Monday, July 21, 2014

  • Graffiti art gives abandoned Miami stadium a second life
    In the early 1960s, a Cuban architect who fled to South Florida designed the Miami Marine Stadium, an ambitious structure that hosted concerts, boat races, religious services and political rallies. But the city decided to abandon the venue when a hurricane ripped through in the early '90s. Since then, graffiti artists have led the way in keeping the cultural landmark alive. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: July 21, 2014
  • Kerry travels to Cairo to help mediate Mideast conflict
    Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Secretary of State John Kerry’s game plan as he arrives in Cairo to work on cease-fire prospects between Israel and Hamas.
    Original Air Date: July 21, 2014
    Shujaya neighborhood of Gaza full of dead bodies
  • As death toll climbs, pressure builds for Mideast cease-fire
    More than 500 Palestinians and 27 Israelis have died in the conflict that began two weeks ago. Palestinians reported that Israeli tanks shelled a hospital, killing at least four. The Israelis say they are focused on destroying Hamas rockets and a network of tunnels used by militias. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the mounting U.S. and U.N. pressure for a cease-fire.
    Original Air Date: July 21, 2014
  • In wake of MH17 disaster, will Putin promote diplomacy?
    Since the tragedy of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a tenuous U.S.-Russia relationship has deteriorated even further. Will international pressure force Russian President Vladimir Putin to promote a cease-fire in Ukraine? Gwen Ifill sits down with Stephen Sestanovich, former U.S. ambassador-at-large for the former Soviet Union, and Eugene Rumer, a former national intelligence officer for Russia.
    Original Air Date: July 21, 2014
    Russian President Vladimir Putin Visits Samara
  • Obama demands unfettered access to airliner wreckage
    President Barack Obama demanded that the Russian-backed separatist rebels allow international investigators unfettered access to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.The president accused the rebels of tampering with the evidence and bodies at the crash site, asking "what exactly are they trying to hide?"
    Original Air Date: July 21, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

  • Locals struggle to escape violence in Gaza after bloody day
    In what was the bloodiest day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in recent years, local residents in the densely populated region are struggling to escape the violence, as the general mood in the Gaza Strip devolves into a stressful, anxious state of mind.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Violence increased in Gaza today in what was the bloodiest day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in recent years.
  • No sign of violence letting up in Gaza after deadliest day
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday offered a robust defense of Israel’s military operations to end rocketfire from Gaza and to destroy hidden tunnels, calling on Hamas to negotiate. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced regret about civilian casualties in Gaza but said the Israeli military will press on.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • What's the latest evidence recovered from MH17?
    Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Borodai said today that critical evidence has been recovered from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that is believed to have been shot down Thursday near the Ukrainian-Russian border. Secretary of State John Kerry said there was overwhelming evidence that pro-Russian separatists shot down the plane.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
  • Washington D.C. becomes latest city to decriminalize pot
    This week, the District of Columbia became the latest jurisdiction to decriminalize possession of marijuana. It’s part of a growing national trend that may signal a changing attitude across the nation about the issue.
    Original Air Date: July 20, 2014
    Photo by Flickr user Coleen Whitfield
  • Can betting against yourself help you save money?
    Behavioral science is behind a host of new online applications that help nudge people into making better decisions on everything from health care to saving money.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014

Saturday, July 19, 2014

  • Gaza invasion: What's the latest on the ground offensive?
    Palestinian militants invaded Israel through a tunnel Saturday and killed several Israeli soldiers, which marks the second time in three days that militants have used tunnels to invade. A journalist in Jerusalem gives the latest on the ground offensive.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • Did Russia destroy evidence of the crashed MH17?
    Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Russian separatists today of destroying evidence that could offer clues about the downing of the Malaysian Airlines plane that went down in Ukraine earlier this week.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

