Monday, April 22, 2013

  • Early Stages of Boston Investigation Yields Family Stories
    Though Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in custody, he is unable to speak due to injuries and investigators must wait till he is lucid before questioning him. Jeffrey Brown talks with NPR's Dina Temple-Raston more about the suspect charged in the Boston bombing case and what authorities are learning about his family.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Bombing Suspect Arraigned on Charges While Hospitalized
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, surviving suspect of the Boston Marathon bombing, was formally charged from his hospital bed for conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. Jeffrey Brown reports on Tsarnaev's condition, an FBI inquiry on his brother, as well as how the case has leaked into the political debate over immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013
  • Former INS Chief Doris Meissner with Kwame Holman
    Former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner, Doris Meissner describes who makes up the 11 million undocumented residents living in the United States.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2013

Friday, April 19, 2013

  • Watch Obama's Statement Following Second Suspect's Capture
    President Barack Obama spoke late Friday night after authorities captured the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Police apprehended 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after a daylong manhunt that wound through suburban Boston neighborhoods, causing an area-wide lockdown. Obama said at the White House: “It’s been a tough week, but we’ve seen the character of our country once more.”
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: "We Have a Suspect in Custody"
    For more: http://to.pbs.org/11JFHadIn a press conference Friday night following the capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy P. Alben said "We’re exhausted … but we have a victory."Police Commissioner Ed Davis said the suspect is in serious condition at the hospital.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: Stay Indoors Request Has Been Lifted
    In a news conference Friday evening, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick told Boston area residents that they may leave their homes, but to remain vigilant, in light of the manhunt for the at-large suspect in the Boston Marathon Bombings. A State police spokesperson also said that there will be additional state troops on patrol in Watertown, Mass., where the suspect is believed to be.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Shields and Brooks on Resilience During National Trauma
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks talk to Jeffrey Brown about the Boston Marathon attack and the ensuing city-wide lockdown while authorities conducted a manhunt. They also discuss the politics and political consequences behind the failed gun legislation, and whether it can be revived.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Crowdsourced Sleuthing Offers Eyes and Ears, Wrong Turns
    Sophisticated technology and crowdsourcing have helped police and the public work together in identifying the suspects in the Boston bombing. But some of the theories posited online have targeted innocent people. Ray Suarez interviews former deputy homeland security adviser Richard Falkenrath and Will Oremus of Slate.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Crowdsourcing Offers Extra Eyes and Ears, Some Wrong Turns
    Sophisticated technology and crowdsourcing have helped police and the public work together in identifying the suspects in the Boston bombing. But some of the theories posited online have targeted innocent people. Ray Suarez interviews former deputy homeland security adviser Richard Falkenrath and Will Oremus of Slate.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Were Boston Suspects Part of a Larger, Radical Confederacy?
    Authorities are examining whether the Tsarnaev brothers had become ideological militants and whether they acted alone or had accomplices. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt, Mark Hosenball of Reuters and Bruce Hoffman, director of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Suspect's Reputation as Normal Kid Is Striking Contrast
    Family, friends and acquaintances have come forward to describe the two Tsarnaev brothers, suspected of bombing Boston's Marathon. Ray Suarez talks to Farah Stockman of The Boston Globe and WBUR Public Radio's David Boeri about the city's extreme security measures, as well as what reporters know about the lives of the suspects.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Boston Stayed On Edge After Police Ordered City Lockdown
    The city and suburbs of Boston were put on lockdown and residents were told to stay in their homes after an early morning shootout in Watertown, Mass., between police and two bombing suspects. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed, and a police officer was killed earlier that night. Kwame Holman reports.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Manhunt for Bombing Suspect Ends After Daylong City Shutdown
    The manhunt for Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came to an end Friday evening in the suburb of Watertown, Mass. Ray Suarez talks to WGBH reporter Phillip Martin, Farah Stockman of the Boston Globe and Bruce Gellerman of WBUR about how police found and captured the suspect, plus a sense of relief across Boston.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Boxing Coach On Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev
    Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother Dzhokhar are the two suspects in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. Tamerlan, 26, was killed Friday in an encounter with police, while his brother remains at large. PBS NewsHour spoke to Bob Russo, Portland Boxing Club owner, who coached Tamerlan at the Golden Gloves amateur nationals in 2009.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Aunt of Marathon Bombing Suspects Speaks
    The marathon bombing suspects' aunt, Maret Tsarnaeva of Toronto, said that she was suspicious that her nephews -- suspects in the Boston bombings -- were responsible, after sifting through the FBI's released photos and video of the men."They are normal young men," she said.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Mass. State Police: Search Continues
    At an afternoon press briefing in Watertown, Mass., Massachusetts State Police spokesperson Timothy Alban cautioned residents that police were staging a “controlled explosion” in Cambridge as they continue their search for the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Alban also said police are continuing to search Watertown for the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Uncle Of Marathon Bombing Suspects Speaks
    The marathon bombing suspects' uncle, Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md., told the AP that they are from a Russian region near Chechnya and that they lived together near Boston and had been in the United States for about 10 years.Speaking outside his home, Tsarni told Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- who remained at large and considered "extremely dangerous" -- to turn himself in.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013
  • Police Commissioner Urges Residents
    Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis urges all residents cooperate and to stay at home as the police conduct a door-to-door search for one of the Boston Marathon bombings suspect identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., and any other possible accomplices.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013

