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PBS高端访谈:Shields and Brooks on Russian intrigue in American politics, Obama’s farewell2017-01-15
It was a packed week of congressional hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, with inauguration days away. Judy Woodruff speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks about the Russian intrigue in U.S. politics, the future of Mr. Trump’s relationship to his business and saying goodbye to President Obama.
PBS高端访谈:What we still don’t know after a week dominated by Russia questions2017-01-15
Russia loomed over this week’s congressional hearings. What kind of investigation is needed to look into unverified reports that Russia has information on the president-elect? And why didn’t the White House do more early on to stop Russian hacking? Steve Inskeep speaks with David Ignatius of The Washington Post, who has been compiling unanswered questions about each of the players.
PBS高端访谈:Obama leaves complicated legacy in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria2017-01-15
President Obama came into office with a desire to wind down America’s wars overseas. Today the Middle East is a far more volatile place than it was. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports and Judy Woodruff gets an assessment from Gen. David Petraeus, former Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon, and Eric Edelman, former State and Defense Department official.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Justice Department finds widespread bias by Chicago police2017-01-15
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. Justice Department charged that Chicago’s police have been violating people’s rights for years. The department found widespread use of excessive force and racial bias against blacks and Latinos. Also, President-elect Donald Trump aimed fresh fire via Twitter at reports that Russia has compromising information on him.
PBS高端访谈:Hearings reveal Cabinet nominees’ views at odds with Trump2017-01-15
At their confirmation hearings, many of the opinions voiced by the president-elect’s nominees were very different from what Mr. Trump proposed during the campaign. From Sen. Jeff Sessions’ position on waterboarding to retired Gen. James Mattis’ take on the Iran nuclear deal, nominees made it clear that the administration will have a diversity of opinions. Steve Inskeep reports.
PBS高端访谈:How a veteran at retelling true stories took on ‘Patriots Day’2017-01-15
Patriots Day recounts the 2013 Boston marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt. Although the film is not a documentary, it aims to stay very true to the real events. For director Peter Berg, it’s his third film based on a story ripped from the headlines. Jeffrey Brown talks to Berg about the responsibility to get it right.
PBS高端访谈:What kind of threat does Russia pose to the U.S.?2017-01-14
President-elect Trump has said he would like to improve relations with Russia. But his choice for defense secretary, Gen. James Mattis, views Russia as America’s number one threat. What’s the reality of the White House-Kremlin dynamic? Steve Inskeep discusses with Evelyn Farkas, a former Defense Department official, and Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
PBS高端访谈:Depicting colonialism and globalization through art ‘full of contradiction’2017-01-14
A Wind Sculpture by visual artist Yinka Shonibare was recently installed in front of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. It’s the seventh in Shonibare's series of vibrantly colored and patterned public artworks that are made of fiberglass, but look like cloth. Jeffrey Brown talks to Shonibare about his interest in depicting globalization and what he asks of his viewers.
PBS高端访谈:In Senate hearings, Mattis and Pompeo differ over Iran nuclear deal2017-01-14
Gen. James Mattis was well received by the Senate Armed Services Committee, with whom he discussed threats from China and the Islamic State, as well as women in combat roles. In front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mike Pompeo disavowed enhanced interrogation techniques. Both nominees also addressed the Iran nuclear deal. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
PBS高端访谈:How a senior Obama adviser views his record2017-01-14
Continuing in our series of meetings with top officials in the Obama administration as it comes to a close, Judy Woodruff sits down with Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the president. She discusses his agenda successes and failures, her criticism that Republicans fell short in engaging in compromise, the new president-elect, the Obama presidential library and more.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Kremlin wants to tear apart NATO, Mattis warns2017-01-14
In our news wrap Thursday, defense secretary-designate Gen. James Mattis said at his confirmation hearing that the U.S. must recognize Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to break apart the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Also, the first of 3,500 U.S. troops arrived in southwest Poland, in a NATO buildup to deter Russia.
PBS高端访谈:Is Obama’s economic legacy one of missed opportunity or success?2017-01-14
What is President Obama’s economic legacy? Did his efforts to turn the country around after the 2008 financial crisis constitute a robust recovery, or too little, too late? Economics correspondent Paul Solman assembled a panel of economic experts to discuss employment across racial groups, the types of jobs created and the obstacles the president faced in enacting his economic agenda.
