Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • How the mainstream media missed Trump’s momentum
    Pollsters, pundits and many journalists seemed confident that Hillary Clinton would clinch the win. Steve Deace of the Steve Deace Show, Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post and Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times join Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how the media failed to fully grasp the dynamics that propelled Donald Trump to the White House.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
  • Comparing 2016 to 2012 shows where Clinton fell behind
    Donald Trump won the Electoral College with gains from the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. To examine the specific demographics behind Trump’s victory, Lisa Desjardins speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016
  • Candidates strike conciliatory tones after election
    Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States in a stunning upset overnight. In his victory speech, the president-elect spoke of mending national wounds and coming together. On Wednesday, Clinton said she hoped Trump would be a successful president and urged supporters not to lose heart. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jeffrey Brown and John Yang about the final days on the trail.
    Original Air Date: November 9, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

  • After the election, how can America heal its divide?
    As election results near, syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher, Republican strategist Stuart Stevens and Andra Gillespie of Emory University join Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the where a long election fight has left the nation.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • Sean Spicer offers election night predictions
    As the first polls begin to close, we get predictions from both sides of the aisle. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Sean Spicer, chief strategist for the Republican National Committee, about a last-minute advertising blitz, outreach to minority voters and what exit polling suggests.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • Are voters having problems at the polls?
    The integrity of the election has been a major theme this election season. William Brangham speaks with Jessica Huseman of ProPublica about lines and security at the polls, what we are seeing in terms of voter intimidation, who’s allowed to talk to voters and who’s not.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • Nancy Pelosi offers election night predictions
    As the first polls begin to close, we get predictions from both sides of the aisle. Judy Woodruff speaks with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi about her Clinton hopes and challenges for Democrats.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • Candidates wrap up Election Day in New York
    After more than 500 days of campaigning, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are back where they began their campaigns: New York. Lisa Desjardins recaps the day of voting and John Yang reports from Clinton headquarters at Javits Convention Center and Jeffrey Brown reports from Trump headquarters at the Hilton hotel.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • Watch the biggest moments of the campaign in minutes
    It’s been a long road to Nov. 8. Here are some of the most memorable moments of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump from the campaign, from convention speeches to debate exchanges to unearthed videos.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016
  • What makes the 2016 election unique in history
    Has there ever been an election like 2016? What would the founding fathers think of the candidates? Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan speak with presidential historian Michael Beschloss to get some historical perspective.
    Original Air Date: November 8, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

  • What young people want the next president to care about
    What does the next generation of voters have to say to the next American president? Our Student Reporting Labs recorded young people from around the country on the issues that matter most to them, from homelessness to immigration to the division between church and state, in a project called “Letters to the President.”
    Original Air Date: November 7, 2016
  • Trump and Clinton bombard battleground states in final push
    The weekend before Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traversed the country in a last effort to bring their messages home to voters. Polls currently show Clinton up by three to six points but also suggest Trump has made it close in a number of battleground states. John Yang follows the Clinton campaign trail and Jeffrey Brown follows the Trump campaign trail.
    Original Air Date: November 7, 2016
  • Battleground map shows how Clinton and Trump could win
    With all the counting going on, exit polls will be used to predict election winners before all of the final votes come in on Tuesday night. To help explain these stats used by many media outlets and to examine the current predictions, Judy Woodruff speaks with NPR’s Domenico Montanaro.
    Original Air Date: November 7, 2016
  • What you should be watching to predict who’ll win
    On the eve of the election, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, Susan Page of USA Today and Andra Gillespie of Emory University join Judy Woodruff and Hari Sreenivasan to discuss which states to watch, how the country’s changing demographics have played into the race, the influence of early voting and how the presidential candidates are campaigning in the last 24 hours.
    Original Air Date: November 7, 2016
  • For this Syrian family, starting anew is a solitary struggle
    When the Darbi family arrived in New Jersey, they brought relief and hope for escaping a war zone in Syria and building new lives. But today the family is struggling financially and finding few means of support. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs follows up with the family she met when they first arrived in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: November 7, 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016

