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PBS高端访谈:Women’s March leaders aim for ‘solidarity against misogyny’2017-01-22
On Saturday, another crowd will gather on the National Mall -- not to celebrate, but to advocate. William Brangham talks with Bob Bland and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women's March On Washington, about the organization’s mission to protect women’s rights, creating a safe space for difficult conversations on sensitive issues and remembering that we’re all people first.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Senate confirms Mattis, Kelly2017-01-22
In our news wrap Friday, Congress signed off on the first of President Trump's picks to fill out his cabinet, nearly unanimously voting to approve Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Also, Mexican drug lord El Chapo Guzman pleaded not guilty to federal drug trafficking charges in New York after being extradited Thursday.
PBS高端访谈:The Obama White House, from the man behind the lens2017-01-22
For the past eight years, Pete Souza has visually chronicled the Obama era. He was in the situation room when U.S. special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011 and at the prayer service for victims of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting. John Yang sits down with Souza to discuss the little unexpected gems that became iconic moments and the constant character of the president he saw.
PBS高端访谈:Why Trump’s National Security transition is off to a rocky start2017-01-21
A day before inauguration, the incoming Trump administration was forced to defend the pace of its staffing for important national security and diplomatic jobs. Judy Woodruff talks with Roger Cressey, a former National Security Council staff member, and Mark Landler of The New York Times about the factors behind the upheaval and what it says about the incoming administration and its challenges.
PBS高端访谈:How Press Secretary Josh Earnest made sure he knew what Obama was thinking2017-01-21
Josh Earnest, White House press secretary since 2014, was there when Barack Obama was running for president, and he'll be there when the lights go out on the Obama White House. As he prepares to leave the podium, Earnest sits down with John Yang to discuss the role of being the gatekeeper between the press and the president.
PBS高端访谈:Why we need to ask questions now about our high-tech future2017-01-21
Your phone probably knows more about the intimate details of your life you than your lover, says futurist Amy Webb. And you better get used to it -- we'll be spending the rest of our lifetimes in a world shaped by artificial intelligence. Webb gives her Brief But Spectacular take on the future.
PBS高端访谈:As Trump readies to take office, reports of transition delays2017-01-21
President-elect Donald Trump arrived in Washington a day before he will take the oath of office. But there were reports that the national security transition had been slow because of delays by the Trump Team. Meanwhile, incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer criticized Senate Democrats for slowing Cabinet confirmations. John Yang reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Obama issues hundreds of commutations on his last day2017-01-21
In our news wrap Thursday, President Obama shortened the prison sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on his last fill day in office. That's the most ever in a single day. Also, the Pentagon says it targeted Islamic State militants who were actively planning attacks in Europe, striking ISIS campaigns in Libya in an overnight bombing raid.
PBS高端访谈:As Treasury nominee Mnuchin defends record, Perry says his attitude on Energy has changed2017-01-21
In another day of contentious confirmation hearings, the most dogged questioning came for Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, a billionaire banker who worked at Goldman Sachs owned a hedge fund. Meanwhile, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, nominee for energy secretary, walked back comments he had made about abolishing the Energy Department. Lisa Desjardins talks with Judy Woodruff.
PBS高端访谈:55, unemployed and faking normal: One woman's story of barely scraping by2017-01-21
Elizabeth White has been on the edge of the financial cliff for years, but you'd never know it from outside appearances. Everybody is pretending, she says. In her self-published book Fifty-Five, Unemployed, and Faking Normal she painfully chronicles the crash of a flourishing career and upper-middle class lifestyle -- and she's not alone. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
PBS高端访谈:'Paterson' is an ode to making art from the details of everyday life2017-01-21
As movies seem to keep getting bigger and louder, filmmaker Jim Jarmusch still sets his own pace. In his latest, a bus driver makes his daily route through the streets of Paterson, New Jersey, taking in the stuff of everyday life to write poems. Jeffrey Brown talks with Jarmusch and poet Ron Padgett, who composed poems for the film.
PBS高端访谈:Where things stand for Trump’s Cabinet amid tough questioning2017-01-20
Several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees have faced tough questioning. At Rep. Tom Price's hearing, the spotlight fell on the fate of the Affordable Care Act and his own history. Lisa Desjardins and Jeffrey Brown report on the scrutiny placed on Price, EPA nominee Scott Pruitt and Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos by the Senate.
