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News & Public Affairs

Oct
04

FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday October, 8 2013 at 9pm | In a special two-part investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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Sep
09

Charlie Rose Interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

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Monday, September 9, at 9 p.m. in a special presentation.

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Aug
22

PBS NewsHour Weekend

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PBS NewsHour is coming to weekends! The program will premiere Saturday September 7, 2013 at 5:30pm on WMHT TV.

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Aug
09

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff as Co-Anchors

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PBS NewsHour names Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff co-anchors and managing editors.

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Mar
28

Independent Lens | The Island President

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Watch April 23, 2013 at 12am | See how President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent the drowning of 385,000 Maldivians.

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Mar
28

FRONTLINE | Syria Behind the Lines

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Watch April 9, 2013 at 10pm | Witness the devastating effect of the religious feud that’s shaping Syria’s future.

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Mar
19

Kind Hearted Woman

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Story of a single mother trying to heal following years of abuse.

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Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

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U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama's Health Law

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Affordable Care Act, when it threw out an IRS regulation that governs subsidies.

In essence, the decision throws out subsidies in the ...

U.K. Orders Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Spy Litvinenko's Death

Britain has ordered a public inquiry into the death in 2006 of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko by radiation poisoning.

In a statement to Parliament today, Home Secretary Theresa May said the ind...

States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

If all goes according to plan, next year many Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries will be required to make monthly contributions to so-called Health Independence Accounts. Those who don't may have to p...

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