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PBS高端访谈:Bypassing media norms, Trump offers challenges for newsrooms2016-12-09
Since his election, President-elect Donald Trump hasn't held a single, formal press conference, and has repeatedly traveled without the press pool assigned to cover him. Instead, expressing his open disdain for the media, he's communicated with the public directly, often through Twitter. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Micheline Maynard of Forbes.
PBS高端访谈:Hear the breaking news report from Pearl Harbor, 75 years later2016-12-09
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, listen to how an NBC journalist in Honolulu reported on a surprise attack by Japanese bombers on Pearl Harbor,75 years ago today.
PBS高端访谈:What do latest Trump administration picks of billionaires, top military officials say?2016-12-09
With the naming of Linda McMahon to head the Small Business Administration, President-elect Trump has now named numerous billionaires as leaders in his administration. Sean Spicer, chief strategist for the Republican National Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the significance of the latest figures named to the administration, plus remarks by first lady Michelle Obama.
PBS高端访谈:Ambassador, small business advocate among latest Trump picks2016-12-09
President-elect Donald Trump announced he'll nominate Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as ambassador to China. Meanwhile, media outlets reported that retired Marine Gen. John Kelly is the choice for secretary of homeland security and Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for the Environmental Protection Agency. Lisa Desjardins reports.
PBS高端访谈:Learning a foreign language revealed a world I never knew existed2016-12-09
Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, Lauren Collins never needed to speak a foreign language outside of high school Spanish classes. It wasn’t until she met her French-speaking husband and moved to Switzerland that she felt the need to become bilingual. She offers her humble opinion on the value of learning a new language.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Charleston jury hears opening statements in Dylann Roof trial2016-12-09
In our news wrap Wednesday, in Charleston, S.C., a jury heard opening statements in the trial of Dylann Roof, the white supremacist charged with murdering nine black churchgoers in June 2015. The defense conceded his guilt and focused on preventing a death sentence. Also, Tennessee authorities have charged two juveniles in the fatal wildfires that blazed through the state’s Smoky Mountains.
PBS高端访谈:This baseball writer is in a league of her own2016-12-09
Clare Smith has been reporting on baseball for over four decades, and she was the first African-American female reporter to cover the game for a newspaper. On Tuesday night, Smith was awarded the top honor in her field. Judy Woodruff speaks with Smith about the player who got her interested in the sport, her life-long love of storytelling and her one bad day covering baseball.
PBS高端访谈:Science’s most valuable prize puts spotlight on discovery2016-12-09
The Breakthrough Prizes honor scientific achievements with the largest cash prizes in the field. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with science correspondent Miles O’Brien for more on this year’s winners.
PBS高端访谈:Exhibit illuminates the divine art of the Quran2016-12-09
A major exhibition on the art of the Quran is being billed as the first of its kind in the U.S. Sixty-eight of the most important and exquisite Qurans ever produced are on view now at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. Jeffrey Brown reports on the vast variety of manuscripts on display and the beauty, history and hard work behind each masterpiece.
PBS高端访谈:Major health bill would fund medical research, hasten FDA approvals2016-12-08
In Congress, lawmakers are close to passing a major bill that would increase funding for the FDA, the NIH and the effort to fight opioid abuse. The measure would also introduce more flexible standards for drug approvals, reducing the need for costly clinical trials. Lisa Desjardins reports and Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Sydney Lupkin of Kaiser Health News and Ed Silverman of STAT News for more.
PBS高端访谈:Why the Pentagon ‘buried and killed’ a study on potential cost savings2016-12-08
Leaders at the Department of Defense periodically conduct efficiency reviews, looking for ways to cut costs. One such report, ordered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work in 2014, was scrapped after it identified wasteful spending and suggested measures to save $125 billion over five years. For background and analysis, Judy Woodruff speaks with The Washington Post's Craig Whitlock.
PBS高端访谈:Trump says Boeing deal for Air Force One is too expensive2016-12-08
On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump unexpectedly spoke to reporters in his namesake hotel's lobby about the company that manufactures Air Force One. Mr. Trump asserted that the Boeing Company is overcharging the government for two new versions of the plane. He also met with potential candidates for several positions within his administration -- among them, Rex Tillerson and Laura Ingraham.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: In final national security speech, Obama touts fight against terror2016-12-08
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Obama gave his last major national security speech, defending his record on fighting terrorism while maintaining American ideals. Addressing troops at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Mr. Obama said he had overseen a shift in U.S. efforts to combat terror. Also, in Iraq, anti-Islamic State army units made a new push toward the center of Mosul.
