John Hockenberry


John Hockenberry appears in the following:

For LeBron James, Social Justice Transcends Sports Stardom

Friday, June 02, 2017

“No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are ... being black in America is tough," James said when asked about an incident of vandalization at his L.A. home.

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FCC Votes To Undo Net Neutrality Rules

Friday, May 19, 2017

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to roll back the net neutrality rules put in place under the Obama Administration in 2015.

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The Traveling Art and Music Series You Should Watch Out For

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Red Bull Music Academy is a world-traveling series of music workshops, festivals, and art installations committed to fostering creativity in music.


Do No Harm? One Doctor Says Physicians Should Take Part In Executions

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Despite the American Medical Association's objections, a physician argues that doctors should be present to assist and minimize the suffering of the prisoner during executions.


Influx of Refugees Revitalizes Buffalo, New York

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Buffalo, a once booming trade town, thought there'd be no return from deindustrialization. But an influx of refugees and immigrants has helped the city's economy make a comeback.


Political Divides Sharpen Between Urban and Rural Areas

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

With narrow results in elections and referendums in Turkey, Britain, and the U.S., here's what's shaping the political divide between urban and rural areas.

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The Power Struggle in The White House

Friday, April 14, 2017

As the Trump Administration inches towards its first 100 days, we explore the power struggle between two of the president's closest advisors: Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon. 


Confronting Power, Privilege, and Race in St. Louis

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

In the latest installment of the series "Uncomfortable Truths," The Takeaway heads to St. Louis for a conversation about racial issues, class, power, and poverty.

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Explore the Evolution of Cuban Protest Music

Friday, March 31, 2017

Takeaway Culture Reporter Melissa Locker returns from her trip to Cuba, and shares some protest music from the island nation through the decades.


Doctor-Patient Dialogue: The Most Important Diagnostic Tool

Thursday, March 09, 2017

What patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly different things. 

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A Paralyzed Veteran's Path to Hope and Love

Thursday, March 02, 2017

A new documentary tells the story of Sgt. Nick Mendes, who was paralyzed from the neck down by an IED in Afghanistan, and Wendy Eichler, the medical caregiver he fell in love with.


The Trump Era Resurfaces The Unresolved Riddle of the Constitution

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

By 2020, Americans may finally have a better understanding of what kind of person should be president of the United States, says Takeaway Host John Hockenberry. 

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Black Artist Tries to Bridge Racial Divides With KKK Members

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

In a new documentary, musician, author, and artist Daryl Davis talks about his experience as a black man seeking out members of the KKK to challenge their prejudices.


Oroville Dam Draws Attention To Crucial Infrastructure Issues

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Officials warn that the nation’s tallest dam is at risk of breaking and sending a 30-foot wall of water into communities along the Feather River Basin.

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UConn Women's Basketball Pursues 100 Straight Wins

Monday, February 13, 2017

The UConn Huskies play sixth-ranked South Carolina tonight in pursuit of a 100-game win streak.


The Trump Administration Wades Deeper into Potential Conflicts of Interest

Friday, February 10, 2017

A look at the week in review for questionable ethical behavior from the Trump Administration, including the president's Nordstrom tweet and his wife's lawsuit against the Daily Mail.

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What To Expect At The 2017 Grammy Awards

Friday, February 10, 2017

Takeaway culture reporter Melissa Locker previews the 2017 Grammy Awards, from the big nominations and dark horses, to expected performances and remembrances.


In 'Coming Up Short,' Oral Histories Highlight the Struggles of Working Class Youth

Thursday, February 09, 2017

From 2008 to 2010, Jennifer Silva gathered the increasingly relevant oral histories of young, working-class adults struggling to make it in an economy that's left them behind. 

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Seattle Severs Ties With Wells Fargo Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Thursday, February 09, 2017

As the Army approves the final permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline, Seattle City Council voted to cut ties with Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the project.

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New FCC Chairman Rolls Back Net Neutrality Rules

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

New chairman Ajit Pai, an FCC appointee from the Obama administration, has embarked on a series of measures to water down net neutrality rules that protect consumers.

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