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PBS高端访谈:Budding regulation in one of California's marijuana meccas2016-12-31
As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis. Special correspondent Sheraz Sadiq of KQED reports.
PBS高端访谈:What does Kerry’s speech mean for U.S.-Israel relations?2016-12-30
With Secretary of State John Kerry’s tough, parting words on Israel and the recent UN Security Council resolution vote, former State Department officials James Jeffrey and Ilan Goldberg join Hari Sreenivasan to examine the state of relations between the two countries and what may come next under the Trump administration.
PBS高端访谈:Can Trump change Washington?2016-12-30
Drain the swamp was one of President-elect Donald Trump’s frequent refrains on the campaign trail. Lisa Desjardins talks with Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics, and Paul Miller, president of The National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics, about the president-elect’s proposals and their potential consequences.
PBS高端访谈:Kerry on Israel: Friends need to tell each other hard truths2016-12-30
Secretary of State John Kerry in a farewell speech blamed Israel’s settler movement and its most right-wing government ever for rejecting a two-state solution, explaining why the U.S. decided not to veto a UN resolution. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired back, saying Kerry focused obsessively on settlements. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
PBS高端访谈:The science that shaped 20162016-12-30
What did 2016 mean for science? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien sits down with William Brangham to discuss some of the more remarkable discoveries, innovations and setbacks this year, including the confirmation of one of Einstein's major predictions, the global outbreak of Zika, a breakthrough in gene editing, self-driving cars and more.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Trump touts jobs coming to the U.S.2016-12-30
In our news wrap Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump announced new jobs coming to the U.S. from telecom giant Sprint and satellite firm OneWeb. Speaking late in the afternoon at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Mr. Trump said it’s all part of a Japanese billionaire's pledge to invest $50 billion in the U.S. Also, President Obama has designated new national monuments in Utah and Nevada.
PBS高端访谈:The shows you should have watched in 20162016-12-30
What were the best TV or streaming shows of 2016? Jeffrey Brown sits down with television critics UPROXX’s Alan Sepinwall and NPR’s Eric Deggans to discuss their picks.
PBS高端访谈:This inner city school is a bridge to empowerment for children of color2016-12-30
In one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Brooklyn, in one of the most segregated school systems in the country, principal Nadia Lopez is trying to help kids defy the odds. Lopez talks to special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault about how she’s adopted teaching methods and curricula with an understanding of where the students come from and what they need to succeed.
PBS高端访谈:Aleppo’s survivors face a grim, uncertain future2016-12-29
Last week, the Syrian government declared that it had retaken full control of Aleppo from rebel forces. But this success came at a high cost: survivors have lost their homes and family members, and many have been severely wounded. Their future may lie in refugee camps. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson visits Aleppo to speak to those who outlasted the years of war.
PBS高端访谈:What we know about Trump’s charitable foundation -- and what we don’t2016-12-29
On Monday, President-elect Trump posted two tweets staunchly defending his charitable organization, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, as generous and efficient. But some say the comments are misleading or downright false, considering an ongoing New York investigation into the charity's practices, questions around a donation to a Florida politician and other criticism. Lisa Desjardins reports.
PBS高端访谈:This West Virginia school is caring for students, when addicted parents can’t2016-12-29
In opioid-stricken West Virginia, this school is taking on the role of parent. Lisa Stark of Education Week visits Cottageville Elementary, where students often lack food, clothes and transportation because of drug-addicted parents. In addition to increasing communication with local law enforcement, the school has created a mentor program that pairs neglected kids with role models they can trust.
PBS高端访谈:Are we witnessing a pre-inauguration power struggle?2016-12-29
The period since Election Day has been characterized by major policy decisions on the part of President Obama and an unconventional transition for President-elect Trump. To discuss these active few weeks and provide context, Hari Sreenivasan is joined by presidential historian Michael Beschloss and April Ryan of American Urban Radio Networks.
