John Hockenberry

Host, The Takeaway

John Hockenberry appears in the following:

Romanians Protest Anti-Corruption Decree

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Despite the repeal of a corruption decree, nearly 500,000 Romanians took to the streets over the weekend, demanding the newly elected government step down.

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With Settlement Growth, Israel Moves Away from Two-State Solution

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Over the past two weeks, Israel’s government has approved thousands of new homes in disputed territory, indicating that Prime Minister Netanyahu has been emboldened by President Trump.  

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Defense Secretary Mattis Visits Asia

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visits Japan and South Korea this week, his first trip abroad. He will attempt to reassure allies and address North Korea's long range missile aspirations.

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Author Paul Beatty's America Comes into Focus

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Paul Beatty's writing visits themes of race, justice and identity in America. He returns to The Takeaway to put the current political climate into the context of how he views the world.

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Trump's Veteran Affairs Nominee Is An Unconventional Pick

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs holds a hearing for VA secretary pick David Shulkin, a non-veteran and hold-over from the Obama administration.

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Donald Trump's Cell Phone Use May Pose Security Risk

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The exposure of President Trump and his team to security threats appears to be broad, with Trump continuing to use his old unsecured Android phone to tweet. 

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How To Handle The "Privacy Paradox"

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Note to Self's new series unpacks one of the greatest dilemmas in our wired-up world: how to stay connected without feeling intruded upon by our services and software.

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Stephen Bannon Joins Trump's National Security Council in "Radical" Move

Monday, January 30, 2017

President Trump elevated his Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon to a role on his National Security Council, a decision that many believe risks politicizing the council. 

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Oklahoma Lawmakers Grapple With Budget Shortfall

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Oklahoma is facing a $900 million budget shortfall, creating problems for everything from infrastructure to mental health spending.

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George Watsky Transforms Slam Poetry into Music and Theatre

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Rapper and spoken word poet George Watsky's work is often autobiographical, and blurs the lines between music and theater.

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Shaun King: On The Frontlines of The Struggle for Racial Justice

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The New York Daily News senior justice writer reflects on how he has covered everything from police shootings to random acts of racism across the country.

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Corpus Christi Residents Cope with Tap Water Ban

Monday, December 19, 2016

The drinking water supply in Corpus Christi, Texas has been contaminated by an asphalt emulsifier.

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Movies to Help You Get Through the Holidays

Friday, December 16, 2016

Update your Netflix queue beyond "Elf" and "Home Alone."

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In New Jersey, 13 Years of Mall Madness Costs Billions

Friday, December 16, 2016

There is only one large suburban mall under construction in the U.S. After billions of dollars and thirteen years, it's still unclear if it will finally get built. 

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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates For Second Time in a Decade

Thursday, December 15, 2016

This is the first time the Fed has met since the election of Donald Trump, who has called for tax cuts and increased spending.

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America's Puzzling Relationship with Speculation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

A history of slippery financial concept of speculation, and the the fine line between gambling and investment.

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Activists Take on Elephant Poachers in "The Ivory Game"

Monday, November 21, 2016

A new documentary explores ivory trafficking by going undercover in Africa and China to find intelligence operatives, undercover activists, and frontline rangers.

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Robbie Robertson's 'Testimony' on The Band

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In a new memoir, The Band's main songwriter and lead guitarist recounts the formation, songwriting, and collaborations of his genre-defining Americana group.

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Call-In Special: Hopes and Fears for the Next Four Years

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Takeaway's John Hockenberry fields calls to gauge the emotions of those awaiting a Trump Administration.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, November 11, 2016

Reviews of the science-fiction film, 'Arrival' starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner and the dysfunctional-family comedy, 'Almost Christmas,' and Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge. 

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