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PBS NewsHour

Airs Monday - Friday at 7 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: PBS NEWSHOUR correspondents: Judy Woodruff, Margaret Warner, Jeffrey Brown, Hari Sreenivasan, Gwen Ifill and Ray Suarez.

PBS NEWSHOUR, successor to THE NEWSHOUR WITH JIM LEHRER, continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with the NEWSHOUR's team of seasoned and highly regarded journalists. The nightly broadcast features a two-anchor format, with Jim Lehrer accompanied by a rotation of NEWSHOUR senior correspondents Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff and Jeffrey Brown.

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Senior correspondents Margaret Warner and Ray Suarez deliver compelling original reporting and newsmaker interviews from the field. New correspondent Hari Sreenivasan delivers news to the digital world and anchors the news summary on the television broadcasts.

Get weekly analysis from Mark Shields and David Brooks with "Political Wrap", an online special report. Contributors share their stories and thoughts on various issues.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

On our program tonight, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius faced questioning from Congress about the launch of the health insurance website. Also: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell discusses GOP struggles and other political firestorms, lawmakers start budget talks, fears about concussions for kids playing sports and Roger Rosenblatt writes about his New York childhood.

Poet Billy Collins on humor, authenticity and 'Aimless Love'

"I knew that poets seemed to be miserable," says writer Billy Collins about his younger self, yearning to fit in. While he admits he "faked a miserable character" at the start of his career, he's since embraced his sense of humor. Jeffrey Brown talks to Collins about his new collection, "Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems."

Bilingual rock-star Julieta Venegas 'feels' in Spanish

Latin American singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas grew up in Tijuana, a Mexican city just across the border from the United States. Fluent in both Spanish and English, she chooses to write her own songs in Spanish because, she explained, her emotional life always occurred in Spanish. Art Beat met up with Venegas during her Los Momentos tour.


PBS NewsHour Weekend Trailer

Above: PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND will feature a summary of the day’s national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors. Airs Saturdays & Sundays at 5 p.m. on KPBS TV (beginning Sept. 7, 2013)