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March 27, 2015

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Charlie Rose The Week
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On the program: CSIS Analyst Anthony Cordesman on the latest in Yemen; an early look at Charlie's exclusive interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad; and Mike Allen on Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz and Harry Reid. Plus: author Michael Lewis talks about Wall Street's reaction to his bestselling book "Flash Boys," and Bill Nighy returns to India in "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." Continue


Jim and Jill Kelly

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS


The Hall of Fame quarterback and his wife say faith gave them strength to persevere through cancer and their son's death. Continue


Tethered to Tech and Resenting It

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Next Avenue
PBS


How this woman made a decision to unplug, at least for a short time. Continue


How to Create a Credit Card Debt Escape Plan

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Next Avenue
PBS


If you've got a plastic problem, here are three possible ways to attack it. Continue


Lessons learned after surviving an avalanche

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


James Mort survived an avalanche after skiing in the Swiss Alps. Now, he wants people to know how to be prepared and potentially save a life. Continue


6 Extraordinary Picture Books

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Next Avenue
PBS


Read these special stories about kids and their grandparents. Continue


A Brilliant Solution to Attack Elder Financial Abuse

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Next Avenue
PBS


The new Elder Financial Safety Center in Dallas unites victim advocates. Continue


Hanna Ranch | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


A documentary about visionary and charismatic cattleman, Kirk Hanna. Part eulogy, part love letter and part wake up call, learn about Hanna through the memories and anecdotes from family members, colleagues and friends. When Hanna's dream of harmony and sustainability ran up against the reality of family conflict and mounting threats to the land, he lost hope. Continue


A Proposal to Expand Social Security for All Generations

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Next Avenue
PBS


The authors of 'Social Security Works!' say benefit cuts are unwise. Continue


Cheverny, France: Château and Hounds

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Rick Steves' Europe
PBS


The stately hunting palace of Cheverny is immaculately preserved, having stayed in the same family for five centuries. The kennel is also worth a visit at dinnertime, when the 70 hunting hounds are fed. Continue


Jim and Jill Kelly

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS


Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly led the Buffalo Bills to a record four consecutive Super Bowls in the 1990s. But off the field, he and his wife Jill have faced some tough challenges, including a terminally ill son, marital problems and Jim’s cancer. They say their evangelical faith has given them the strength to persevere. Continue


Fourth Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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Healthy Eating
PBS


First Lady Michelle Obama launches the fourth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Learn more at pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge. Continue


The Myth of the Senior Discount

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Next Avenue
PBS


Real deals are rare, and you'll likely spend more than you save. Continue


Who Is My Neighbor

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS


In Minneapolis, dozens of retired engineers and other volunteers at Compatible Technology International are making water purifiers, threshers, grain tools, and other inventions designed to improve the lives of farmers in small villages around the world. They see it as being good neighbors in a global community. Continue


International Jazz Day - Preview

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PBS Arts
PBS


Many of the world's greatest musicians from jazz and other genres assembled at the United Nations to celebrate the first annual International Jazz Day Concert. Featuring performances by Tony Bennett, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Chaka Khan, Lang Lang, Wynton Marsalis, Hugh Masekela, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding and Stevie Wonder. Premieres Friday, April 10, 2015 at 10 p.m ET. Check local listings. Continue


7 Mantras to Live By — What Are Yours?

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Next Avenue
PBS


What one baby boomer has found encouraging, wise and helpful along the way. Continue


Perfect Strangers | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


What lies beyond the art of giving and receiving? Ellie, a liberal Democrat and kind-hearted masseuse, decides she wants to share the gift of life with a stranger. Five hundred miles away, Kathy loses hope of receiving a transplant until she hears from Ellie. Over the course of four years, both women face unexpected challenges. Continue


The Perfect Victim | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


Four incarcerated women were beaten, raped, sold, abused, and nearly killed by their husbands. Collectively, they spent over eighty-five years in prison, convicted for having killed their husbands to save their lives. Will the judicial system and a notoriously secretive Missouri parole board give them a chance to renew their lives? Continue


Why IRA Accounts Are Better Than Ever

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Next Avenue
PBS


If you wrote them off for retirement savings, take another look. Continue


Family Affair | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


In the Colvard family, a sacred trust was violated; three sisters survived severe emotional and physical abuse at the hands of their father. Thirty years later, Chico Colvard, armed with his camera, seeks to understand how his father has manipulated and controlled a family for life, and the depth of his sisters’ capacity to forgiveness. Continue


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