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PBS高端访谈:Shields and Brooks on GOP home-district hostility, Trump policy reversals2017-04-16
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including how Republican members of Congress are facing heat from crowds of their own constituents while home during recess, why President Trump’s views have shifted on China, NATO and Janet Yellen, and more.
PBS高端访谈:Prep school Choate owns up to decades of abuse allegations2017-04-16
Decades of sexual abuse have been uncovered at one of the nation's elite prep schools. A new investigation details the experiences of 24 adult alumni of Choate Rosemary Hall who, between 1963 and 2010, allegedly suffered offenses such as kissing, groping and rape. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the report with Paul Mones, a sexual abuse attorney, and Jonathan Saltzman of The Boston Globe.
PBS高端访谈:How NBA's Russell Westbrook achieved a rare triple-double2017-04-16
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has done something no player has done in 55 years: average double-digits in points, assists and rebounds, known as a triple-double. The last person to do that was Oscar Robertson for the old Cincinnati Royals in the 1961-62 season. John Yang speaks with Robertson about Westbrook’s feat.
PBS高端访谈:As faith declines in Spain, so do Seville's glorious convents2017-04-16
Everywhere you turn in Seville, Spain, there are reminders of a rich religious past, including its cloistered convents, which have been part of the fabric of the community for hundreds of years. Yet few women in Spain heed the call to join the sisterhood anymore, and once-bustling communities are now the victims of decay. Jeffrey Brown reports on efforts to save the endangered convents.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: North Korea issues warning to U.S. amid speculation of another nuclear test2017-04-16
In our news wrap Friday, the vice foreign minister of North Korea charged the Trump administration is more vicious and more aggressive than his predecessor, and threatened to go to war if the U.S. chooses the most aggressive and dangerous option. Also, Russia, Syria and Iran say they've sent a strong message to the U.S. to not attack Syria again.
PBS高端访谈:The problem with thinking you know more than the experts2017-04-16
More and more, people don't care about expert views. That's according to Tom Nichols, author of The Death of Expertise, who says Americans have become insufferable know-it-alls, locked in constant conflict and debate with others over topics they actually know almost nothing about. Nichols shares his humble opinion on how we got here.
PBS高端访谈:Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?2017-04-15
What began as a Trump presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. The U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons have raised fresh questions about President Trump’s foreign policy. Judy Woodruff talks to former Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and Adm. James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander.
PBS高端访谈:On the road in Mexico, Central American migrants face an uncertain future2017-04-15
Thousands of Central Americans cross into Mexico every day, dreaming of more peaceful and prosperous lives. For many, this is the first moment of a long, dangerous journey north. While more and more migrants are choosing to stay in Mexico, others still hope to make it to the United States. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports on the difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions.
PBS高端访谈:Dreading doing your taxes? Other countries show us there's another way2017-04-15
Filing your taxes in other countries is not a work-intensive process that can take days or weeks; it can be as simple as clicking a confirmation sent online by the government. For his latest book, A Fine Mess, J.R. Reid went on global quest for a better system. Economics correspondent Paul Solman asks Reid about what he sees are the biggest absurdities of American taxes and how we could improve.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: U.S. uses biggest non-nuclear bomb against ISIS in Afghanistan2017-04-15
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military blasted Islamic State fighters with the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal. Also, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad continued to deny any role in a deadly poison gas attack. Meanwhile, the Pentagon acknowledged another coalition strike in Syria mistakenly killed 18 rebels battling ISIS.
PBS高端访谈:What’s making President Trump shift views on domestic policies?2017-04-15
President Trump has made a series of reversals in recent days. Despite a tough posture during his campaign, he now says he won't label China as a currency manipulator. And on tax reform, Fed chair Janet Yellen and the Export-Import Bank, the president has made stark departures from past remarks. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Carol Lee of The Wall Street Journal and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.
PBS高端访谈:Inspired by internment camp history, students write a musical work and hear echoes of today2017-04-15
A California high school is using song to examine a painful chapter in U.S. history. In America is an oratorio composed by students at Van Nuys High School, with help from the Los Angeles Master Chorale, that reflects on the experiences of Japanese-Americans who were forced to leave their homes for internment camps during World War II. Jeffrey Brown reports from Los Angeles.
