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News & Public Affairs

FRONTLINE | The Retirement Gamble
FRONTLINE | The Retirement Gamble

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

FRONTLINE | League of Denial
FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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

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

PBS NewsHour Weekend
PBS NewsHour Weekend

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

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff as Co-Anchors
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff as Co-Anchors

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

Independent Lens | The Island President
Independent Lens | The Island President

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

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

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Born With HIV, Building A Future

Cristina Peña was born in 1984 with HIV. Her father died from AIDS, and her mother is still living with HIV. Cristina was told she had HIV when she was 9, but she and her family kept it a secret fr...

Sunni Discontent Fuels Growing Violence In Iraq's Anbar Province

Violence has reignited in western Iraq, with Islamist fighters taking over much of Anbar province three months ago. A renegade al-Qaida group has set up its headquarters in Fallujah – the city wher...

Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future'

The investigative journalism group ProPublica, with reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones, has just completed a year-long project, Segregation Now, exploring the re-segregation of schools in the U.S., with ...

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