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How a bystander’s video revealed the truth about a police shooting in South Carolina

April 8, 2015
A video showing a white police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in the back has sparked protest in South Carolina and beyond, and the officer has since been charged with murder. Gwen Ifill talks to Brian Hicks of The Post and Courier, Jessica Pierce of the Black Youth Project 100 and Philip Stinson of Bowling Green State University about the story’s resonance.
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What drove a small sect to take control of Yemen?

April 7, 2015
The U.S. will speed up delivery of arms and intelligence to Saudi Arabia for the fight against Yemen’s Houthi rebels, according to the State Department. How did the Houthis rise to stage a government coup? Gwen Ifill learns more from journalist Safa al-Ahmad, who offers a rare inside look in a new documentary on Frontline.
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Why Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement won’t look like Ted Cruz’s

April 6, 2015
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Susan Page of USA Today about Sen. Rand Paul’s evolving role in the Republican party, predictions about how Hillary Clinton might announce a presidential campaign and how the Iran nuclear deal framework may play out on the 2016 race.
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Boston bombing jury to begin deliberations after emotional trial

April 6, 2015
Attorneys for both sides in the Boston Bombing trial have presented their closing arguments, and the case has gone to the jury for a verdict. Gwen Ifill talks to Adam Reilly of WGBH, who has been reporting on the trial throughout, about the dramatic testimonies, courtroom tactics and what happens after the verdict comes in.
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Rand Paul Launches 2016 Campaign

April 7, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul became the second official presidential candidate today, announcing his campaign for the Republican nomination during a speech in his home state Kentucky. "I have a vision for America, I want to be part of a return to prosperity," Paul said. "Too often when Republicans have won we have squandered our victory by becoming part of the Washington machine. That is not who I am."
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Who is Rand Paul?

April 7, 2015
Now that Rand Paul has become the second official candidate in the 2016 race for the White House, learn a little bit more about the newest Republican candidate. He's an ophthalmologist and first-term senator from Kentucky. His father is a 3-time presidential candidate. His policy positions include auditing the Federal Reserve and reforming NSA surveillance programs.
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Tonight on FRONTLINE: The Fight for Yemen

April 7, 2015
With Yemen in chaos, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict. As recently as September, President Obama was pointing to Yemen as a model for the U.S.’s counter-terrorism strategy. But now, the country is being torn apart in a violent sectarian conflict, led by an anti-American rebel movement known as the Houthis. What does it mean for the region -- and the world?
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How Michelle Obama’s upbringing shaped her White House priorities

April 3, 2015
In “Michelle Obama: A Life,” veteran political journalist Peter Slevin tackles a different side of politics by examining how the first lady’s life story influenced her priorities in the White House. Gwen Ifill sits down with the author to discuss what he discovered.

Agreement in Iran Nuclear Talks, NJ Senator Charged with Corruption, Religious Freedom vs. Gay Rights & Secret Money in 2016

April 3, 2015
Tentative framework for Iran nuclear program, corruption in the Senate, religious freedom laws spark outrage & Jeb Bush's non-profit supporters