Thursday, May 26, 2011

  • Alabama Teen Recounts Living Through Tornado
    Phil Campbell High School student Autumn Thomas shares what it was like experiencing a devastating tornado in Alabama.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

  • After 25 Years Atop Daytime TV, Oprah Takes Final Bow to Run Network
    After 25 years, Oprah Winfrey signed off from her top-rated daytime television talk show for the final time Wednesday. Gwen Ifill discusses Oprah's lasting impact on television and American culture with Audrey Edwards, formerly of Essence Magazine, and The Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Journalist Foley Details 6 Weeks of Captivity in Libya: 'I Could Make it'
    GlobalPost correspondent and producer James Foley was captured and imprisoned for six weeks by Moammar Gadhafi's forces while reporting in Libya. Foley discusses his experiences in captivity and his take on the Libyan uprising with Ray Suarez.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Gang of 5's Dick Durbin: Both Parties Urging Deficit Panel 'Not to Quit'
    At an event at the Pete Peterson foundation Wednesday, Judy Woodruff talked to a bipartisan group of lawmakers, known as the "Group of 5," working to hammer out a budget compromise. In this clip, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., discusses the road ahead.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • How Will Mubarak's Trial Shape Egypt's Transition?
    After months of agitation by protesters, Egypt's former President Mubarak and two sons will stand trial on charges of murder, attempted murder and abuse of power. Margaret Warner discusses how the legal action could shape Egypt's transition with Arab Reform Bulletin's Michele Dunne and Georgetown University's Samer Shehata.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Gang of 5's Saxby Chambliss: Deficit Compromise Will Take a Shared Sacrifice
    At an event at the Pete Peterson foundation Wednesday, Judy Woodruff talked to a bipartisan group of lawmakers, known as the "Group of 5," working to hammer out a budget compromise. In this clip, Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R - Ga., discusses the road ahead.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Republicans Get Wake-Up Call From New York House Race Upset
    Democrats hailed Kathy Hochul's upset victory Tuesday in a special U.S. House election in New York where Republicans hold a considerable voter-registration advantage. Political Editor David Chalian and Judy Woodruff discuss what role the Republican Medicare plan played and what clues the election might offer for 2012's races.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • In Joplin, Uncertainty Abounds as Hunt for Missing Tornado Victims Continues
    A new round of storms across the Midwest on Tuesday killed at least 14 people and leveled many homes in Oklahoma City, its suburbs and towns to the north and south. In Joplin, Mo., crews continue to look for survivors of the major tornado that struck there on Sunday. Kwame Holman reports.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Clinton: We Will Have Bipartisan Resolution on Budget
    During a fiscal summit sponsored by the Pete Peterson foundation Wednesday, Gwen Ifill talked to former President Bill Clinton about the economy, politics and foreign policy.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Clinton: New York House Race Was About Medicare
    During a fiscal summit sponsored by the Pete Peterson foundation Wednesday, Gwen Ifill talked to former President Bill Clinton about the economy, politics and foreign policy.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011
  • Blind Boys of Alabama Go Country for New Album
    With more than fifty gospel and blues albums to their name since 1948, the Blind Boys of Alabama have recently have something new to sing about: a country music album.
    Original Air Date: May 25, 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

