December 12th, 2011

As Egyptians move into the second phase of elections this week, Sandy Tolan explores the debate over food policy in the wake of what some are calling the “revolution of the hungry.”

The Food for 9 Billion series is a collaboration with the Center for Investigative Reporting, Homelands Productions, PBS Newshour and American Public Media’s Marketplace.

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May 30th, 2011
Reblogged from PBS NewsHour
May 26th, 2011

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From PBS NewsHour:  Four-Legged Comrades: Alpha Dogs Serve in Military Missions Overseas

The handlers at Marine Corps Base Quantico unanimously agree that Rex is the meanest dog they have. He has put six or seven handlers in the emergency room according to current handler, Sgt. David Olszak. “But with me,” says Olszak, “he’s a sweetheart. He’s never once tried coming up on me. But I know that if someone were to try anything with me, he’d protect me.”

May 12th, 2011
abcworldnews:

Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from PBS ‘Newshour’ on June 6th 
The Washington Post:
 
Jim Lehrer, who has anchored PBS’ “Newshour” program for 36 years, said Thursday morning that he is stepping down from the daily broadcast, ending the longest run of a national anchorman.
Lehrer, 76, said he would leave as anchor on June 6, but would continue to appear on Fridays to moderate the “Newshour’s” weekly news analysis segment featuring a panel of journalists. He will also continue to be involved with the program’s producer, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, based in Arlington.

abcworldnews:

Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from PBS ‘Newshour’ on June 6th 

The Washington Post:

Jim Lehrer, who has anchored PBS’ “Newshour” program for 36 years, said Thursday morning that he is stepping down from the daily broadcast, ending the longest run of a national anchorman.

Lehrer, 76, said he would leave as anchor on June 6, but would continue to appear on Fridays to moderate the “Newshour’s” weekly news analysis segment featuring a panel of journalists. He will also continue to be involved with the program’s producer, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, based in Arlington.

Reblogged from World News Tonight
May 3rd, 2011

newshour:

Musharraf knew of Abbottabad safe house? On NDTV, India’s network station,  a curious finding from Musharraf’s autobiography where he mentions a house in Abbottabad.

ED: If you’ve missed any of PBS NewsHour’s coverage of Osama bin Laden’s death and what’s next, find it HERE 

(Shared by Mila Sanina, Research Desk Assistant)

Reblogged from PBS NewsHour
May 2nd, 2011

In this official White House photo, President Obama, Vice President Biden and national security team advisers receive an update Sunday on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the White House’s Situation Room. A classified document was obscured before this photo was released. (via NewsHour)

(via The World Reacts to Osama Bin Laden’s Death | PBS NewsHour | May 2, 2011 | PBS)

April 30th, 2011

Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi survived a NATO airstrike in Tripoli late Saturday night that killed his youngest son and three of the colonel’s grandchildren, a Libyan government spokesman announced early Sunday. via The New York Times

Learn more about the Qaddafi family in a PBS NewsHour guide.

(via Guide to the Gadhafis | PBS NewsHour | March 3, 2011 | PBS)

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