Wednesday, February 13, 2013

  • After Police Standoff, Big Bear Community Feels Relief
    The manhunt for ex-LA cop Christopher Dorner has allegedly ended in Big Bear Lake, Calif., where police suspect Dorner was killed in a fire. Jeffrey Brown gets an update from Kate Mather who's been covering the story for the Los Angeles Times.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • After Speech, Obama Begins Push to Raise Minimum Wage
    A day after the 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama toured a North Carolina factory in order to press his economic plan to raise the minimum wage. Judy Woodruff examines the president's plan with Kevin Hassett of the American Enterprise Insitute and Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Valentine's Day Daily Download: A Guide to Online Dating
    NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni talks with Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of Daily-Download.com about online dating sites.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Watch Steve Case Testimony on Immigration Reform
    Steve Case, co-founder and former chief executive officer and chairman of America Online, testified in front of a congressional committee Wednesday on comprehensive immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Watch Jessica Vaughan Testimony on Immigration Reform
    Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, testified in front of a congressional committee on comprehensive immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Watch Jose Antonio Vargas Testimony on Immigration Reform
    Immigration rights activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas testified today on comprehensive immigration reform. Vargas has openly declared he is an undocumented immigrant.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Sheriff's Press Conference on End of Dorner Manhunt
    The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department held a press conference Wednesday evening, briefing the public about the pursuit of fugitive cop Chris Dorner through Big Bear, California, Tuesday, February 12, which ended with a deceased Deputy. Chris Dorner is believed to have perished in a cabin fire that culminated during a standoff with Big Bear police.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Rep. Goodlatte: We're a Nation of Immigrants, Laws
    Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) talked with the NewsHour following President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address, cautioning lawmakers to not repeat the mistakes of past attempts to reform immigration laws.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Rep. Goodlatte: We're a Nation of Immigrants and Laws
    Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) talked with the NewsHour following President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address, cautioning lawmakers to not repeat the mistakes of past attempts to reform immigration laws.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Time for Sensible Gun Regulation
    Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) talked with the NewsHour following President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address and called for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to come up with sensible regulations regarding guns in the United States.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Rep. Labrador: One of the Worst Speeches Obama Has Given
    Rep. Raúl Labrador talked with the NewsHour following President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address, calling for lawmakers to seize the opportunity for sensible immigration reform.
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013
  • Sen. Joe Manchin on Looming Gun Debate
    Sen. Joe Manchin talked with the NewsHour following President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address about the likelihood that lawmakers will be able to reach agreement on the issue of gun control going forward
    Original Air Date: February 13, 2013

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

  • PBS NewsHour 2013 State of the Union Special Report
    Watch the PBS NewsHour's special coverage of the 2013 State of the Union; President Obama's first address of his second term. We cover the President's speech and the GOP response by Sen. Marco Rubio, with analysis from Judy Woodruff, Mark Shields and David Brooks.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Watch President Obama Deliver the 2013 SOTU
    President Barack Obama delivered the 2013 State of the Union address, his first since being elected to a second term, where he focused on 'smarter government' over larger government, education reform, immigration reform, equal pay and equality for women, gun control, and other goals for the country.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Sen. Marco Rubio Deliver GOP Response in Spanish
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio gave the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address in Spanish, in addition to English, Tuesday night.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers Republican Response to SOTU
    Sen. Marco Rubio criticized the President for wanting to "tax more, borrow more, and spend more". He stressed the importance of growing the economy to grow middle class jobs and reduce deficit. Rubio also asserted his commitment to the middle class by emphasizing his upbringing in a middle class immigrant family.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Shields and Brooks Analyze SOTU and Republican Response
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to analyze President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, focusing on the ambitious agenda set by the president and the emotional response he garnered when addressing the problem of gun violence. Shields and Brooks also discuss Sen. Marco Rubio's response to the president.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Rep. Scott Rigell on Gun Debate, Areas of Agreement
    Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Va.) spoke with the PBS NewsHour following President Obama's State of the Union address and laid out areas of legislation that he thought both political parties could agree on.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • State of the Union Hangout Part 1
    PBS NewsHour politics editor Christina Bellantoni hosted a Google hangout before and after President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • State of the Union Hangout Part 2
    PBS NewsHour politics editor Christina Bellantoni hosted a Google hangout before and after President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Shields & Brooks: Using SOTU to Tackle 'New Budget Reality'
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss with Judy Woodruff what they're looking for in President Obama's first State of the Union address of his second term, the current political and economic realities and whether State of the Union speeches really matter.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Palm Oil Demand Drives Employment of Child Migrant Workers
    Special correspondent Steve Sapienza exposes the human cost of palm oil, a cheap ingredient used in many processed foods. In Malaysia, the world's second largest exporter of the oil, producers employ child migrant workers to keep up with demand. The story is part of a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Faces Insecurity, Challenges
    Ray Suarez talks with journalist Phil Bronstein who wrote an Esquire profile of the Navy SEAL credited with killing Osama bin Laden. Since the SEAL -- known as "the shooter" -- retired from service, but he's been met with significant challenges, or as Bronstein writes, "no landing pad in civilian life."
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Press Secretary Jay Carney Offers State of the Union Preview
    Judy Woodruff gets a preview of President Obama's first State of the Union of his second term from White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, who offers a sense of what Americans can expect from the speech, as well as the president's reactions to critics.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Assessing the Threat of North Korea's Nuclear Program
    North Korea's launch of another nuclear test has triggered panic in the west. Jeffrey Brown gets an assessment of North Korea's nuclear capabilities from Charles Pritchard, former special envoy for North Korea negotiations under President George W. Bush, and James Acton of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013
  • Speechwriters Dish on Drafting a State of the Union
    Prior to President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union, Hari Sreenivasan talks with former presidential speechwriters Michael Gerson and Don Baer, about what goes into a president's address to the nation, including rhetoric, who's behind policy mentioned and their own crunch-time experiences drafting a State of the Union.
    Original Air Date: February 12, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

  • Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger Elevated to Pope Benedict XVI
    On April 19, 2005, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected to the Roman Catholic Church's highest office was appointed Pope Benedict XVI after one of the shortest conclaves in a century. Jim Lehrer reports. Then, Ray Suarez talks to National Catholic Reporter's Fr. Tom Reese from Italy for analysis on the cardinals decision.
    Original Air Date: February 11, 2013
  • Novel Examines What It Takes to Protect a President
    What's it like to protect the president in the modern age? Novelist Brad Meltzer explores this topic in his new book, "The Fifth Assassin." Meltzer talks with Jeffrey Brown about researching presidential assassins, writing thrillers, the advice he received from a former president and perspective from the Secret Service.
    Original Air Date: February 11, 2013

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