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Colbert stays in character at congressional hearing
Published: 6 years ago
Stephen Colbert testifies at a House Judiciary Hearing on the state of agricultural jobs in the U.S. These are his opening remarks The reason for Colbert's ...
Comedian John Oliver on making fun of serious news
Published: 2 years ago
John Oliver's new comedy show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, has probed, poked fun and raised serious questions about a variety of news topics, from ...
Turning plywood into dynamic sculptures
Published: 2 years ago
Using a self-taught technique, David Knopp carves plywood laminate into fantastically abstract shapes, imbuing the rigid nature of wood with the fluidity of water.
Aquaponic farming saves water, but can it feed the country?
Published: 1 year ago
Aquaponics, a system of farming that uses no soil, also uses far less water than traditional agriculture. But while the technique is gaining attention, it remains a ...
Chuck Brown Performs 'Wind Me Up!'
Published: 5 years ago
Chuck Brown performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Video courtesy of raw Venture Records & Tapes.
She’s 91 but she feels 15. Here’s her secret
Published: 1 year ago
Flossie Lewis says she's 91 years old and badly crippled. But just because her body is starting to go doesn't mean her personality or character should. Taking ...
Why the U.S. pays more for health care than the rest of the world
Published: 24 days ago
Why are American health care costs by far the highest in the world? Journalist and former practicing physician Elisabeth Rosenthal chronicles how we got here ...
Watch President Obama speak -- and sing -- at White House tribute to Ray Charles
Published: 1 year ago
President Barack Obama not only spoke at his final "In Performance at the White House" special tribute to Ray Charles, he also got up on stage to sing.
Why foreign retirees are flocking to Mexico
Published: 1 year ago
In Mexico, seniors are traditionally cared for in the homes of relatives. But a boom of foreign retirees, many of them Americans, have begun moving to Mexico to ...
Why Those Who Feel They Have Less Give More
Published: 3 years ago
View more on this study at PBS NewsHour's Making Sense: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/making-sense/ and ...
What Cuba can teach America about organic farming
Published: 1 year ago
Many people in America are proponents of the organic food movement, and worried about the potentially harmful effects of pesticides on their health or the ...
Seamus Heaney Reads 'Death of a Naturalist'
Published: 5 years ago
Read the poem: http://to.pbs.org/pGPLbK Poet Seamus Heaney reads "Death of a Naturalist."
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