Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Mayor Marty Walsh Looks to Lead Boston's Racial Reckoning

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Boston is trying to confront a troubled reputation and history with race that dates back more than four decades, but will it work? Mayor Marty Walsh weighs in here. 

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Britain Votes in General Election

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Voters are headed to the polls today in Britain for a snap general election called by Prime Minister Theresa May. 

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Comey Testimony: Former Colleague Explains What You Should Watch For

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Here's what you need to know. 

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Immigration Debate Triggers Scuffle in Texas Legislature

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Yesterday, more than a thousand immigrants rights supporters descended on the Texas capitol. Tensions between lawmakers on either side of the issue escalated to threats of violence.


National Sacrifice and a Pledge Not to Forget

Monday, May 29, 2017

In this special Memorial Day episode, The Takeaway hosts conversations about the sacrifices made in war zones, and the challenges facing veterans at home.

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Haitians Cry Out as Immigration Protections Erased

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An Obama-era program that granted Haitians Temporary Protected Status in the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will come to an end in January, the Trump Administration announced Monday.


Trump Turmoil: Senator McCain Waits For Another Shoe to Drop

Friday, May 19, 2017

The Trump-Russia probe is "similar to Watergate and Iran-contra in that there seems to be a new shoe that drops every day or two," Senator John McCain tells The Takeaway. 

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Senator Durbin Pushes to Reform H-1B Visa Program

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Trump thrust the H-1B visa program back into the spotlight recently. What are the problems with the program, and are they likely to get fixed anytime soon?    


The Fearless Aggression of Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Monday, May 01, 2017

Chess master and Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson discusses his fight to keep President Donald Trump and corporate America in check.  


Tech Sector Challenged By Trump’s Immigration and Travel Policies

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

There are renewed concerns from the tech sector about the industry’s ability to recruit and retain a pool of much-needed foreign-born talent.

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Reimaging Public Libraries For the Digital Age

Friday, April 07, 2017

A look at the importance of libraries in the 21st century, as both physical and digital spaces.


Massachusetts Attorney General Challenges Trump’s Agenda

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is one of a number of attorneys general that are pushing back on the Trump Administration’s agenda on a range of issues.


Massachusetts Lawsuit: A Blueprint For Other Sanctuary Cities?

Thursday, April 06, 2017

In Massachusetts, two of the state’s poorest communities are challenging President Trump's executive order that has threatened to strip federal aid to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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Designing The Public Library of The Future

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

What are the effects of good and bad design on our physical health and well-being? Much more than you might at first think.

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Why Brexit Will Be a Boon for Russia

Friday, March 31, 2017

Britain’s departure from the European Union could increase Russia’s influence in the region.


Brexit Stirs Anxiety About Irish Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

With Great Britain’s divorce from the European Union, there is growing anxiety in Ireland that the border between North and South will once again be a point of division.

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Britain’s Brexit Timeline: What You Need to Know

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Britain's plan to exit the E.U. becomes official this week when the government triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. It's never been done before. What potential pitfalls lie ahead?

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Former EPA Head: Trump's Budget an 'All Out Assault' on the Environment

Friday, March 17, 2017

"This budget is literally and figuratively a scorched-earth budget," says Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA. "It really represents an all out assault on clean air, water, and land."

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Community College Students Struggle With Hunger, Homelessness

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A new report out shows that hunger and homelessness are serious concerns for some students, even if they are also working and receiving financial aid.

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Despite Legal Uncertainty, Trump Issues New Travel Ban

Monday, March 06, 2017

The Trump Administration issued a new, updated immigration ban via executive order today. The administration's original ban is still tied up in court challenges.