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#AskGwen: How Washington Week Comes Together

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Washington Week
PBS


You asked. Gwen Ifill answers. Washington Week moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill answers viewer questions about how the show comes together each week. From the topics to the panelists, Gwen explains who gets to share her "sandbox." "We want to cover the news. We want to tell it right down the middle," Gwen says. Continue


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


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


Not Trending: A new academic gender gap, Kentucky bike caves

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


When we only pay attention to the things that are trending in our social networks, we may be missing some compelling stories. Carlos Watson, CEO of website Ozy, joins Gwen Ifill to share a few overlooked items, including a survey on how teenage girls are outperforming boys in school, how Indian Americans can influence the conversation on immigration reform, plus underground caves for bikers. Continue


100 Lives: Gwen Ifill talks to George Clooney

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Washington Week
PBS


Gwen Ifill speaks to 100 LIVES founder Ruben Vardanyan and George Clooney at the launch of 100 LIVES, a new global initiative around the events of the Armenian Genocide. 100 LIVES hopes to share stories of survivors and the impact on the present and future. Continue


Hillary, Congress & Ferguson: Perils of Seeing More Clearly

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Washington Week
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"Let’s have a chat about transparency, and how much we really want to know about the way things work. This week provided several good examples of the discussion along the campaign trail, and in all three branches of government." Continue


Women World Leaders: Interviews with Women in Power

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To The Contrary
PBS


Some To The Contrary Classics: interviews with women who have attained the highest office in their countries. We speak with Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan, Helen Clark of New Zealand, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, Janet Jagan of Guyana, and Gro Harlem Brundtland of Norway. Continue


TTC Extra: Trans Women Rights at Women's Colleges

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To The Contrary
PBS


Trans women activists want women's colleges to incorporate gender inclusive language, in a larger bid to gain more acceptance. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers Continue


Activist Marian Wright Edelman

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund discusses organization's recently released report, "Ending Child Poverty Now." Continue


Rising Hate Crimes; Challenged CEOS, Minority Women in STEM

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To The Contrary
PBS


Rising Hate Crimes: 5 transgender women of color are recent victims of social injustice. Targeted Women CEOS: certain companies have proven itself biased as more female CEOs get challenged by investors than males. Diversifying STEM: Women hold 46% of degrees in STEM fields, but less than 30% maintain a career. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Patrice Lee Continue


Collection of stereographs offers a new look at Civil War

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, 87-year-old Robin Stanford, who has been collecting rare Civil War images for five decades, recently donated more than 500 images to the Library of Congress. The Library has digitized dozens of the stereographs, an early form of 3-D image, and made them available online. 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


Detroit Journalists Stephen Henderson & Curt Guyette

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson of the "Detroit Free Press" and esteemed ACLU investigative reporter Curt Guyette discuss Detroit's past, present, and future. Continue


TTC Extra: SXSW Panel Interruption

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To The Contrary
PBS


The lack of diversity in the tech field was awkwardly displayed at the South By South West festival. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for repeatedly interrupting former Google executive Megan Smith. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


Beijing+20: Coverage of Original UN Conference on Women

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To The Contrary
PBS


It's been 20 years since the Fourth UN World Conference on Women's rights in Beijing. To commemorate this landmark, To The Contrary presents our coverage of the 1995 conference. Continue


Take a Closer Look at Rx: The Quiet Revolution

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Rx: The Quiet Revolution
PBS


Flip through photos from Rx: The Quiet Revolution. Travel across the country, from Maine to Alaska, to explore the challenges and triumphs in our country’s health care system. Airs Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings. Continue


Journalist Geraldo Rivera

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The legendary investigative reporter discusses his recent comments on the impact of hip-hop on black and brown communities. Continue


Singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The legendary singer-songwriter discusses her highly anticipated new album, "You Gotta Love the Life." Continue


TTC Extra: Soap Opera Drama?

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To The Contrary
PBS


Former "Young & The Restless" actress Victoria Rowell is suing CBS and Sony Pictures for not renewing her contract in what she says was retaliation after she spoke out on the lack of diversity on the show. PANEL: Danielle Moodie-Mills, Rina Shah Bharara, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Patrice Lee Continue


Gwen's Take: On Loss and Opportunity

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Washington Week
PBS


"This has been a wrenching week for those of us in the business of telling the truth on television." Continue


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