PBS高端访谈:A classical pianist on her genre’s ‘golden time’ -- and Ray Charles2017-01-14
Music entered my life before I knew it, says classical pianist Jean Stark. Stark grew up in Belgium during what she calls a golden time for classical music and was granted a scholarship by the queen herself, who recognized Stark’s enormous potential. This is her Brief But Spectacular take on playing, listening and what she learned from Ray Charles.
PBS高端访谈:Obama’s ‘bold, yet fragile’ climate legacy2017-01-13
President Obama is passionate, and vocal, about combating climate change. As his tenure draws to a close, science correspondent Miles O’Brien reviews the administration's environmental policy -- from the 2009 cap-and-trade climate bill, to the 2015 Paris accord, to executive orders on greenhouse gas emissions -- in assessing the president's legacy.
PBS高端访谈:How credible are reports that Russia has compromising information about Trump?2017-01-13
On Tuesday evening, CNN reported unsubstantiated claims that Russian intelligence compiled a dossier on the president-elect during his visits to Moscow; BuzzFeed later published 35 pages of content from the alleged dossier. But Mr. Trump dismissed the developments as fake news. Judy Woodruff speaks with former NSA lawyer Susan Hennessey and former CIA officer John Sipher for analysis.
PBS高端访谈:Is Trump’s plan for his company enough to avoid conflicts of interest?2017-01-13
President-elect Trump says he’s going above and beyond in mitigating potential conflicts between his government office and his private interests. But is his plan for his sons to manage his company while he retains ownership sufficient? Steve Inskeep discusses with Norman Eisen, former special counsel to President Obama, and Richard Painter, former associate counsel to President George W. Bush.
PBS高端访谈:In heated news conference, Trump talks health care, Russia rumors2017-01-13
On Wednesday, the president-elect gave his first news conference in six months, from New York. During the session, he described his intention to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare, blasted reports that Russia has compromising intelligence on him and dismissed CNN as a source of fake news. John Yang provides an on-the-ground perspective from Trump Tower.
PBS高端访谈:Tillerson says U.S. can ‘define a different relationship’ with Russia2017-01-13
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearing. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he countered that his business experience and familiarity with the country offer a strategic advantage. Margaret Warner reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Cory Booker, John Lewis speak against Sessions2017-01-13
In our news wrap Wednesday, black congressional leaders testified against Jeff Sessions, the president-elect’s nominee to be attorney general, on the second and final day of his confirmation hearings. Also, Elaine Chao, a former secretary of labor and now the choice for transportation secretary, spoke before lawmakers with her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, behind her.
PBS高端访谈:How Iran's former president Rafsanjani played kingmaker and political counterweight2017-01-12
One of the founders of Iran’s Islamic Revolution died at age 82 on Sunday. Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani helped lead the 1979 uprising and went on to serve both as the powerful speaker of parliament and as the president of Iran in the 1980s. Judy Woodruff speaks with Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about his influence.
PBS高端访谈:Kerry: ‘We have a problem’ if people don’t care about accountability or policy being made on Twitter2017-01-12
Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry joined other Obama administration officials for an event Tuesday at the U.S. Institute of Peace focusing on the importance of a smooth political transition. Judy Woodruff sat down with him to ask about the Trump transition and the problems the world faces today.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Dylann Roof is first to get death sentence for federal hate crime2017-01-12
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal jury sentenced Dylann Roof to death for the racially motivated murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Also, nearly 40 people died in a pair of bombings near the Afghan Parliament complex in Kabul.
PBS高端访谈:In hearing, Sessions says he’ll put law above his own views2017-01-12
It’s the first day of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Attorney general nominee Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions spent the day before the Senate Judiciary Committee defending his views on race and civil rights and separating himself from the president-elect’s campaign statements. Lisa Desjardins reports from Capitol Hill and joins Judy Woodruff for more.
PBS高端访谈:How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system2017-01-12
President Obama has commuted the sentences of more federal prisoners than any other president, and he’s on track to leave far fewer federal inmates in federal prison since the 1960s. Hari Sreenivasan offers a look through the life of a former prisoner. Then William Brangham gets an assessment from Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and former Florida attorney general Bill McCullum.
PBS高端访谈:Top intelligence officials stop short of providing evidence of Russian hacking at Senate hearing2017-01-12
The nation’s top intelligence officials appeared publically before the Senate Intelligence Committee, days after the release of a report on the alleged role of Russian influence during the presidential election. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.

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