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An award-winning, original, investigative series made by the team behind the acclaimed PBS documentary show, FRONTLINE. From the long and deadly arm of 9/11, to a police shooting in West Virginia with a startling twist, to what life is really like for children living in a Kenyan refugee camp, each episode follows a different reporter through an investigation that sometimes is years in the making. The FRONTLINE Dispatch – because some stories are meant to be heard. Produced at FRONTLINE’s hea ...
 
MASTERPIECE Studio is your backstage pass to the PBS series—from Sherlock to Poldark. After the show, turn off the TV and tune in to MASTERPIECE Studio for the scoop with host Jace Lacob. Listen for exclusive interviews with the cast and crew of your favorite shows. Get the history lowdown behind the people and places you see on screen, and hear revealing stories from the set. MASTERPIECE Studio is made possible by Viking Cruises and Raymond James. Sponsors for MASTERPIECE on PBS are Viking ...
 
The Scrum is a weekly politics podcast from WGBH News, Boston's PBS and NPR affiliate (89.7 FM), hosted by Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis. The Scrum focuses on Boston and Massachusetts politics, but makes frequent forays into the national scene — especially when local individuals and issues of note make their influence felt. Talk back to us on Twitter (@reillyadam, @kadzis) or via email: scrum@wgbh.org.
 
Every Friday, Amy Walter brings you the trends in politics long before the national media picks up on them. Known as one of the smartest and most trusted journalists in Washington, D.C., Amy Walter is respected by politicians and pundits on all sides of the aisle. You may know Amy her from her work with Cook Political Report and the PBS NewsHour where she looks beyond the breaking news headlines for a deeper understanding of how Washington works, who's pulling the levers of power, and how it ...
 
What's your story? WGBH's first-ever live action online series, "One Guest," asks that question and finds answers that are sometimes offbeat, always interesting, and definitely leave you wanting more. Hosted by WGBH talent from various departments within the foundation, "One Guest" is a series of short-form webisodes that feature one-on-one interviews with people throughout New England. And they all have a story to tell.
 
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.
 
Watch full episodes of PBS' From the Top at Carnegie Hall, showcasing America’s most extraordinary young musicians aged 8 to 18. Based on the popular NPR program and hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, the television series takes viewers behind the scenes with today’s rising young musicians, and captures the excitement of their Carnegie Hall debuts.
 
Beware, these scary stories will transform you! The Creeping Hour is a horror anthology series hosted by the Creeps, three friends who listened to so many scary stories that they turned into monsters themselves. Gather your whole family to shiver with fright as you listen to the terrifying tales of The Creeping Hour. Listen if you dare. Don’t say we didn’t warn you! The Creeping Hour is a co-production of WGBH and Elie Lichtschein. It is appropriate for all ages and recommended for kids ages ...
 
What happens to all that stuff on America’s favorite antiques show once the cameras leave town? DETOURS reveals the stories, secrets, and surprises of TV treasures which go beyond the screen. Join host Adam Monahan, a longtime producer with WGBH’s Antiques Roadshow on a journey of discovery from behind the scenes of the hit PBS series. Each episode tells the deeper story of one object, amazing and amusing listeners along the way. From WGBH and PRX.
 
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 ...
 
From the PBS science series NOVA, a biweekly podcast digging into the science behind the headlines. Alok Patel takes you behind the scenes with the people—scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and more—working to understand our world. Now it's more critical than ever to distinguish fact from fiction and find science-based answers to the most pressing questions of our time. Subscribe, and learn more by visiting pbs.org/novanowpodcast.
 
Bird news airs on Wednesdays at 8:35am, Thursday at 12:35pm and Fridays at 4:30pm.E. Vernon Laux is an author and ornithologist who's been birding the Cape and Islands for nearly 40 years. He's the resident naturalist and land manager for the Linda Loring Foundation on Nantucket.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Produced live at WGBH Studios in Boston, Basic Black *is the longest-running program on public television focusing on the interests of people of color. The show, which was originally called *Say Brother, was created in 1968 during the height of the civil rights movement as a response to the demand for public television programs reflecting the concerns of communities of color. Each episode features a panel discussion across geographic borders and generational lines with the most current stori ...
 
