Best Pbs podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
America's premier investigative documentary series since 1983. We answer only to you.FRONTLINE presents audio versions of select full-length episodes for listening on the go. Want more full-length FRONTLINE Audiocasts? Please leave a review and let us know what you think.
 
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NOVA | PBS
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NOVA brings you short audio stories from the world of science -- anything from hurricanes to mummies to neutrinos. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at pbs.org/nova, or watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS.
 
Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
 
For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
 
Listen to Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political news of the week. Posted each Friday by 9 p.m., the Shields and Brooks podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Every week, we cover the world of economics like no other podcast. From an inside look at the massive market for collector sneakers to the corporate costs for businesses that dabble in Trump era politics, Making Sen will make you think about economics in a whole new way. Episodes are published every Thursday by 9 pm. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. ...
 
For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
 
The latest news and analysis about key cases and critical arguments before the Supreme Court. (Updated periodically)
 
Host Arun Rath takes listeners behind-the-scenes of PBS's award-winning public affairs series FRONTLINE, with producer interviews, sneak previews of upcoming reports, and timely discussions with today's top newsmakers.
 
PBS - All Things Considered
 
Learn more about your world through in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reports. (Updated periodically)
 
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NOVA | PBS
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NOVA brings you short audio stories from the world of science -- anything from hurricanes to mummies to neutrinos. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at pbs.org/nova, or watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS.
 
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The War | PBS
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Download behind the scenes features, previews, and more. THE WAR, a seven-part series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four quintessentially American towns. The series explores the most intimate human dimensions of the greatest cataclysm in history - a worldwide catastrophe that touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America - and demonstrate ...
 
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers returns to PBS with Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly program of interviews and news analysis on a wide range of subjects, including politics, arts and culture, the media, the economy, and issues facing democracy.
 
Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
 
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NOVA Vodcast | PBS
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NOVA brings you short video stories from the world of science, including excerpts from our television programs, video dispatches from producers and correspondents in the field, animations, and much more. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at http://www.pbs.org/nova and watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS. Please note that this feed requires QuickTime 7. Free upgrade available at apple.com/itunes.
 
Amy Walter and Tamara Keith kick off the week with an in-depth discussion of the latest political news. Posted each Monday by 9 p.m., the Politics Monday podcast includes the full audio of every on-air segment. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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POV Podcasts | PBS
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PBS's award-winning documentary film series. POV brings a collection of documentary filmmakers, writers, historians, and others together for conversations about themes and topics relevant to POV's non-fiction films in our weekly podcasts. Find out more about PBS's award-winning documentary film series at pbs.org/pov.
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
 
SUPER WHY, the new animated television series on PBS Kids and the interactive website on pbskids.org/superwhy, helps children ages 3-6 learn key reading skills, including alphabet, rhyming, spelling and reading comprehension, through interactive storybook adventures.
 
The latest news, analysis and reporting on the art and entertainment world. (Updated periodically)
 
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e2 | PBS
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e2 is an ongoing PBS documentary series that chronicles efforts to solve the world's most pressing ecological challenges. From energy consumption to design efficiency, policy to industry, the series documents the innovators whose work is reducing humans' impact on the environment. Interviews with experts, policymakers and pioneers across a variety of disciplines offer a firsthand account of the complex environmental challenges that we face, as well as the possibility that pragmatic solutions ...
 
Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
 
Analysis, background reports and updates from the PBS NewsHour putting today's news in context.
 
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NOW on PBS
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NOW shines a light on corporate and government policies to expose their effects on society and democracy. Using expert reporting, interviews, and analysis, the show goes behind the headlines to provide insight on some of today's most pressing issues.
 
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PBS 106.7FM
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Listen to the complete PBS NewsHour, specially formatted as a podcast. Published each night by 9 p.m., our full show includes every news segment, every interview, and every bit of analysis as our television broadcast. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
Hosted by international garden design sensation Jamie Durie and featuring Chef Michel Nischan's James Beard award-winning "Homegrown" cooking segments, The Victory Garden equips viewers with the confidence and inspiration to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty, and live outdoors.With so many Americans aspiring to care for the environment and create their own outdoor living spaces, The Victory Garden's unique fusion of garden design, earth-to-table cooking, and eco-conscious how-to t ...
 
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers returns to PBS with Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly program of interviews and news analysis on a wide range of subjects, including politics, arts and culture, the media, the economy, and issues facing democracy.
 
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NOVA Vodcast | PBS
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NOVA brings you short video stories from the world of science, including excerpts from our television programs, video dispatches from producers and correspondents in the field, animations, and much more. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at http://www.pbs.org/nova and watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS. Please note that this feed requires QuickTime 7. Free upgrade available at apple.com/itunes.
 
