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Jan 18, 2011 5:30pm PST
president hu jintao arrives for a state visit, paul solman explores the pressure on china to revalue its currency. >> ifill: and from seoul, margaret warner gets south korean views on whether china can be persuaded to rein in north korea. >> they want obama to persuade president hu that china needs to pressure north korea to act more responsibly vis-a-vis south korea. >> lehrer: we examine what's next for apple, as c.e.o. steve jobs takes another medical leave. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae... >> i think it's going to work an a big scale. only, i think it's going to be affordable. >> so where are they? >> it has to work in the real world. at chevron, we're investing millions in solar and biofuel technology to make it work. >> we've got to get on this now. >> right now. >> for three hours a week, i'm a coach, but when i was diag
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Nov 12, 2014 6:00pm EST
economies take on climate change, as the u.s. and china pledge to cap carbon emissions. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. also ahead this wednesday, a historic landing on the surface of a comet. after a four-billion mile chase across the solar system. >> ifill: the supreme court hears arguments about plans to redraw voting districts in alabama that challengers say are racially motivated. >> ifill: plus, we take americans' questions about the affordable care act. >> my question is what is the penalty, the financial penalty going to be this year? app how is that going to be enforced? >> ifill: those are some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and... >> this program was made pos
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Jan 20, 2011 3:00pm PST
themselves and how the world sees china. >> lehrer: we interview oklahoma city mayor mick cornett and charlotte mayor anthony foxx about their budget troubles and their meeting with president obama today. >> woodruff: and we close with an excerpt from john f. kennedy's inaugural address 50 years later. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> okay, listen. somebody has got to get serious. >> i think... >> we need renewable energy. >> ...renewable energy is vital to our planet. >> you hear about alternatives, right? wind, solar, algae. >> i think it's going to work an a big scale. only, i think it's going to be affordable. >> so, where are they? >> it has to work in the real world. at chevron, we're investing millions in solar and biofuel technology to make it work. >> we've got to get on this now. >> right now. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundation
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
in asia, where vice president biden voiced support for japan as it feuds with china over islands and airspace. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> those are just some of the stories we are covering on tonight's pbs news hours. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the president sought to shift the focus today, away from what's gone wrong with implementing the health care law to what's gone right. he said the benefits are being overlooked amid problems with the web site and policy cancellations. but insurers still warn they're getting
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Feb 17, 2012 3:00pm PST
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: china's likely next leader wrapped up his u.s. visit today touting economic cooperation, even as a new joint venture with a hollywood studio was announced. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we look at the deal with dreamworks and assess the challenges ahead for american companies doing business in china. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez examines iran's new proposal to resume talks with western nations. >> brown: margaret warner talks to a military whistleblower, army lieutenant colonel daniel davis, who says top commanders aren't offering a true portrait of the afghan war. >> when you constantly are saying, "things are going good" and everybody on the ground knows it's nothing close to being the truth, then your word loses all credibility. >> woodruff: mark shields and michael gerson, filling in for david brooks, analyze the week's news. >> brown: and we remember the life and career of veteran foreign correspondent anthony shadid. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on to
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Mar 23, 2010 7:00pm EDT
dentzer. >> ifill: then, we look at internet giant google's decision to shut down its china-based search engine. >> lehrer: spencer michels reports on the battle for the republican u.s. senate nomination in california. >> ifill: and jeffrey brown reports on the rift between the u.s. and israel over plans for settlements in east jerusalem. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour is provided by: >> lehrer: it was a day of triumph for the president and his party as the sweeping health reform bill was signed into law. ray suarez begins our coverage. >> suarez: democrats descended on the white house this morning to watch history made. ( cheers and applause ) jubilant cheers greeted president obama as he entered the east room, and after nearly every sentence he spoke. he said the bill signing marked "a new season for america." >> today, after almost a century of trying; today, after over a year of debate; today, after all the votes have been tallied, health insurance reform becomes law in the united states of america. ( applause ) today. >>
WETA
Sep 29, 2010 7:00pm EDT
terror plot in europe and the possible threat in the u.s. >> brown: margaret warner examines china's growing economic and military assertiveness in asia and globally. >> they're breaking diplomatic egg which is three or four years ago they would not have broken. so i think the change is palpable. >> woodruff: we talk to former clinton administration secretary of labor robert reich-- the last in our series of conversations on extending the bush-era tax breaks. >> brown: and jonathan miller of "independent television news" reports from northwest pakistan, where relief-aid is still slow in coming two months after the floods began. >> this is one of the worst affected areas in pakistan, but these people industrial no safe water, no food, no shelter, no medicine. something has gone very wrong. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to know what the universe... >> looks like. >> feels like. >> from deep space. >> to a microbe. >> i can contribute to the world by pursuing my passion for science. >> it really
