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Noted author, playwright, and director David Mamet reads from his manuscript version of Faustus, later published in 2004. His plays include Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow; his screenplays include The Verdict and Wag the Dog....
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92Y-David Mamet (March 25, 2002)
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: David Mamet
Released: 2011
A unique perspective on the making of "Gracelend" from interviews with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo conducted in 1986 for the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour. Also includes rare behind-the-scenes footage....
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The Road to Graceland: Interviews with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Directed By: MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Starring: None listed
Released: Not known
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is the 108th mayor of the City of New York....
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92Y-Mayor Michael Bloomberg (November 23, 2004)
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Michael Bloomberg, Ken Frydman
Released: 2011
Yogi Berra is a beloved American baseball personality. On the field, his exploits with the New York Yankees made him a vital part of the most successful sports franchise ever. Off the field, his wit and humor made him a legend. He is the author of the best-selling books: It Ain't Over, The Yogi...
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92Y-Yogi Berra (June 14, 2001)
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Yogi Berra, David Kaplan
Released: 2011
Barbara Walters talks with New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Rich about her long-awaited memoir, Audition....
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92Y- Barbara Walters in Conversation with Frank Rich (June 17, 2008)
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Barbara Walters, Frank Rich
Released: 2011
Nancy Pelosi was on the path to political prominence when, as a 47-year-old mother of five, she ran for a seat in Congress and won. Now the highest ranking elected woman in American history and the first female Speaker of the House, Pelosi talks candidly about the opportunities and choices that...
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92Y-Nancy Pelosi in Conversation with Dr. Gail Saltz (July 29, 2008)
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Nancy Pelosi, Gail Saltz
Released: 2011
Bill Gates has spoken extensively around the world at conferences and various venues - including 92nd Street Y - about philanthropy, business and innovation. But what happens when he takes some time to talk - in public - with his father, Bill Gates, Sr., about childhood, fatherhood and what they've...
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92Y- Bill Gates: A Conversation with My Father (June 2, 2010)
Directed By: 92nd Street Y
Starring: Matthew Bronfman, Bill Gates
Released: 2012
This is a slideshow of the Tsunami shot and produced by Mike Shiley, Director, Shidog Films....
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Tsunami
Directed By: Mike Shiley
Starring: None listed
Released: 2008
A unique perspective on the making of "Gracelend" from interviews with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo conducted in 1986 for the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour. Also includes rare behind-the-scenes footage....
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The Road to Graceland: Interviews with Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Directed By: MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Starring: None listed
Released: 2013
The AIDS crisis in Africa is the subject of this 2001 NewsHour series. Correspondents report on the situation in three countries: Malawi, Botswana and Senegal. Also included is a discussion about the international community's role in combating the epidemic. A warning: segments in the series contain...
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AIDS in Africa
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Kate Lynch
Released: 2010
The NewsHour examines the works of William Shakespeare with perspectives from stage actors, films stars, directors and scholars....
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Shakespeare on The NewsHour
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
The Pritzker Prize is architecture's most prestigious honor. In these NewsHour conversations, Pritzker laureates discuss their work and the significance of architecture in our daily lives. The collection features a brief retrospective and a conversation with the first Pritzker winner, Philip...
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Pritzker Prize Winning Architects
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
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New Urbanism on the NewsHour
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
This collection of NewsHour conversations and debates examines how the news business has evolved during the era of television, cable and the internet. Conversations with four major figures in the history of television news, a veteran AP reporter and two lively debates highlight the good and the bad...
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Journalism: Yesterday and Today
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Walter Cronkite, Robert MacNeil
Released: 2010
This NewsHour collection features segments on Alzheimer's disease, the associated treatments and research, including its impact on caregivers and the growing incidence of early-onset Alzheimer's disease....
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The NewsHour Reports on Alzheimer's Disease
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Jim Lehrer
Released: 2010
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer presents a series of reports by correspondent Ray Suarez examining where and how Americans choose to live their lives. Reports include a look at an experimental community system know as co-housing; the state of affordable housing in Burlington, Vermont, where real...
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How We Live
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
On the 25th anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam, "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" examines the war's lasting impact through a series of panel discussions....
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The Legacy of a War: Vietnam
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss
Released: 2010
NewsHour conversations with the great American writers....
