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NewsHour Productions

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Works: 19 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 1,463 library holdings
Genres: Television news programs 
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Most widely held works by NewsHour Productions
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectacular giant statues evoke history and mystery on Easter Island, a place that has symbolized what humans can achieve and then destroy. Now everywhere you look on the island, home to about 6,000 residents, there are signs of coastal erosion and dangers of climate change. As part of our series Culture at Risk, Jeffrey Brown reports on efforts to document and preserve their heritage
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What has driven tens of thousands of Salvadorans to leave home, many for the U.S.? El Salvador's coffee beans suffered a devastating disease five years ago, and now face an even greater existential threat: climate change. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how researchers there are trying to develop a plant that can adapt to warming global temperatures
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago has a new plan to make sure kids pursue a college degree or have another viable career path after high school. By 2020, in order to get a diploma from Chicago public schools, a student will have to prove that they have a job, will be joining a trade school, will go on to college or join the military. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our series Rethinking College
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new initiative by the University of California system uses first-generation faculty to guide first-generation students, with the goal of decreasing dropout rates. As part of our series Rethinking College, Hari Sreenivasan visits UCLA to see how the program is working
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can bitcoin be a currency if you never know its value? Living outside the traditional banking network by design, its fluctuating value makes it too cumbersome for petty transactions. Yet despite the hurdles, bitcoin and its underlying technology is seen as a kind of "digital gold." Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The basic idea of bitcoin is simple: Instead of a financial institution holding a bank ledger, a chain of computers linked through the internet are all using the same software to record and verify every transaction. But how can a cryptocurrency be worth anything in the first place? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lack of access to running water is an issue in many developing countries, but it is also a problem in the United States. Nearly 40 percent of the homes in the Navajo Nation lack running water or sanitation, and many are in such remote areas that they will never be able to connect to a water line. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on new efforts to bring them basic amenities
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For decades, students and faculty from Auburn University's Rural Studio have been working, studying and living in Hale County, Alabama, and using architecture to serve the greater good. There, more than two dozen different homes that cost only $20,000 have been designed, constructed and given to residents. John Yang reports as part of our ongoing series, Chasing the Dream
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xavier University, a small, historically black college in New Orleans, manages to graduate more African Americans who go on to become medical doctors than any other undergraduate institution in the country -- a fact that's even more striking given a drop in black males applying to medical schools. In our series Rethinking College, Hari Sreenivasan reports on what sets the school apart
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More women in America die from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country in the world, and black women are most affected. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on one clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, where midwives are working to facilitate better outcomes by bringing holistic care to women of color. This is part of an ongoing series of reports called “Chasing the Dream,” which reports on poverty and opportunity in America
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. officials have maintained that potential asylum-seekers entering at legal border crossings will not be prosecuted and will be processed in turn. But the process isn't always that easy. In a cross-border report from Juarez and El Paso, Amna Nawaz follows a grandmother and granddaughter who are fleeing cartel violence
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each year, an estimated 2 million people suffering from mental illness are booked into county jails. In Kansas City, Missouri, like other places around the country, officials are looking for a better way to get those people the help they need to get back on their feet. John Yang reports in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books For Africa has sent more than 41 million books over the last 30 years to 53 different countries, where students say the variety of titles have made them enthusiastic readers. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a nationwide computer science immersion program sets up shop at a couple of Virginia elementary schools. The NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs has the story
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with Scandinavia’s first female imam, Mariam mosque in Copenhagen is reinterpreting the Koran with a focus on women’s rights, including the right to marry outside the faith and file for divorce. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how these Muslim women are not just fighting patriarchy, but those who use religion as justification for abuse
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For migrants, many from Central America, the United States represents the opportunity for a better life, and sometimes the escape from mortal danger. Nick Schifrin revisits some NewsHour stories of those who made the difficult decision to risk the treacherous journey, then learns more from Jason Marczak of the Atlantic Council
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study suggesting the benefits of Pre-K may not be long-lasting has sparked debate in Tennessee, where proposals for state-funded, universal programs are an issue in this year's governor's race. What’s behind the finding, and what are the keys to quality early education? John Yang reports from Memphis
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the Velasco family, life in California feels like an American dream. But having stayed in the U.S. under a program called Temporary Protected Status, it's a dream that may soon end. President Trump plans to halt TPS for hundreds of thousands of immigrants from Latin America and Haiti. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on what's at stake for the Velascos and families like them
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional healing is used around the world, from acupuncture to laying of hands to yoga. How do these alternative remedies work to heal the body and the brain? As part of our series ScienceScope and in cooperation with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the NewsHour’s Nsikan Akpan ventures to Oaxaca, Mexico to dive into the neuroscience of expectation
 
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