  • Charting the course to victory from swing state Ohio
    No Republican has ever won the presidency without winning Ohio, and the same has been true of Democrats since John F. Kennedy. How are voters in the state feeling in the final days of the election? The NewsHour’s John Yang, who is covering the Clinton campaign, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Cleveland, Ohio.
    Original Air Date: November 6, 2016
  • Will Trump take the battleground state of Iowa?
    During the last two decades, Iowa has largely voted for Democratic presidential candidates. But this year Republican Donald Trump is expected to take the state. The NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown, who is covering the Trump campaign, joins Alison Stewart from Sioux City, Iowa, to explain what has changed in the battleground state.
    Original Air Date: November 6, 2016
  • An expert’s preview of election night
    As this year's hard-fought presidential race enters its final days, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are campaigning for a path to the 270 electoral votes needed to take the White House. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield offers a close look at the key results and trends to watch for, hour by hour.
    Original Air Date: November 6, 2016
  • Spend your election night with PBS NewsHour
    Get the latest election results and analysis you trust from PBS NewsHour.
    Original Air Date: October 28, 2016
  • This system calls for popular vote to determine winner
    Four times in U.S. history, the winner of the nationwide popular vote has lost the Electoral College and the general election. But a proposal called the “The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact” would automatically allocate participating state’s Electoral College votes to whoever wins the national popular vote. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: November 6, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016

  • What issues are motivating Florida voters?
    In Florida, more than 40 percent of registered voters have cast their ballot in a week of early voting that ends Sunday. Mary Ellen Klas, capital bureau chief for the Miami Herald and co-bureau chief for the Tampa Bay Times, joins Alison Stewart to discuss which issues matter the most to Florida voters.
    Original Air Date: November 5, 2016
  • As election approaches, taking North Carolina’s pulse
    North Carolina is a among the top tier of battleground states this election, with 15 electoral votes up for grabs. Since the nominating conventions, not a week has gone by without the candidates or their running mates paying a visit to the state. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Nick Schifrin talked to voters in the state ahead of Election Day.
    Original Air Date: November 5, 2016
  • These apps help people trade votes to boost Clinton
    In solidly red or blue states, many voters feel like their votes count less than those cast in swing states. But some voters have found another method to increase their impact: trading their vote with a swing state voter who wants to cast a ballot for a third-party candidate. NewsHour Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports.
    Original Air Date: November 5, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

  • A look at campaign closing strategies
    It’s the final countdown to Election Day: about 100 hours remain until the polls close. Where does the race stand now, and what is each campaign prioritizing during the home stretch? Judy Woodruff is joined by Jim Messina, CEO of The Messina Group, and Matthew Dowd, former chief strategist for Bush-Cheney 2004, to discuss the latest polls, who is still undecided and the turnout variable.
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2016
  • Trump tries to expand reach; Clinton focuses on strongholds
    With four days until the election, Donald Trump took on the typically blue state of New Hampshire, where he is now even with Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile, Clinton focused her efforts on historically Democratic strongholds, rekindling her economic message for middle and lower classes in Pittsburgh before heading to Michigan -- a state where her lead has recently dropped. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2016
  • What’s behind fears of voter fraud?
    In 2012, Mitt Romney received zero votes in inner-city Philadelphia. Some Republicans believed such an extreme result indicated fraudulent voting behavior, and this election season, Donald Trump and his supporters have revived that hypothesis. William Brangham speaks with officials in Pennsylvania for analysis of the 2012 data and explores what motivations might lie behind fraud concerns.
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2016
  • In 1980s Miami, the crisis of growing up black, gay and poor
    Based on a true story, the new movie “Moonlight” follows Chiron, a boy growing up black, gay and poor in 1980s Miami. The film documents Chiron’s identity struggle in three acts, featuring a different actor for each. It’s a landscape director Barry Jenkins knows well -- he grew up in the same neighborhood around that time. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Jenkins and screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney.
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2016
  • Gaping holes remain in health care despite coverage gains
    Dire dental problems and other health issues keep the nonprofit Remote Area Medical busy running free clinics, particularly in states that didn't expand Medicaid. Even after Obamacare, large coverage gaps still exist in the nation's health care system. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports from southwestern Virginia, an impoverished region where many still turn to charity for basic needs.
    Original Air Date: November 4, 2016

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