Monday, January 21, 2013

  • PBS NewsHour Inauguration 2013 Special
    In this PBS NewsHour Inauguration 2013 special, correspondents Gwen Ifill and Jeff Brown cover the full second inauguration ceremony of President Barack Obama. We then provide analysis of the President's speech and the day's events with guests Mark Shields, David Brooks, Annette Gordon Reed, Richard Norton Smith and Beverly Gage.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • Poet Richard Blanco Reads the Inaugural Poem
    Poet Richard Blanco reads a poem for President Obama's second inauguration. Blanco is the first Hispanic and openly gay man to read the inaugural poem.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • Watch President Obama Deliver His Second Inaugural Address
    President Barack Obama delivered his second inaugural address after being sworn in for his second term as President of the United States.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • NewsHour Panelists Analyze Obama's Inauguration Speech
    NewsHour Correspondents Jeff Brown and Gwen Ifill are joined by Mark Shields, David Brooks, Annette Gordon Reed, Richard Norton Smith and Beverly Gage for the 57th Inauguration Day at the National Mall. The panel analyze Obama's inauguration speech urging Americans to come together during a time of change.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • U.S. Air Force Band serve the country with music.
    Musicians in the U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard prepare to give honors to the president during the 2013 Inaugural parade ceremony.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • Changing Expectations for Inauguration 2013
    Hari Sreenivasan talks with several inauguration attendees about their changing expectations for the presidency.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • Ronald Reagan Signs the MLK Holiday Bill into Law
    Ronald Reagan signs the MLK holiday bill into law as bill author Congresswoman Katie Beatrice Hall looks on.
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013
  • Watch President Obama Review the Troops
    President Barack Obama stood on the Capitol steps, attended by First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden to review the troops as they march by the Capitol to begin the inaugural parade
    Original Air Date: January 21, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • Watch President Obama Take the Oath of Office
    In a small ceremony Barack Obama officially began his second term as President of the United States. John Roberts, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, administered the oath.
    Original Air Date: January 20, 2013

Friday, January 18, 2013

  • Shields and Brooks on Retreats, Te'O and Armstrong
    Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks GOP party retreat and two major sports scandals of the week: whether or not Manti Te'O of Notre Dame was the victim or complicit in a bizarre hoax involving an imaginary girlfriend (you'll recall Mark Shields is an unabashed fan of his alma mater Notre Dame) and the doping confession of Lance Armstrong.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Shields and Brooks on Obama's New Term, Gun Control
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk with Jeffrey Brown about the week's political news, including President Obama's executive actions on gun control, the future of gun culture in America, resolving the debt ceiling fight in Congress and the president at the beginning of a new term.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • The Fallout Continues from Armstrong's Doping Admission
    In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, former celebrated cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs. Ray Suarez looks at people's reactions to Armstrong's admission both in the United States and abroad.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Inauguration Poet Richard Blanco Hopes to Give Poem of Unity
    Jeffrey Brown talks with Richard Blanco, the poet chosen to read at President Obama's second swearing-in, about what it means to be a part of the festivities. Blanco, a Spanish born Cuban-American, is the first Latino, openly gay, as well as the youngest poet to ever at a presidential inauguration.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Putting Finishing Touches on Preparations for Inauguration
    Massive preparations for the 2013 Inauguration of President Barack Obama have been underway for months. From the roar of the military band, to the official Inauguration balls, to security at the swearing-in, Ray Suarez explores what the president's second inaugural ceremonies will look like.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Crises in Algeria, Mali Reflect Regional Unrest
    Recent terrorist activity in Mali and Algeria reflect greater regional tumult and threat to international security. Ray Suarez talks to Mary Jane Deeb from the Library of Congress and Dirk Vandewalle from Dartmouth College about the various geopolitical factors at play.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Accounting for Algeria Hostages as Mali Conflict Intensifies
    Although a large number of hostages have been released in Algeria, efforts continue to secure and account for remaining captives and the casualties, including some Americans. In neighboring Mali, Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports that conflicts between Islamist militants and the Malian government continue.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Extended Interview, Reading: Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco
    More of Jeffrey Brown's interview and a reading with poet Richard Blanco, who will read a poem at the second inauguration of President Obama.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Insider Tour of the Capitol with Sen. Schumer
    With Inaugural festivities underway in Washington, we took a step back in time with Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), Chair of the the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, inside the area of the Capitol known as the "crypt." It's in that location through which President Obama will pass right before he greets the mass of people waiting to see him Monday at the Capitol.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013
  • Conversation: George Saunders, Author of 'Tenth of December'
    Jeffrey Brown talks to George Saunders, author of "Tenth of December."
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

