Stories for July 17, 2012
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is hoping to improve rehab programs for inmates and parolees.
Judy Garland had one of the most photographed faces ever to come out of Hollywood. She also had one of the most frequently recorded voices of the last century. She is as iconic as she is misunderstood. With singular entrée to the MGM library, including vaulted screen tests and rehearsal footage, this film is wrapped in Garland’s voice, telling her story in her own words. This is her ultimate comeback.
Andreas Viestad visits the wind-blown peninsula of Stad in Western Norway, where boats set sail to catch haddock. Andreas makes haddock "envelopes" stuffed with carrots, saffron, cabbage and prosciutto, and then a brightly colored salad with smoked haddock. After a trip to Scotland to meet the official fish-and-chips champions, he prepares a smoked version of the dish.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate Grilled Bone-In Pork Roast. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for whole fish baskets in the Equipment Corner. Next, gadget guru Lisa McManus reveals her favorite summertime kitchen gadgets. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the test kitchen’s secrets for foolproof Grilled Scallops.
This program celebrates the beauty and the character of a captivating country. Constructed as a series of postcards from a bygone era, the program is a personal memoir, musical journey and paean to the rich cultural heritage of the island. Cuban sounds and rhythms, performed by renowned pianist Enrique Chia, provide the backdrop for an exploration of Cuban music, dance, art, poetry and architecture.
Feel the soul and energy of African-Cuban drummers, guajira guitarists and the pulsing melodies of celebrated Cuban musician Raul Paz, who brings together fellow musical stars Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa and David Torrens for a concert in Havana. All of them left Cuba years ago; their decision to return has injected a new spirit into Cuban music. Mirroring Cuba’s growing relationship with the world, this program highlights the evolution of the country’s musical expression in the 21st century.
The Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery in the world. It’s also home to enormous mineral deposits — copper, gold, molybdenum — estimated to be worth more than $300 billion. FRONTLINE travels to Alaska to probe the fault lines of a growing battle between those who depend on this extraordinary fishery for a living, the mining companies who are pushing for the Pebble Mine and the political framework that will ultimately decide the outcome.
Speaking in Washington, D.C., today, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders warned against plans to reducing defense spending by $1.2 trillion next year, saying that could trigger devastating job losses locally.