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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.

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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'Object Of Interest' Found In Search For Malaysian Jet

After 6 1/2 weeks of false leads and conflicting information about what may have happened to the jet and the 239 people on board, Wednesday's headlines about the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight...

In Tulsa, Combining Preschool With Help For Parents

At preschools in Tulsa, Okla., teachers are well-educated and well-paid, and classrooms are focused on play, but are still challenging. One nonprofit in Tulsa, the Community Action Project, has fli...

One Approach To Head Start: To Help Kids, Help Their Parents

President Obama has called repeatedly on Congress to help states pay for "high-quality preschool" for all. In fact, those two words — "high quality" — appear time and again in the president's prepa...

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