Tensions among some Asian nations are growing after satellite images showed that China has been building up small islands in a disputed area of the South China Sea. Judy Woodruff talks to retired Adm. Dennis Blair, former commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, to learn more about the contested area…
Women are capable of doing well in STEM fields traditionally dominated by men, and they should not be hindered from pursuing careers in such fields. But women, argues psychologist Denise Cummins, also should not be ashamed if their interests differ from men’s.
Do you have a child between the ages of 8-12? Can you imagine his or her recipe being featured in a cookbook? Or the two of you representing your home state at a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House this summer?
On the morning of April 30, 1975, eleven U.S. Marines were left on the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon waiting to evacuate. But the helicopters had stopped coming. Watch more clips from Last Days in Vietnam -- coming to American Experience April 28 -- at pbs.org/lastdaysinvietnam.
On the morning of April 30, 1975, eleven U.S. Marines were left on the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon waiting to evacuate. But the helicopters had stopped coming.
Watch more clips from Last Days in Vietnam at pbs.org/lastdaysinvietnam.
President Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago, just days after Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, ending the Civil War after four years. To discuss the lasting effects of both events, Jeffrey Brown talks to Martha Hodes, author of "Mourning Lincoln," James McPherson, author of "The War Tha…
Girls trip! Barbara reunited with Trixie, Patsy and Chummy at the Washington Monument in D.C.!
Now, it’s your turn. Download and collect all four paper dolls and show them your neck of the woods using #MidwifePBS. New episodes of CALL THE MIDWIFE air Sundays at 8/7c on PBS. to.pbs.org/ctmpaperdolls
Low-wage workers around the nation went out in protest on April 15, demanding a minimum wage of $15 an hour. A few big corporations have begun raising their pay, but some critics say a major hike would hurt employers and kill jobs. Gwen Ifill gets debate from Steve Caldeira of the International Fran…
Ballroom is back! From the producer who first brought the magic of competitive ballroom dancing to public television, this series features all four major styles of competitive ballroom dancing: American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Standard and International Latin. Watch AMERICA’S BALLROOM CHALLENGE on Fridays starting April 24 at 9/8c.
A U.S. visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi comes as the battle against the Islamic State appears to be making headway. But many Iraqi-Americans are still wary of the chaos that has unfolded. Three Iraqis living in the U.S. talk about their fears for their homeland and watching the fight fr…
TOPEKA, Kan. -- A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
April 17, 2015 at 1:59 am
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