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By Joshua Barajas
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, an excerpt from a 1985 interview with Fidel Castro conducted by our own Robert MacNeil. During the conversation, Castro describes the origin of the Cuban Missile Crisis, asserts that after the Bay…
By PBS NewsHour
On Nov. 22, 1963, America was changed forever. For the first time, a wide television audience witnessed the unfolding of a national tragedy. Fifty years later, we still remember the events of that fateful day, and the men who…
By Bridget Shirvell
In his latest novel, NewsHour's own Robert MacNeil revisits a character he created 20 years ago: a young widow and painter living in post-WWI Canada. Jeffrey Brown sits down with MacNeil to discuss his use of art to frame "Portrait…
By Victoria Fleischer
Set in 1920 Halifax, "Portrait of Julia" follows Julia Robertson, the young war widow featured in the bestselling book "Burden of Desire." In his fourth novel, Robert MacNeil, longtime anchor and executive editor of the PBS NewsHour, Julia ventures out…
By News Desk
Take a look into PBS NewsHour's history. In this video, Jim Lehrer, Robert MacNeil and Charlayne Hunter Gault reflect on their work for The MacNeil/Lehrer Report during the 1980s.
On May 17, 1973, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer launched public broadcasting's gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings. Forty years later, the two recount their memories after some of the more gripping moments and how their partnership changed not…
In the summer of 1973, Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer led PBS’s gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings — launching the beginnings of what the PBS NewsHour is today. On May 17, the NewsHour will look back at the…
Jim Lehrer: A Look Back at a Career in Journalism…
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