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Jan 19, 2011 6:00pm EST
characterized relations as the state visit of the president of china formally began today in washington. one-on-one talks were sandwiched between a ceremonial greeting this morning, and a state dinner tonight. pomp and circumstance officially welcomed president hu jintao to the white house. it was his first trip to the u.s. since 2006, and it followed a time of tensions over everything from climate change to taiwan. from the outset, president obama talked up cooperation. >> we have an enormous stake in each other's success. in an interconnected world, in a global economy, nations, including our own, will be more prosperous and more secure when we work together. >> brown: but the president also used his opening remarks to raise china's human rights record. >> history shows that societies are more harmonious, nations are more successful and the world is more just when the rights and responsibilities of all nations and all peoples are upheld, including the universal rights of every human being. >> brown: in turn, president hu responded with a call for mutual respect. >> ( transl
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Aug 12, 2015 6:00pm PDT
over her private email server. >> woodruff: china's currency falls further, wall street is jolted but recovers for the day- - what a weakened yuan means for american pocketbooks and paychecks. >> ifill: plus, changing the face of classical music, nurturing talent at an early age, to train a new generation of diverse musicians. >> when we're engaging with our instruments, it's just us ourselves our instruments and our music, and when we're playing with other people it's all of that to the nth power, >> woodruff: all that and more on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: enormous explos
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May 14, 2014 6:00pm PDT
toward china spur unrest in vietnam; and a new novel exploring love, war and the collision of worlds. >> woodruff: just when you thought congress couldn't get any more polarized, think again. election results last night in nebraska and west virginia highlight a growing divide. in nebraska, ben sasse, a tea party-backed candidate, won the republican senate primary and is now likely to be their next senator. he would replace the more moderate republican senator, mike johanns, who is retiring. meanwhile, in west virginia, congresswoman shelly moore capito won the republican senate primary. she faces off against democrat natalie tenant, west virginia's secretary of state. capito is favored in that contest and would replace retiring democratic senator jay rockefeller. here to walk us through all this is our political editor, domenico montanaro. so domenico, we just mentioned there what happened last night. but tell us about the rest of this misterm cycle what we're looking at. >> you mentioned nebraska and west virginia, two really good examples of what's been happening. but we als
WETA
Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
here. they hardly mention it. >> ifill: then, we turn to the flare-up in tensions between china and japan over uninhabited islands in the east china sea. margaret warner gets an update. >> woodruff: and jeffrey brown talks with former u.n. chief kofi annan about his new memoir and his role as syrian peace envoy. >> as one of my predecessors said, our objective to prevent humanity from going to hell. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: investing for the future, we're helping to bring these new capabilities to market. we're investing billions of dollars in a run d around the globe to help create the technologies we hope will be the heart of tomorrow's innovations. i believe by investing today in technological advances here at intel, we can help make a better tomorrow. >> bnsf railway. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this
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Aug 1, 2016 3:00pm PDT
to the general election. >> woodruff: plus, china's demographic faultlines. what the one-child policy really means for the future of the population. >> china, the world's most populous country, 1.3, 1.4 billion people, will in the next decade or so, have to begin looking for people outside of china. >> ifill: all that and more, on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> ♪ love me tender ♪ love me true we can like many, but we can love only a precious few. because it is for those precious few that you have to be willing to do so very much. but you don't have to do it alone. lincoln financial helps you provide for and protect your financial future, because this is what you do for people you love. lincoln financial-- you're in charge. >> xq institute. >> md anderson cancer center. making cancer history. >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, helping people build immeasurably better >> supported by the rockefeller foundation. promoting the wellbeing of
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Jun 3, 2015 3:00pm PDT
this wednesday: despair and anger in china, as divers race to rescue any survivors trapped in the hull of a capsized ship sinking deeper. >> ifill: then, we take a broader look at asia's rising superpower, with former treasury secretaries henry paulson and robert rubin, who say we should be strengthening ties with china. >> i think we would benefit greatly from chinese investment in this country and i think we should be proactively seeking it. >> woodruff: plus, sticker price shock: why the cost of health care could skyrocket for some americans come 2016. >> ifill: those are some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. at lincoln financial, we believe that you are the boss of your life. the chief life officer. in charge of providing for loved ones. growing your nest egg. and protecting what matters the most. lincoln financial is committed to helping you take charge of your future. life, income, retirement, group benefits, and
