Saturday, October 4, 2014

  • Photographers take to Instagram to show 'everyday' Africa
    Instead of focusing on only hardships, a group of photographers living and working in Africa have started an Instagram campaign to show the rest of the world what life in Africa is really like. Saskia de Melker reports.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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Friday, October 3, 2014

  • Shields and Brooks on Secret Service failures
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including U.S. preparedness for containing the Ebola virus, good news for job growth and the economy, plus the resignation of the director of the Secret Service over botched security for the president.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 3, 2014
    Tonight on the program, we take a look at the Ebola situation in Dallas and examine questions over the hospital's handling of the Ebola patient. Also: why Turkey is reluctant to fight the Islamic State, broad-based jobs growth signals a stronger U.S. economy, a doctor's argument against living longer, a budget crisis for Philadelphia's public schools and Shields and Brooks.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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    FULL PROGRAM
    October 3, 2014
  • Philadelphia schools crippled by budget crisis
    Philadelphia’s public school system is suffering a severe budget crisis, leaving classrooms packed, faculty understaffed and the district in debt. Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters examines what led to the shortage of funds and what lawmakers are doing to fix it.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • A doctor’s argument against living longer
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, an oncologist and one of the country's leading health care experts, says by age 75 he would opt out of medical treatments in order to not prolong his life in favor of letting nature take its course. Emmanuel joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his provocative essay published in The Atlantic, "Why I Hope to Die at 75."
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • Broad-based jobs growth signals stronger U.S. economy
    For the first time since 2008, the unemployment rate has fallen below 6 percent. The latest job report depicts a better rebound in the labor market than last months’ report predicted. For an in-depth analysis of the report’s figures, economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with economist Barry Bluestone.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • Why is Turkey reluctant to fight the Islamic State?
    Islamic State militants continue to advance along the Syria-Turkey border, despite ongoing U.S. airstrikes supported by regional allies. Judy Woodruff sits down with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner for more on Turkey’s complicated relationships to the Syrian conflict, its Kurdish population and the coalition fight against the militant group.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
    SANLIURFA, TURKEY - OCTOBER 3: A photograph taken from Suruc district of Sanliurfa, Turkey-Syria border province, shows that security forces take precautions near Mursitpinar border gate as smoke trails over Ayn al-Arab city during the ongoing clashes between Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Kurdish armed groups in Ayn al-Arab, October 3, 2014. (Photo by Ibrahim Erikan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
  • Are Ebola screening measures ineffective?
    Why was Ebola patient Duncan initially turned away from the hospital even though he had symptoms of the disease? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Stephan Morris of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about lessons from the handling of the first case of the disease in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
    A hazmat team member arrives to clean a unit at the Ivy Apartments, where the confirmed Ebola virus patient was staying, on October 3, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Public health experts are saying the government has constitutional authority to conduct screenings and quarantines for Ebola. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images
  • Hospital’s handling of Ebola patient raises questions
    A team collected potentially contaminated objects from the Dallas apartment complex where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan stayed before being hospitalized. Crews also cleaned schools attended by children who were exposed to Duncan. Meanwhile, health officials said they narrowed the group of people being monitoring. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the questions raised about Duncan’s handling.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • News Wrap: Protests in Hong Kong break out in violence
    In our news wrap Friday, violence erupted between pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong police, who have confronted each other in the streets for six straight days. Also, students and their supporters in one Colorado county will resume protests against new standards created by the school board that stress patriotism for advanced placement U.S. History classes.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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  • Hundreds turn out to protest Jefferson County School Board
    Students, parents and teachers showed up on Thursday night to protest the Colorado Jefferson County School Board's decision to revise the AP U.S. history curriculum, which would eliminate the events like the civil rights movement.
    Original Air Date: October 3, 2014
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 2, 2014
    Thursday on the NewsHour, we take a deeper look at the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Also: A debate on when Supreme Court justices should retire, students in Colorado protest changes to their curriculum, Walruses face dangers as sea ice retreats, taxi drivers push back against Uber and Lyft and actor Kevin Spacey cultivates an unsung talent.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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    FULL PROGRAM
    October 2, 2014
  • 35,000 walruses on Alaska shore a sign of tremendous change
    Walruses are one of many animals who need Arctic sea ice. But when that ice melts, they must to go ashore to rest and find food. In Alaska, 35,000 walruses have been observed on one beach. Judy Woodruff speaks with Margaret Williams of the World Wildlife Fund about the consequences of disappearing ice for animals and how humans are connected to the story.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Kevin Spacey on playing a politician who ‘gets stuff done’
    “It's interesting to play a politician who gets stuff done,” says “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey. “Ignore the murdering and the conniving.” On the eve of a benefit performance with the Shakespeare Theatre Company in the nation’s capital, Jeffrey Brown sat down with Spacey to discuss his character Frank Underwood, his career in the theater and commitment to arts education.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • How a candidate’s personal life changed political journalism
    When did the more intimate -- and sometimes sordid -- aspects of the personal lives of politicians become fair game for reporters? Matt Bai of Yahoo News says it was back in 1987, when presidential candidate Gary Hart’s extramarital dalliance was made public. Bai joins Gwen Ifill to discuss his new book, "All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid."
