29 episodes

America, Interrupted is an original podcast from the PBS NewsHour about how our lives have been turned upside down and how we're making sense of it.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

America, Interrupted PBS NewsHour

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 137 Ratings

America, Interrupted is an original podcast from the PBS NewsHour about how our lives have been turned upside down and how we're making sense of it.
PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    The Longest Year: The people we've lost to COVID-19

    The Longest Year: The people we've lost to COVID-19

    Four people who lost a loved one in the pandemic tell us about what they remember, how they're grieving and how they're trying to move forward. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 30 min
    The Longest Year: How the pandemic made inequality in America worse

    The Longest Year: How the pandemic made inequality in America worse

    Generations of inadequate medical care, deeply entrenched economic disparities and a biased system of justice all came to a head, a reminder that for many Americans the hazards of structural racism are a daily reality. We hear the story of the pandemic through people who have experienced these inequalities firsthand. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 34 min
    The Longest Year: How COVID-19 has reshaped our lives

    The Longest Year: How COVID-19 has reshaped our lives

    Take a second to remember what your life was like one year ago. For most of us, it all feels like a distant memory. From how we work to how we learn, who we see and where we can go, our day-to-day has changed drastically. And some of those changes have lasting consequences. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 32 min
    The Longest Year: Fighting 'the invisible enemy'

    The Longest Year: Fighting 'the invisible enemy'

    In the first episode of a series we're calling "The Longest Year," which tells the stories of the isolation, uncertainty, fear, loss and new understanding that have spread alongside the virus, we focus on the people on the front lines. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 37 min
    Why we haven't cracked the mystery of COVID 'long-haulers'

    Why we haven't cracked the mystery of COVID 'long-haulers'

    For people whose COVID-19 symptoms linger for months, the effects can be devastating and debilitating. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 33 min
    PBS NewsHour Special Report: American Reckoning

    PBS NewsHour Special Report: American Reckoning

    We explore what drove the Jan. 6 attack on the nation's capital, the failures to heed warnings about growing anti-government and white nationalist extremism, the role of misinformation and disinformation online, and where we as a country go from here. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
137 Ratings

137 Ratings

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Always Thoughtful and Provocative

I am absolutely obsessed with these women! I didn’t pay much attention to daily news until I started watching them on PBS News Hour.

Add Maria Hinojosa for Latin journalism representation!

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Great

PBS does it again! Informative, interesting, and the fabulous hosts make this podcast inviting. PBS is documenting our history for future generations.

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