PBS高端访谈:Meeting White House Press Corps for the last time, Obama looks ahead2017-01-20
In two days his time in the Oval Office will be over. President Obama on Wednesday held his final news conference before the White House Press Corps, defending his decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence and looking back at how the nation has changed. But most of the time was spent looking ahead at political challenges and his own role in politics going forward. John Yang reports.
PBS高端访谈:The towering challenge of protecting the Trumps in New York2017-01-20
When Donald Trump moves into the White House, Trump Tower will still be a home of the first family. Securing the skyscraper presents unprecedented challenges, not to mention traffic gridlock, a hardship on nearby businesses and a fight over who should be paying the sky-high costs. The NewsHour’s Rhana Natour reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Global temperatures hit record high in 20162017-01-20
In our news wrap Wednesday, data from NASA, NOAA and others show that 2016 was the hottest year since records have been kept, making it the third record-breaking year in a row. Also, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, nominee to be the next U.N. ambassador, said in her confirmation hearing that Russia committed war crimes in Syria and cannot be trusted.
PBS高端访谈:Reassessing the value of care for chronic health conditions2017-01-20
Surgeon Atul Gawande says we need to reconsider health care’s focus on generously rewarding physicians who practice heroic interventions, rather than those who practice incremental medicine for chronic conditions. Gawande talks with William Brangham about the value of that kind of care, and the potential effects of a Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
PBS高端访谈:Is alluring but elusive fusion energy possible in our lifetime?2017-01-20
Limitless power with virtually no greenhouse gases or radioactive waste. If that sounds too good to be true, that's because it is. For decades, researchers have looked for ways to control, confine and sustain fusion as an energy source. But there has been a lot of progress on a small scale, building on years of physics understanding and progress. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.
PBS高端访谈:What will Betsy DeVos’ focus on school choice mean for public education?2017-01-19
Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos has neither taught nor worked in a school system, but she and her family have used wealth and influence to create more charter schools and champion vouchers. As educators watch her hearing for an understanding of her views, William Brangham talks to Frederick Hess of American Enterprise Institute and Randi Weingarten of American Federation of Teachers.
PBS高端访谈:UN Ambassador Power warns against 'historical amnesia' in future Russian relations2017-01-19
Outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power used her final speech to focus on Russia as a major threat. Judy Woodruff sits down with Power during her last days in office to discuss troubling actions by Russia and the future of Russian relations under the Trump administration, as well as the Obama administration’s complicated decision not to intervene militarily in Syria.
PBS高端访谈:The first black president faced great expectations. What will be Obama’s legacy on race?2017-01-19
What did the election of America’s first black president mean for the United States? And how did President Obama’s policies and rhetoric advance issues important to the black community? Rael Nelson James of the Bridgespan Group, James Peterson of Lehigh University and Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund join Judy Woodruff to discuss the impact of the Obama years.
PBS高端访谈:A way to save money when half of all health costs is spent on a fraction of patients2017-01-19
Health care super-utilizers make up just 5 percent of the U.S. population but they account for 50 percent of health care spending. As health care costs continue to rise, providers are trying to figure out how to find these patients and get to the root of their problems. But the looming repeal of the Affordable Care Act may disrupt those efforts. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Obama commutes prison sentence for Chelsea Manning2017-01-19
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst who is serving 35 years for passing classified files to WikiLeaks. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the Obama administration of trying to sabotage President-elect Donald Trump.
PBS高端访谈:Why is Trump criticizing key allies to U.S. security?2017-01-18
European officials are digesting new comments by President-elect Trump, who told two newspapers that NATO is obsolete, suggested the U.S. might drop sanctions on Russia and said he is indifferent about the future of the EU. John Yang gets reaction from Heather Conley of the Center for Strategic and International Studies and Nicholas Burns, the former U.S. ambassador to NATO.
PBS高端访谈:Why so many students from for-profit schools are left in debt limbo2017-01-18
Students who attend for-profit college and training programs are more likely to borrow, borrow more and struggle to repay their loans. Not only that, but the overall graduation rate at for-profit institutions is just 27 percent. Meanwhile, a number of schools have shuttered, leaving former attendees with debt and no way to pay it back. Special correspondent Lizzie O’Leary reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Martin Luther King Jr.'s son meets with Trump2017-01-18
In our news wrap Monday, President-elect Donald Trump invited Martin Luther King III to a meeting at Trump Tower amid a very public feud with civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis. Also, Mr. Trump criticized the CIA and its outgoing director on Twitter after John Brennan told FOX News that the president-elect must do more on national security than talk and tweet.

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