  • Frontline's 'WikiSecrets' Explores Mysteries of Bradley Manning
    On Tuesday's edition of Frontline, entitled "WikiSecrets," correspondent Martin Smith unravels the mysteries of Bradley Manning, the Army private who allegedly stole thousands of classified government documents and shared them with WikiLeaks. In this excerpt, Frontline reveals the hacker who blew the whistle on Manning.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • NPR Reporter: 'Ragtag' Libyan Rebels Seek New Weapons, Money
    NPR foreign correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro recently spent several weeks on the ground in Libya, covering the conflict and learning more about the rebels' hopes and resourcefulness despite their limited military capability. She shares her experiences and perspective on the dangers of war coverage with Ray Suarez.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • Netanyahu: Israel Would Surrender Some Settlements for Peace Deal
    Addressing Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Tuesday insisted Israel is ready to seek peace with the Palestinians, and for the first time acknowledged that Israel would give up some West Bank settlements for a deal, but said that he will not accept "indefensible" 1967 boundaries. Kwame Holman reports.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • Chrysler Pays Back Billions in Bailout Loans: Is the Comeback Complete?
    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne announced Tuesday that the company had repaid $7.9 billion in debt and interest to the U.S. and Canadian governments, less than two years after receiving a bailout. Jeffrey Brown discusses the comeback with Paul Eisenstein, publisher of thedetroitbureau.com and Changing Gears' Micheline Maynard.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • Search, Rescue Ongoing in Joplin's 'Concentrated' Area of Tornado Damage
    As the toll from the weekend tornado in Joplin, Mo., increased to 122 dead and 750 missing Tuesday, search-and-recovery crews continued to race to find survivors of the disaster that wiped out much of the city. Gwen Ifill discusses the magnitude of the disaster and recovery with FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • Military Dog Training Demonstration
    Sgt. David Olszak, Officer Curtis Caram, and Rex demonstrate their military dogs' training.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • A Military Dog and His Handler
    Sgt. David Olszak is a dog handler for the U.S. Marines at Quantico Marine Base in Virginia. He has completed two tours of duty as a handler in Iraq and now trains police dogs on the base. Olszak talks about what he looks for in a good Working Military Dog and some of the benefits of working with animals.
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011
  • Frontline Explores Life of Bradley Manning, Story Behind WikiLeaks
    Hari Sreenivasan talks to Frontline producer Martin Smith about special "WikiSecrets". It explores the two men responsible for the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history. On one hand is Bradley Manning, the army intelligence officer accused of disclosing millions of classified
    Original Air Date: May 24, 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011

  • News Wrap: 5 NATO Soldiers Killed by Explosions in Afghanistan
    In other news Monday, five NATO soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, four in a roadside bombing in the east and one in an explosion in the south. Alliance officials gave no detail of the soldiers' nationalities. In Pakistan, the Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack on a military base that killed 10 people.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • From Campaign Trail to Capitol Hill, GOP Faces Questions on Medicare Plan
    Republicans continue to face questions about Rep. Paul Ryan's plan to overhaul Medicare. Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on the GOP's efforts to get the plan back on track.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Combating Poverty in Pakistan by Offering Health Insurance
    One program in Pakistan is attempting to help the country's urban poor by providing affordable health insurance. Special correspondent Saima Mohsin reports from the nation's largest city, Karachi.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Divided High Court Orders Calif. to Ease Overcrowding in Prisons
    The high court ruled 5-4 Monday that the packed living conditions in California prisons violate the ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The National Law Journal's Marcia Coyle explains.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Europe's Economic Troubles: How Far-Reaching Is the Crisis?
    President Obama kicked a visit abroad Monday with a trip to Ireland. The trip comes amid the backdrop of troubled economic realities facing the Euro zone. Jeffrey Brown discusses Europe's continued financial woes with Financial Times' Gillian Tett and Harvard University's Kenneth Rogoff.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Missouri Death Toll May Climb After Massive Tornado Rips City
    Workers continue search and rescue efforts in Joplin, Mo., Monday after a tornado tore through the heart of the city, claiming at least 116 lives. Gwen Ifill gets updates from the scene.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Political Checklist: GOP Field Clearer with Pawlenty In, Daniels Out
    In this week's edition of the Political Checklist, Senior Correspondent Gwen Ifill and Political Editor David Chalian explore what we know about the GOP field and who is taking which track as the candidates compete for the nomination and the chance to challenge President Obama in 2012.
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011
  • Weekly Poem: 'To Television' by Robert Pinksy
    Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky reads "To Television" from his "Selected Poems."
    Original Air Date: May 23, 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011

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