In Case You Missed It: shows from August 10-August 16, 2009, streaming online

August 18th, 2009

A roundup of all streaming, full-length videos online from PBS and Thirteen programs that aired last week. See the list below for all full episodes and links.

A scene from the LGBT television series In the Life, which talks about a recent documentary on the 1968 play (and later film) The Boys in the Band

News and Public Affairs: Nightly Programs:
NewsHour with Jim Lehrer: The reports, segmented by story, per day.
Nightly Business Report: The reports stream online.
NJN News: The reports stream online for one week (see archives M-Tu-W-Th-F).
Worldfocus:The nightly news show streams online for 15 days; signature stories are online forever.

Charlie Rose:
Aug. 13: Trumpeter Hugh Masekela; singer/songwriter Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens); author Frances Osborne.
Aug. 14: Nobel-prize winning scientist Harold Varmus; physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson.

Tavis Smiley:
Aug. 10: Comedian and talk show host Jay Leno (part one).
Aug. 11: Comedian and talk show host Jay Leno (part two); producer/engineer/director Mark Johnson.
Aug. 12: Congressman Baron Hill; singer/songwriter Corneille.
Aug. 13: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone; actress Gloria Reuben.
Aug. 14: CNBC personality David Faber; film director Davis Guggenheim.

News and Public Affairs: Weekly Programs:
Washington Week: Town hall protests and the health care reform debate; the new school year and swine flu; Secretary of State Clinton’s recent trip to Africa.
NOW on PBS: The weak economy and health care (originally aired on March 20, 2009).
Bill Moyers Journal: Media analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Kaiser Family Foundation president and CEO Drew Altman talk about health care ads as part of a wider discussion on health care reform; former assistant to President Bush, David Krum, calls on conservatives to suggest their plan for health care reform.
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly:

  • A feature on the Spafford Children’s Center in Jerusalem, which helps Palestinian kids deal with the trauma of living in the turbulent region.
  • Profile of Dr. Joseph Tate, who delivers babies in the old fashioned way.
  • Using the bar mitzvah to promote environmental or greener values.

Consuelo Mack Wealthtrack: An interview with Mark Headley, chairman and portfolio manager for
Matthews International Capital Management, on the financial crisis and Asia.
New York Now. The issue of control of the New York City schools by the mayor. Available for one week only.

News and Public Affairs:
Wide Angle: Victory Is Your Duty. This film explores Cuba’s status as a producer of talented, award-winning athletes, and how the recent political changes will affect both its sports figures and the nation as a whole. The story is told through perspective of young nine-year-old boys from the the Havana Boxing Academy.
In the Life: Coming Together. Concluding the series’ look at the 40th anniversary of Stonewall, this program examines how gay and lesbian art and culture impacted the movement.

Antiques Roadshow: Houston, Texas (hour three).
American Experience: Summer of Love. This latest installment recalls the free-spirited times of San Francisco in the mid-’60s.

Masterpiece Mystery: Inspector Lewis, Series One: Old School Ties. Inspector Lewis investigates two murders after chaperoning a celebrity criminal on a visit to Oxford. Available for online viewing through August 30, 2009.

Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way: Simple Savers. Basil cheese dip; classic salad Frisée aux Lardons; spaghetti with fresh tomato and anchovy sauce; chocolate cups and chocolate rocher with hazelnuts and cornflakes.