WETA
Feb 18, 2010 7:00pm EST
in u.s.-china relations keyed to the president's white house chat today with the dalai lama. >> brown: spencer michels reports from san francisco on one man's mission to send specially-designed wheelchairs around the world. >> not only do they need a wheelchair, but they need the best of wheelchairs because they have the worst of terrain. >> lehrer: a newsmaker interview with john holmes, the united nations chief aid coordinator, on the state of the relief efforts in haiti. >> brown: and paul solman continues his series on banking tonight with a former head of the federal deposit insurance corporation. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> every business day, bank of america lends nearly $3 billion to individuals, institutions, schools, organizations and businesses in every corner of the economy. america-- growing stronger everyday. >> this is the engine that connects abundant grain from the american heartland to haran's best selling whole wheat, while keeping 60 billion pounds of carbon out of the at
WETA
Feb 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
apple's labor practices in china, after reports of serious and deadly safety violations. >> brown: plus, the kids are home-- for good. paul solman reports on the new accordion family, as adult children come home to live. >> when i first moved home i would like six months and then you won't be here anymore. i feel like i'm getting complacent. >> ifill: ray suarez shows us basketball's latest shooting star, new york york knicks point guard jeremy lin. >> brown: and birds do it, bees do it, and you know the rest. poet tony hoagland takes a humorous look at the animal kingdom for some valentine's day verse. >> if i were a peacock, i would flex my muscles spread the quills on my cinemax tail. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. a
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Jun 3, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. thank you. >> woodruff: authorities in china called in scores more divers today, hoping to reach and rescue more than 400 people still missing on a capsized cruise ship. tornado-force winds literally blew the vessel over late monday, as it sailed up the yangtze river from nanjing. only 14 people have been found alive, and families are demanding answers. lucy watson of independent television news filed this report from the scene. >> reporter: the wait to be told anything is agonizing. all li ling and her family want is to be taken to the river to see where their parents could be. but they're being stopped. "i haven't been able to close my eyes or sleep since it sank. we've been told nothing. anything we know has come from the internet. i just want to go to the water to see it for myself." >> reporter: but, if she could get there this is what she would see. the reality of recovered bodies atop a mighty vessel now barely visible. apart from a few moments of triumph and rescue yesterday this operation has been hampered by a strong current, murky waters and bad weather after this country'
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Sep 25, 2015 6:00pm PDT
and cyber security at the forefront, china's president visits the white house. and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks are here, to analyze the week's news. all that and more on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. ♪ >> supporting social entrepreneurs and their solutions to the world's most pressing problems-- skollfoundation.org. >> the ford foundation. working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: on this day when a pope and two presidents were already making headlines-- a surprise resignation came along to stun washington. we begin with the announcement that the speaker of the united states house of representatives is stepping down. newshour political director lisa desjardins reports. ♪ >> reporter: with his
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Feb 10, 2017 3:00pm PST
minister to the white house, while dodging a potential rift with china. and, it's friday. mark shields and david brooks take on the week's news. plus, from his beginnings in motown, to receiving the prestigious gershwin award-- hitmaker smokey robinson sits down with jeffrey brown to talk about a lifetime of music. >> we were not just some artists who recorded for the same label. we were actually friends. we were like brothers and sisters. we hung out. we have what we call the motown family, and we've always had that. >> woodruff: all that and more, on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> xq institute. >> the ford foundation. working with visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions: and friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: president trump now
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Nov 11, 2010 5:30pm PST
sectarian violence. >> lehrer: then, paul solman explains the u.s. effort to get china to stop holding down the value of its currency. >> because china is lending us the noun run our big deficits. >> one interstation is china is basically lending us the money to buy stuff from t >> brown: we get reaction to the wide-ranging proposals to cut the federal deficit made yesterday by the leaders of a presidential commission. >> lehrer: judy woodruff talks to senator-elect chris coons of delaware. >> brown: and on this veterans day, ray suarez updates the investigations into mismarked graves and other problems at arlington national cemetery. >> one grave site was empty. one grave site had the wrong set of remains, and a third grave site had two sets of remains, only one of which matched the headstone. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the engine that connects abundant grain from the american heartland to haran's best selling whole wheat, while keeping 60 billion pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year.