  • World Bank Announces Goal to End Extreme Poverty by 2030
    The World Bank wants to end extreme global poverty by the year 2030. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the push as the bank began its annual spring meeting along with the International Monetary Fund. Jeffrey Brown interviews Kim about what can be done to alleviate some of the economic suffering around the world.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • Sen. Durbin: Gang of Eight Found Balance on Immigration
    A bipartisan team of senators rolled out its sweeping plan for immigration reform, meant to create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Margaret Warner talks to Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., one of the lawmakers who collaborated on the plan.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • Rise of Domestic Drones Draws Questions About Privacy
    The increased domestic use of small unmanned aerial devices known as drones have spurred enthusiasm from law enforcement officials to amateur photographers. But the evolving use of the technology has also triggered privacy concerns. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the debate surrounding acceptable uses of domestic drones.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • Messages of Mourning and Hope for Boston After Attack
    In Boston, President Obama and first lady Michelle joined Mayor Tom Menino, Gov. Deval Patrick and thousands of others at an interfaith memorial service for the victims of the attack on the city's marathon. Jeffrey Brown reports on the many messages of comfort for the unnerved city.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • FBI Releases Photos of Boston Blast Suspects
    The FBI released pictures and video of two suspects who may have planted a device at the site of the explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Jeffrey Brown talks with David Boeri of WBUR Public Radio about how investigators have combed through thousands of tips so far.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • Search Continues for Survivors of Texas Explosion
    The explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant has left scores injured and killed a still unconfirmed number of people. Although the cause of the explosion is yet unknown, authorities say there is no evidence of foul play. Ray Suarez talks with KERA Public Radio's BJ Austin for more on the investigation and the search for survivors.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • How Do You Build a Do-It-Yourself Drone?
    So what goes into building one of these devices? Christopher Vo, director of education for the D.C. Area Drone User Group, an community organization of amateur and professional drone users, offers a brief tutorial.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • Helping a Small Town Recover After a Texas Plant Explosion
    A massive explosion tore through a fertilizer plant near the town of West, in central Texas, on Wednesday leveling nearby homes and businesses, according to authorities.Tony LeNoir, owner of Cen-Tex Roof Systems, posted an offer of help on his company's Facebook page: "Anyone in West that needs tarps or plywood call my office ... We have crews ready to help. No charge people!"
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • FBI Releases Photos of Suspects at Briefing
    FBI special agent Richard DesLauriers released photos and video of two suspects in the April 15 Boston Marathon Bombings. The video and images were captured by security cameras near the scene of the blasts. DesLauriers stressed that the FBI requests that the public use only the images released Thursday to help ascertain the identities of the subjects.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013
  • World Bank President on Urgency of Climate Change Issues
    Thursday on the NewsHour, Kim speaks with Jeffrey Brown about a new initiative to address extreme poverty. In an extended conversation, Kim also addressed the urgency of climate change. He says they must increase financial resources for sustainable energy, use innovative agriculture to put carbon back into the ground and partner with major cities to reduce their carbon footprint.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2013

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