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Robert MacNeil Reports: Autism Now
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    The six-part series provides viewers with an authoritative, balanced look at the latest scientific research and medical thinking about the developmental disorder. Equally important, it chronicles the growing impact of autism through the eyes of families, children, educators and clinicians. This DVD set also includes a new introduction by Robert MacNeil and extended interviews with experts on autism.

    Debating Our Destiny: Presidential Debate Moments That Shaped History
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      Over the last 20 years, broadcast journalist Jim Lehrer has sat down with the presidential and vice presidential candidates to discuss one thing -- the debates. In these candid conversations, the candidates revealed insights about their thoughts, their feelings and their preparation for the most watched moments of their campaigns. DEBATING OUR DESTINY is the result of these hours of conversations. The two-part documentary, produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, provides an unprecedented look...

      The Legacy of Integration on the NewsHour
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        The integration of public schools and the military were seminal accomplishments in the fight for equal opportunity in America. The NewsHour takes a look at the legacy of the Brown decision, the executive order to integrate the military and the Little Rock Nine. In the first segment, journalist Haynes Johnson, Ohio State Treasurer Kenneth Blackwell and historians Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss and Roger Wilkins reflect on how the integration of Central High School by the Little Rock...

        Stepping Down, Volume II: Justice Marshall, Justice OConnor Retire
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          As Supreme Court justices retire from the bench, the NewsHour has explored the tenure of the retiring judges as well as their impact on the future of the Court. Volume II includes a two-segment analysis and discussion with Nina Totenberg, Kathleen Sullivan, Lino Graglia, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Gary McDowell, Jan Greenberg, Pam Karlan, John Yoo and Ronnell Jones about the resignations of Justice Marshall and Justice O'Connor.

          Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day OConnor on the NewsHour
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            Sandra Day O'Connor made history as the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court. This compilation includes a segment with Justice Breyer and Justice O'Connor discussing judicial independence. In another segment, Jan Crawford Greenburg engages Justice O'Connor in a conversation about her historic appointment and women in the legal profession. O'Connor's autobiographical work, "Lazy B: Growing Up On a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest" is discussed with NewsHour senior...

            Supreme Court Justices Remembered
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              The NewsHour examines the legacy of former U.S. Supreme Court justices. Following retirement from the Supreme Court, Justices Brennan, Blackmun and Marshall are remembered in book, oral history tapes and discussion.

              In Their Own Words: Conversations with Supreme Court Justices
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                This compilation features conversations with Supreme Court justices and senior NewsHour correspondents. Justices Breyer and O'Connor discuss judicial independence. In a separate segment Justice Breyer talks about his book "Active Liberty." Justice O'Connor discusses her historic appointment, women in the legal profession and her childhood. David Gergen talks to Chief Justice William Rehnquist about civil liberties and his book, "All the Laws But One." Jim Lehrer engages retired Justice Lewis...

                Stepping Down, Volume I: Justice Burger, Justice Powell Retire
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                  As Supreme Court justices retire from the bench, the NewsHour has explored the tenure of the retiring judges as well as their impact on the future of the Court. Volume I includes a two-segment analysis and discussion with A.E. Dick Howard, Nina Totenberg, Bruce Fein, Laurence Tribe, Senators Paul Simon and Orrin Hatch about the resignations of Justice Burger and Justice Powell.

                  The NewsHour Reports on Alzheimers Disease
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                    According to the Alzheimer's Association, as many as eight million Americans will be suffering from Alzheimer's by 2030 and 16 million by 2050. The NewsHour reports on treatments, vaccine development, research, the impact on caregivers and the growing incidence of early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

                    The NewsHour Reports on Brain Research, Treatment and Disease
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                      The NewsHour reports on brain research and treatments for brain injury and disease. Included are segments featuring research on diagnosing and treating concussion; traumatic brain injury treatment of veterans; the development of a brain mapping tool; research on cell phone use and its effects on the brain and research that demonstrates the human body is able to produce new brain cells.

                      Writing and the Immigrant Experience
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                        The immigrant experience has inspired one of the richest strands in American literature. The writers in this collection of conversations from "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" discuss how that experience has influenced their writing. Authors include Frank McCourt, Edwidge Danticat, Jhumpa Lahiri, Oscar Hijuelos, Jeffrey Eugenides, and historian Carlos Eire.

                        The Legacy of a War: Vietnam
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                          The Vietnam War lasted longer than any other in U.S. history. On the 25th anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam, "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" examines the war's lasting impact through a series of panel discussions. Questions of the war's effect on politics and policy, the military and the media, and the country's psyche are discussed and debated.