Tuesday, November 20, 2012

  • Israel-Gaza Talks Face 'Complicating' Regional Realities
    As the Israel-Hamas conflict continues and pressure for peace rises, some factors complicate the negotiation process. Jeffrey Brown talks to Washington Institute for Near East Policy's Dennis Ross and Brookings Institution's Khaled Elgindy about Egypt's prominent role, failures of old U.S. policy and the rise of political Islam.
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2012
  • Rolling Gates at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (ARCADIS)
    Rolling Gates at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (ARCADIS)
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2012
  • CDM Smith: Swing Gates and a Bridge at Arthur Kill
    CDM Smith: Swing Gates and a Bridge at Arthur Kill
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2012
  • Jennifer Fitzgerald Reads Poems about Hurricane Sandy
    Fifth generation Staten Islander Jennifer Fitzgerald reads her poems about Hurricane Sandy, 'I Was Raised On An Island' and 'What It Means To Rise.'
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

  • Incoming Independent Senator King on Caucusing With the Dems
    Angus King is one of two Independents in the incoming U.S. Senate, after winning a seat in Maine held for 18 years by retiring Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe. King is expected to caucus with senate Democrats. Jeffrey Brown spoke to the senator-elect after his election win.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Future Unclear for Sandy Victims Dealing with Insurance Woes
    Despite a history of hurricanes, there were many storm victims in New York without flood insurance thinking the risk for damage was low. But after Sandy hit, many residents are faced now with huge damage bills and no idea how they'll recover. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from New York's Long Island.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • With Obama's Visit, Myanmar Looks Towards Greater Democracy
    President Obama's trip is the first time that a U.S. president has visited Myanmar. Ray Suarez talks to retired foreign service officer Priscilla Clapp and Human Rights Watch's Tom Malinowski for analysis on whether reforms are aggressive enough to establish a strong democracy and reduce ethnic conflict in Myanmar.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • For Displaced Syrians, Turkey Acts as Lifeline
    Syrians continue to cross into Turkey, fleeing from the dangers of what is now a 20-month conflict. For those unable to leave, Turkey has served as a lifeline for basic supplies. Margaret Warner reports from the refugee camps and internally displaced camps, where the struggle to survive remains a constant concern for civilians.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Egypt Hopes to Broker Cease-Fire Between Israel and Hamas
    Judy Woodruff talks to McClatchy Newspaper's Nancy Youssef about the efforts of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants. Though close to a deal, Youssef reports common ground is scarce between Israelis and Palestinians and will prevent long-term brokerage of peace.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Voices from Sandy - Madeleine Conway, Breezy Point
    Madeleine Conway grew up on the beach, and she says she intends to stay. She's been helping clean out her mother's house since the storm passed. She believes the community's faith will get them through this crisis. "We're a community, we're sea loving," she said. "But it turned on us."
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Voices from Sandy - Ronald Forster, Staten Island
    Ronald Forster lives on Staten Island and says building walls around Staten Island wouldn't keep the water out. But he's taking more caution with the next storm. "Next time they tell me to evacuate, I'm out of here. I can promise you that."
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Voices from Sandy - Rich Resner, Breezy Point
    Rich Resner's home was underwater after Superstorm Sandy, but he counts himself as one of the lucky ones. Some of his neighbors lost everything. He doesn't think a dune would have stopped the storm, but he plans to come back and rebuild.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012
  • Voices from Sandy - Yolanda Quintana
    Yolanda Quintana lost everything on Coney Island. She was trying to salvage her wedding album and photos of her kids from the debris. She doesn't want to return to the house, saying she can't bear to go through this again.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2012

