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January 25, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

January 25, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • How 3-D technology helped restore 'Cleveland Krishna' statue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How 3-D technology helped restore 'Cleveland Krishna' statue

    S2022 - 5m 43s

    A 1,500-year-old statue of the Hindu god Krishna just got a 21st century makeover at the Cleveland Museum of Art. From PBS station Ideastream Public Media, David C. Barnett takes us behind the scenes to see how the museum has reassembled an ancient puzzle. This report is part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • Guantanamo Bay's detention facility enters its third decade: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Guantanamo Bay's detention facility enters its third decade

    S2022 - 6m 26s

    Tuesday marked 20 years since the military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba opened. Since Jan. 11, 2002, it’s been one of the most enduring symbols of the United States' war on terror. But it's also a symbol of government waste and mismanagement, and a legacy of torture. Amna Nawaz looks back at the facility's two decades, and what's to come, with Carol Rosenberg of The New York Time.

  • The debate over ending the filibuster, explained: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The debate over ending the filibuster, explained

    S2022 - 7m 36s

    As the U.S. Senate returns Tuesday to take up legislation on voting rights, there's one major roadblock for Democrats: Majority Leader Chuck Schumer doesn't have the votes to pass it in an evenly-divided chamber. That's led to renewed talk of reforming the Senate's filibuster rules. Lisa Desjardins speaks to two experts about the filibuster and the Democrats plan to change or end it.

  • How one artist's viral virtual art class is helping kids: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How one artist's viral virtual art class is helping kids

    S2022 - 7m 43s

    Individual ingenuity has become a hallmark of the pandemic with artists producing an array of creative in-person and virtual innovations. Special correspondent Cat Wise has the story of how one San Francisco artist stepped in to help out during the early days and soon found a new calling. This report is part of our art and culture series, CANVAS.

  • In Michigan, volunteers step up to deliver water amid crisis: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In Michigan, volunteers step up to deliver water amid crisis

    S2022 - 3m 14s

    Like Flint before it, Benton Harbor, MI is in the midst of a lead water crisis. The water flowing through the city’s pipes isn't safe — and drinking it risks lead exposure. There are over 9,000 residents in this small community, most of them Black. More than 40% live below the poverty line. But while locals wait for a solution, some are stepping up to help, delivering bottled water door to door.

  • How Poitier pushed past white limitations on Black talent: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Poitier pushed past white limitations on Black talent

    S2022 - 6m 6s

    Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94. Poitier transformed how Black characters were portrayed on screen and became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance. Throughout his life, the star carved a path for generations of black actors to come. Geoff Bennett looks back at his life and legacy.

  • News Wrap: Syrian officer sentenced to life for war crimes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Syrian officer sentenced to life for war crimes

    S2022 - 5m 47s

    In our news wrap Thursday, a court in Germany convicted a former Syrian secret police officer for crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison over the torture of more than 4,000 detainees, the top House Republican defended his refusal to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe, and the Republican National Committee plans to forbid presidential nominees from participating in election debates.

  • Understanding Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Understanding Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard

    S2022 - 5m 36s

    Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to buy Activision Blizzard — a huge leader in game development — in a deal valued at $75 billion. But the acquisition comes with significant issues. There have been numerous allegations of sexual misconduct in the Activision workplace. Geoff Bennett looks at those concerns and others behind the deal.

  • Examining the U.S. response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Examining the U.S. response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict

    S2022 - 10m 11s

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is increasing its troop presence in Eastern Europe, and the United States announced Monday it was putting 8,500 troops on high alert to deploy to the region. Judy Woodruff discusses the details of the latest developments with two experts.

  • How Proud Boys, other extreme groups are becoming mainstream: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Proud Boys, other extreme groups are becoming mainstream

    S2022 - 13m 29s

    This week is the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol. In the months since the riot, a number of far-right extremist groups have become household names, and some of their core beliefs — and even their tactics — have moved from the fringe to the mainstream. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Political polarization prompts efforts to bridge the gap: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Political polarization prompts efforts to bridge the gap

    S2022 - 8m 18s

    PBS NewsHour spent much of last week trying to examine what still divides our country and the deep polarization that preceded the Jan. 6 riots. Now, Paul Solman looks at multiple efforts to bridge those major political and cultural fissures in the U.S., beginning with smaller steps forward.

  • Immersive Van Gogh exhibits paint new experiences with art: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Immersive Van Gogh exhibits paint new experiences with art

    S2022 - 7m 21s

    Vincent van Gogh is the quintessential art-world phenomenon, both for his artistic creations and life story. But now, he's everywhere, in a new way: the center of a boom in immersive art experiences. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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