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Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross has been The Takeaway’s WGBH producer since January 2010. She frequently develops contributions to the show from WGBH’s national television productions, including Frontline and NOVA, and the WGBH newsroom.

Elizabeth was previously a producer for PRI’s The World. One of her favorite assignments was traveling to Havana with The World’s anchor to produce the "Cuba Stories" series, which included a report about efforts by American and Cuban preservationists to save Ernest Hemingway's former Cuban home.

Elizabeth began her journalism career in the United Kingdom as a BBC Regional News Trainee, and produced a variety of television and radio news programs, and documentaries in Wales. She has worked as a producer at the BBC World Service for East Asia Today and a freelance producer and reporter for BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight. Elizabeth also did a stint with the Far East Broadcasting Company in Manila, Philippines, where she produced and presented a radio newsmagazine show and an educational travel series. You can contact Elizabeth at Elizabeth_Ross [at] wgbh [dot] org.

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

What Trump Could Mean for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to change years of U.S. policy towards Israel. What happens if he delivers on those promises?

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The Power and Politics of Fiction Writing

Thursday, November 17, 2016

There is a fascinating conversation taking place in the literary world right now, which gets to the heart of imaginative freedom and cultural appropriation. 

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Inside the Science of False Memory

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Our memories may be powerful forces in our lives, but a new book questions much of what we think we understand about them.  

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Trump: Chief Global Disrupter?

Monday, November 14, 2016

Since WWII, the U.S. has seen itself as a keeper and defender of international order and peace. With the election of Donald Trump as president, is America about to make a U-turn?

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How China Views the Race for the White House

Monday, November 07, 2016

Some of the rhetoric in the U.S. election campaign echoes China's negative opinions about American democracy.

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How Russians Are Viewing the U.S. Presidential Race

Monday, November 07, 2016

Russian state media has used the forthcoming U.S. election as an opportunity to take a swipe at the American democratic process.

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What the Middle East Thinks of the Race for the White House

Thursday, November 03, 2016

For better or worse, the U.S. has an outsized influence in the Middle East. Here's how the region is thinking about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

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Who is Britain Betting on this Election Season?

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The drama of the U.S presidential election may be boosting revenues for betting companies in the U.K., but it is not just the gamblers who are interested in the outcome.  

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How Mexico Views the 2016 U.S. election

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

There has been lots of fierce rhetoric about Mexico this election season, but ordinary Mexicans have a great deal to say about their own interests in the results of the U.S. election.

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What Do Canadians Make of the 2016 Presidential Election?

Monday, October 31, 2016

In the run-up to Election Day, we’re reporting on how the presidential race is viewed abroad. First up: Some thoughts from our neighbor to the north.

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Refugees Fear for the Future as Authorities Demolish the Calais 'Jungle'

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

French authorities have started the process of destroying the shacks and tents that make up an informal refugee camp called the "Jungle" in Calais, France. 

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Massachusetts AG Pushes Back as Indian College Plans Expansion

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Plans by a large chain of private Indian colleges to expand into the U.S. have not gone over well in Massachusetts. The state's attorney general, Maura Healey, weighs in here. 

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A Menstrual Hygiene Movement for the Homeless

Thursday, October 06, 2016

A Harvard freshman who is on a mission to help homeless women improve their menstrual hygiene also wants to confront what she considers a widespread stigma about periods.

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5 Innovation Challenges Facing America's Next President

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Could America's biggest innovation challenge be our failure to innovate? We have five problems just waiting to trip up the next president. 

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The Long Forgotten Black Prince of Florence

Thursday, September 22, 2016

A compelling new book sheds light on an Italian Renaissance duke who may have been the first man of color in Europe to serve as a head of state.

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'Kingdom of Shadows': New Doc Shines Light on Mexico's Drug War

Monday, September 19, 2016

A new documentary explores the devastating human cost of the U.S.-Mexico drug war, and the long and sometimes deadly pursuit of justice.

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U.S. Chief Technology Officer on Future of Digital Government

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The next president will confront a world being radically reshaped by new innovations. What are the cutting edge technologies just waiting to trip her or him up?

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Boston Lighthouse Burning Bright at 300

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North America’s first and oldest lighthouse station — celebrating its 300th birthday today — is fully automated, so why does it have a resident keeper?

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America and Immigration: An Uneasy Union

Saturday, September 03, 2016

The political rhetoric about immigration has, at times, been ugly and divisive. Here, we hear real stories from new Americans, and explore solutions for fixing our immigration system.

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Will the U.S. Turn its Back on Afghan Translators?

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Some lawmakers are questioning whether the U.S. should continue a program of resettling Afghan translators that assisted U.S. troops in America's longest war.

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