Jean-Michel Cousteau and his expedition team set sail to explore dangerous and spectacular locales across the globe to reveal the oceans' mysteries in "Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures." Find out more about this PBS series at: pbs.org/oceanadventures.
 
It's not just a business program. It's not just an interview program. It's not like any other program on television. It's business with personality.
 
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers returns to PBS with Bill Moyers Journal, a weekly program of interviews and news analysis on a wide range of subjects, including politics, arts and culture, the media, the economy, and issues facing democracy.
 
Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox features engaging, akamai, one-on-one conversations with some of the most intriguing people in Hawaii.Leslie brings out personal stories revealing experiences and values molding the people who shape our community.Long Story Short is a production of PBS Hawaii.Visit our website at www.pbshawaii.org.
 
It's not just a business program. It's not just an interview program. It's not like any other program on television. It's business with personality.
 
The Truth About Cancer video podcast is an eight-part video series. It is a continuation of the discussions begun in TAKE ONE STEP: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee. Each episode is two to five minutes long. Participating in the podcast discussions are U.S. News and World Report health editor Dr. Bernadine Healy; breast cancer surgeon and Breast Cancer Research stamp mastermind Dr. Ernie Bodai; neurologist and leading palliative care expert Dr. Richard Payne; and counseling ps ...
 
Our two podcast hosts, Trina Helfrich and Kimberly Brenneman, discuss various topics that touch a preschoolers lives, from a parent and educator perspective. Trina is a stay-at-home mom of two young boys who works through all kinds of ways of finding science in everyday life, and Kimberly is an educational advisor to Sid the Science Kid as well as an Assistant Research Professor at the National Institute for Early Education Research and the Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers. New podcas ...
 
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e2 | PBS
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e2 is an ongoing PBS documentary series that chronicles efforts to solve the world's most pressing ecological challenges. From energy consumption to design efficiency, policy to industry, the series documents the innovators whose work is reducing humans' impact on the environment. Interviews with experts, policymakers and pioneers across a variety of disciplines offer a firsthand account of the complex environmental challenges that we face, as well as the possibility that pragmatic solutions ...
 
Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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NOVA Vodcast | PBS
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NOVA brings you short video stories from the world of science, including excerpts from our television programs, video dispatches from producers and correspondents in the field, animations, and much more. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at http://www.pbs.org/nova and watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS. Please note that this feed requires QuickTime 7. Free upgrade available at apple.com/itunes.
 
In celebration of MASTERPIECE's airing of Sense and Sensibility, New York Times #1 bestselling author of Take Time for Your Life and life coach Cheryl Richardson looks at how modern-day challenges can be addressed with the wisdom of Jane Austen. In a two-part audio podcast, one related to each part of MASTERPIECE's Sense and Sensibility, Richardson gives a 21st century inspiring twist to a classic.
 
It's not just a business program. It's not just an interview program. It's not like any other program on television. It's business with personality.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Shields and Brooks, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app.
 
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NOW on PBS
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NOW shines a light on corporate and government policies to expose their effects on society and democracy. Using expert reporting, interviews, and analysis, the show goes behind the headlines to provide insight on some of today's most pressing issues.
 
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NATURE on PBS
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As one of the most watched documentary film series on public television, NATURE delivers the best in original natural history films to audiences nationwide. The InsideNATURE podcast picks up where the film series leaves off. We speak to filmmakers behind some of NATURE’s greatest films, track down updates on animal characters from past episodes, and go beyond the headlines to talk with experts on the frontline of wildlife research and conservation.
 
Every week, we cover the world of economics like no other podcast. From an inside look at the massive market for collector sneakers to the corporate costs for businesses that dabble in Trump era politics, Making Sen will make you think about economics in a whole new way. Episodes are published every Thursday by 9 pm. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Shields and Brooks, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. ...
 
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President Vladimir Putin received a warm reception from Russian lawmakers as he celebrated the results of the Helsinki summit. What exactly are the results? There's been no formal announcement, and the U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says he's not sure. Yamiche Alcindor and Nick Schifrin discuss the day’s developments with Judy ...…
 
President Trump called it an "incredible offer" from Vladimir Putin: The U.S. could question 12 Russians indicted for 2016 election interference in exchange for specific Americans being interrogated by Moscow. Now White House officials say they reject the idea. Judy Woodruff talks with former Ambassador Michael McFaul, one of Russia’s targets, ...…
 
Amid the tumult of the summer of 1968 came an event the likes of which the world had never seen: an Olympics for children with intellectual disabilities. At that first Special Olympics, founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, about 1,000 competitors participated, showing the world they could fully participate in rituals of childhood, and sparking a ...…
 
In the U.S., Medicare spending on dialysis accounts for nearly 1 percent of the entire federal budget, and the cost is growing. On the other hand, kidney transplants are actually less expensive and offer the possibility of getting back to work and off disability, but there are not enough for every patient in need. Economics correspondent Paul S ...…
 
Sunday 29 July 2018 Just Announced Studio 5 Live: Tune in to The Gospel Show for a Studio 5 Live with The Turner Brown Band. Proudly brought to you by Mountain Goat. Studio 5 Live Blues & RootsBy Aleisha Hall.
 