In October 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened its hearing into Communist influence in the movie business and promptly denounced 19 prominent directors, producers, screenwriters, and actors as enemies of the state. One of them was Hollywood screenwriter Gordon Kahn, whose films include All Quiet on the Western Front and The African Queen. In this six-part personal history of the Hollywood Blacklist, Gordon Kahn's son, Morning Stories producer Tony Kahn, tells the story of ...
 
Daily highlights from The Takeaway, the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. The Takeaway, along with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online at thetakeaway.org.
 
This eleven-part podcast series, a companion to PBS' Valentine's Day television special, The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease In America, features best-selling author, Dr. Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Larry King of CNN's Larry King Live and the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, along with Julie Bain, Health Director at Reader's Digest magazine. In conversation with Julie Bain, Dr. Roizen explains ten different, easy steps you can take to a healthier heart. In the eleventh podcast, Larry King tells ...
 
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Today on Boston Public Radio: We started off the show by talking with listeners about your impressions of Thursday night’s presidential debate, the last before the November election. NBC Sports Boston anchor and reporter Trenni Kusnierek discussed the growing number of professional athletes taking part in get-out-the-vote campaigns, a recent articl…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke to Boston Public Radio on Friday about a new program in Cambridge aiming to help small local businesses during the upcoming winter season of the pandemic. The Patio Heater Reimbursement Program will reimburse restaurants up to $250.00 per portable patio heater. “I hope other cities will take it up, subsidizing these o…
 
This week marked the second and final debate between Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. What has felt like a never-ending election cycle is taking place against the backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, and a groundswell for racial justice and police reform. With less than two weeks until Election Day, Joel Payne, Democratic strategist and…
 
Good morning and welcome to Friday, we made it to the end of the work week and your weekend is about to begin. Joe Mathieu and the Morning Edition team are awake and ready to break down the final Presidential debate for you. A different tone in last night’s offering, with more control from the moderator and less interruptions overall. We have the s…
 
Some scientists and environmentalists believe that the novel coronavirus is nature’s warning to us about the unsustainable ways we have been living. The rate of human development and the encroachment into the natural habitats of wild animals have left us dangerously susceptible to the spread of deadly infectious diseases, they say. CNN host and Was…
 
Over the past month, the Senate has rushed to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the Supreme Court. Both Republicans and Democrats have claimed that the other is inappropriately reshaping, or considering reshaping, the Court. But how did the Supreme Court get so caught up in politics? And is there a way out? David Orentlicher, professor of …
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: NBC “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd discussed former President Barack Obama’s rebuke of President Trump in a Wednesday stump speech for former Vice President Joe Biden. He also talked about the stakes for Thursday’s presidential debate, moderated by his NBC colleague Kristen Welker. We opened our lines to hear yo…
 
The Boston School Committee decided unanimously to ditch the exam schools admission test for one year due to the challenges presented by administering an exam during a pandemic. The new plan instead will rely on grades, MCAS scores, and ZIP codes to determine eligibility and acceptance. While the School Committee accepted the new plan 7-0, former E…
 
You already know that the Electoral College lets candidates win the presidency while losing the popular vote (Donald Trump in 2016 springs to mind). But you might *not* know about the long history of failed attempts to reform or eliminate the institution — or how little guidance the Electoral College actually would actually provide in a close, hotl…
 
Good Thursday morning from Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition team. We wake up to strangely warm and humid weather for the end of October, but really nothing about 2020 makes much sense anyway. We have some breaking news this morning about entrance exams at Boston schools that we go into, including some test memories from Brendan. President Ob…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We kicked off the show by opening lines to talk with listeners about Coronavirus and the classroom, and Wednesday’s news that Boston Public Schools will be returning to fully remote learning. Tiffany Faison, chef and owner of Sweet Cheeks, Tiger Mama, Fool’s Errand, and Orfano, checked in to talk about how her restaura…
 
Medical ethicist Art Caplan spoke with Boston Public Radio on Wednesday about President Donald Trump’s behavior towards a potential COVID-19 vaccine. “Trump has really done severe damage - he’s beaten up the CDC, he’s beaten up the FDA, he’s gone after Fauci, and he definitely has put on the sidelines his own coronavirus task force,” he said. “He’s…
 
