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Chat with Gwen Ifill: Submit your question!

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Washington Week
PBS


Gwen Ifill will be answering your questions! So what do you want to know? Politics? Current events? Nothing is off limits. Just put "Chat Question" in the subject! Continue


WSU President M. Roy Wilson

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The President of Wayne State University shares on the importance of making higher education a top priority in the communities of Detroit. Continue


News Wrap: Investigators search Germanwings wreckage

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In our news wrap Wednesday, investigators continued to search for debris and answers after an airplane crash in the French Alps. U.S. officials confirmed there were three Americans on the flight. Also, as Secretary of State John Kerry returned to talks on Iran’s nuclear program, Iran’s foreign minister told his nation’s news agency that any deal must include the immediate lifting of all sanctions. Continue


Bergdahl’s motives were ‘pure,’ says lawyer

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In 2009, U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban and held for five years until his release last May. Today he was formally charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Eugene Fidell, Bergdahl’s lawyer, talks to Judy Woodruff about the charges. Continue


Library of Congress adds 25 recordings to registry

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, the Library of Congress added 25 new songs and recordings to its national registry, acknowledging their cultural, artistic and historic importance. Continue


Yemen president flees as rebels offer bounty for his capture

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


The last vestiges of Yemen's government crumbled as Shiite Houthi rebels advanced on the city of Aden, offering $100,000 for the capture of the country's pro-American President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The U.S. State Department said that Hadi left the presidential palace, but there were conflicting reports of where he went. Judy Woodruff reports. 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


Graham Beal & Swarupa Anila of the Detroit Institute of Arts

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Director-President-CEO and the Head of Interpretation at the Detroit Institute of Arts share on their new Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo exhibit, and discuss the overall art scene in Detroit. 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


Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti laments changing San Francisco

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Ninety-six-year-old Lawrence Ferlinghetti settled in San Francisco in the 1950s, where he opened the City Lights bookshop and publishing house. But today San Francisco is better known as a central hub of the tech boom than of countercultural creativity. Jeffrey Brown offers a look at how the poet sees his changing city. Continue


Gwen's Take: Getting On With It

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Washington Week
PBS


"Robin Toner did whatever was needed to file the story. In the years before Wi-Fi and coffee shop hot spots, she would stop motorcades, if necessary, to find a landline from which to send her story back to the Times. She was a fabulous gal pal." Continue


Panel Discussion: Education in Detroit

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


An in-depth discussion on education in the city of Detroit with Skillman Foundation President Tonya Allen, American Federation of Teachers Vice President David Hecker, and Denise Smith, Vice President for Early Learning at Excellent School Detroit. Continue


High Court weighs in on pregnant workers, Ala. redistricting

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


The Supreme Court released two significant decisions on Wednesday. In one, the court revived a lawsuit by a UPS worker who sued her employer after she was put on unpaid leave when she could not perform normal duties because she was pregnant. In another, the justices split 5-4 over voter redistricting in Alabama. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the cases. Continue


PBS NewsHour full episode March 25, 2015

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Tonight on the program, we examine the charging of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. Also: the Supreme Court weighs in on accommodations for pregnant workers and Alabama redistricting, the EPA's pollution mandates, the collapse of Yemen's government, using robots in Ebola-stricken areas, and a book on the survival of American arts organizations. Continue


Supreme Court tests EPA’s limits on mercury air pollution

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


The Supreme Court heard arguments over federal pollution mandates. The EPA says its limits on toxic contaminants like mercury in power plant emissions are vital to human health, but energy producers are arguing the EPA didn’t take costs into consideration when the limits were created. Gwen Ifill gets debate from Vickie Patton of the Environmental Defense Fund and David Rivkin of BakerHostetler. Continue


Who will fill Yemen's power vacuum?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In Yemen, Houthi Shiite rebels now control the capital, have spread south and west, and are making an advance on Aden, driving out President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi. Who will rise to power and how does the turmoil affect the region? Leslie Campbell of the National Democratic Institute joins Judy Woodruff to offer analysis. 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


Judge Steven W. Rhodes

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The judge who presided over the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history describes how he handled the proceedings, and shares his own feelings about the city of Detroit. Continue


Afghan President Ghani: Partnership with U.S. ‘revitalized’

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


President Obama announced that the U.S. would scale back the pace of its promised troop pullout from Afghanistan, retaining current forces this year. Gwen Ifill interviews President Ashraf Ghani about thawing relations with the U.S., potential changes in how Pakistan differentiates between terror groups and whether the threat of the Islamic State might drive the Taliban to the negotiating table. Continue


An avalanche rescue caught on camera

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, earlier this year, an Australian man named James Mort survived being buried in an avalanche while skiing in the Swiss Alps thanks to rescue efforts by his friends, one of whom captured his rescue on a helmet camera. Mort talks to the NewsHour about what he hopes others will learn from his experience. Continue


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