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What Keeps the Unemployed From Getting Jobs

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Next Avenue
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An MIT expert cites two reasons and has four tips to find work. Continue


David Oyelowo on Martin Luther King and "Selma"

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Charlie Rose The Week
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Actor David Oyelowo, who plays Dr. Martin Luther King in the new biopic "Selma," talks with Charlie Rose about the civil rights era and King's legacy. Continue


Notes from the Field: Bathing at the Grotto (Lourdes)

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Sacred Journeys
PBS


Take a look inside the baths at the grotto and hear from American pilgrims how they feel before and after taking part in this ritual. Continue


The 4 Things Women Fear Most About Retirement

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Next Avenue
PBS


What this adviser learned and his advice to reduce concerns. Continue


Collaging painful memories from a childhood in foster care

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Tyanna Buie turned her childhood in foster care into an exploration of art, using screen-printing and collage to reinterpret old photographs and memories. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Enter the 2015 Downton Abbey Sweepstakes!

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Masterpiece
PBS


Enter the 2015 Downton Abbey Sweepstakes daily through March 15, 2015, for a chance to win a 5-day, 4-night trip for 2 adults from the US to Great Britain! You may also win 1 of 4 monthly prizes -- assorted Downton Abbey merchandise. Continue


December 12, 2014

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


Tonight: John McCain discusses the CIA torture report; John Dickerson looks at the latest news from Washington; Nancy Gibbs talks about TIME's Person of the Year; Naomi Klein talks about her new book on climate change, "This Changes Everything;" and Chris Rock talks to Charlie about race, comedy and his new film, "Top Five." Plus: A look at the year in Facebook. Continue


Vietnam's Donut Dollies: Unsung, They Served, Too

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Next Avenue
PBS


A documentary on the women sent to the war zone to boost morale. Continue


Why Marketers Still Don't Get Boomers

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Next Avenue
PBS


They're stuck on two myths about these 76 million consumers. Continue


Bruce Feiler Extended Interview

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS


Watch more of our conversation with Bruce Feiler on his journey to Lourdes with wounded warriors, on pilgrimage as movement, and on the power of pilgrimage as “a walk that has been ground into the stones, the dirt, the path.” Continue


December 19 Preview: David Oyelowo

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


Actor David Oyelowo speaks with Charlie Rose about his portrayal of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the new film "Selma." Continue


Berlin Preview

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Rick Steves' Europe
PBS


A tumultuous 20th century left Berlin filled with powerful sights — from evocative memorials, to surviving bits of its communist and fascist days, to its glass-domed Reichstag. We enjoy its now-trendy east side, its people-friendly riverfront, and its vibrant social scene. Reunited Berlin — perhaps the fastest changing and most happening city in Europe — is entertaining more visitors than ever. Continue


The Holiday Special

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A Chef's Life
PBS


Join Chef Vivian Howard for a taste of the holidays as she serves up the best of her Southern cooking heritage and the Chanukah traditions her husband Ben grew up with. From a simple corned ham to an upscale oyster dressing, from humble Hoppin’ John to an elegant red velvet cake, sample one of the most charming and delicious holiday celebrations of the season. Continue


3 Great Opportunities for Encore Careers

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Next Avenue
PBS


These fields offer flexibility, income and the chance to make a difference. Continue


Churches and Race; War in Colombia; Pilgrimages; Hanukkah

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
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Churches and Conversations on Race; War and Human Rights in Columbia; Bruce Feiler on Religious Pilgrimages; Hanukkah Reignited at Jewish Theological Seminary Continue


The Retirement Risks You Can't Predict

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Next Avenue
PBS


Long-term care and market swings can derail the best plans. Continue


10 Mantras For a Joyous Holiday Season

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Next Avenue
PBS


Ways to survive with your mind and body intact. Continue


Making the Tricky Switch to Nonprofit Work

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Next Avenue
PBS


Coming from the corporate world might not be seen as a plus. Continue


Churches and Conversations on Race

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
PBS


"We need to grow in understanding. We haven’t listened to the young people, churches included, and so when I say “listen” I really mean listen to the stories of the young people," says Lisa Sharon Harper of the Christian social action group Sojourners, "because they are ones bearing the brunt of most of the crisis we’re experiencing." Continue


Hanukkah Reignited

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
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"We wanted to make it clear that this wasn’t going to be just another Hanukkah program," says Rabbi Burt Visotzky of the Jewish Theological Seminary. "We wanted it to be a mix. We wanted there to be music, we wanted there to be fun." Continue


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