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Judge Damon J. Keith

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Senior Judge for the U.S. court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and longtime "crusader for justice" talks about his extraordinary life and career. 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


A Bloody Labor Battle

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American Experience
PBS


In June 1892, workers at the Andrew Carnegie-owned steel plant in Homestead, Pennsylvania went on strike. When plant manager Henry Clay Frick hired 300 armed guards to attack strikers, the resulting battle ended in deaths on both sides. Continue


Full Episode

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James Baker
PBS


Watch the story of James A. Baker III, a remarkable politician and statesman who represents a time when a divided Congress got things done, and when presidents and politicians worked together. Baker, now 84, helped get three presidents elected, served in top posts for two of them and was a central player in some of the most momentous events of the late 20th century. Continue


Unity Between Muslims of All Races

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American Experience
PBS


Malcolm X talks about his experience on a pilgrimage to Mecca, comparing white Muslims to white Americans, and suggesting that studying Islam might help white men to think of all races as human. Continue


The Ku Klux Klan targets Malcolm X's Family

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American Experience
PBS


Malcolm X explains how the Ku Klux Klan targeted his family, burning their home in two different cities, and killing his father. Continue


The Backstory: The Notorious R.B.G.

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Washington Week
PBS


Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been making headlines lately by speaking out on decisions and even claiming she wasn't "100% sober" when she fell asleep during President Obama's State of the Union address. Ginsburg's outspoken nature is changing the mold of the traditional aloof justice, and the 81-year-old Clinton appointee has become something of an Internet phenomenon. 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


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


February 13 Preview: Lynsey Addario

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


On the show this week, war photographer Lynsey Addario speaks to Charlie Rose about her experiences as a photojournalist and her new memoir, "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War." Continue


TTC Extra: UPS Accused of Pregnancy Discrimination

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To The Contrary
PBS


The Supreme Court has ruled that UPS employee Peggy Young can proceed with her lawsuit against the shipping company for pregnancy discrimination. She charges she was not given light work in accordance with the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. PANEL: Manal Omar, Anushay Hossain, Sam Bennett, Patrice Lee Continue


Beijing+20; Hillary Clinton Doctrine; "War on Women" Over?

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To The Contrary
PBS


Beijing+20: How far have women come and what still needs to be done, 20 years after the famed women's conference? Hillary Clinton Doctrine: How much has Hillary Clinton done to improve women's lives? "War on Women": Democrats say it's back, while Republicans say it's over. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


A Chasm Between Rich and Poor

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American Experience
PBS


The Panic of 1893, a severe economic depression, created public awareness of the growing gap between the rich and the poor. Emma Goldman organized demonstrations and encouraged unemployed Americans to demand jobs and food from the wealthy. Continue


The Ballot or the Bullet

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American Experience
PBS


Malcolm X called for an aggressive plan for black Americans to gain political power, and move toward total control of their communities. He started a voter registration drive and advocated black nationalism as an economic philosophy. Continue


A Dramatic Shift in the Struggle

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American Experience
PBS


This clip highlights the dramatic shift Malcolm X, and the Nation of Islam, brought to the struggle for rights, by advocating separation and rejecting non-violence in the face of white oppression and brutality. 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


Retirement Gap; Female "Viagra"; Angelina Jolie & Difret

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To The Contrary
PBS


Retirement Gap: Minority families do not have nearly as much in savings as white families do. Female "Viagra": In their third attempt, Sprout Pharmaceutical believes their drug to help women with HSDD will be approved. Difret: Angelina Jolie executive produces an Ethiopian film about child brides. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Jenifer Rajkumar, Francesca Chambers Continue


Journalist Bob Simon on His Early Career

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American Masters
PBS


60 Minutes journalist Bob Simon (1941 - 2015) was interviewed for "American Masters - Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes," which premiered in May 1998. In this outtake from the film, Simon details his career path as young man, from the foreign service to the United Nations to his first job as a broadcast journalist, for CBS news. Continue


Take a Sneak Peak at the Man Who Made Washington Work

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James Baker
PBS


Flip through photos from James Baker: The Man Who Made Washington Work. Learn about the remarkable politician and statesman who represents a time when a divided Congress got things done, and when presidents and politicians worked together. Airs Tuesday, March 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Continue


War Photographer Lynsey Addario

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Charlie Rose The Week
PBS


Photojournalist Lynsey Addario, whose new memoir "It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War" is out now, recalls a terrifying incident when she was nearly executed by Libyan soldiers while covering a story. Continue


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