Wikipedia has come under scrutiny over a lack of female representation and participation on the website. To combat this trend, Adrianne Wadewitz was a dedicated “Wikipedian,” who wrote and edited content on Wikipedia as one of the nearly 75,000 active volunteer editors. Aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend / May 18, 2014
At P.S. 333 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, students are studying science in their very own rooftop greenhouse — one of 12 built as part of an initiative to put 100 greenhouse labs in New York City schools by 2020. These labs allow students to experiment with hydroponic techniques, and schools donate the […]
It’s been around for several decades, but street art got a jolt of publicity when famed British street artist Banksy took up residency in NYC during the month of October and produced a piece a day. Brooklynstreetart.com expert Steven Harrington discusses whether Banksy’s commercial value is changing the nature of the form. Aired on […]
Back in 2007, hundreds of children, many as old as 12, 13 and 14, were found in Afghan prisons along with their incarcerated mothers. But today, there’s a special school and home for these children and Dan Rather Reports discovered that many of the children are flourishing under this new program.
In this hour-long program, Dan Rather Reports travels to Afghanistan to meet Kim Motley, the only female Westerner working in Kabul as a registered attorney. While she has many commercial clients, it’s her work with women that has earned her respect as a human rights lawyer. We also investigate how the U.S. military plans on […]
After the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012, gun control was the hot topic across the United States. Dan Rather sits down with Australian Ambassador Kim Beazley to examine a similar mass shooting…in 1996 a gunman opened fire on tourists in Port Arthur, Tasmania, killing 32 people with a semi-automatic weapon. Nearly two weeks later, […]
Seven gun ranges have opened in the greater Las Vegas area to handle hundreds of tourists who line-up for hours, just to shoot a gun. Aired January 2013.
During the 2012 Presidential Election, charges of voter suppression rang loud throughout the swing state of Ohio and Dan Rather Reports spoke to many who felt laws had been manipulated to serve specific party interests. Aired October 2012.
The Burmese python is eating everything in its path in South Florida. Dan Rather Reports travels to the Everglades to investigate how officials trying to stop the spread of this invasive species.
Dan Rather sits down with author and journalist Gay Talese to talk about how the internet is changing the way we report and tell stories. Producer: Tracy J. Wholf Date: January 1, 2012