Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Hopefuls
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Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Hopefuls

ANNOUNCER: This is an AMI This Week Short Cut. KELLY: I’m Kelly MacDonald for Accessible Media in Toronto. The 2016 Paralympics are just around the corner, and Canada’s top athletes are ready to go. My name is Marco Dispaltro. I’m from Montreal. I play boccia, and I’ve been doing wheelchair sports now for 23 years. […]

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Why Won’t Japan Stop Illegally Hunting Whales?
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Why Won’t Japan Stop Illegally Hunting Whales?

The International Whaling Commission has established a worldwide moratorium on commercial whaling since 1986. Yet, several members of the IWC, including Japan, continue this practice. So, is Japan illegally hunting whales? Well, in 1925 the League of Nations decided that whales were being over-exploited, due to the demand in World War 1 for whale oil […]

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Dall Sheep – Nahanni Butte: The Last Hunt
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Dall Sheep – Nahanni Butte: The Last Hunt

JASON: So it’s the 4th of August. We got in last night, couple days of travel. We’re here at basecamp in Nahanni Butte Outfitters. We’ve got great weather. We’re loading up gear. We’re taking it to the far end of the area. It’s about 140 mile flight, three hour round trip. We’re gonna make about […]

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Wounded Warrior Competes in Paralympics
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Wounded Warrior Competes in Paralympics

20 VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY SERVICEMEMBERS ARE PART OF THE 2012 AMERICAN PARALYMPIC TEAM. ONE OF THOSE ATHLETES IS SWIMMER, LIEUTENANT BRAD SNYDER. SNYDER LOST HIS EYES WHEN HE STEPPED ON AN I-E-D IN AFGHANISTAN LAST SEPTEMBER. THE BLAST MAY HAVE LEFT HIM BLIND, BUT SNYDER WILL BE VISUALIZING GOLD AS HE RACES. SNYDER DESCRIBES […]

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Joanie Caron looks back at Rio 2016 Paralympics
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Joanie Caron looks back at Rio 2016 Paralympics

We’re here with Joanie Caron – Paralympic cyclist and head coach of the Fortius PowerWatts program. Joanie, you recently returned from the Rio 2016 Paralympics. can you talk about your experience a little? Yeah I mean it was a great experience. We were a late addition to the team and getting the chance to participate, […]

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode January 18, 2019
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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode January 18, 2019

>>Sreenivasan: ON THIS EDITION FOR SATURDAY, JANUARY 18: A LOOK AHEAD TO NEXT WEEK’S IMPEACHMENT TRIAL; AND IN OUR SIGNATURE SEGMENT, AN ATTACK ON ITALY’S OLIVE TREES AND THE BATTLE TO SAVE THEM. NEXT ON PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND.>>PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND IS MADEPOSSIBLE BY:BERNARD AND IRENE SCHWARTZ.SUE AND EDGAR WACHENHEIM III.THE CHERYL AND PHILIP MILSTEINFAMILY.ROSALIND P. […]

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