Monday, May 9, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode May 9, 2016
    Monday on the NewsHour, North Carolina sues the federal government to protect the state’s controversial bathroom bill. Also: Amy Walter and Tamara Keith talk politics, how Saudi Arabia plans to diversify its economy, signs of reconciliation in a rebuilt Bosnian mosque, the Boston Globe uncovers sex abuse at private schools and why electronic recycling may do more harm than good.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2016
    Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch (R) and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, announce law enforcement action against the state of North Carolina in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2DJXF
    May 9, 2016
  • How private schools kept decades of sexual abuse secret
    Startling allegations of sexual abuse in private schools have surfaced over the past few years. At least eight schools in New England have launched or disclosed sexual abuse investigations this year alone; according to a new Boston Globe report, some 67 schools in the region have faced similar accusations since 1991. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Todd Wallack of the Boston Globe.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2016
  • How Trump stumped the GOP elite
    Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest in politics, including why Hillary Clinton’s appeal to women voters is getting mixed results, how Clinton and Donald Trump can build their stock among women and whether Trump can bridge the deepening divides within the Republican party.
    Original Air Date: May 9, 2016
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Sunday, May 8, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode May 8, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, May 8, a Canadian wildfire that has displaced at least 80,000 people continues to grow and now covers 800 square miles. Later, in our signature segment, how the Broadway blockbuster “Hamilton” is transforming the way American history is taught to some inner-city students. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2016
    Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind a car on the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Blinch TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2DAOX
  • Philippine front-runner drawing comparisons to Trump
    Voters in the Philippines are on the verge of choosing a new president. The front-runner’s brash and profane style has earned him comparisons to Donald Trump. Rodrigo Duterte, longtime mayor of the southern city Davao, has also been accused of the extra-judicial killings of a more than a thousand people. Joining Megan Thompson from Manila is Reuters reporter Karen Lima to talk about the election.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2016
    Philippine presidential candidate and Davao city mayor Rodrigo 'Digong' Duterte gestures during a "Miting de Avance" (last political campaign rally) before the national elections at Rizal park in Manila in the Philippines May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco - RTX2D9JN
  • Somalia intelligence agency may use children as spies
    A new report reveals that the East African nation of Somalia, which has been fighting with the support of the U.S. an insurgency by the radical al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabab, is using children as informants. A Washington Post exclusive reports that it could be a flagrant violation of international law. The newspaper’s Deputy Foreign Editor Mary Beth Sheridan in D.C. joins Megan Thompson to discuss.
    Original Air Date: May 8, 2016
    A Somali soldier takes position at the scene of a suicide attack by al Shabaab militants in capital Mogadishu June 21, 2015. Four Islamist gunmen were killed after detonating a car bomb and shooting their way into a national intelligence agency training site, the internal security ministry said, adding that the government did not suffer any casualties during the attack. REUTERS/Feisal Omar       TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX1HFKT
  • Thousands of students are seeing Broadway smash ‘Hamilton’
    This spring, 20,000 public high school students from low-income neighborhoods in New York City will get the opportunity to see “Hamilton,” the Broadway smash hit nominated this week for a record 16 Tony Awards. Students can see the show as part of a new classroom curriculum designed around the show to encourage creativity and foster student interest in history. NewsHour’s Saskia de Melker reports.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2016
Richard Rodgers Theatre

Lin-Manuel Miranda	Alexander Hamilton
Javier Muñoz	Alexander Hamilton
Carleigh Bettiol	
Andrew Chappelle	
Ariana DeBose	
Alysha Deslorieux	
Daveed Diggs	Marquis De Lafayette
Thomas Jefferson
Renee Elise Goldsberry	Angelica Schuyler
Jonathan Groff	King George III
Sydney James Harcourt	
Neil Haskell	
Sasha Hutchings	
Christopher Jackson	George Washington
Thayne Jasperson	
Jasmine Cephas Jones	Peggy Schuyler
Maria Reynolds
Stephanie Klemons	
Emmy Raver-Lampman	
Morgan Marcell	
Leslie Odom, Jr.	Aaron Burr
Okieriete Onaodowan	Hercules Mulligan
James Madison
Anthony Ramos	John Laurens
Phillip Hamilton
Jon Rua	
Austin Smith	
Phillipa Soo	Eliza Hamilton
Seth Stewart	
Betsy Struxness	
Ephraim Sykes	
Voltaire Wade-Green	
Standby: Javier Muñoz (Alexander Hamilton)

Production Credits:
Thomas Kail (Director)
Andy Blankenbuehler (Choreographer)
David Korins (Scenic Design)
Paul Tazewell (Costume Design)
Howell Binkley (Lighting Design)

Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Music by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Saturday, May 7, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode May 7, 2016
    On this edition for Saturday, May 7, a wildfire in a Canadian oil town has displaced more than 80,000 people this past week and it still continues to grow. Later, police in Richmond, California, are paying young men up to $1,000 a month to stay out of trouble through a program meant to reduce gun violence. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2016
  • Growing wildfire in Canada displaces tens of thousands
    At least 1,600 homes and buildings have burned this past week in a fire in Alberta, Canada that continues to grow. So far no injuries have been reported, but more than 80,000 people have been displaced. New York Times reporter Ian Austen joins Megan Thompson via Skype from Canada to discuss.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2016
    A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurray May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Topher Seguin - RTX2CVJI
  • In historic election, London elects first Muslim mayor
    Human rights lawyer and Labor party leader Sadiq Khan is London’s first Muslim mayor. The son of a bus driver and seamstress, Khan was sworn in Saturday. Wall Street Journal reporter Jenny Gross joins Megan Thompson via Skype from London for more detail on the election.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2016
    London's Mayor elect, Sadiq Khan, leaves Southwark Cathedral in London, Britain, May 7, 2016.  REUTERS/Peter Nicholls - RTX2D8HZ
  • California program offers cash to reduce gun violence
    A local government-run program in Richmond, California, pays some young men up to $1,000 a month for as long as nine months if they achieve personal goals and stay out of trouble. The program targets some of the most dangerous people on the street, suspected, or previously convicted, of committing gun crimes. Yet critics say paying former criminals to reduce gun violence is the wrong approach.