For more than two decades, Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has fought for the rights of women, children and minorities in her country. Her work has won her international acclaim but also the wrath of the Iranian government. She has been arrested several times and is currently serving a 38-year sentence in prison. Her family has been det…
 
Joe Biden has blamed President Donald Trump for inciting the alleged domestic terrorist plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Trump tweeted "liberate Michigan" back in April, and this past Saturday joined in on ‘lock her up’ chants, referring to Whitmer, at a rally in Muskegon. Homeland security expert Juliette Kayyem spoke with Boston Pub…
 
Good morning, you made it to the mid-week point and its all downhill from here. Joe Mathieu and our Morning Edition team are up and ready to face the day with you. Much to the chagrin of Red Sox fans, Mookie Betts is doing historic things for the Dodgers in the World Series… and now he’s even feeding the entire country too. Thanks to a stolen base …
 
Sudanese engineer Abdalla Khalil, 49, has been glued to the news for days, waiting to hear about the United States' plans to remove Sudan from its state sponsors of terrorism list (SST). He had CNN playing on TV, Facebook opened on his laptop, and Twitter on his phone. “There’s been rumors, rumors and rumors every day. Everybody was so anxious. I s…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We opened the show by talking with listeners about the worrying rise of coronavirus cases throughout the U.S. Carol Rose discussed the impact Judge Amy Coney Barrett could have on future Supreme Court rulings around voter rights, and why voter suppression is a real threat, even in liberal Mass. She also talked about ab…
 
The US Justice Department has charged six Russian intelligence officers in connection with major worldwide cyberattacks, including hacking elections in France, the Winter Olympics and Ukraine's power grid. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers made the announcement about the indictments on Monday. Demers said the men charged …
 
Good morning and welcome to Tuesday from Joe Mathieu and the GBH News Morning Edition team. Early sunsets and late sunrises have made our daytime hours feel rather brief lately, but at least its slightly easier for morning shift vampires like ourselves to get some sleep. We’re two weeks out from election day, and while many voters take advantage of…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Media maven Sue O’Connell and GBH’s Adam Reilly weighed in on the national political headlines of the day, including ongoing negotiations in Washington over additional COVID stimulus funding. They also touched on a few statewide stories, from Gov. Baker’s formal announcement that he won’t be voting for Trump, to Saturd…
 
Food writer Corby Kummer spoke to Boston Public Radio on Friday about hibernating restaurants, which will close during the winter due to COVID and try to reopen in the spring. “There’s only one choice many restaurants have since the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) money ended, which is look at their expenses, see how much it would cost to try to …
 
Good Monday morning from Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition team. Welcome back to the work week, you’re greeted by some frosty weather that reminds us that autumn has arrived. Still a few warm days on tap this week, so your chance to enjoy the outdoors hasn’t expired just yet. Joe catches you up on the latest from the Presidential candidates a…
 
Warning: This episode contains spoilers for Episode Three of the First Season of Flesh and Blood. Russell Tovey can't come up with a defense for the toxic masculinity of his character, Jake, a stunted manchild in his 30s searching for purpose in a world he feels should fall at his feet. But the actor loved having the opportunity to play Jake, even …
 
For more than a week, residents of Lashkar Gah city in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, have been on edge. Some have been forced to flee their homes because of fresh fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces that erupted suddenly last weekend. Local authorities report that as many as 35,000 people may have been displaced and 200 p…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse discussed the influence of dark money in Washington, and reflected on this week’s Senate hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. We opened up lines to hear your thoughts on Congress’ inability to pass more coronavirus stimulus relief. Beat the Press host Emily Rooney offered h…
 
After the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18th and nomination of Amy Coney Barrett just a week later on September 26th, there’s been a lot of speculation about the political implications of a Supreme Court fight just days before Election Day. Democrats have seen a boon in fundraising with Jaime Harrison, the Democrat…
 
Good Friday morning from Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition team. Last night we watched dueling town halls featuring President Trump on NBC and his opponent Joe Biden on ABC. As expected the tone and substance of each event were radically different. So with one debate left the question now is are the polls correct, or are we in for a close and…
 
