About Vanessa @vanessadennis
Vanessa Dennis is the Director of Product at PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Aug 14WATCH: 2019 Hutchins Forum ‘Divided We Stand: Can We Overcome?’
Join us here for a live stream of the event at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday.
Politics Jul 03BONUS Podcast Episode: ‘Family Business’ from Outside/ In
We have a very special bonus episode for you today from our friends at Outside/ In, a podcast from New Hampshire Public Radio about the natural world and how we use it. This episode looks at how Republicans have grappled…
Politics Jun 26WATCH: PBS NewsHour 2020 candidate interviews
Ahead of the 2020 election, the PBS NewsHour is sitting down with Democratic candidates vying for the party’s presidential nomination to discuss the key issues and why they are the best person for the job. Watch anchor and managing editor…
Science Jun 18How bad is the measles comeback? Here’s 70 years of data
PBS NewsHour breaks down the U.S. fall and rise of the measles in 3 charts.
Politics Mar 22The Mueller Report
Special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered a final report to the Department of Justice, detailing what he’s learned about Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with President Donald Trump’s campaign. Here’s a look at what we know…
Politics Sep 18Map: Midterm Elections 2018
There are dozens of competitive House and Senate races in 2018, and 36 gubernatorial seats are up for grabs as well. Here’s a look at the Cook Political Report’s ratings for congressional and gubernatorial seats that are up for election…
Politics Aug 16WATCH LIVE: MLK’s dream in the age of Trump
Join PBS NewsHour special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates Jr. (PBS’ “Finding Your Roots”) as they host and moderate the 2018 Hutchins Forum on “A Single Garment of Destiny: MLK’s Dream in the Age of Trump.” Panelists include…
World Jun 01France, Germany, Italy issue statement saying Paris climate accord can’t be renegotiated
“We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated, since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies,” the leaders of the three countries,…
Nation May 095 important stories you may have overlooked
These stories that were buried in last week's political news are worth your time.
Politics Apr 07Photo: Who was in the room when Trump was briefed on the Syria strike?
The White House released a photo Friday, showing who was in the room last night when the national security team briefed President Donald Trump on the U.S. strike in Syria.