    Original Air Date: May 7, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode May 6, 2016
    Friday on the NewsHour, some major Republicans reject Donald Trump’s overtures for unity as President Obama weighs in on the GOP nominee. Also: Thousands flee as Alberta wildfire continues to spread, why Puerto Rico is on the brink of financial ruin, Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his possible path to victory, Shields and Brooks talk politics and breaking down Johannes Brahms’ musical legacy.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said he narrowed his list of potential vice presidential candidates to "five or six," the Associated Press reported Wednesday.  REUTERS/Chris Tilley
    May 6, 2016
  • As Trump tries to coalesce GOP, Obama urges ‘scrutiny’
    Friday saw presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump try to organize party leaders behind his upcoming presidential bid, but the real estate mogul faced more major defections from lawmakers still unwilling to embrace his controversial candidacy. Meanwhile, President Obama weighed in on Trump’s rise to the top of the Republican party for the first time. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West Virginia, U.S. May 5, 2016.  REUTERS/Chris Tilley - RTX2D1HR
  • News Wrap: U.S. job growth lower than expected
    In our news wrap Friday, the latest numbers from the Department of Labor show that the U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, short of the 215,000 many economists predicted, while unemployment remained flat at five percent. Also, early reports indicated that Labour party candidate Sadiq Khan will be elected as the next mayor of London, the first time a Muslim has held that office.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    Inside A Rigzone Oil & Gas Career Fair Ahead Of Jobs Figures
  • In Alberta’s heartland, wildfire forces thousands to flee
    Since Sunday, a wildfire burning in the heart of Canada’s oil country has forced nearly 100,000 residents to flee their homes for safety, creating the largest mass evacuation in Alberta’s history. Friday saw evacuees being ferried from the fire’s path via airlift and land convoy as the blaze spread across more than 300 square miles -- five times its original size. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    An aerial view of Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Canada, shows smoke from the wildfires taken from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter May 5, 2016.  MCPL VanPutten/Canadian Armed Forces/Handout via Reuters   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTX2D6CH
  • Puerto Rican economic disaster leaves residents struggling
    For years, the Puerto Rican economy has been in decline, and the U.S. territory is now on the brink of disaster, with $72 billion of overall debt and an unemployment rate twice that of the mainland. As the island’s government is forced to suspend funding for vital services, hundreds of Puerto Ricans are leaving every day, while those who remain struggle to stay afloat. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    The Government Development Bank (GDB) is seen in San Juan, November 30, 2015. Puerto Rican officials talked tough ahead of a major debt payment due on May 2, 2016, with the U.S. territory's governor predicting default, and chances slipping for a restructuring deal with creditors.   Reuters/Alvin Baez/File Photo - RTX2BYU8
  • Sanders on strategy, foreign policy & the outlook for DNC
    Though the battle for the GOP nomination ended with Donald Trump’s victory, the fate of the Democratic party’s candidacy is still in question, as trailing contender Sen. Bernie Sanders has vowed to fight on until the DNC convention. Sanders joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his superdelegate strategy, Hillary Clinton’s criticism of his foreign policy experience and what could happen if he loses.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the crowd during a campaign rally at Heritage Hall in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. May 4, 2016. REUTERS/John Sommers II     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2CW69
  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s nomination triumph
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including what Donald Trump’s ascension as the GOP’s presumptive nominee means for American politics, the fate of the Republican party after Trump, why Hillary Clinton hasn’t been able to finish off Sen. Bernie Sanders and the role of “big ideas” in this election cycle.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016
  • A contemporary composer considers legacy of Johannes Brahms
    Saturday will mark the 183rd birthday of the celebrated German composer and pianist Johannes Brahms. A complicated and utterly self-guarded man, Brahms liked to claim that his music didn’t flow from his heart, but the soulful and passionate nature of his compositions tells another tale. For more on what makes Brahms’ music so beautiful and enduring, Jeffrey Brown talks to composer Rob Kapilow.
