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News & Public Affairs

President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill to co-anchor live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address and the Republican Response.

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FRONTLINE | The Retirement Gamble

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Watch Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10pm | Learn how fees, self-dealing and kickbacks profit Wall Street while imperiling our savings.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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