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Nation Aug 08Twitter chat: 3 years after Ferguson, what have we learned about race and police shootings?
At 1 p.m. ET Wednesday, the PBS NewsHour will host a Twitter chat with Paul Butler, a former federal prosecutor and leading criminal law scholar of race and the policing of black men, and Steve Rich, the data editor at…
Nation Aug 01Twitter chat: What it means to be hungry in America
Some 50 million Americans struggle to put food on the the table. Join us at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3 for a Twitter chat on the issue and what can be done about it.
Nation Jul 26Twitter chat: How it feels to be a political minority in your community
Join the NewsHour on Twitter this Thursday at 1 p.m. EDT to answer questions over how political beliefs can divide certain communities in the country.
World Jul 19Twitter chat: The PBS NewsHour goes ‘Inside Putin’s Russia’
PBS NewsHour introduced viewers to Russian citizens who fought for ISIS, members of the opposition threatened by the government, and many more under-reported people, places and ideas.
Nation Jul 12Twitter chat: How to spot and prevent cyberbullying
To help answer these questions and more, the NewsHour will be hosting a Twitter chat with anti-cyberbullying advocates on Thursday, July 13th at 1 p.m. ET.
Arts Jul 04Twitter chat: The electric guitar is in decline. Why?
Washington Post arts reporter Geoff Edgers joins NewsHour for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 6.
Politics Jun 27Twitter Chat: Ask your questions about the Senate health care bill
Who wins and who loses if the Senate health care bill succeeds? Who’s backing it in Congress and just how likely is it to pass? Join us for a Twitter chat Thursday at 11 a.m. EDT.
Nation Jun 06Twitter Chat: How to change the conversation about living with disabilities
“I have a choice everyday I wake up, I can look at myself as the poor guy with a disability or I can go out and inspire people,” Ryan Hudson-Peralta said.
Arts Jun 06Only U.S. reporter to tour with the Fab Four recalls the days of ‘Beatlemania’
Journalist Larry Kane talks about his experience covering the Beatles' whirlwind U.S. tour and how the band came to define its generation.
Arts Jun 01Twitter Chat: ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ at 50
The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” shattered genre norms when it first came on the music scene a half-century ago.