The 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War at South Carolina's Fort Sumter.
Alex Walton, a student in the Iowa Writers' Workshop, reads a poem.
Jessica Laser, a student at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, reads a poem.
Writer Allan Gurganus reads an excerpt from his current project.
More of Jeffrey Brown's interview with Iowa Writers' Workshop director Samantha Chang.
American and Japanese officials have offered sharply different assessments of the situation at the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. Judy Woodruff weighs the threat of the spend fuel pools with the University of Southern California's Najmedin Meshkati and the Institute…
The vote to triple university tuition in Britain triggered protests that turned violent and encountered a Rolls Royce carrying Prince Charles. ITN correspondent Simon Israel has more.
Protests intensified in London after legislation passed to triple university tuition fees. Margaret Warner gets the latest on the protests, what's behind them and what's next with Ned Temko from The Observer.
By Carolyn O'Hara
As 2010 college graduates begin to enter a tight, but improving, job market, the PBS NewsHour talked to university career services directors from around the country to see whether this year's graduates face brighter prospects than in years past.
President Obama enacted a sweeping remake of the student lending market by signing the final piece of the health care overhaul into law. Jeffrey Brown talks to a higher education reporter about how the new law will impact college students…
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