Join us tonight at 8/7c for the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert (PBS), featuring musical artists Gloria Estefan, Tessanne Chin, Katherine Jenkins, and Russell Watson; actress Stefanie Scott; Maestro Jack Everly; and co-hosts for the tenth year Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise.
What has changed in Baltimore in the month since Freddie Gray’s death? One local student writes about her experiences and what they mean for the city and its relationship with police. (From NewsHour Extra)
Some feel that our city was misrepresented by the media, and some feel that the riots are the only way Baltimore’s distress can be heard. The issues are still there, connecting and restricting us like an invisible thread.
In this sneak peek from THE HOMEFRONT, Navy Command Master Chief Petty Officer Veronica Holiday describes her husband’s role in raising their three kids and how it affects her achievements in the Navy.
Premieres Monday, May 25 at 9/8c as part of a special programming block commemorating Memorial Day. #HomefrontPBS
Watch this week's Washington Week Webcast Extra: The Pentagon recently ended its suicide prevention program, Vets4Warriors. Foreign Policy’s Yochi Dreazen reports on why the program, which has assisted hundreds of thousands of veterans, is at risk. The 2016 presidential campaign will be the most expensive in history, and Dan Balz explains the role super PACs will play in the primary elections.
Tomorrow/Sunday, the 2015 National Memorial Day Concert (PBS) will feature the stories of courageous American heroes disabled for life; shine a spotlight on Gold Star Children who have lost a parent to war; and commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Preview it here:
U.S. and Cuban diplomats resumed talks to iron out details of normalizing relations after decades of hostility. Judy Woodruff learns more from senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown, reporting from Cuba, and chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner, who has been following the talks in Washington.