World

Independent Lens
Wed, 03/28/2012 - 8:00pm

Rose Mapendo was forced to leave her daughter behind when she fled the genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now she works to unite her family as she fights for the future of her country. 

World Special
Wed, 05/16/2012 - 11:00pm

For more than 30 years, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT has provided business news in a fast-paced format. Consistently television's most-watched daily business news program, the award-winning series combines business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles, features and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.

World Special
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 12:00pm

TAVIS SMILEY is a unique hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, featuring interviews with politicians, entertainers, athletes, authors and other newsmakers.

World Special
Sun, 03/25/2012 - 7:00pm

This three-part series chronicles the career and contributions of Secretary of State George Shultz, the key shaper of foreign policy in President Ronald Reagan's administration.

World Special
Sat, 07/14/2012 - 5:00pm

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has covered national politics for decades. She writes a weekly column for PoliticsDaily.com and for Scripps Howard Newspapers. She is also a contributing editor at USNews.com. Ms. Erbé is working on a novel about religious symbolism in Washington, D.C.

Special
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 1:00pm

From the producers of "Think Tank with Ben Wattenburg," Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman is a new half-hour weekly series on ideas and their consequences. Each edition of Ideas in Action presents a discussion of trends, conditions, and ideas behind the week's headlines.

NOVA ScienceNow
Thu, 03/22/2012 - 8:00pm

This episode of NOVA ScienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff, examining magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the work of neuroscientist and synesthesia researcher David Eagleman. Can we really believe our own eyes?

World Special
Thu, 08/15/2013 - 5:00pm

NEWSLINE is produced by NHK, Japan's news leading public broadcaster, featuring global news and current affairs, business, sports, science and technology trends plus global weather forecasts from over 30 news bureaus throughout the world. 

Special
Tue, 03/20/2012 - 9:00pm

The filmmakers discuss their perspectives working on such controversial subject matter; their perspective on Mrs. Goundo’s difficult decision, and their struggle to portray a balanced view of such a heated debate.

Special
Mon, 03/19/2012 - 8:00pm

A SUMMER OF BIRDS details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of renowned naturalist painter, ornithologist and literary figure John James Audubon. Based on the acclaimed book, the documentary chronicles the formative summer Audubon spent in Louisiana in 1821, in the lush surroundings of Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish.

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