PBS高端访谈:On America's racial terrorism, 'our silence has condemned us'2017-04-15
I don’t think we’re free in America, says attorney Bryan Stevenson, who sees an unwillingness to talk about the terrors of slavery and other racial-based violence as a continuing burden. But he also sees strength -- in the descendants of those who endured slavery. Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, offers his Brief but Spectacular take on race and justice in America.
PBS高端访谈:NATO’s chief on how to prevent Russian tensions from spiraling2017-04-14
President Trump held a joint White House news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday, where the president suggested the U.S.-Russia relationship might be at an all-time low. Stoltenberg joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how NATO is responding to a more assertive Russia, plus past comments from Mr. Trump about NATO and the global fight against terrorism.
PBS高端访谈:What do the stars hold for the Trump administration? Here’s how NASA’s mission could change2017-04-14
Some big changes could be in store for American space exploration under President Trump and the Republican Congress. Sending more humans to the moon, as well as a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa seem to be part of a plan that extends years beyond the Trump administration. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien explores how NASA’s mission could be reshaped.
PBS高端访谈:Florida is burning and it’s just the start of the dry season2017-04-14
In Florida, a state of emergency is underway as more than 100 wildfires burn in and across all corners of the state. And since February, more than 7,000 acres have burned across the state, as Florida copes with rising temperatures and major drought. William Brangham sits down with Jim Karels, director of the Florida Forest Service, about how the state is combatting the heat.
PBS高端访谈:UN peacekeepers accused of thousands of cases of abuse, AP finds2017-04-14
A new investigation by The Associated Press found nearly 2,000 allegations of abuse and exploitation by United Nations peacekeepers in the past 12 years in countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Haiti. More than 300 of the sexual abuse cases involved children; few perpetrators served jail time. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Trish Wilson of the Associated Press.
PBS高端访谈:Reduced to rubble by ISIS, archaeologists see a new day for ancient city of Nimrud2017-04-14
When the Islamic State militant group captured parts of Northern Iraq in 2014, it declared war on the ancient city of Nimrud. Though reclaimed by Iraqi forces last November, the ruins have been forever changed, the victim of massive destruction. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs joins two archaeologists to see what's left of the 3,000-year-old city after only two and a half years under ISIS.
PBS高端访谈:U.S.-Russia relations, trust ‘at a low point,’ says Tillerson in Moscow2017-04-14
Discord was on display at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Moscow meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The most immediate trigger for tensions was a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria, and the U.S. attack on a Syrian air base. Lavrov gave no ground on issues of Syria, Ukraine or Russian meddling in the U.S. election. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Xi Jinping extends offer to work with Trump on North Korea2017-04-14
In our news wrap Wednesday, China’s President Xi Jinping told President Trump he’s willing to collaborate in order to peacefully stop North Korea’s nuclear program. Also, The Washington Post reported that a special court on intelligence matters granted the FBI a court order to monitor former Trump aide Carter Page after it found there was reason to believe he was acting as a Russian agent.
PBS高端访谈:This ‘Refugee’ author explains what it’s like to live between worlds2017-04-14
What does the word refugee mean to the author of a short story collection called The Refugees? They are the unwanted, says Viet Thanh Nguyen, who claims his own identity among them. Nguyen joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss his stories about living between worlds and being haunted by the past.
PBS高端访谈:With new policy, Trump administration puts undocumented immigrants on notice2017-04-13
During a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined an aggressive, new approach on immigration. His message? This is the Trump era. Judy Woodruff speaks with Nancy Montoya of Arizona Public Media about Sessions’ comments and the new policy.
PBS高端访谈:How did United Airlines’ startling passenger confrontation happen?2017-04-13
The forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight Sunday has caused an international uproar. Video posted via social media showed passenger Dr. David Dao being dragged from his seat by officers. How could this have happened? Ben Mutzabaugh of USA Today joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss what airlines are allowed to do and what United could have done differently.
PBS高端访谈:Deported to Mexico, these men feel lost in a country they no longer know2017-04-13
The Trump administration has vowed to speed up the deportation process, but what exactly happens when undocumented immigrants who have built lives and have families in the U.S. are forced to return to Mexico? Special correspondent Nick Schifrin follows the lives of men who have been recently deported.
PBS高端访谈:Why this prostate cancer screening guideline just got reversed2017-04-13
Five years ago, men aged 55 and over were advised not to undergo the common test for prostate cancer. Now those guidelines have changed, and men 55 to 69 are now being told that they should consider getting tested. William Brangham speaks with Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

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