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Archive: 2017-2014

A Farewell to Viewers, and Readers, Like You

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Bye-Bye

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Will PBS Be a Victim of ‘Dying to be a Martyr’?

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An old teaching plan revives an even older controversy.

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Some (Almost) Closing Thoughts

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Some thoughts about an old “great war” and a new not-so-great one.

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The Mailbag: When Interview Subjects Can Be Seen as Stereotypes

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Viewers call attention to how interview choices can be interpreted in different ways.

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The Mailbag: When to Quiet Down and When Not to

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A brawl on the NewsHour? What is the world coming to?

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A Trivial But Disturbing (To Me) Technique

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When older segments reappear, "encore report" and "second look" don’t do it for me.

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‘The Press’ Is Doing Its Job

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An old bumper sticker may still tell us something.

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The Mailbag: Viewers Like You and Guests Like Him

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Another Trump official riles up NewsHour viewers

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The Mailbag: Good Ideas, But…

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Two timely NewsHour segments get some mixed reviews.

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The Mailbag: Smiley and Guest Draw Strong Criticism

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A critical view of Israeli history and policy by a guest brings criticism of the guest and Tavis Smiley.

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