Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Don't Mention It: Patriot Act

Thursday, October 04, 2012

How did this hot issue become a non-issue? Has the country forgotten about the Patriot Act? Or do the candidates just hope that we have? Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on Nat...

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Teaching Blind Children to 'See' With Their Ears

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Daniel Kish has been blind since he was 13 months old, but he has been able to lead a very active life and enjoys hobbies such as hiking and mountain-biking. To navigate, Kish uses to...

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Takeaway speaks with the former U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, at the eighth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City.

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Candy Crowley: The First Woman to Moderate a Presidential Debate in 20 Years

Monday, September 24, 2012

As the host of CNN's State of the Union and the network's chief political correspondent, Candy Crowley has made a career of holding politicians accountable. A new challenge awaits her...

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Mitt Romney: Auto Bailout Beneficiary

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter at WGBH, Boston Public Radio, tells the story of how Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, may have gained financially from the A...

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Meet Baxter, A Revolutionary Robot For The Workplace

Thursday, September 20, 2012

For the past four years, Rodney Brooks has been working on a new robot, named Baxter, that could revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. This week his Boston start-up compan...

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The 2012 Election Fight for Who Will Control the Senate

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich discusses the fight for control of the Senate and the key races to watch in the November election.

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Allegations of Harassment, Profiling Along America's Northern Border

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

According to a report released earlier this year, Latino and Arab communities who live along the border between Canada and the United States are experiencing an increase in instances ...


An Argument for Why Obama's Election Was a Step Backward for Race Relations

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Ron Christie, former special assistant to President George W. Bush, argues in a new book that President Obama and other black leaders have taken us a step backwards on race relations,...

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Majority of Americans Now Disagree with Post-9/11 Policy Decisions

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Today we mark the 11th anniversary of the attacks of September 11th. Something you may remember, following the devastating events of that day, is the spirit of unity that we shared as...


'Junk DNA' Not So Useless After All

Friday, September 07, 2012

Scientists published the most comprehensive analysis of the human genome & their findings offered a very different view of human DNA than was previously understood or even imagined.

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Why It's Hard to Regulate the Equipment Used by Paralympians

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter, was widely expected to win the men’s 200 meter finals at the Paralympics, but he was beaten by another double amputee, Alan Oliveira. Did ...


Holder Says No Prosecutions Against CIA for Harsh Interrogations

Friday, August 31, 2012

Closing a controversial three-year investigation, Attorney General Eric Holder announced yesterday that no one will be prosecuted for harsh interrogation techniques carried out by the...


Women React to Ann Romney Convention Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

After a tough struggle for the GOP with women voters over the past few weeks, following controversial comments from Republican Congressman Todd Akin, has Ann Romney emerged as a new national figure for women?

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Samsung Shares Drop after Loss in Patent Infringement Battle

Monday, August 27, 2012

Shares of Samsung Electronics fell by almost 7.5 percent in trading in Asia today, investors no doubt responding to the decision against the electronics company by a federal jury in C...

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Norwegian Extremist Andres Breivik Declared Sane, Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison

Friday, August 24, 2012

Last year Brevik killed 77 people and wounded hundreds when he bombed buildings in Norway's capital Oslo and then fired on a summer youth camp on Utoya island. This morning, a court i...


Eliot Spitzer on State Attorneys General Libor Investigations

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Libor scandal hasn't gone away — it's only getting bigger. New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed several of the world's leading banks, including Barclay...

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi Dies after Long Illness

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was a friend and ally to many in Washington. He died on Monday of complications following a long illness at the age of 57. His death, though ...


Mohamed Morsi Forces the Retirement of Military Chiefs

Monday, August 13, 2012

The new civilian president of Egypt, Mohammed Morsi, has called on Egyptians to rally behind him after he removed one of the most powerful military men from the armed forces.


No Criminal Charges for Goldman Sachs

Friday, August 10, 2012

The Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs has faced intense scrutiny for its alleged involvement in the types of dodgy mortgage deals that led to the 2008 financial crisis. But after an exte...

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