PBS高端访谈:When it comes to screen time, parents are poor role models for kids2016-12-08
While many parents worry about how much time their children spend glued to computers, tablets and televisions, a new study reveals the adults themselves spend more than nine hours a day in front of screens. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jim Steyer, CEO of Common Sense Media, about parental hypocrisy over media use, different cultural perspectives toward technology and ensuring screen-free time.
PBS高端访谈:In Liberia, private management of public schools draws scrutiny2016-12-08
Founded by freed American slaves, Liberia has a past marred in recent years by civil war and Ebola. The country’s public education system is ineffective, and in an effort to rebuild it, the government has reached across the Atlantic for assistance -- hiring a U.S.-based for-profit company whose model is school in a box. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the controversial plan.
PBS高端访谈:In a presidential transition, there’s no time for mistakes2016-12-08
President-elect Donald Trump is almost a month into his transition, preparing to take over the Oval Office. Judy Woodruff sits down with the Partnership for Public Service’s Max Stier, an expert on presidential transitions, to discuss why this phase is so poorly understood, how much private-sector experience helps incoming officials and the vulnerability inherent in the transfer of power.
PBS高端访谈:Finding a Christmas tree fit for the U.S. Capitol2016-12-08
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we take a look at the not-so-simple process of selecting the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree. Last spring, Chris Nicolli, whose day job entails fighting wildfires, was tasked with picking the perfect specimen. After months of research, he found the 11,000-pound beauty just west of McCall, Idaho. Joan Cartan-Hansen of Idaho Public Television reports.
PBS高端访谈:The ‘white heat’ and vulnerability of improvisational jazz2016-12-08
What is improvisational jazz all about? Saxophonist Joshua Redman and pianist Brad Mehldau agree that the answer is vulnerability. Their musical genre requires players to follow one another’s lead -- often letting another performer dictate the musical conversation. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Redman and Mehldau to discuss emotion in their art and why it's a great time to be a jazz musician.
PBS高端访谈:Oakland’s horrific fire leads to worries for other warehouses2016-12-07
As the death toll from Friday's Oakland warehouse fire mounts, officials are investigating how the building known as the Ghost Ship was allowed to stay open despite repeated complaints of dangerous conditions. Special correspondent Joanne Jennings interviews a survivor and reports on growing concern that the catastrophe will cause a backlash against the dozens of other warehouses in the city.
PBS高端访谈:Tony Blair on why he’s advocating for a global policy ‘center ground’2016-12-07
Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, believes the populist wave coursing across the globe is dangerous -- and likely to exacerbate, rather than ease, tensions and instability. He sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss Brexit, the effect of social media on polarization, President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks and Blair's conviction that the best policies lie in the center.
PBS高端访谈:What we can infer from Trump’s initial actions -- and what we can’t2016-12-07
On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump placed a controversial call to the president of Taiwan. On Monday, he joined Ivanka Trump in her meeting with former Vice President Al Gore on climate change. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post and Geoff Dyer of the Financial Times join Judy Woodruff to discuss Mr. Trump’s Cabinet and unpredictable foreign policy.
PBS高端访谈:Neurosurgeon and former rival Ben Carson is Trump’s HUD nominee2016-12-07
Once a rival for the GOP nomination, Dr. Ben Carson is now President-elect Donald Trump's pick for housing secretary. On Monday, Mr. Trump called Carson a brilliant mind … passionate about strengthening communities. Meanwhile, at Trump Tower, former Vice President Al Gore met with Ivanka Trump about climate change, in a session the president-elect joined last-minute. Lisa Desjardins reports.
PBS高端访谈:News Wrap: Mistrial for South Carolina police officer who killed Walter Scott2016-12-07
In our news wrap Monday, a South Carolina judge declared a mistrial in a police killing after the jury deadlocked. North Charleston officer Michael Slager was charged with murdering an unarmed black man, Walter Scott, as he ran from a traffic stop. Also, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi plans to resign after his constitutional referendum failed, succumbing to the populist wave sweeping Europe.
PBS高端访谈:Egypt envisions ‘strengthening’ of U.S. relationship under Trump2016-12-07
Egypt has experienced turbulent relations with the U.S. under the Obama administration, but President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was the first foreign leader to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his victory. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner interviews Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry about anti-terrorism strategy, human rights, Egypt's position on Syria and more.
PBS高端访谈:What's the long-term outlook for the Dakota Access Pipeline?2016-12-07
On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers denied a crucial permit for construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which was set to snake half a mile south of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. But is the victory for the tribe and its allies only temporary, considering President-elect Donald Trump has declared his support for the pipeline? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with William Brangham for more.

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