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TTC Extra: Senator Wendy Davis

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To The Contrary
PBS


Senator Wendy Davis, currently in the running for Governor of Texas believes there are a number of issues to improve upon to develop a better economy. Here she discusses her plans for Texas' education system. Continue


Domestic Violence & NFL; ISIS; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

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To The Contrary
PBS


Domestic Violence & NFL: The league's handling of the Ray Rice case is questioned as survivors share personal stories. ISIS: The terrorist group both recruits and enslaves women. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: The Democratic senator talks about how to empower women in her new book, "Off the Sidelines." PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Darlene Kennedy Continue


Robin Williams Remembered - Preview

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Pioneers of Television
PBS


This tribute to actor and comedian Robin Williams features one of his last full-length interviews for the PIONEERS OF TELEVISION series, including never-before-seen comments on his life and comedic and dramatic work, as well as tributes to Williams by those who knew and worked with him, and clips from his career. Continue


MAKERS Season 2 - Preview

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Makers: Women Who Make America
PBS


Six new documentaries in the MAKERS project feature groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influence: war, comedy, space, business, Hollywood and politics. Airs Tuesdays, September 30-November 4, 2014 at 9/8c. Check your local listings. Continue


TTC Extra: Mo'ne Davis & Little League World Series

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To The Contrary
PBS


Young pitcher Mo'ne Davis has become a sensation, bringing in record viewership numbers for ESPN. She's only the 18th girl to play in the LLWS. Sportswriters and scouts say she could be top pitcher when she grows up. What does it mean for girls playing sports? PANEL: Jennifer Marshall, Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah, Avis Jones DeWeever Continue


Dick Cavett’s Watergate

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. With exclusive access to the archive of the show, DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it. Continue


Kenneth's Story Timeline

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POV
PBS


Explore a timeline of Kenneth's life and the changing laws and legislation around juvenile justice in the United States that have determined his sentencing. Continue


Pro-Choice Label; Prostitution Debate; Gender Lens Investing

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To The Contrary
PBS


Pro-Choice Label: Activists move away from labeling themselves "pro-choice." Prostitution Debate: Should selling sex be legal? Gender Lens Investing: Jackie Vanderbrug of US Trust on why investing with a gender lens is a growing trend. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve Wood, Megan Beyer, Patrice Lee Continue


Arresting Parents, Promoting Diversity, What Women Want

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To The Contrary
PBS


Arresting Parents: Mothers are being arrested for child endangerment. Promoting Diversity: Female and minority executives are penalized for advancing workplace diversity. What Women Want: Deborah Rhode says the women's movement needs a jump start. PANEL: Avis Jones DeWeever, Erin Matson, Jennifer Marshall, Rina Shah Continue


Clinton vs. Warren; Hobby Lobby; Female Genital Mutilation

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To The Contrary
PBS


Clinton vs. Warren: Elizabeth Warren is being touted as a possible “spoiler” against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Hobby Lobby: The Green family who owns the craft store chain aims to build a bible museum in Washington, DC. Female Genital Mutilation: The cultural tradition is an American problem. PANEL: Cari Dominguez, Debra Carnahan, Darlene Kennedy, Anushay Hossain Continue


TTC Extra: Malala Yousafzai Shooters Arrested

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To The Contrary
PBS


The Pakistani army has apprehended ten members of the Taliban who are accused of shooting Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who campaigned for the girls' access to education. PANEL: Independent Women’s Forum’s Sabrina Schaeffer, Former Women’s Campaign Fund President Sam Bennett, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy Continue


TTC Extra: "What Women Want" by Deborah L. Rhode

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To The Contrary
PBS


Scholar Deborah L. Rhode says the "no problem" problem - that not all people think women face important issues - is one reason why the women's movement may be stalling. Rhode discusses how to restart the movement. Continue


Obama & Hillary; Domestic Violence; Night Shelters

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To The Contrary
PBS


Obama & Hillary: Should Clinton run against Obama's record on women? Domestic Violence: The NFL and immigration officials take steps that may help victims. Night Shelters: Protecting the children of sex workers in India. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Betsy Mullins, Rina Shah, Darlene Kennedy Continue


ISIL, Terrorism & Women; Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

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To The Contrary
PBS


ISIL, Terrorism & Women: How terrorists use violence against women as a weapon of war. Ethics of Surrogacy: a new film, "Breeders", says using a surrogate is unethical. Behind the Headlines: Child Abuse. Dr. Rachel Clingenpeel of Arkansas Children's Hospital on how to prevent maltreatment. PANEL: Jennifer Marshall, Anushay Hossain, Rina Shah, Avis Jones DeWeever Continue


Dick Cavett's Watergate - Preview

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PBS
PBS


Mark the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation with archival clips from “The Dick Cavett Show.” Continue


Dick Cavett’s Watergate Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


From 1972 to 1974, the Watergate scandal was frequently a part of “The Dick Cavett Show.” In fact, Cavett was at the forefront of national TV coverage, interviewing nearly every major Watergate figure as the crisis unfolded. With exclusive access to the archive of the show, DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE documents the scandal in the words of the people who lived it. Continue


TTC Extra: Women Sports Executives

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To The Contrary
PBS


Washington DC litigator Michele Roberts shattered a glass ceiling by becoming the first woman to head a players union for one of the top four pro sports. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve Wood, Patrice Lee, Megan Beyer Continue


History's Double Standard

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The Open Mind
PBS


Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, Annette Gordon-Reed explores how the public view of Thomas Jefferson has changed since her Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Heminges of Monticello, was first published in 2008. Continue


Medal of Honor winner honored for Afghan battle heroism

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Sgt. Ryan Pitts was nearing his second tour in Afghanistan when his team began an operation that took a deadly turn. Hundreds of fighters initiated a large-scale attack on his unit and nine soldiers died. Pitts was hit with shrapnel in both legs and in his right arm, but he continued to fight and relay vital information before being airlifted out. Judy Woodruff talks to Medal of Honor winner. Continue


Dance For Me: The Partnership

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POV
PBS


With Mie's help, Egor adjusts to his new life in Denmark away from his family. Continue


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