While some of us may be tempted to put our hopes in the development of a miracle vaccine or magical cure for the new coronavirus, holding out for a perfect solution could be unwise. The rapid and extensive use of a number of imperfect prevention and treatment methods, is the key to turning the tide, according to Dr. Joshua Schiffer. Schiffer, an as…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: Renée Landers recapped the week’s Senate hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, what the public learned about Barrett’s judicial approach, and whether she believes the nominee would help overturn Roe v. Wade. Landers is a professor of law and faculty director of the health and biomedical law c…
 
Mick Appaqaq has been going out onto the rugged, isolated land around the Hudson Bay since he was little. Appaqaq lives in the town of Sanikiluaq, on Flaherty Island, one of the thousands of small islands that make up Canada’s northernmost territory of Nunavut — which stretches deep into the Arctic. “My father would always take me geese hunting in …
 
Good morning and welcome to Thursday from Joe Mathieu and our GBH News Morning Edition team. A couple of technical snags with our audio won’t stop Early Edition from continuing on… when problems arise we will persevere. We have the latest news from the campaign trail and the financial markets… which, as Joe tells us, are not looking good this morni…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We spent today’s show airing live audio from day three of the Senate confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. You can watch the full recording of Wednesday’s hearing by visiting WGBH.org/News, or clicking the link here.By WGBH Educational Foundation
 
In the northern Chinese city of Qingdao, a new outbreak of the coronavirus has been reported after 12 locally transmitted cases were found in a city hospital. So, on Monday, local officials announced a plan to test all 9 million residents. Related: Buying masks from China can get complicated. This businessman connects buyers with sellers. The louds…
 
If you haven’t paid close attention to the US Senate race between Ed Markey, the Democratic incumbent, and Kevin O’Connor, the Republican challenger, you might assume O’Connor is coming from the same place as the Massachusetts GOP: staunchly pro-Trump, and steadfastly opposed to all things Democratic. And if you have assumed that, O’Connor’s own me…
 
Good Wednesday morning and welcome to the mid-week mark from Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition team. As most of us continue to work from home, today we encountered our first instance of a frozen crew member… on Zoom and social media. At least we could still hear Karen, so our radio broadcast and podcast survived the glitch. We’ll catch you up…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio We spent today’s show airing live audio from day two of the Senate confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. You can watch the full recording of Tuesday’s hearing by visiting WGBH.org/News, or clicking the link here.By WGBH Educational Foundation
 
Israel went into its second national lockdown last month after a serious spike in coronavirus cases over the summer. And while most people seem to be observing the new restrictions, some of the country’s ultra-Orthodox communities follow their own set of rules as the Israeli government mostly turns a blind eye. Related: Israelis protest against new…
 
Good morning and welcome to Tuesday, thanks for waking up with Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition crew. Our team is back to full strength after the holiday weekend, and we’re getting you ready to face a rainy Tuesday around these parts. We have the latest on both Presidential campaigns, including a Trump rally in Florida that featured dancing,…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio We spent today’s show airing live audio from day one of the Senate confirmation hearing for US Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. You can watch the full recording of Monday’s hearing by visiting WGBH.org/News, or clicking the link here.By WGBH Educational Foundation
 
As the trial for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris enters its sixth week, does the slogan “Je Suis Charlie” or “I am Charlie” still resonate today? In January 2015, after two brothers forced their way into the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people, Paris was under siege as police launched a manhunt for the gunmen. Two d…
 
Today on Boston Public Radio: We opened the show by talking with listeners about new legislation, unveiled Friday by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, that would establish a Congressional panel with the authority to decide when a president is unfit to lead. Beat the Press host Emily Rooney weighed in on the failed attempt by militiamen to kidnap Michigan…
 
Good Monday morning from Joe Mathieu and the GBH Morning Edition team. It is indeed a holiday in this country: still Columbus Day for some, but also Indigenous People’s day to many, a debate that is likely to continue for some time. Joe is back in the anchor chair after a long weekend, but Karen is the lucky team member who got the holiday off toda…
 
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