Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Obama Forges New Path Forward With Historic Cuba Visit

Monday, March 21, 2016

President Obama is making a historic visit to Havana, Cuba. It has been almost 90 years since the last American president in office, Calvin Coolidge, visited the island back in 1928.

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Easter Rising Centennial Reveals Lessons from a Violent Past

Friday, March 18, 2016

Nearly 100 years ago, some 1,600 Irish nationalists rose up against British rule. Here, we explore America's role in the movement that eventually led to Ireland's independence.

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Classroom Collision: This Program Gets Scientists to Teach Kids Science

Thursday, March 17, 2016

What happens when you send real scientists into the classroom? Student attitudes and aptitudes get a whole lot better, according to the founder of "Science from Scientists".

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Early Warning System Makes Famine Easy to Predict, But Not Prevent

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Officials have been warning about food insecurity in parts of the Horn of Africa for almost a year, but international donors been slow to respond to the crisis.

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Despite the Sting of Super Tuesday, Sanders Camp Stays Hopeful

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

On Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton secured a number of major victories in the race for the Democratic nomination. But supporters of Bernie Sanders aren't ready to give up yet.

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Iranian Culture and Entrepreneurship Soars

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

PRI The World Host Marco Werman and reporter Matthew Bell recently returned from a seven day trip to Tehran. They found a cosmopolitan city and some contrasting feelings toward the U.S.


A Small Town’s Advice for a Big City’s Plastic Water Bottle Ban

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Want to introduce a plastic water bottle ban in your town? The residents of Concord, Massachusetts have some advice for you. 

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Fighting the Zika Virus on the Front Lines in Brazil

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A report from São Paulo, where teams of public health workers are going door-to-door to talk to residents about Zika virus prevention. 


The End of Average

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Developmental milestones for babies, standardized tests, and IQ scores measure us against averages. But do they tell us anything about individuals? Does an "average" person exist?

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Understanding Our Changing Universe

Friday, February 12, 2016

Whether it's ripples in the fabric of spacetime or evidence of a new planet, our understanding of the universe is changing once again. 

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Muslim Reform Movement Struggles for an Inclusive Islam

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

A group of American Muslims, including journalist and activist Asra Nomani, recently launched an initiative to counter the ideology of radical Islam, called the Muslim Reform Movement.

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Epic Rescue at Sea Recreated for Hollywood Film

Friday, January 29, 2016

Hollywood loves its heroes, and the latest Disney movie—based on the true story of one of the Coast Guard's most courageous rescue missions—fits the bill.   


From Gang Life to Life on Campus

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

In Boston, an educational nonprofit is helping former gang members and convicted felons get into community college, and attempting to transform a troubled neighborhood in the process. 

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Your Guide to The Weirdest Places in the U.K.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Author Bill Bryson discusses his latest guidebook to all the odd places that appear on maps of the United Kingdom.

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A Larger Perspective of Islamic Militancy

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A new book provides a comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy, challenging many views in the West about ISIS and where the true threat might actually be. 

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Alcoholics Anonymous on Stage

Friday, January 08, 2016

The story of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous returns to Off Broadway tonight. 

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A Decade of Lost Opportunities to Stop a Heroin Epidemic

Thursday, January 07, 2016

As the New Hampshire primary approaches, local voters want to know how the presidential candidates will tackle the opiate epidemic.

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The Top Risks of 2016

Monday, January 04, 2016

From ISIS to the refugee crisis, The Takeaway looks ahead to what experts have deemed to be the most pressing and urgent geopolitical risks of the new year. 


Looking Ahead: Your New Year's Guide to 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016

Happy New Year! On the first day of 2016, The Takeaway examines the year ahead—from foreign policy and race, to technology and art.

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Cuban Catholic on Celebrating Christmas in Havana

Thursday, December 24, 2015

A look at what Cuba’s restored relationship with the U.S. means for Cubans looking to come to America, and for ordinary Cuban Catholics.

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