Friday, July 5, 2013

  • Pro- and Anti-Morsi Demonstrators Clash Across Egypt
    In Egypt's streets, with crowds of protesters in the hundreds of thousands, violent confrontations broke out between supporters and detractors of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Margaret Warner has an update on conflict over the military's involvement in Egyptian politics.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • News Wrap: Two Former Popes Will Be Made Saints
    In other news Friday, Pope Francis cleared the way for Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II to be made saints. Also, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law requiring women seeking abortions to first have an ultrasound. Abortion providers would have to point out features of the fetus before performing the abortion.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • June Jobs Report Exceeds Expectations by Adding 195,000 Jobs
    The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy added 195,000 jobs in June, well above forecasts and the national unemployment rate held steady at 7.6 percent. To learn what this means for the economic recovery, Jeffrey Brown talks with Catherine Mann of Brandeis University.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • Pope John Paul II's Unusual Track to Sainthood
    Ray Suarez talks with National Catholic Reporter's Michael Shawn Winters about Pope John Paul II's road to sainthood through the Catholic Church.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013
  • The Practical Effects of the Voting Rights Act Ruling
    Minus Section 4, will what remains of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 be enough to protect the interests of minority voters? Ray Suarez discusses the practical effects of the Supreme Court decision with Nina Perales of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the Pacific Legal Foundation's James Burling.
    Original Air Date: July 5, 2013

Thursday, July 4, 2013

  • How Will History Remember This Year's High Court Decisions?
    On Independence Day in the United States, Jeffrey Brown talks to four historians about the landmark decisions of the Supreme Court this year, including the striking down of a key provision of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and decisions on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 that affect gay rights.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Mentorship for New Educators Helps Combat Teacher Burnout
    For years, education experts have warned of a crisis of teachers quitting the profession. As burnout increases and the teacher exit rates reach into the hundreds of thousands, WTTW's Ash-har Quraishi reports on how one nonprofit organization is fighting the retention problem with better mentorship.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • What Does History Say About U.S. Success in Arming Rebels?
    Margaret Warner talks to former Reagan administration official Michael Pillsbury and The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss on what past endeavors by the United States to offer military aid to rebel movements can teach government officials today about providing weapons to the Syrian opposition.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • What the Leadership Change Means for Egypt's Future
    What promises and pitfalls lie ahead for Egypt in the wake of the army's removal of Morsi and crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood? Judy Woodruff talks to the University of Maryland's Shibley Telhami and commentator and blogger Hussein Ibish about the significance of Egypt's leadership change for that nation and the Arab world.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Watch President Obama's Fourth of July Celebration Remarks
    Speaking from the South Lawn for the White House's Fourth of July celebration, President Obama said America "stands as the greatest nation on earth."
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Watch Fourth of July Daytime Fireworks at Mount Vernon
    Mount Vernon, George's Washington's estate located in Mount Vernon, Virginia, hosted a daytime fireworks show over the Potomac River in celebration of the Fourth of July.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013
  • Liberty Island Reopens to Welcome Huddled Masses on July 4
    The Statue of Liberty reopened this Fourth of July, months after Hurricane Sandy damaged the island’s infrastructure last fall. Crowds ferried to Liberty Island to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
    Original Air Date: July 4, 2013