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Is the traditional taxicab an endangered species?
    Increasingly popular ride-sharing services have attracted customers at a rate that some say endangers the cab industry. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the new surge of unregulated competition on the road.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • AP History class standards spark Colorado censorship fight
    When the College Board established new national standards for Advanced Placement U.S. History courses, conservative members of the school board in Jefferson County, Colorado, called for changes to their local curriculum to promote patriotism and the free enterprise system and discourage civil disorder. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the ensuing protests against censorship by students.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Should Justice Ginsburg retire?
    When justices are named to the Supreme Court, they hold that seat for life. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81, the oldest sitting justice and a powerful voice on the bench. Jeffrey Brown gets views from Erwin Chemerinsky of the University of California-Irvine and Jeffrey Rosen of George Washington University on the political ramifications of a retirement, and the idea of Supreme Court term limits.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Previewing the Supreme Court’s fall term
    The Supreme Court justices met to discuss some of the cases they will consider when the fall term begins Monday. The court is expected to weigh issues of housing discrimination, campaign contribution rules and a possible landmark case on same-sex marriage. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Judy Woodruff to offer a preview.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • News Wrap: Hong Kong leader offers protesters meeting
    In our news wrap Thursday, the leader of Hong Kong’s government defied calls for him to step down and warned protesters not to storm buildings. Gwen Ifill speaks with Demetri Sevastopulo on what’s driving young protestors. Also, as many as 100 people may have been exposed to the Ebola patient in Dallas, according to health officials in Texas.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • U.S. condemns Israel’s development plan in East Jerusalem
    The U.S. is “deeply concerned” about the Israeli construction of 2,600 settlements in East Jerusalem, calling it a provocative act that would only serve to escalate tensions in the area. President Obama met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office on Wednesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, Islamic State in the middle east and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Full interview with Kevin Spacey, part 1
    Kevin Spacey sat down with Jeffrey Brown the day before his on-night only benefit concert in Washington, D.C. Watch part 1 of the interview.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Full interview with Kevin Spacey, part 2
    Kevin Spacey sat down with Jeffrey Brown the day before his on-night only benefit concert in Washington, D.C. Watch part 2 of the interview.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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  • Full interview with Kevin Spacey, part 3
    Kevin Spacey sat down with Jeffrey Brown the day before his on-night only benefit concert in Washington, D.C. Watch part 3 of the interview.
    Original Air Date: October 2, 2014
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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • Netanyahu, Obama are old allies navigating new challenges
    President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met briefly, renewing their famously frosty relationship after a seven-month hiatus. Speaking to reporters, the leaders listed a raft of pressing issues, like Iran's nuclear program, the onslaught of Islamic State and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: October 1, 2014
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  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 1, 2014
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after a recent White House security breach. Also, the director of the CDC on containing Ebola in the U.S., Chicago’s push to get more low-income students enrolled in college, Paul Ryan on how Republicans can tackle poverty, Buddy Cianci’s bid to come back as mayor of Providence and a renowned poet offers an elegy for his son.
    Original Air Date: October 1, 2014
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    FULL PROGRAM
    October 1, 2014
  • How the U.S. is equipped to isolate Ebola
    Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about the tools of the American health system being deployed to isolate and stop the Ebola virus from spreading in the U.S., and the likelihood that people in other regions of the world may become infected.
    Original Air Date: October 1, 2014
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, Director Tom Frieden shows an awareness poster as he testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC, on Aug. 7, 2014. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images
  • Poet finds solace in elegy of departed son's wild energy
    When Edward Hirsch lost his son to a drug-related cardiac arrest, the poet began collecting his memories. Overwhelmed with grief, Hirsch turned his reflections into a book-length elegy, now published as “Gabriel.” Jeffrey Brown spoke with Hirsch at his home in New York.
    Original Air Date: October 1, 2014
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