Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

U.S. Begins Agent Orange Cleanup

Thursday, August 09, 2012

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. sprayed millions of gallons of the toxic defoliant known as Agent Orange over jungle areas to destroy enemy cover. Today, the U.S. has begun clean-up ...

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A Second Look at the Standard Chartered Accusations

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Yesterday, New York's top banking regulator accused the British bank Standard Chartered of secretly helping the Iranian government to launder billions of dollars. Now other authoritie...

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Syria's Prime Minister Reportedly Defects to Jordan

Monday, August 06, 2012

Syria's Prime Minister, Riyadh Farid Hejab, has defected to Jordan, according to the Jordanian Government. But state-run media in Syria says he was "fired." Dale Gavlak is a reporter ...


Continuing Coverage: Rebels Make Their Move in Damascus

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The Takeaway covers breaking news from Syria's capital, where a short time ago a large suicide blast reportedly killed Syria's Defense Minister and President Assad's brother-in-law. W...


What Will Be the State of Security at the London Olympics?

Monday, July 16, 2012

With only 11 days until the Olympic Games opens in London, thousands of athletes and officials are pouring into the British capital. But there are some serious concerns about security preparations for the Games.


Michael Semple Interviews Taliban Commander

Thursday, July 12, 2012

In a rare exchange, former diplomat Michael Semple interviewed a veteran leader of the Afghan Taliban and learned about the organization's plans for the country after the United Sta...

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Seeking an Endgame for AIDS in Black America

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It took a celebrity to break the silence inside black America about HIV/AIDS. The celebrity was basketball legend, Magic Johnson, who announced that he was HIV-positive back in 1991. ...

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American Former POW and Libyan Resistance Fighter on Saturday's National Election

Monday, July 09, 2012

Over the weekend Libyans voted in the first free national elections since the demise of dictator Colonel Moammar Gaddafi. During all the changes and turmoil in Libya last year, there'...


Computers Affected by DNS Changer Virus Could Lose Connection Monday

Friday, July 06, 2012

Thousands of internet users in this country and around the world could lose their connection on Monday, the result of the so-called DNS Changer virus. The malware has been around for ...


"Dodgy" Bet Could Lose JP Morgan Up to $9 Billion

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Losses from the bet "gone wrong" at JPMorgan Chase could total as much as $9 billion. Last month, chief executive Jamie Dimon said the bank had lost $2 billion on a dodgy bet on credi...


32,000 Evacuated as Colorado Wildfire Rages

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

More than 800 firefighters are battling a fast-moving wildfire that has already chased 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs. Nathan Heffel is a reporter with KUNC public radio in Colorado.


The US Supreme Court: the Most "Leak-Proof" Building in America

Monday, June 25, 2012

If the White House is hoping to clamp down on leaks, they might want to take a few tips from their colleagues at the Supreme Court. Not only do we have no idea how the court will rule...

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Health Insurance Plans Required to Pay Back $1.1 Billion in Customer Rebates

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Health and Human Services Department has announced that health insurance plans will pay $1.1 billion in rebates this summer for 12.8 million Americans. The rebates, however, would...

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Credit Card Complaints Have a New Home

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Frustrated with your credit card company? If you once felt like your complaints were going unheard, that may be changing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launched a new webs...


Asians Pass Latinos as the Largest Wave of New Migrants to US

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center today, Asians have passed Latinos as the largest wave of new immigrants to this country. The number of Asians in the U.S. quad...


New Report: US Has Established Intelligence Operations Across Africa

Thursday, June 14, 2012

According to a new report in the Washington Post, Ouagadougou Burkina Faso is the hub of a vast secret war of surveillance and assassinations targeting al-Qaeda and other terror organ...


Russian Delivers Arms to Syria

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Russia's shipment of attack helicopters to Syria will escalate the conflict there. Yet Moscow says its deliveries to Syria are in line with int...


UN Report: Syrian Government Using Children as Human Shields

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

According to a report by the UN's Secretary General as part of the UN's annual report on children and armed conflict, the Syrian government is torturing children and using them as human shields. The report is also critical of opposition forces in Syria and accuses the Free Syrian Army of recruiting children. Radhika Coomaraswamy is the UN's Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict.


Mexican Presidential Candidates: Change is Needed to Stop Drug Wars

Monday, June 11, 2012

Could it be that the Mexican people have finally had enough with the drug wars in Mexico? Enough to scrap the current policy of pitting the Mexican army against the drug lords and car...

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Joseph Stiglitz on Spain's Bank Bailout

Monday, June 11, 2012

Nobel Prize winning economist and Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz responds to the bailout of Spanish banks. His new book is called the "The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future."

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