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Three American Writers
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
NewsHour segments on brain research and treatments for brain injury and disease are featured on this collection: concussion; traumatic brain injury; brain cell generation; incidence of brain cancer from cell phone use and brain mapping....
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The NewsHour Reports on Brain Research, Treatment and Disease
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Betty Ann Bowser, Dr. Mickey Collins
Released: 2010
A must-have collection for fans of the erudite anchor. On October 20, 1975, "The Robert MacNeil Report" went on the air for the first time. The program evolved and would go on to cover the nation and the world with its own distinctive brand of journalism. This collection includes a...
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Robert MacNeil After The NewsHour
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Robert MacNeil, Jim Lehrer
Released: 2010
In early 1993, the high tech industry was taking off and California's Silicon Valley represented the center of the dot-com universe. Correspondent Spencer Michaels' reports cover the boom and eventual bust of the dot-com industry as well as the beginnings of a recovery. Also included is a...
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The Dot-Com Boom & Bust
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Spencer Michaels, Paul Solman
Released: 2010
A series of discussions and conversations about Islam, its interpretations and its intersections with the secular world and other religions....
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Examining Islam
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Five accomplished fiction writers discuss their work and the craft of writing....
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Writers on Writing
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: John Irving, Elizabeth Farnsworth
Released: 2010
National Book Award winning authors discuss their books....
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NewsHour Conversations with National Book Award Winners: 1997 - 1999
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
The immigrant experience has inspired one of the richest strands in American literature. The writers in this collection of conversations from "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" discuss how that experience has influenced their writing. Authors include Frank McCourt, Edwidge Danticat, Jhumpa...
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Writing and the Immigrant Experience
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Jhumpa Lahiri, Oscar Hijuelos
Released: 2010
Winners of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award and other literary prizes read from their novels, discuss the inspiration for their stories and talk about the writing process in a series of NewsHour conversations....
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Award Winning Novelists
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Michael Cunningham, Michael Chabon
Released: 2010
The NewsHour looks at the struggles the U.S. steel industry has faced in the global marketplace with a series of reports from Weirton, West Virginia and a Paul Solman report....
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Steel Industry Struggles
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Kwame Holman
Released: 2010
Three reporters who chose to remain in Baghdad during the U.S. led invasion of Iraq describe their experiences in the last days of Saddam Hussein's regime. Segments include reports from New York Times correspondent John Burns during the bombardment of Baghdad and after its fall, and conversations...
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Covering the Fall of Baghdad
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: John Burns, Jim Lehrer
Released: 2010
Figures in the Civil Rights Movement reflect on their experiences, their colleagues and where America now stands on the issue of race. Included are conversations with Dorothy Height, Vernon Jordan, John Lewis and Ruby Bridges....
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They Were There: Remembering The Civil Rights Movement
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Conversations with poets & novelists about their writing and how it resonates in a post 9/11 world....
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Writing in the Aftermath of 9/11
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Conversations with master architects about their recent work, their careers and the significance of architecture in our daily lives. Architects featured include Philip Johnson, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Vincent Scully and Rem Koolhaas....
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Architects at Work
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer explores what globalization means for the world economy and Americans....
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Explaining Globalization
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Conversations with and poetry readings by U.S. Poet Laureates....
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U.S. Poet Laureates on the NewsHour: Bonus Edition 2007
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Robert Hass, Robert Pinsky
Released: 2010
Poets in Middle Eastern societies are often held in high regard, and many achieve a level of celebrity and authority not common in the West. Jeffrey Brown traveled to Israel and the occupied territories to provide insight into the lives of Israeli and Palestinian poets. These are the first two...
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Words in Conflict - Part One
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Agi Mishol, Eliaz Cohen
Released: 2010
The NewsHour looks at the entertainment business through conversations with and profiles of a variety of figures in the entertainment world....
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Talking Show Biz
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Conversations with Pulitzer Prize winning poets....
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Pultizer Prize Winning Poets on the NewsHour
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
Conversations with composers, conductors and musicians about creating music....
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Making Music: Conversations with Composers & Musicians
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: Abigail Dutton, Benjamin Dutton
Released: 2010
As the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund met in April 2000, protesters took their complaints against the institutions to the streets of Washington, D.C. The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer covered the action in the streets and the debates over globalism, world trade and the roles and policies...
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Global Views: 2000 IMF-World Bank Meetings & Protests
Directed By: Unavailable
Starring: None listed
Released: 2010
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