  • Remembering Pauline Phillips, 'Dear Abby'
    Pauline Phillips, whose "Dear Abby" column offered tough but sympathetic advice about love and life to readers around the world, died at the age of 94. Ray Suarez discusses Philips' career with Amy Dickinson, the Chicago Tribune's signature advice columnist for "Ask Amy."
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • How Social Entrepreneurs Use Rice Husks to Power India
    India suffers from chronic power interruptions and failures stemming from energy policies created to court voter blocs and never accounted for the cost of power. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on efforts by social entrepreneurs to solve part of India's power problems by creating village-based micro grids.
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • Rulings on Evidence in WikiLeaks Pre-Trial Hearings
    Pre-trial hearings against Army Pfc. Bradley Manning have ended. Manning is accused of "aiding the enemy" by leaking thousands of classified military documents, many of which were published on WikiLeaks. Hari Sreenivasan talks Arun Rath, a reporter for PBS' Frontline and PRI's The World, about what happened in the courtroom
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • Students Speak Out on Gun Violence Prevention
    In the wake of the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., the NewsHour asked students from 45 schools around the country to provide advice on how to prevent future shootings at schools. Ray Suarez presents some of these high schoolers' takes on the gun debate, which were collected through NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs.
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • 'Very Hard to Indentify' Individuals in Preventing Violence
    Ray Suarez looks at responses by lawmakers and the NRA to President Obama's gun violence proposals. Jeffrey Brown hones in on the topic of mental health with Barry Rosenfeld, a clinical forensic psychologist at Fordham University, and Dr. Paramjit Joshi of the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • Logistical Challenges Combating Islamic Militants in Africa
    Jeffrey Brown gets an update on the situation in Algeria and the French intervention in Mali from ITN's Lindsey Hilsum. Ray Suarez discusses the logistical issues inherent in battling Islamist militants in Saharan Africa, as well as the role of the U.S. with Atlantic Council's J. Peter Pham and Col. Cedric Leighton (Ret.).
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013
  • NewsHour Tours DC's Hot Spots for Food, Politics and Fun
    Visiting Washington D.C. for the Inauguration? NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni gives an insider's tour that's off the beaten tourist path. She visits some of the best places to get grub, meet the the locals and rub elbows with some real politicos. Take her cue and you just may find yourself lunching on a half smoke next to a Supreme Court justice.
    Original Air Date: January 17, 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

  • Why Lance Armstrong May Be Coming Clean About PEDs
    What will be the fallout of Lance Armstrong's confession of doping during his prolific professional cycling career? Ray Suarez talks to two writers who have followed Armstrong's career: Daniel Coyle, co-author of "The Secret Race: The Hidden World of the Tour de France," and the Juliet Macur of the New York Times.
    Original Air Date: January 16, 2013
  • Years of Denial, Cyclist Lance Armstrong Admits PED Use
    For many years the number one cyclist in the world, the now disgraced Lance Armstrong admitted in an interview with Oraph Winfrey that he had used performance-enhancing drugs, despite past refusals. Ray Suarez reports on where investigations and penalties may lead now that Armstrong has confessed.
    Original Air Date: January 16, 2013