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Poetry is Political: Amanda Gorman's America

National youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman arrives at the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the US Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

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National youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman arrives at the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the US Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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Poetry is Political: Amanda Gorman's America

“I am the daughter of Black writers who are descended from freedom fighters, who broke their chains and changed the world. They call me,” so goes the mantra of Amanda Gorman. Learn more about the nation's youngest inauguration poet and her politics.
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January 19, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Tuesday on the NewsHour, an unprecedented security apparatus is now in place in Washington as at least a dozen National Guard are removed from duty.
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Public Media and KCET Legend Bill Kobin Dies at 91

William H. “Bill” Kobin, a public media icon who helped build PBS flagship station KCET into a Los Angeles powerhouse, airing news programs like the acclaimed “Life & Times” and helping to launch Huell Howser’s career, has died.
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L.A. River Becomes the Focal Point for Epic, Ongoing Experimental Theater

"Sleep No More" theater director Mikhael Tara Garver unearths the L.A. River's 8-mile deep stories and histories in an ongoing work of experimental theater called "Rio Reveals."
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Across America, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions.
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Secrets in our DNA

More than 12 million Americans have sent their DNA to be analyzed by companies like 23andMe and AncestryDNA, but what actually happens once the sample is in the hands of testing companies? What are they looking at and how accurate are they?
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Thou Shalt Not Kill

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A university math professor, Emanuele Sarti, is found dead in a tunnel inhabited by a homeless man in Valentino Park.
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