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
magistad reports on china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. it has transformed lives and diets over the past 30 years meat con suption per cap to has quadrupled and city dwellers eat twice as much meat on average as those in the countryside. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> intel. sponsors of tomorrow. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the investigation that felled the head of the c.i.a. has expanded, to include a high- ranking u.s. military figure. that news rippled outward from the pentagon today, and across official washington. the name of u.s. marine general john allen, the top americ
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Dec 29, 2016 6:00pm PST
critic of the u.s.'s trade relationship with china. our economics correspondent, paul solman, sat down with him late last summer and looked more closely at his beliefs. here's a reprise of that story, part of our weekly series on "making sense." >> china. china. china. china. china. china. china. china. china. china all the time. china. >> reporter: given donald trump's persistently pointed pivot to asia, small wonder that among his favorite films is "death by china." >> china has stolen thousands of our factories and millions of our jobs, multinational corporation profits are soaring, and we now owe over $3 trillion to the world's largest communist nation. >> reporter: and small wonder the film's writer/director, peter navarro, sounds like the candidate. >> we're going right down the toilet and it's a made in china toilet. >> reporter: navarro, a harvard- trained professor at u.c. irvine, is the sole trump economic adviser with a ph.d. so how'd you get interested in and worried about china? >> i teach m.b.a.'s and i noticed starting a few years after china joined the world trade organ
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Apr 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
about chen directly. >> obviously i'm aware of the press reports on the situation in china. but i'm not going to make a statement on the issue. what i would like to emphasize is that every time we meet with china, the issue of human right comes up. it is our belief that not only is that the right thing to do because it comports with our principles and our belief in freedom and human rights, but also because we actually think china will be stronger as it opens up and liberalizes its own system. >> reporter: chen ran afoul of chinese authorities by campaigning against forced aboringss used to enforce china's one-child policy. he served more than four years in prison before his release in september, 2010. since then, what security men watching he and his family have been under house arrest. but eight days ago, defight the agents at his home and those posted at the entrance to his village in northeast china, he managed to slip away. now chen has become the center of escalated diplomatic tension between the united states and china. just days before secretary of state hillary clinton is expec
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Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
minister abe, where japan's tensions with china were very much in the forefront. >> suarez: our week long focus on guns, "after newtown" wraps up tonight with a report from chicago on the public health crisis in the city in the wake of rising gun violence. >> the people who come in after having been shot are some of the highest risk folks. these are people who have been shot, who may have been shot before, and really without some intervention, without some life- changing moment, the trajectory's either going to be jail or death. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> suarez: and, as a magistrate grants oscar pistorius bail, we talk to charlayne hunter gault about how his arrest has focused attention on the unusually high rate of violence against women in south africa. >> domestic violence is shot through the entire society from the highest of the highed in socioeconomic terms to the lowest of the low. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corpora
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Jun 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
blockade of the gaza strip. >> lehrer: ray suarez reports on china on the largest-ever world's fair. >> reporter: nearly $60 billion later, shanghai has thrown its doors open to the world. >> ifill: and jeffrey brown closes with a conversation with two authors married to each other, both writing about happiness. >> lehrer: and that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> i want to know what the universe... >> looks like. >> feels like. >> from deep space. >> to a microbe. >> i can contribute to the world by pursuing my passion for science. >> it really is the key to the future. >> i want to design... >> a better solar cell. >> i want to know what's really possible. >> i want to be the first to cure cancer. >> people don't really understand why things work. >> i want to be that person that finds out why. >> innovative young minds taking on tomorrow's toughest challenges. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing
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Nov 23, 2012 12:00am PST
man did it all. >> sreenivasan: and we close with an encore look at a story about china's moves to satisfy a growing demand for meat. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> sreenivasan: it was a day of calm in the middle east, after eight days of punishing israeli air strikes and hamas rocket fire. each side claimed the ceasefire was a victory, but neither was certain the truce would last. we begin with a report from alex thomson of "independent television news" in gaza. >> reporter: party on, a show of joy, relief and unity. the flags of hamas, islamci jihad and fatah. all factions are friends today, at least in public the kalashnikovs are celebratory for now but hamas was pledging to break the ceaseifre even on day one if the blockade of gaza isn't lifted. >> if the palestinian will stay and the o
