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PBS's Coverage of Donald Trump's Second Impeachment

Daniel Hautzinger

Find all the ways you can watch the House's impeachment trial, either over-the-air or digitally, here. 
Hugo Balta and Sara Just

Covering the 2020 Political Conventions

Daniel Hautzinger

The executive producer of PBS NewsHour and the News Director of WTTW News discuss covering the Democratic and Republican conventions during a pandemic, lessons learned from 2016, and more. 
Jim Lehrer speaking at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2011. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

'PBS NewsHour' Co-Founder Jim Lehrer Has Died

Daniel Hautzinger

Jim Lehrer, the co-founder and anchor of PBS NewsHour, died Thursday, January 23 at the age of 85. He covered such earth-shaping events as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the Watergate hearings, and was admired by journalists of all sorts.
PBS NewsHour: The Trump Impeachment Trial

PBS's Coverage of the Impeachment Trial

Daniel Hautzinger

The impeachment trial in the Senate has begun. Find all the ways to watch PBS NewsHour's special live coverage here.
PBS NewsHour/Politico Democratic Debate

How to Watch the Final Democratic Presidential Debate of the Year

Daniel Hautzinger

Tonight at 7:00 pm CT, PBS NewsHour and POLITICO host the final Democratic presidential debate of the year, featuring Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren, and Andrew Yang.
The Impeachment Hearings. PBS NewsHour

PBS's Coverage of the Impeachment Hearings in December

Daniel Hautzinger

Find all the ways you can watch the House Judiciary Committee's public impeachment hearings, either over-the-air or digitally, here. 
The Impeachment Hearings - coverage by PBS Newshour

PBS's Special Coverage of the Impeachment Hearings

Daniel Hautzinger

Find all the ways you can watch, either over-the-air or digitally, here. 
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. Photo: Yoichi Okamoto/LBJ Library

The Stories Behind PBS Shows

Daniel Hautzinger

50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson created a federally funded public broadcasting system to "enrich man's spirit." PBS has produced a wide range of programs since then. Learn a little bit about the history of some of your favorites.
Richard Nixon making his resignation speech on August 8.

Looking Back at Nixon's Resignation

Daniel Hautzinger

43 years ago today, Richard Nixon announced his resignation from the Presidency on national television. The next day, August 9, he resigned. At 10:00 pm on August 8, you can revisit the events leading to Nixon's downfall in Dick Cavett's Watergate, which compiles some of Cavett's interviews and analysis of the Watergate investigation. 

Sara Just, executive producer of PBS NewsHour.

The Executive Producer of 'PBS NewsHour' on Media in the Age of Trump

Daniel Hautzinger

"It's our job to hold power accountable. We did that before this White House, and we'll continue to do it." Sara Just discusses the role of long-form journalism in an era of fake news and antagonism towards traditional media. 
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