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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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TEDxOilSpill, Russian spies, female Viagra
A look at the alleged Russian spy ring broken up by federal authorities. Jon Meacham reports from Washington, D.C. on the TedxOilSpill conference, and talks to experts there about the future of American energy. And Need to Know correspondent Rick Karr examines the latest attempt by big pharma to...
Air date: 07/02/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1536166908/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A look at the alleged Russian spy ring broken up by federal authorities. Jon Meacham reports from Washington, D.C. on the TedxOilSpill conference, and talks to experts there about the future of American energy. And Need to Know correspondent Rick Karr examines the latest attempt by big pharma to... /episodes/get/2275 /episode/2275 Need To Know: TEDxOilSpill, Russian spies, female Viagra /episode-player/2275
Veteran's courts and female bomb squads
?Veterans? Courts? are being set up around the country to help veterans suffering from untreated PTSD and TBI who are landing in the criminal justice system. Need to Know profiles two young enlisted women in the U.S. Air Force who serve a crucial, and dangerous, role in the current wars: disarming...
Air date: 07/09/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1541056517/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false ?Veterans? Courts? are being set up around the country to help veterans suffering from untreated PTSD and TBI who are landing in the criminal justice system. Need to Know profiles two young enlisted women in the U.S. Air Force who serve a crucial, and dangerous, role in the current wars: disarming... /episodes/get/2278 /episode/2278 Need To Know: Veteran's courts and female bomb squads /episode-player/2278
Elizabeth Warren, global hunger, drug approval process
Elizabeth Warren, one of the strongest advocates of financial reform, about what the newly passed legislation will mean for banks, commercial real estate and the average American. Doctors Without Borders physician Susan Shepherd explains how the billions of dollars in food aid that is sent from the...
Air date: 07/16/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1545361589/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Elizabeth Warren, one of the strongest advocates of financial reform, about what the newly passed legislation will mean for banks, commercial real estate and the average American. Doctors Without Borders physician Susan Shepherd explains how the billions of dollars in food aid that is sent from the... /episodes/get/2274 /episode/2274 Need To Know: Elizabeth Warren, global hunger, drug approval process /episode-player/2274
Money & Medicine
Dr. Jerome Kassirer, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the state of the FDA today and the conditions that make it possible for drugs such as Fen-phen, Vioxx and now Avandia, the latest drug that may be pulled from the market, to reach consumers. Jon Meacham...
Air date: 07/16/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1545095031/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Dr. Jerome Kassirer, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the state of the FDA today and the conditions that make it possible for drugs such as Fen-phen, Vioxx and now Avandia, the latest drug that may be pulled from the market, to reach consumers. Jon Meacham... /episodes/get/2288 /episode/2288 Need To Know: Money & Medicine /episode-player/2288
Shirley Sherrod, dangerous roads, Afghanistan
The controversial resignation of USDA employee Shirley Sherrod. Newsweek editor-at-large Evan Thomas on his book, "The War Lovers. The Sage-Grouse bird sparks a passionate debate for conservation vs. innovation. From Blueprint America: in a suburb of Atlanta, a deadly highway makes getting to...
Air date: 07/23/2010
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1560807885/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The controversial resignation of USDA employee Shirley Sherrod. Newsweek editor-at-large Evan Thomas on his book, "The War Lovers. The Sage-Grouse bird sparks a passionate debate for conservation vs. innovation. From Blueprint America: in a suburb of Atlanta, a deadly highway makes getting to... /episodes/get/2276 /episode/2276 Need To Know: Shirley Sherrod, dangerous roads, Afghanistan /episode-player/2276
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