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Clinton's Email Probe Continues & Trump Pledges GOP Support

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Washington Week
PBS


The State Department released another batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails and 150 were classified after the fact. After a meeting with RNC chairman Reince Priebus, Donald Trump signed an agreement pledging allegiance to the Republican party and seemingly forgoing a potential independent run. President Obama received the necessary votes to assure the Iran agreement survives GOP opposition Continue


TTC Extra: Kentucky Clerk Jailed Over Gay Marriage Refusal

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To The Contrary
PBS


Kim Davis, the Rowan County, KY, clerk who repeatedly refused to give marriage licenses to same-sex couples, has been jailed. She claims that issuing those licenses is against her religious rights and that she is protected by the first amendment. Now, Rowan County has begun to give same-sex couples licenses. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Patricia Sosa, Darlene Kennedy, Francesca Chambers Continue


TTC Extra: Gun Control

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To The Contrary
PBS


The father of slained WBDJ reporter Alison Parker, is fighting for effective gun control laws. As the number of shootings continue to rise, many question what politicians will do to end this surge in violence. Continue


TTC Extra: Antiquated Policies

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To The Contrary
PBS


At a rally in Ohio, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton compared the stance republican candidates are taking on women to that of a terrorist organization. Stating that their beliefs stem from a post-modern era. Continue


TTC Extra: Historic Ranger Graduation

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To The Contrary
PBS


Captain Kristen Griest and Lt. Shay Haver became the first women to graduate from the military's Ranger program. Their triumph may allow future female soldiers to be eligible for upcoming Ranger regiments. Continue


From the Vault: Hurricane Katrina's Devastating Imact

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Washington Week
PBS


10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf coast. Nearly 2000 people were killed & thousands more were left homeless by the costliest natural disaster in history. The cleanup cost more than $100 billion. New Orleans was the hardest hit; the city's levee system failed leaving 80% of the city underwater. Political leaders came under public scrutiny for their handling of the disaster. Continue


Point and Shoot: Filming for Facebook

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POV
PBS


Matt reflects on how many people are documenting each moment of the war. The clip begins with image of Matt using a vehicle-mounted gun. It ends with Matt saying, “…everyone wants something they can share on Facebook.” Continue


Point and Shoot: Iraq

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POV
PBS


Matt explains how he came to cover Iraq. The clip begins with a shot of a city identified on screen as Baghdad, Iraq. It ends with Matt saying, “The soldiers were very friendly towards me, especially when I told them about the film I was making.” Continue


Point and Shoot: Video Résumé

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POV
PBS


Matt VanDyke, a young man from Baltimore with obsessive-compulsive disorder, reflects on the things in his background that ultimately led him to become a fighter in the 2011 Libyan revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Continue


Intelligent Intelligence

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The Open Mind
PBS


Former Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senator Bob Graham talks about how to combat terrorism and what we still need to know about 9/11. Continue


Obama Highlights Climate Change in Alaska & Biden in 2016

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Washington Week
PBS


President Obama became the first sitting president to visit the Arctic Circle this week as part of his trip to Alaska promoting his climate change agenda. Peter Baker of the New York Times calls Obama's trip his “legacy lap" and something to cross off his bucket list. Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden continues to weigh a 2016 run for the top job. Continue


Leaked NSA Spy Gadgets

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NOVA
PBS


These NSA spy gadgets were recently leaked. What would you do if someone were using them to spy on you? Continue


Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanishing

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To The Contrary
PBS


Politics & Race: Donald Trump and Jeb Bush criticized for what some perceive as anti-immigrant rhetoric. Colleges Tackle Sexual Assault: After much debate, are campuses any safer? Elena Vanishing: One woman, with the help of her mother, tells her tale of struggling with anorexia. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara; Megan Beyer; Ashe Schow; Anushay Hossain Continue


New Orleans today is a story of pessimism, optimism and grit

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Washington Week
PBS


"When I set off for New Orleans to help cover the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week, I confess I expected to bear witness to remarkable rejuvenation. And I did...But during my visit, I also immediately saw the downside of that recovery and the bitterness that still divides the city." Continue


Donald Trump; Trans Women & Sexism; Senator Claire McCaskill

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To The Contrary
PBS


Donald Trump: Is the businessman what the GOP needs to pull in more women voters? Transgender Women: Do transgender women understand sexism the same way other women do? Senator Claire McCaskill: In her new memoir, Plenty Ladylike, Sen. McCaskil reveals how she strives for success. PANEL: Clara Del Villar, Avis Jones DeWeever, Lara Brown, Patrice Lee Continue


Point and Shoot: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
PBS


Filmmaker Marshall Curry discusses the making of the POV documentary Point and Shoot. Continue


Point and Shoot: Arab Spring Footage

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POV
PBS


The clip begins with an ABC News report indicating that the Arab Spring has come to Libya and wondering if its government, like its neighbors, will fall. It ends with Matt saying that he couldn’t imagine sitting at home and watching his friends being killed. Continue


Point and Shoot: Work Sample

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POV
PBS


Matt demonstrates how he sets up his camera to record himself. The clip begins with a shot of Matt trying to get his motorcycle out of sand and ends with Matt saying, “…take it to the next level.” Continue


From the Vault: Courting Voters at the Iowa State Fair

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Washington Week
PBS


2016 presidential candidates are flocking to the Iowa State Fair this week hoping to grab the attention of voters in the first caucus state. The Iowa Straw Poll has been eliminated, but nearly 20 candidates plan to speak at The Des Moines Register's Soapbox this year. Four years ago, Gwen Ifill talked to Dan Balz from the State Fair about the impact of Iowa on the Republican presidential field. Continue


JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights. But his actions in the White House told a different story when he dared to champion two laws that changed America and the world—the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Continue


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