Tag: PBS

Budget Bill Would Increase Funding for National Endowment for the Arts

The Congressional budget plan agreed upon this week by both Republican and Democratic legislators retains funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and increases the budgets of both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, agencies that President Donald Trump planned to eliminate in his own budget proposal this year.

Biden: ‘Grow Up, Donald’

In an interview that aired Thursday on PBS’s “NewsHour,” Vice President Joe Biden was asked about President-elect Donald Trump and his use of Twitter to take aim at some of his political opponents. Biden response was for Trump to “grow

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Ken Burns: America Racist, Donald Trump Birtherism Alternative to Using the N-Word

Appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns told host John Dickerson he believes America is still a racist nation, and those who have questioned the legitimacy of President Obama’s birth certificate, namely, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, have done so as an alternative to using the N-word.