    Original Air Date: May 6, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode May 5, 2016
    Thursday on the NewsHour, the FDA announces new age requirements for e-cigarettes in a crackdown on unregulated tobacco. Also: How top Republicans are responding to their presidential nominee, the rise of a discount airline from Norway, 9/11 victims make headway in their suit against Saudi Arabia, taking a second look at Robert Mapplethorpe and a 91-year-old’s take on getting older.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    A man smokes an electronic cigarette vaporizer, also known as an e-cigarette, in Toronto, August 7, 2015. Many of the world's junior miners are laying down their picks and shovels to start new ventures ranging from egg exporting to e-cigarette company, as they as try to survive a crash in metals prices by shifting away from exploration. Picture taken on August 7, 2015.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch - RTX1PBBR
    May 5, 2016
  • Seeing Robert Mapplethorpe’s idea of perfection
    Artist Robert Mapplethorpe found himself at the center of the culture wars of the 1980s and ‘90s for his best-known work, homoerotic and often explicit photographs that drew the ire of federal lawmakers. Now two major Los Angeles museums have mounted a retrospective of his work, asking viewers to take another look. Jeffrey Brown examines the artist’s life and legacy.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
  • News Wrap: More evacuate amid Alberta wildfire emergency
    In our news wrap Thursday, three more Alberta towns were evacuated a day after more than 80,000 were forced to flee a massive wildfire in the heart of Canadian oil country. Also, four people were rescued after being trapped in the rubble of a collapsed building in Kenya for six days.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in this image posted on twitter May 5, 2016. Courtesy CF Operations/Handout via REUTERS  ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTX2D0AI
  • As Trump outlines White House goals, signs of party division
    On Thursday, presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump laid out the goals for his first 100 days in office, including designing a Mexican border wall and banning Muslim immigration. Meanwhile his top aides made behind-the-scenes overtures to party figures for support. Trailing Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders kept up the fight in West Virginia. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hold their hands to their chest as the national anthem is played at a campaign rally in Concord, New Hampshire January 18, 2016.      REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl/File photo - RTX2CWBE
  • Trump the leader of the free world? Two GOP perspectives
    Donald Trump may be the GOP’s presumptive nominee, but that doesn’t mean party leaders are lining up to throw support behind him. On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan became the highest ranked Republican to say he’s not ready to endorse Trump. Judy Woodruff gets two conservative perspectives from Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and John McCormack of the Weekly Standard.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for his campaign rally at the Century Center in South Bend, Indiana, U.S., May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski - RTX2CIGI
  • A low-cost airline cashes in on cheap flights to paradise
    Sometimes called "the Southwest Airlines of Europe," Norwegian Airlines makes a profit even though it undercuts prices of U.S. and foreign competitors. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports from the islands of Guadeloupe on how the low-cost airline took a risk that the bigger carriers wouldn't touch.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    A view of parked aircrafts belonging to budget carrier Norwegian at Stockholm Arlanda Airport March 5, 2015. Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has held new talks with its striking pilots but no solution was found to the six-day conflict, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. At least 650 pilots are on strike, grounding many of the airline's flights within Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and between the three countries, while intercontinental flights and some European routes continue as planned.  REUTERS/Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency (SWEDEN - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT) 

  • The political battle over the Saudi lawsuit bill
    U.S-Saudi relations have been roiled by two issues lately: a pending bill that would allow lawsuits against countries involved in terror attacks on American soil, and the so-called "28 pages" of a congressional inquiry on 9/11 that are said to detail possible Saudi complicity. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Hari Sreenivasan for a closer look.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Saudi King Salman at Erga Palace upon his arrival for a summit meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on April 20. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
  • Skyrocketing teen use of e-cigarettes leads to regulations
    The Food and Drug Administration will begin regulating e-cigarettes and cigars the same way it regulates cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. About 2.5 million high school students or middle schoolers vaped at least once in the last month; now e-cigarettes can no longer be sold to people under 18. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Mitch Zeller of the FDA for more on the new policy.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016
    Photo by Flickr user  Monica Grigsby.
  • She’s 91 but she feels 15. Here’s her secret
    Flossie Lewis says she’s 91 years old and badly crippled. But just because her body is starting to go doesn’t mean her personality or character should. Taking walks, watching politics and writing a little bit of light verse help keep Lewis as optimistic now as she was at 15. Lewis gives her Brief But Spectacular take on growing old with grace.
    Original Air Date: May 5, 2016