  • Why political division is multiplying in Wisconsin
    The residents of metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin are increasingly split by race, political party and geography. A major fight over Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 helped widen the divide. Gwen Ifill talks to residents and local politicians about the fractured political landscape and what the polarization means on a national level, and Mark Shields and David Brooks weigh in with analysis.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • Shields and Brooks on Israel’s incursion, challenging Russia
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss potential consequences of the attack on a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine and the ground invasion by Israel into Gaza.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
  • How is the U.S. mediating the Mideast crisis?
    Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the progress of Israel’s ground invasion into Gaza and how Hamas is responding, plus the changing outlook for a cease-fire, as well as America’s role in attempting to bring about peaceful resolution.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    GROUND INVASION monitor israeli soldiers palestinian flags
  • MH17 crash in war zone poses security challenges
    Leaders from around the world have called for an investigation into who shot down the Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine. But how can that be done in the middle of a violent, political conflict? Hari Sreenivasan gets more insight from P.J. Crowley, former State Department official and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    An armed pro-Russia militant stands guard at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in a round of interviews Sunday that there is a very clear sign of responsibility pointing to the rebels for this tragedy. Photo by Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images
  • Understanding the risks of flying in unfriendly skies
    For a closer look at the challenges on the ground at the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in Eastern Ukraine, Judy Woodruff talks to Matt Frei of Independent Television News from Donetsk. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins in to discuss why the jetliner was on a flight path over a conflict zone.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    SHOT DOWN monitor malaysia airlines ukraine
  • Veteran graffiti artist RISK on his evolving art form
    For more than 30 years, Los Angeles-based artist RISK has made the world his canvas, creating colorful murals on everything from highway overpasses -- known as “heavens” -- to dilapidated buildings, walls, trains and buses.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2014
    Graffiti artist RISK recently painted a color-field mural at Miami Marine Stadium, which sits abandoned.
  • Tacloban still struggles to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan
    Seven months after Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest to ever make landfall, ravaged the city of Tacloban in the Philippines, reconstruction is still lagging and citizens are living in deplorable conditions.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2014
    Death Toll Rises in Philippines Following Impact Of Super Typhoon

Thursday, July 17, 2014

  • Few HIV health resources remain for at-risk Ugandans
    While the United Nations has reported optimistic news about controlling the global epidemic of HIV and AIDS, Uganda’s infection rates are expected to grow in light of increased stigma for at-risk groups like gay men and sex workers. Jeffrey Brown reports on how discrimination and marginalization may be a major roadblock for effective treatment and prevention.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • How Geraldine Ferraro changed politics for women
    Thirty years ago, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to be named a vice presidential nominee on a major party ticket. Ferraro’s daughter, filmmaker Donna Zaccaro, tells the story of her mother’s trailblazing career in a new documentary. Judy Woodruff talks to Zaccaro about "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," and the effect she had on American politics and culture.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • CEO Mary Barra defends GM’s top lawyer at Senate hearing
    General Motor's top lawyer became the top target at a Senate hearing on ignition switch defects that GM failed to address for years. The automaker's own internal report found that the legal staff had failed to share details of related crash settlements, but CEO Mary Barra defended GM’s general counsel Michael Millikin. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • Egypt, Hamas divisions complicate prospects for cease-fire
    Judy Woodruff talks to Khalil Jahshan of the Arab Center of Washington and Natan Sachs of the Brookings Institution about the objective and depth of Israel’s ground operations into Gaza and Hamas’ reasons for resisting an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
    Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border
  • PLO rep. on seeking political solutions to Mideast conflict
    The Israeli ground assault on Gaza surprised officials who have been working in Cairo to negotiate a permanent cease-fire. Maen Rashid Areikat, the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s representative to the U.S., joined chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner an hour before the incursion was announced to discuss the prospects of halting the violence.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
  • Investigating the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine
    How safe was it for a Malaysia Airlines plane to be flying in airspace over conflict-torn Eastern Ukraine? Gwen Ifill talks to former CIA official Charles Duelfer and Jim Hall, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, about potential geo-political reverberations and what will help investigators piece together what happened.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2014
    GRABOVO, UKRAINE - JULY 17:   Debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shown smouldering in a field  July 17, 2014 in Grabovo, Ukraine near the Russian border. Flight 17, on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and carrying 295 passengers and crew, is believed to have been shot down by a surface-to-air missile, according to U.S. intelligence officials and Ukrainian authorities quoted in published reports. The area is under control of pro-Russian militias.  (Photo by Pierre Crom/Getty Images)

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

  • Peace Corps redesigns how it entices volunteers
    There are about 7,000 Peace Corps volunteers serving in 65 countries by teaching, promoting economic development and public health and experiencing other cultures. But fewer Americans are applying and wait times for acceptance have increased. Judy Woodruff talks to director Carrie Hessler-Radelet about changing the application process.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2014
  • CDC under scrutiny for safety lapses
    Safety and security problems put the head of the Centers for Disease Control under the microscope at a House hearing. Lawmakers questioned Dr. Thomas Frieden over concerns such as workers being exposed to live strains of anthrax and avian flu being shipped to outside labs, among dozens of other safety violations. Hari Sreenivasan learns more from Alex Wayne of Bloomberg News.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2014
  • New Mexico city divided over sheltering immigrants
    Artesia, New Mexico, is home to ranches and farmland, as well as a federal law enforcement facility that is now housing nearly 700 Central American mothers and children under the age of 17 -- most of whom will be sent home, say officials. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports on how the national debate on immigration policy is playing out among residents of one city.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2014