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Debating Our Destiny II: U.S. Presidential Debates, 2000-2004 57 min.

Although today's voters are more media-savvy than ever, televised debates continue to have a tremendous political impact. In this sequel to public television's Debating Our Destiny: 40 Years of Presidential Debates (item #39761), NewsHour host Jim Lehrer turns his attention to the debates that ushered America into the 21st century. The program examines the Bush vs. Gore and Cheney vs. Lieberman br...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2008

Psychology Media Suite 350 min.

The Psychology Media Suite will add a dynamic new dimension to any college, Advanced Placement, or high school psychology course. Comprising more than 120 video clips and other media, the Suite is a blend of documentary segments illustrating foundational psychology concepts and principles, reports on cutting-edge research in psychology, and Active Teaching Modules designed to enable instructors to...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2008

Generation Next 2.0 58 min.

What distinguishes the members of Generation Next from their predecessors? This program—a sequel to the celebrated public television documentary Generation Next (item #36957)—looks at the beliefs, concerns, and goals that galvanize young people today. Renowned broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff guides viewers across the United States and into the lives of America’s future leadership. In their e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2007

NewsHour Medical Ethics and Issues Anthology 183 min.

A respected source of balanced, first-rate journalism, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer raises urgent and challenging questions whenever it covers the health care field. This anthology of NewsHour segments confronts ethical dilemmas and complex issues in medicine today. Through in-depth reporting and interviews with doctors, nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies, sci...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2007

New York Divided: Slavery, the Civil War, and King Cotton 12 min.

Although slavery was abolished in New York State on July 4th, 1827, America's slave-based cotton trade was not, as bales from the South continued to enter New York City for transshipment to Europe. In this program, James Oliver Horton, historian emeritus at the Smithsonian, talks with NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill about slavery's impact on New York City during the first half of the 19th centur...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2007

Generation Next: Speak Up. Be Heard. 58 min.

In this revealing documentary, celebrated NewsHour and Frontline journalist Judy Woodruff takes viewers across the United States to examine the lives of 16- to 25-year-olds-a demographic that many are calling "Generation Next." The program demystifies an age group that is hooked on technology, generally supportive of gay rights and racial differences, but also swamped in debt and facing uncertain...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2007

China on the Rise: Paul Solman Reports 77 min.

Will the 21st century be the Chinese century? Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the rise of China as a global economic power-and the challenges that lie before it-in this timely collection of NewsHour reports. The episodes are... • China's Growing Economy: This segment spotlights the freewheeling Chinese economy-and its growing pains • The Chinese Consumer: This segment seeks to un...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2007

American Writers on Writing 75 min.

Updike, Roth, Barth, Irving: their names reverberate in the halls of modern American literature. In this NewsHour program, these four literary icons—along with the highly regarded writers Frank McCourt and Susan Sontag—offer insights into their books and the heady, and sometimes frustrating, process of writing them. Episodes include: • Irish Ashes—A Conversation with Frank McCourt: Elizabe...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2006

Explaining Globalization 56 min.

Everyone talks about globalization, but what does it really mean? And what are its implications for the average American? In this compilation of NewsHour segments, experts from the U.S. and abroad speak their minds on a shrinking world and an expanding global economy. Episodes include... • Globaphobia-One World, One Market: Is globalization good or bad for Americans? Paul Solman takes a walk...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2006

Judicial Opinions: The Supreme Court Justices 68 min.

With every ruling, the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court shape the judicial landscape of America-and the lives of its citizens. In this NewsHour program, Robert MacNeil and other esteemed journalists take a close look at several renowned jurists and their decisions. Episodes include... • Remembering Harry Blackmun: Robert MacNeil considers the Blackmun legacy with Kathleen Sullivan, pr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2006