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Are you looking for a good gift as we enter the holiday season? Pick up a book or two from the annual Washington Week Winter Reading List. All your favorite #WashWeek panelists have added their recommendations. What books are you currently reading?
Are you looking for a good gift as we enter the holiday season? Pick up a book or two from our annual Winter Reading List. All your favorite Washington Week panelists have added their recommendations.
November 30, 2015 at 11:00 am
Many African-Americans see two sides to Ben Carson (From PBS NewsHour)
For many African-Americans, the vast majority of whom are Democrats, there are two Carsons: One is a genius doctor and inspirational speaker and writer who talks of limitless horizons; the other is a White House candidate who pushes conservative politics and wishes to "de-emphasize race."
November 30, 2015 at 1:00 am
"Louisa…manifests uncommon activity and force of mind at present…by force of will and practical talent, [she] realizes all that she conceives.…"
-- Bronson Alcott on his two-year-old daughter, Louisa May Alcott who was born November 29, 1832. (From American Experience)
"Louisa…manifests uncommon activity and force of mind at present…by force of will and practical talent, [she] realizes all that she conceives.…" -- Bronson Alcott on his two-year-old daughter, Louisa May Alcott who was born November 29, 1832.
November 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Starts Monday on PBS NewsHour
Join us starting Nov. 30 on PBS NewsHour for an extensive look inside Africa's most populous country. Despite being the richest country on the continent in the midst of an economic boom, Nigeria's citizens are twice as likely to be impoverished today than 30 years ago. Many blame the country's poverty and corruption for fueling the terrorists organization Boko Haram - which in 2014 killed more people than the Islamic State group. The four part "Nigeria: Pain and Promise" series (Nov 30 - Dec 3) with Special Correspondent Nick Schifrin explores the country's ongoing battle with Boko Haram, economic promise, corruption and treatment of gay Nigerians.
November 29, 2015 at 8:22 pm
Combine your Thanksgiving leftovers into PBS Food's shepherd's pie recipe:
This turkey shepherd's pie is a one-skillet dish that repurposes many of Thanksgiving leftovers. Get the Kitchen Vignettes recipe at PBS.
November 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm
This crafty game is a great parent-child activity that really tests hand-eye coordination. Get the how-to below. (From PBS Parents)
Today we are making a classic children’s toy: the Cup & Ball Game. It is played throughout the world and is known by many names: Boliche in Spain, Balero in Latin America, Bilboquet in France, ...
November 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm
Journey through the trailblazing era when the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the very first time. AMERICAN EPIC comes to PBS in 2016. Check out a preview
Journey through the trailblazing era when the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the very first time. Coming in 2016. pbs.org/americanepic
November 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Join Hugh Bonneville to revisit past seasons and preview the 6th and final season of the hit MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) series “Downton Abbey”. Through clips and exclusive interviews with Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame and the cast, A SALUTE TO DOWNTON ABBEY looks back at the series’ high points. Premieres tonight at 9/8c on PBS.
November 29, 2015 at 1:03 pm
How a boy from segregated South grew up to be Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff (From PBS NewsHour)
Before he was Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff, Hamilton Jordan was just a boy living in a deeply segregated south. For a decade, he worked on an autobiography about growing up in that place and time, before passing away from mesothelioma. His daughter, Kathleen Jordan finished the book, and speaks to…
November 29, 2015 at 7:46 am
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