The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was constructed in 1921, after Congress approved the burial of an unidentified U.S. soldier from World War I, with other Unknowns interred since. The Tomb has been guarded year-round continuously since 1937, when the first 24-hour guards were posted. Since April 1948,…
We note the passing of John Nash, the inspiration for the film A Beautiful Mind.
"...I think the eccentricity may also connect with the irrational -- maybe people who are minimally eccentric are maybe least likely to go into insanity or something, it could be. Of course, for this, you need statistics."
Find out 6 things to look forward to in Poldark, the swashbuckling saga starring Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) and a new reboot of the wildly popular 1970s classic series starring Robin Ellis. Poldark premieres Sunday, June 21, 2015 on MASTERPIECE on PBS!
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.