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Aug 11, 2015 6:00pm PDT
. >> ifill: and i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: on the newshour tonight, china rattles world markets by sharply devaluing its currency. what are the economic repercussions? >> ifill: also ahead this tuesday: an alphabet shake-up. google separates its core search business from its more risky ventures. >> woodruff: plus, they call themselves the black mambas, women who hunt down poachers in south africa. >> it is important to save the rhinos. >> they are african women in an african context doing this job for the first time in the history of africa. >> ifill: all that and more on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: wall street was hit by a wave of selling today, triggered by china's currency devaluation. the price of oil and other commodities plunged, amid fears of slowing growth in china, and materials stocks followed suit. the
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Dec 10, 2010 3:00pm PST
examines the state of u.s.-china relations. >> lehrer: then, margaret warner gets the latest on the violent protests in britain over tuition hikes from ned temko of "the observer" in london. >> brown: we update today's back and forth on capitol hill on the tax cut deal. >> lehrer: mark shields and david brooks analyze this week's news. >> ♪ i'm expressing with my full capabilities ♪ and now i'm living in correctional facilities... >> brown: and we look at rap music as a form of lyric poetry. a new anthology makes the case. >> i think when you get to dive into these lyrics you get to see how much depth is really in what these people are saying. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> opportunity can start anywhere and go everywhere. to help revitalize a neighborhood in massachusetts; restore a historic landmark in harlem; fund a local business in chicago; expand green energy initiatives in seattle. because when you're giving, lending and investing in more communities across the country, more opportunities happ
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Jul 12, 2016 6:00pm PDT
dallas police memorial, will bernie sanders supporters follow his lead? china doubles down on its claims in the south china sea, and much more. >> woodruff: dallas mourned its dead today-- the police officers cut down by a sniper. the occasion was an interfaith memorial service, where president obama offered reassurance-- and a summons to build a better country. it was a moment to honor the five officers who died in dallas. and, to speak to a nation on edge after days of bloodshed, protest and racial tension: >> it's as if the deepest fault lines of our democracy have suddenly been exposed-- perhaps even widened. and although we know that such divisions are not new, though they've surely been worse in even the recent past, that offers us little comfort. faced with this violence we wonder if the divides of race in america can ever be bridged. i understand how am feeling- but dallas i'm here to say we must reject such despair i'm here to insist that we are not as divided as it seems. >> woodruff: the ceremony took place at the meyerson symphony center, minutes from the site of the s
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Jul 1, 2014 6:00pm EDT
away. also ahead this tuesday, with a shortage of brides in china, vietnamese women are increasingly being trafficked into the nation next door and forced into marriage or prostitution. >> the girls that we see, they are given a choice. do you want to marry somebody or do you want to work in the brothels. >> woodruff: plus, we look back at the supreme court's major decisions this term. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> at bae systems, our pride and dedication show in everything we do; from electronics systems to intelligence analysis and cyber- operations; from combat vehicles and weapons to the maintenance and modernization of ships, aircraft, and critical infrastructure. knowing our work makes a difference inspires us everyday. that's bae systems. that's inspired work. >> i've been around long enough to recognize the people who are out there owning it. the ones getting involved, staying engaged. they are not afraid to question the path they're on. because the one question they
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Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
advisers stephen hadley and zbigniew brzezinski weigh in. >> brown: paul solman looks at china's fast growing economy and asks, is it headed for a crash? >> wages are rising for the burgeoning middle class, but for hardscrabble factory workers: mounting protests against livle wages d woing conditions. >> ifill: and vice president joe biden hangs out with hari sreenivasan on google plus to talk about gun violence. >> make your voices heard. this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the u.s. military has a new order of the day: working up plans for putting women on the front lines. th
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May 31, 2010 7:00pm EDT
saffo, and bill nye, the science guy. >> warner: ray suarez has a report on china's smoking epidemic, and why the government has done little to stop it. >> suarez: can the chinese government credibley urge its citizens not to smoke while being behind the growing of the plant and being the country's chief cigarette salesman? >> ifill: and, on this memorial day, we revisit our conversation with author tim o'brien about his book, "the things they carried," soldiers' stories from the vietnam war. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the engine that connects abundant grain from the american heartland to haran's best selling whole wheat, while keeping 60 billion pounds of carbon out of the atmosphere every year. bnsf, the engine that connects us. chevron. this is the power of human energy. the national science foundation. supporting education and research across all fields of science and engineering. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporat
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