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NYC-ARTS Full Episode: October 31, 2013 Air date: 11-06-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365115786/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode, an interview with Susan Weber, founder and director of Bard Graduate Center, and co-curator of “William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain” i; Christie’s “Object Lessons: Collecting Can Wait. A Connoisseur’s 3 Steps to Selecting an Exceptional Drinking Wine” and Christina Ha... /episodes/get/10951 /episode/10951 Need To Know: NYC-ARTS Full Episode: October 31, 2013 /episode-player/10951
Massachusetts mandate update Air date: 05-31-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365020353/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate included President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. How might it work? Need to Know medical correspondent Emily Senay, M.D. travels to Massachusetts, the only state in the nation that already requires everyone to have health insurance - part of a 2006... /episodes/get/9391 /episode/9391 Need To Know: Massachusetts mandate update /episode-player/9391
Dying to get back Air date: 05-17-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365012816/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false While the number of illegal crossings at the border has plummeted dramatically — roughly half the number than during peak years — just as many people are dying. Meaning for those coming into the country illegally, it is now more deadly, more lethal, than at any time in recent U.S. immigration... /episodes/get/8765 /episode/8765 Need To Know: Dying to get back /episode-player/8765
Help Wanted: Retraining America Air date: 05-03-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365004827/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Even as unemployment remains stubbornly high, millions of jobs remain unfilled because many workers do not have the necessary training to fill them. This week we look at The National STEM Consortium – a program designed to target this type of structural unemployment by improving the scientific,... /episodes/get/8695 /episode/8695 Need To Know: Help Wanted: Retraining America /episode-player/8695
Debating the Second Amendment Air date: 04-26-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365002459/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false With the gun control debate raging after the mass school shooting in Newtown, CT, Need to Know examines the history of the Second Amendment and how it shapes the discussion today. Ray Suarez anchors a panel including: George Mason Law School professor Joyce Lee Malcolm, former New York Times... /episodes/get/8644 /episode/8644 Need To Know: Debating the Second Amendment /episode-player/8644
Financial literacy Air date: 04-19-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2364997817/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false To mark financial literacy month, "Need to Know" correspondent Stacey Tisdale travels to Mississippi to examine a program designed to help low-income, mostly African-American children save for college - and teach them about banking and money along the way. Anchor Ray Suarez interviews Richard... /episodes/get/8575 /episode/8575 Need To Know: Financial literacy /episode-player/8575
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The Gulf oil spill, China's internet censorship
The Gulf Oil Spill and renewable energy. We travel to Louisiana to survey the effects of the spill and explore how it might affect ocean life and migratory birds. An illustrated explanation of the ties between the Minerals Management Service (MMS) and the industries it is tasked to monitor...
Air date: 06/03/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1513745946/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Gulf Oil Spill and renewable energy. We travel to Louisiana to survey the effects of the spill and explore how it might affect ocean life and migratory birds. An illustrated explanation of the ties between the Minerals Management Service (MMS) and the industries it is tasked to monitor... /episodes/get/6607 /episode/6607 Need To Know: The Gulf oil spill, China's internet censorship /episode-player/6607
BP's safety record, "Heart of Jenin" and Charlaine Harris
Looking at BP's safety record. "Heart of Jenin:" A 12-year-old Palestinian boy killed in the West Bank city of Jenin by Israeli soldiers. The recent historic Supreme Court decision that teenagers who have not committed murder cannot receive a sentence of life without parole. True Blood author...
Air date: 06/10/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1519787883/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Looking at BP's safety record. "Heart of Jenin:" A 12-year-old Palestinian boy killed in the West Bank city of Jenin by Israeli soldiers. The recent historic Supreme Court decision that teenagers who have not committed murder cannot receive a sentence of life without parole. True Blood author... /episodes/get/6604 /episode/6604 Need To Know: BP's safety record, "Heart of Jenin" and Charlaine Harris /episode-player/6604
The BP spill and health, Somali artist K'naan
Our correspondents travel to the Gulf to look at the oil spill from multiple vantage points -- human health, the economy and visual comparisons. We also examine America?s renewed fascination with gold, and talk to Somali-Canadian hip-hop artist K?naan.
Air date: 06/18/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1525470628/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Our correspondents travel to the Gulf to look at the oil spill from multiple vantage points -- human health, the economy and visual comparisons. We also examine America?s renewed fascination with gold, and talk to Somali-Canadian hip-hop artist K?naan. /episodes/get/6606 /episode/6606 Need To Know: The BP spill and health, Somali artist K'naan /episode-player/6606
Iran's opposition party and wounded vets
Three families who have struggled with the burden of caring for veterans with traumatic brain injuries. The Pentagon now estimates that as many as one in five American soldiers returns from battle with a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. a rare inside look at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?s Iran, his...
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530672011/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Three families who have struggled with the burden of caring for veterans with traumatic brain injuries. The Pentagon now estimates that as many as one in five American soldiers returns from battle with a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. a rare inside look at President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?s Iran, his... /episodes/get/2155 /episode/2155 Need To Know: Iran's opposition party and wounded vets /episode-player/2155
Iran's opposition party and wounded vets
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?s Iran, his nuclear ambitions and the citizens who support or criticize him. Three families who have struggled with the burden of caring for veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
Air date: 06/25/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1530605412/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?s Iran, his nuclear ambitions and the citizens who support or criticize him. Three families who have struggled with the burden of caring for veterans with traumatic brain injuries. /episodes/get/8392 /episode/8392 Need To Know: Iran's opposition party and wounded vets /episode-player/8392
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