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Uncover how surgeons in the 19th century had access to a growing collection of surgical instruments, driven by medical necessity brought about by the Civil War.
Then, watch MERCY STREET tonight (Sunday, 2/14) at 10/9c on PBS. #MercyStreetPBS
Guest blogger Anthony P. Tizzano, MD, FACOG, illustrates how Dr. Foster and others of his time had access to a growing collection of surgical instruments, driven by medical necessity brought about by the Civil War.
February 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm
Congrats to FRONTLINE! Thomas Jennings’ script for "American Terrorist," FRONTLINE’s investigation with ProPublica of the American-born terrorist who helped plan the deadly 2008 siege on Mumbai, was a winner at last night's 2016 Writers Guild Awards.
Thomas Jennings won the Documentary Script — Current Events category for "American Terrorist" at the 2016 Writers Guild Awards.
February 14, 2016 at 4:22 pm
A look at last night's debate from PBS NewsHour
During Saturday's South Carolina Republican debate, some candidates veered away from the truth on their assertions about the Islamic State, Supreme Court and the economy.
February 14, 2016 at 11:26 am
Plug in, turn on, and get down with Independent Lens | PBS' Pandora mix-tape in connection with Tuesday's broadcast of The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution.
The Black Panthers Pandora Mixtape joins the soul of the '60s and 70's with post-Panther R&B and hip-hop that preserved the revolutionary spirit in song.
February 14, 2016 at 5:00 am
At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. (From PBS NewsHour)
At a music shop in Israel, a violinmaker has been collecting stringed instruments once owned by inmates of Nazi concentration camps. Largely silent for seven decades, they now speak for horrors of the Holocaust as part of a project called "The Violins of Hope." Special correspondent David C. Barnett…
February 14, 2016 at 4:30 am
Why It Pays To Be an Older Teacher (From OZY)
Low pay for teachers isn't all that's worrisome about their salaries.
February 14, 2016 at 3:00 am
In this interview from the Charlie Rose Show archives, Charlie interviews Justice Scalia, about the Bush v. Gore decision in 2000 and his influence among other Justices on the Court. (From 2008)
Antonin Scalia is one of the most influential Supreme Court Just ices in modern times. He is a leader of the "originalist" school of thought that argues that...
February 14, 2016 at 1:42 am
In this MERCY STREET blog, uncover the evolution of operative gynecology and abdominal surgery. Tune in tomorrow (Sunday, 2/14) at 10/9c for a new episode on PBS. #MercyStreetPBS
Guest blogger Anthony P. Tizzano, MD, FACOG details the evolution of operative gynecology and abdominal surgery.
February 14, 2016 at 1:00 am
A look at the effects of Justice Scalia's vacancy on the Supreme Court from PBS NewsHour
Marsha Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Megan Thompson to discuss what affect Justice Scalia's death may have on pending Supreme Court cases and its o...
February 14, 2016 at 12:47 am
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