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In Memory of Dr. Maya Angelou, American Poet Laureate, Activist, and Educator. 1928-2014

Posted May 28, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

Global Renaissance Woman Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Born on April 4th, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Angelou was raised […]

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Sandy Shifts Attention to Local Leaders, Away From Presidential Race

Posted November 2, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

Cars on 14th Street and Avenue C under water. The largest public transportation system in the world shuttered. 5,700 flights canceled. Nearly 7 million people across the East Coast in the dark. And the final campaign push one week until Election Day? On hold. As Hurricane Sandy barreled up the eastern United States before weakening, the super-storm […]

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WHUT Remembers Marion Barry, 1936-2014

Posted November 24, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

  Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr. (born Marion Berry, Jr.; March 6, 1936 – November 23, 2014) was an American politician who served as the second elected Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1979 to 1991, and again as the fourth Mayor from 1995 to 1999. A Democrat, Barry had served three tenures on the Council of the District of Columbia, representing as an […]

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The Boston Bombers: Who Knew What When

Posted May 1, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

One of the most devastating revelations in the wake of 9/11 was that U.S. intelligence agencies had key pieces of information on the would-be hijackers — but didn’t share them with each other in time to prevent the attack. Since then, the U.S. has poured billions of dollars into federal and private-sector infrastructure to gather […]

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View Highlights And Winners From Film Fest DC 2016

Posted April 25, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

FFDC30 Celebrates 30 Years of Great Movies: April 14-24 Filmfest DC celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new lineup of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best cinema from around the globe. This year’s highlights include: Thrillers (Trust No One), Comedies (The Lighter Side), Social Justice films (Justice Matters), Films from Cuba (Cine Cubano), Films […]

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News Wrap: Health care law surpassed original goal of 7 million enrolled, White House says

Posted April 2, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

In our news wrap Tuesday, more than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, despite technical glitches on HealthCare.gov during its rollout and the rush leading up to the enrollment deadline. Also, NATO ordered a halt to all civilian and military cooperation with Russia, and agreed to consider […]

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Watch the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Posted October 20, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

What to watch for in the final presidential debate: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were dead even in the polls entering the first presidential debate. Now, as the candidates prepare to face off in their final debate on Wednesday night in Las Vegas, Clinton has a solid lead in national polls and several battleground states. […]

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Sandy Leaves N.J. Reeling, N.Y. Life Gets Slow Restart

Posted November 2, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

Transcript JEFFREY BROWN: The losses in life and property kept growing today in the wake of Sandy. The U.S. death toll reached 92 and the focus on physical damage shifted to New Jersey, where the monster storm blasted barrier islands and other waterside cities. The massive force of the storm’s destruction along the JerseyShore came […]

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New View with Ed Gordon Featuring Attorney Benjamin Crump- Watch Here!

Posted January 25, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

Featuring Attorney Benjamin Crump WHUT’s New View with Ed Gordon is a fresh approach to discussion television.  Hosted by award-winning journalist Ed Gordon, the hour-long program will feature one-on-one interviews with newsmakers as well as insight from a diverse cadre of panelists with disparate points-of-view.  With a combination of news analysis,  hot topics and feature stories, the […]

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Programs at Risk From Sequester Spending Cuts

Posted May 8, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

Communities Prepare for Sequester Cuts to Staffing and Social Programs With no compromise in sight, communities across the country are bracing for sequester to kick in during the coming weeks. Ray Suarez looks at effects for workers and government programs at the state-level. Gene Grant of New Mexico PBS, Gretchen Frazee of WTIU and Flo […]

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President Barack Obama Delivers the 2016 Commencement Address

Posted May 7, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

<br /> This year’s Convocation will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016, on the Upper Quadrangle of the main campus. Check out the Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipients The Convocation is for all candidates having completed their degree and met their financial requirements as of Summer 2015, December 2015, and May 2016. Gates will […]

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3 killed, 16 wounded by shooter at Fort Hood

Posted April 3, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

BY PBS Newshour NEWSDESK  April 2, 2014 at 7:15 PM EDT  Video by Associated Press Updated 10:30 p.m. EDT Officials revised upwards the number of people killed and wounded in Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood. Three people were fatally shot and as many as 16 were injured during the shooting, which is being described as a soldier on soldier incident. […]

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COUNTRY MUSIC: Submit your home movies!

Posted October 25, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

In 2019, PBS will air Country Music, a major documentary film series on the history of country music, produced and directed by Ken Burns and written and produced by Dayton Duncan. To help them tell this story, they would like to collect home movies from fans and musicians for possible use in the film: families […]

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Analysis: Obama Wins But Washington Unchanged

Posted November 7, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

President Obama has won the election and has four more years to push for economic and social policies passed in his first-term presidency. But with the balance of power in Congress unchanged, Obama may face the same gridlock in Washington. BY BEN FELLER, AP WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s victory means […]

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New Episode! New View With Ed Gordon – Watch Here!

Posted February 25, 2015 by WHUT Howard University Television

WHUT’s New View with Ed Gordon is a fresh approach to discussion television.  Hosted by award-winning journalist Ed Gordon, the hour-long program will feature one-on-one interviews with newsmakers as well as insight from a diverse cadre of panelists with disparate points-of-view.  With a combination of news analysis,  hot topics and feature stories, the program will delve into […]

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Death Toll From Devastating Tornado Revised Down

Posted May 21, 2013 by WHUT Howard University Television

 Mark Memmott and EYDER PERALTA May 21, 2013 6:00 AM A day after a monster EF-5 tornado pummeled Moore, Okla., the focus turned to the victims. NPR’s Wade Goodwyn spent the day in the city talking to survivors. Christie Parrish decided to leave her home for her sister’s shelter. “You could hear [the tornado] like a mile […]

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Howard University 148th Commencement Convocation – Watch Here

Posted May 19, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

  Obama Sees 2016 Howard University Graduates as ‘Seeds of Change’ WASHINGTON (May 7, 2016) – President Barack Obama addressed members of the 2016 graduating class of Howard University and challenged them to serve as “seeds of change” for social and political justice in America. Obama greeted more than 2,300 graduates and more than 25,000 […]

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House Committee Votes to Charge Attorney General with Contempt

Posted June 21, 2012 by WHUT Howard University Television

The House Oversight Committee passed judgment Wednesday on Attorney General Eric Holder, voting along party lines to recommend he be held in contempt by the full House when lawmakers consider the matter on the floor next week. The partisan snipe fest was mostly focused on Holder’s handling of documents and information tied to the botched […]

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Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts

Posted April 15, 2014 by WHUT Howard University Television

This week on the Rock Newman Show, Mary Grice, the woman featured in the Washington Post article “Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts”, along with her attorney Robert Vogel, and Senior Editor from the Washington Post Marc Fisher. Article From Washington Post By Marc Fisher, Published: April 10 A few weeks […]

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Teens find their political voice through Letters to the Next President

Posted November 4, 2016 by WHUT Howard University Television

For their first assignment of the year, Student Reporting Labs across the country submitted short videos focusing on their concerns and questions for the next president of the United States. In addition to being published on SRL’s Tumblr, the videos also appear on Letters to the Next President 2.0, an initiative among media partners whose goal […]

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