four minute recap with highlights from the third presidential debate.
    Original Air Date: October 23, 2012
  • Closing Statements of the Last Presidential Debate
    President Barack Obama and Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney make their final argument in the last presidential debate.
    Original Air Date: 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

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