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Arts Mar 06

7 films by Albert Maysles everyone should watch

Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles died Thursday night after a 60-year long career that deeply affected the conversations around nonfiction filmmaking, conversations about truth, accuracy, bias and exploitation. Here are clips from seven films that define his unflinching style.

Nation Oct 11

Watch the NewsHour: Oct. 11, 2013

Tonight on the program, we examine the latest negotiations between the GOP and President Obama on a debt ceiling deal amid the ongoing government shutdown. Also: the Nobel Peace Prize honors the group working to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons,…

Arts Sep 12

Poet’s Notebook: Beginning the Journey by Remembering the Past

Editor’s Note: PBS NewsHour kicks off a special poetry series with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. “Where Poetry Lives” features Trethewey and NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown. The pair will be on-location, reporting on issues that matter to Americans through the…

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