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

  • Reputed Mob Boss on Trial for Murder, Drug Charges
    Witnesses testified at the trial on reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger in Boston, sorting through a alleged crime career that spanned decades. Bulger is facing charges of murder, racketeering, and drugs. Judy Woodruff gets an update on what's been happening inside the courtroom from Kevin Cullen of The Boston Globe.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Bangladesh NGO Offers Support to Improve Work Conditions
    In April, a Bangladesh factory collapsed, causing the death of at least 1,127 workers due to unsafe conditions. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on efforts by one organization to help survivors and victims' families recover from the disaster, and to monitor promises made by the garment industry to improve.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • How Much Diplomatic Pull Does the U.S. to Get Snowden back?
    Diplomatic drama continues between three continents over attempts to locate fugitive Edward Snowden. To learn the U.S.' attempts to get Snowden back and the diplomatic fallout, Ray Suarez talks to P.J. Crowley, a former assistant secretary of state, and James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Authorities Search Bolivian President's Plane for Snowden
    Returning from a summit in Russia, the plane of Bolivian President Evo Morales was searched in Vienna after being suspected of harboring fugitive Edward Snowden. The NSA whistleblower is reportedly still in the transit area of the Moscow airport. Ray Suarez reports on the search for Snowden and the diplomatic fallout in Europe.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • U.S. Employers Get Year Reprieve on Health Care Mandate
    The White House announced a year reprieve on the Affordable Care Act mandate that says companies with 50 or more full-time workers must provide insurance by Jan. 2014. Gwen Ifill gets debate from Ron Pollack of Families USA and Tom Miller of American Enterprise Institute about how the delay affects businesses and workers.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • News Wrap: Egypt's Political Crisis Causes Oil Price Spike
    In other news Wednesday, the price of oil spiked as Egypt's political situation unfolded. For the first time in over a year, the cost of a barrel passed the $102 mark. Also, France called for a two-week suspension of trade talks between the U.S. and E.U. in response to reports that the U.S. bugged its European allies' offices.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • With Morsi Removed, What Are Next Steps For Egypt?
    Jeffrey Brown talks with Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers in Cairo, Michelle Dunne of the Atlantic Council and Samer Shehata of the University of Oklahoma about what led up to the dramatic power shift in Egypt, how Egyptians are responding to the removal of former President Mohammed Morsi and what's next for the military.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Egyptian Military Ousts President Mohammed Morsi
    In Tahrir Square, hundreds of thousands of protesters erupted in celebration after Egypt's military commander announced Mohammed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president, had been removed from office and the constitution suspended. Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Fazle Abed on Developing in Bangladesh Successfully
    Fazle Abed, founder of the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, describes how its approach to development works.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Selling Obamacare: Is the White House Ready?
    Nahigian video: Former Health and Human Services adviser Keith Nahigian warns the Obama administration is behind schedule on health care law.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Selling Obamacare: ‘We're going to continue to ramp up'
    Deputy White House adviser David Simas speaks about the administration’s efforts to promote the new health care law.
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013
  • Liver Bud Growth from Human iPS Cells
    This video shows formation of human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived liver bud by recapitulating organogenetic interactions.After mixing three-cell types at particular timing, we seeded cells onto the dish to start liver bud formation. This is a 72hour timelapse movie for liver bud forming process at the beginning of mixed cell seeding.Credit: Takanori Takebe
    Original Air Date: July 3, 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

  • Phish's Trey Anastasio on Community, Classical Music
    The symphony is not where you expect to see the guitarist of the world's leading jam band. Jeffrey Brown talks to Phish's Trey Anastasio about his 30-year career sneaking "harmonic elegance into rock & roll," being addicted to practicing, having a tight community of fans and his recent performances for classical music audiences.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2013
  • Assessing the Substance and Symbolism of Obama's Africa Trip
    How was President Barack Obama received on his three-country tour of Africa, and did he succeed in what he set out to accomplish? Gwen Ifill gets views from Chris Fomunyoh of the National Democratic Institute, Emira Woods of the Institute for Policy Studies and Mwangi Kimenyi of the Africa Growth Initiative.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2013
  • New Documents Show Archdiocese Shielded Pedophile Priests
    Newly released documents reveal how the Milwaukee archdiocese dealt with dozens of priests accused of sexually abusing children. Pedophile priests were moved from parish to parish, often protected from criminal complaints. Ray Suarez talks to Laurie Goodstein, who covers these issues for The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2013
  • Hotter Temps, Drought, Development Drive Fire Problems
    How do weather conditions, land use and forestry practices play a role in sparking wildfires nationwide? Judy Woodruff speaks to author and journalist Michael Kodas ,who has been covering the deadly wildfire in Prescott, Ariz., about fire risks and whether the latest fatalities will affect firefighting policy in the future.
    Original Air Date: July 2, 2013

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