TONIGHT on Charlie Rose: Michael Brown's parents discuss their desire for justice and transparency, and the hole left in their lives by the loss of their son. The full segment with Michael's parents and their attorney, Benjamin Crump, airs tonight on PBS. Here's an excerpt:
Attention PBS Facebook Fans: Will you be in NYC on December 9? PBS is hosting a “Downton Abbey” preview screening and cast Q&A. See the image below for details. Then click this link for a chance to win a pair of tickets. Share the link with friends. Enter as often as you’d like!
If an employer requires a college degree, an applicant without one will likely lose out. But if you've already won an interview, you have an opportunity to demonstrate how you'd do the job effectively. Headhunter Nick Corcodilos tells you how to do that, and lets you in on the dirty little secret ab…
If you read the book or saw the movie Into the Wild, you'll want to watch "Return to the Wild," which includes new details about the life -- and death -- of Chris McCandless. See it at http://to.pbs.org/1pmyOv5
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Black holes are some of the most exotic objects in our universe. But how do you see something that, by definition, you can't see? The answer will take a telescope the size of the Earth. Continue reading →
Dish Up! Thanksgiving Inspired by Our Fave PBS Characters by Molly Mogren in Amusements — 24 Nov, 2014 Ah, Thanksgiving. It’s the time of year we all dig out our fanciest stretch pants and share in a meal that’s hopefully not dry and overcooked. Oh, right. And give thanks. Stumped on what to serve?…
On the Alaskan tundra, researchers are tracking the march of global warming. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores how soil composition and the sleep schedules of squirrels might offer data on the ways warmer temperatures are affecting ecosystems. Continue reading →
Tune-in reminder -- season finale of Finding Your Roots tonight at 8/7c applies cutting-edge DNA analysis to reveal secrets encoded in the family trees of Jessica Alba and Gov. Deval Patrick that challenge notions of family history and identity today.
Did you read the book or see the movie Into the Wild? TONIGHT: Take a fresh look at the enigmatic story of a young American hiker named Chris McCandless, the accomplished son of successful middle class parents, who was found dead in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness and became the subject of the best-selling Jon Krakauer book and Sean Penn-directed movie Into the Wild. McCandless’ letters, released for the first time, as well as new and surprising interviews, probe the mystery that still lies at the heart of a compelling story that has become part of the American literary canon. (Update: you can now see the full video at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365370743/)
Do you have questions about Washington? What are your priorities for the new Congress? Are there things about the political system you don't understand?Gwen Ifill and Washington Week want to hear from our viewers and what they want to know.Shoot a video of your question or comment to Gwen, and her r…
A grand jury has decided not to indict the Missouri police officer whose August killing of an unarmed black teenager sparked months of protests. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced the jury's decision at an evening press conference Monday. Continue reading →
November 25, 2014 at 2:59 am
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