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  • Jobless Recovery: Non-Working Numbers
    Jobless Recovery: Non-Working Numbers

    In Jobless Recovery: Non-Working Numbers, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer business correspondent Paul Solman reveals the inadequacy of government data related to unemployment. Official numbers do not take into account millions of unemployed persons who live on disability, incarcerated men, and those “discouraged” workers who no longer actively seek employment. Solman’s report suggests that the current unemployment rate is actually closer to that of the deep 1982 economic depression when 10.8% of eligible workers were unable find employment. His easy-to-understand explanations of complicated economic issues are presented with clarity, humor, and a laudable investigative spirit. And his wide ranging interviews with... read more

  • Richard Rodriguez Essays (on American Life)
    Richard Rodriguez Essays (on American Life)

    Richard Rodriguez Essays presented on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer are a distinguished addition to an already impressive body of work by one of America’s most respected journalists. Mr. Rodriquez has served as editor for the Pacific News Service, and is a contributing editor for Harper’s Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, and the Sunday “Opinion” section of the Los Angeles Times. Essays on American Life have become one of the hallmarks of the The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and have previously earned recognition with a Peabody Award for Roger Rosenblatt. The form of the visual essay allows for a... read more

  • The MacNeil/Lehrer Report
    The MacNeil/Lehrer Report

    To WNET/Thirteen, New York City, and WETA, Washington, DC, a Peabody Award for the TheMacNeil/Lehrer Report. Two skilled journalists and interviewers (Robert MacNeil, Jim Lehrer) offer consistently thorough and well-balanced views of timely and important issues. ... read more