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PBS高端访谈:From Neil Gaiman, tales of Thor and Odin for modern ears2017-03-19
Famed fantasy writer Neil Gaiman read and absorbed the stories of the Norse gods when he was young. In a new book, Norse Mythology, he retells them for a new generation. Gaiman sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss the importance of keeping the stories -- and the gods in them -- alive.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Trump defends handling of wiretap claim2017-03-19
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump defended White House press secretary Sean Spicer's handling of the claim that Trump Tower was wiretapped by President Obama, connecting his own claim to allegations that the Obama administration monitored the German Chancellor Merkel’s phone. Also, the Secret Service confirmed that someone stole a laptop from an agent's car in New York.
PBS高端访谈:Why a top physicians' group opposes the GOP health care plan2017-03-19
Although leading Republicans are pushing to pass their Obamacare replacement bill next week, its impact on millions of Americans remains a point of worry. Some prominent interest groups directly involved in health care are expressing opposition to the plan. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Association, about the group’s concerns.
PBS高端访谈:How powerful stories can change the world for the better2017-03-19
Stories are weapons, for good or ill, says writer Derek Thompson. Society is bound by the common stories we tell, whether it’s about who we should trust and admire, or who we should fear and look down on. Thompson, author of the recent book Hit Makers: How Things Become Popular, offers his humble opinion on the powerful stories we need to be passing on.
PBS高端访谈:Does Trump’s budget defend America or erode American power? Lawmakers weigh in2017-03-18
From strong support to condemnation, President Trump’s new budget proposal has garnered an array of reactions on Capitol Hill. Judy Woodruff gets two views from Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., who both sit on congressional budget committees.
PBS高端访谈:Revised travel ban fight hinges on ‘Muslim ban’ question2017-03-18
A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday blocked parts of President Trump's revised executive order that would have barred refugees as well as nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Hours later, a federal judge in Maryland issued his own block. Devlin Barrett of The Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan to explore those rulings and what’s next for the embattled order
PBS高端访谈:Trump budget prizes military buildup and sweeping cuts2017-03-18
Unveiled today, President Trump's first federal budget embodies stark changes in federal spending priorities. The more-than $1.1 trillion proposal would cut funding to the EPA and the State Department by almost a third, while boosting spending for the Pentagon, Department of Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs. John Yang takes a closer look.
PBS高端访谈:What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO2017-03-18
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Trump for the first at the White House on Friday. What’s at the top of the agenda? NATO’s response to a resurgent Russia and the stability of the European Union after Brexit. Judy Woodruff speaks with Peter Wittig, Germany’s ambassador to the United States, about what to expect from Friday’s meeting.
PBS高端访谈:Magical novel 'Exit West' explores what makes refugees leave home2017-03-18
In Exit West, a city in the Muslim world is plunged into violence and two lovers join the mass migration of our time. Mohsin Hamid's story about refugees is a novel, not journalism, but it combines the surreal with the very real. Hamid sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss what inspired him and why he says he’s seeing a failure of imagination around the world.
PBS高端访谈:Why is job opportunity still lagging for people with disabilities?2017-03-18
The unemployment rate for people with a disability is more than double than for those without. Even though the law bars such discrimination, it can be difficult for these Americans to get hired. But that’s not the full story: Some employers are seeing how the special abilities of workers on the autism spectrum can boost their bottom lines. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Senate Intelligence leaders dismiss claim of Trump wiretap2017-03-18
In our news wrap Thursday, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said they've seen no indications to prove President Trump's claim that he was wiretapped by former President Obama. Also, the House Budget Committee narrowly approved the Republicans’ replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act. House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged that parts of the legislation are subject to change.
PBS高端访谈:Trump stands by wiretap claim as lawmakers voice doubt2017-03-17
Leaders of the House Intelligence Committee cast fresh doubt on President Trump's claim that then-President Obama illegally wiretapped Trump Tower, granting the Justice Department an extension to provide any evidence. Are lawmakers getting adequate cooperation from the intelligence community? Judy Woodruff speaks with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., about the Russia investigation and more.