PBS高端访谈:The best books of 2016, according to 2 best-selling authors2016-12-29
What were the best books of 2016? Jeffrey Brown recently sat down with best-selling authors Jacqueline Woodson and Daniel Pink at popular Washington, D.C., bookstore Politics and Prose to discuss their picks.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Japan's prime minister makes historic visit to USS Arizona Memorial2016-12-29
In our news wrap Tuesday, President-elect Trump named a former aide to George W. Bush, Thomas Bossert, as his assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, as well as longtime Trump lawyer Jason Greenblatt as special representative for international negotiations. Also, Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor’s USS Arizona Memorial.
PBS高端访谈:Will Trump’s unconventional interjections translate to policy?2016-12-28
President-elect Trump has defied tradition by inserting himself into policy matters prior to taking office. William Brangham speaks with Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report to discuss Mr. Trump's messaging and motivation, his vow to dissolve his charitable foundation and anticipating an unconventional presidency.
PBS高端访谈:What George Michael’s career meant for music and sexuality2016-12-28
One of pop’s biggest stars in the 1980s and '90s, George Michael died on Sunday at age 53. Michael shot to fame as a member of the duo Wham! and then embarked upon a successful solo career. Tim Teeman of The Daily Beast joins William Brangham to discuss Michael's music and personal struggles, his openness about his sexuality and the legacy he leaves behind.
PBS高端访谈:Greek fishing village welcomes migrants, while others turn them away2016-12-28
Amidst the wave of anti-migrant sentiment coursing through Europe, one village has shown a rare level of hospitality to those making the journey across the Mediterranean. In Skala Sykaminia, located on the Greek island of Lesbos, Nobel-nominated villagers rescue and shelter migrants -- but doing so has taken a toll on their economy and led to tension. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Israel suspends ties with 12 countries that supported UN condemnation2016-12-28
In our news wrap Monday, more fallout from Friday’s U.N. Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlement building. Israel confirmed it has suspended working ties with 12 nations that backed the resolution. Also, President-elect Trump tweeted his own criticism of the U.N, saying it has great potential but is currently just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.
PBS高端访谈:After another bloody weekend in Chicago, a look at the city’s violence epidemic2016-12-28
It was yet another bloody holiday weekend in Chicago; five more people were also shot Monday morning, bringing the 3-day toll to nearly 50. To examine why violence is so entrenched in the city and to see how residents are trying to change that, we turn to a report from John Yang's visit to Chicago earlier this year.
PBS高端访谈:Jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd on his lifelong intoxication with music2016-12-28
For the latest installment in our music series, the NewsHour’s Frank Carlson caught up with jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd. Lloyd reflects on his lifelong love of music, his childhood in the musical haven of Memphis and why he believes jazz is the genre of freedom and wonder.
PBS高端访谈:A prominent Israeli author reflects on the country’s founding -- and future2016-12-28
Amos Oz grew up in Israel in the early years of its statehood. Now, in his first book in over a decade, the writer looks back at that time through the eyes of three characters -- each at a different life stage and with a distinctive attitude toward the new state. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Oz to discuss his writing process, the gift of literature and prospects for a two-state solution.
PBS高端访谈:Chefs in Europe experiment with insects2016-12-27
In Europe, adventurous eaters are calling crickets, mealworms and grasshoppers a new super food due to their high levels of essential amino and fatty acids. Eating insects also has ecological benefits because they can be easier to farm than other animals. But they are still uncommon in food throughout Europe and the U.S. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Amy Guttman reports.
PBS高端访谈:Preserving the history of America’s first black filmmakers2016-12-27
In the early part of the 20th century, black filmmakers were forced to work outside the white Hollywood mainstream -- and produced around 500 films, mainly for black audiences. To preserve this history, the company Kino Lorber released a five-disc collection this year containing 20 hours of these films. Executive producer Paul Miller joins NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Karla Murthy.
PBS高端访谈:'Let it be an arms race,' says Trump after controversial tweets2016-12-27
According to MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, President-elect Donald Trump told her this week that there could be an arms race between the U.S. and Russia, but that if so, the U.S. would outlast any adversaries. His transition team also released a recent letter from Vladimir Putin to Mr. Trump that called for real steps to restore cooperation between the countries. John Yang reports.
PBS高端访谈:‘Othello: The Remix’ gives Shakespeare the hip-hop treatment2016-12-26
At the Westside Theatre in New York City, audiences are watching Othello: the Remix, a retelling of William Shakespeare's classic play through hip-hop.