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump's conflicting statements sow confusion on how the White House views the threat of Russia to U.S. democracy. Also: The risk Russian hackers pose to midterm elections, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross under fire, the plant that could reduce pollution's effects in the ocean, why Google has been hit with a $ ...…
 
President Trump used a Cabinet meeting to insist he's been firm with Russia, but when a reporter asked him if Russia is an active threat, Trump said no. That seemed to contradict the director of National Intelligence who warned that Russia is still trying to penetrate the American democratic process. Judy Woodruff talks with Yamiche Alcindor.…
 
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal judge ordered the Russian national charged as an unregistered foreign agent to be jailed without bond until her trial. Lawyers for Maria Butina say the charges are overblown. Also, the 12 boy soccer players made their first public appearance since they were pulled from a flooded cave complex in Thailand.…
 
U.S. intelligence agencies are unanimous in their assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, and senior officials warn of ongoing efforts to do it again in 2018. Judy Woodruff talks with former Department of Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem and Laura Rosenberger of the German Marshall Fund of the United State ...…
 
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross last week criticizing his failure to fully divest stocks by Jan. 15, 2017 -- 18 months after Ross agreed to do so. Amna Nawaz talks with Dan Alexander of Forbes about questions surrounding Ross’ actions as secretary in relation to his personal wealth.…
 
An increase in carbon emissions are showing up not only in the air, but also in water. Now researchers and shellfish farmers are teaming up to see how marine plants can help stave off the effects of ocean acidification. Special correspondent Jes Burns of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.
 
An increase in carbon emissions are showing up not only in the air, but also in water. Now researchers and shellfish farmers are teaming up to see how marine plants can help stave off the effects of ocean acidification. Special correspondent Jes Burns of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.
 
The European Union announced its most aggressive fine yet against Google for antitrust concerns, and gave the American tech giant 90 days to make changes. European officials say Google has abused the dominance of its Android operating system to entrench its apps and services on smartphones. John Yang talks with European Commissioner for Competi ...…
 
This week marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who led a struggle against apartheid and brought his country to a new democratic future, while setting a political and moral example recognized around the globe. Now a new book that offers insight into Mandela's remarkable story through his own words. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look ...…
 
Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump tries to contain the fallout from his statements supporting Vladimir Putin. We get reaction from Madeleine Albright. Also: A doctor shortage in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, alleged sexual misconduct by a powerful cardinal, the popular way teens are vaping now and more.…
 
Home from Helsinki, President Trump is backtracking on his comments from a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after facing blistering, bipartisan critiques. In damage-control mode, he read from a prepared statement and insisted he has "great" confidence in the intelligence community. Judy Woodruff talks with the Washing ...…
 
In our news wrap Tuesday, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Russia was wrong to jail members of the group Pussy Riot for a protest in 2012. The court ordered the Putin government to pay nearly $50,000 to the protesters. Also, former President Obama rebuked President Trump in a major address in Johannesburg, South Africa.…
 
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a plan to divide the U.S. from its allies, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday, and President Donald Trump is “playing into that plan either on purpose or by accident.” In an interview…
 
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a plan to divide the U.S. from its allies, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday, and President Donald Trump is “playing into that plan either on purpose or by accident.” In an interview…
 
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a plan to divide the U.S. from its allies, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday, and President Donald Trump is “playing into that plan either on purpose or by accident.” In an interview…
 
Texas Rep. Will Hurd says he is convinced that the events in Helsinki were part of a disinformation campaign by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Hurd, a CIA veteran and one of the Republicans quick to distance themselves from President Trump amid fallout over the controversial meeting, tells Judy Woodruff that Congress needs to make sure it’s ...…
 
From 2006 to 2016, the number of doctors in Puerto Rico dropped from 14,000 to 9,000, an exodus hastened by Hurricane Maria. With so many doctors leaving the island, many low-income families must travel long distances for medical appointments, and they can wait for months to see specialists. Special correspondent Sarah Varney of Kaiser Health N ...…
 
One of the most recognized faces of the American Catholic Church was removed from the public ministry last month, making Cardinal Theodore McCarrick the highest ranking Catholic official in the nation to be removed for sexual abuse of a minor. Now the New York Times reports that McCarrick touched young adult seminarians. John Yang learns more R ...…
 
It looks like a flash drive, can be hidden anywhere and doesn't create tell-tale smoke. Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.…
 
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