Friday, November 16, 2012

  • Obama Spent 10 Times as Much on Social Media as Romney
    Ray Suarez talks to Daily Download's Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn about a 10-to-1 spending gap on social media between the Obama and Romney campaigns, as well as the shifting role Facebook and Twitter played in how voters expressed their political leanings in their communities.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
  • Brooks and Marcus on Government 'Gifts' and Gaza Conflict
    Judy Woodruff talks to the New York Times' David Brooks and the Washington Post's Ruth Marcus about the lack of substantive rhetoric in the 2012 presidential election, comments by Mitt Romney that voters chose President Obama for "gifts," chances of fiscal cliff compromise and the violent conflict between Israel and Hamas.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
  • Colo. Voters Legalize Pot, State Anxious Over Gov't Reaction
    On Election Day, Colorado voters approved a ballot initiative making recreational marijuana legal, to be regulated and taxed by the state. But law enforcement officials anticipate regulation will be difficult, even with legalization, because pot is still illegal at the federal level. Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee reports.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
  • Syrian Civilians 'Feel Abandoned' by the West in Civil War
    Rebels fighting Assad’s regime have taken control of areas west and north of Aleppo. Destruction from combat is evident everywhere, with devastating damage to infrastructure, a lack of oil and little access to medical care. Judy Woodruff interviews Margaret Warner from Turkey, who spent a day in Syria talking to civilians.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
  • How Did Latest Escalation Between Israel and Hamas Begin?
    Jeffrey Brown talks to Al-Arabiya's Hisham Melham and University of Haifa's Dan Schueftan about how the latest escalation between Israel and Hamas got started and what the role of the U.S. should be in dealing with the conflict.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
  • Football Coach -- AmGrad
    Natalie Randolph may be one of the first females to head coach high school football, but to her students she is more than just a coach. At Coolidge High School in Washington, D.C., Coach Randolph prioritizes school before football by forcing student athletes to attend study hall before practice. "If you don't go to study hall, you don't practice. If you don't practice, you don't play."
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012
    November 16, 2012
  • Jessamyn Rodriguez of Hot Bread Kitchen
    Jessamyn Rodriguez founded Hot Bread Kitchen to help immigrant women and provide international foods to her neighborhood.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

  • 'Occupy Sandy' Focuses on Offering Help to Storm Victims
    FEMA is still working hard to help get relief for storm victims in the Northeast -- not a small task considering the size and scope of that natural disaster. To help fill in the gap, volunteers from a movement called Occupy Sandy are trying to reach residents in need who live in New York City's boroughs. Ray Suarez reports.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • New Chinese Leaders Affirm Nationalist Ideals
    The new Chinese leader seems to have a positive personal attitude towards the U.S., but how he may approach U.S. relations is unclear. Jeffrey Brown talks to Christopher Johnson of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about the rise of nationalist -- rather than more reform-minded -- voices on the Politburo.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • The Power of Sleep: Why Humans Can't Stop Snoozing
    Sleep deprivation can cause serious health and cognitive problems in humans. In short, it can make us fat, sick and stupid. But why humans do need so much sleep? Science correspondent Miles O'Brien talks to scientists on the cutting edge of sleep research and asks if there's any way humans might evolve into getting by with less.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • Attorney General Holder Announces Legal Resolution to BP Oil
    BP has agreed to plead guilty to 14 federal criminal counts related to the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and the subsequent oil spill that fouled the Gulf of Mexico for months and soiled miles of marshes and beaches. BP will pay $4.5 billion in the settlement brought by the U.S. government. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the deal today in New Orleans.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • BP to Pay Largest Fine in U.S. History, Admit Guilt
    Two years after a rig operated by British Petroleum exploded, spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the company agreed to plead guilty to felony charges and is expected to pay $4.5 billion in fines. Jeffrey Brown talks to ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten and John Young, president of Jefferson Parish, La., for their reactions.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • Israeli Ambassador Says Israel Plans to Protect Its Citizens
    Ray Suarez talks to Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren who characterizes the recent violence in Gaza as a measured response to fight the terrorist group of Hamas, which had launched over 1,000 missiles at locations where over 4.5 million Israelis live.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • No Laughing Matter: Cartoonists Depict Europe's Debt Crisis
    A sneak peek at an upcoming NewsHour story in which cartoonists around the world help us explain the wrangling behind the scenes of Europe's debt crises.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
  • Miles Swims with Dolphins
    Miles O'Brien swam and dozed with the dolphins for his NewsHour video report on the science of sleep. As a bonus extra, here are some outtakes.
    Original Air Date: November 15, 2012
    November 15, 2012

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