PBS高端访谈:Erdogan opponents fear historic vote threatens liberty, secularism2017-03-17
Turkish citizens will vote next month on a referendum that would grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan controversial new powers. The referendum is happening at a time of heightened political tension, with an ongoing purge of tens of thousands of government employees and concern that secularism is being threatened. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Istanbul.
PBS高端访谈:Why Americans want answers on Trump's wiretap claims2017-03-17
How important is it to get to the bottom of President Trump’s allegation that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower? Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Democratic strategist Karine Jean-Pierre join Judy Woodruff to discuss the state of investigations related to Russia, as well as political friction for the Republican health care bill and Mr. Trump’s 2005 tax return revealed.
PBS高端访谈:Why the Fed raised rates and how it affects consumers2017-03-17
After years of holding interest rates at a near-zero level, the Federal Reserve has entered a new phase of confidence in the robustness of the economy and its resilience to shocks, according to Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at what the Fed is seeing with David Wessel of the Brookings Institution.
PBS高端访谈:Typing sentences by simply thinking is possible with new technology2017-03-17
For decades, researchers have worked to find and create more direct connections between the human brain and computers. New groundbreaking technology may now help improve the lives of people who are paralyzed or experience severe limb weakness due to illness such as ALS. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Russian officials, hackers charged in Yahoo case2017-03-17
In our news wrap Wednesday, two Russian intelligence officers and two cyber hackers have been charged in a Yahoo data breach that compromised 500 million accounts. Also, the Federal Reserve announced that short-term interest rates are going up again, for the second time in three months. Chair Janet Yellen promised more rate increases to come this year.
PBS高端访谈:This artist brings dinosaurs back to life2017-03-17
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a childhood love of prehistoric creatures inspired a unique and prolific career for artist Julius Csotonyi, who uses his skills to bring fossilized bones back to life.
PBS高端访谈:Dutch election will test far-right ardor in Europe2017-03-16
One of Europe’s most divisive politicians is hoping to emulate President Trump’s anti-establishment victory at the polls in the Netherlands on Wednesday. Geert Wilders is an ardent nationalist running on anti-immigrant agenda who’s hoping to lead the way for others in France and Germany. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from Amsterdam.
PBS高端访谈:Are school vouchers good for education? That debate is playing out in Indiana2017-03-16
Indiana is one of nearly 30 states that offer vouchers or similar programs with the goal of allowing parents to use public funds for private schooling. When the state launched the program, it was designed for low-income students. But enrollment skyrocketed when the program was dramatically broadened by then-Gov. Mike Pence. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports.
PBS高端访谈:Freedom Caucus member Yoho thinks House health care bill will get amended2017-03-16
From both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue came talk of amending the GOP health care bill on Tuesday. New estimates released Monday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office bolstered opposition from Democrats and had some Republicans warning that the bill needs work. Judy Woodruff speaks with Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., a member of the House Freedom Caucus, about his reservations.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: March storm roars in, grounding more than 6,000 flights2017-03-16
In our news wrap Tuesday, you would never know there's less than a week to go before the start of spring. A late winter storm dropped snow and sleet on the East Coast at a furious pace with high winds. Also, the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps faced a grilling on Capitol Hill over a scandal involving photos shared online of female corps members in the nude.
PBS高端访谈:‘Zoot Suit,’ a classic play about discrimination, finds renewed purpose2017-03-16
It's the story of a real-life murder trial and the so-called Zoot Suit Riots, set amid rampant discrimination in 1940s Los Angeles. A play called Zoot Suit was a cultural phenomenon in the 1970s and 80s, launching the careers of many Chicano actors. Now it's in revival at the theater where it all began. Jeffrey Brown reports talks to writer and director Luis Valdez.
PBS高端访谈:Frozen chicken? Not with these hand-knit sweaters2017-03-16
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a group of plucky individuals in the town of Milton, Massachusetts, help some shivering chickens feel at home in New England weather with special handknit sweaters.
PBS高端访谈:What the CBO sees ahead for the GOP health care bill2017-03-15
An analysis of the Republican health care bill was released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office, offering best estimates on cost, coverage and other issues. Among the takeaways are that 24 million fewer people would be insured after a decade, and it would reduce the deficit by more than $300 billion. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to take a look at the numbers.

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