Discover how Sen. Gillibrand started out representing a conservative district in upstate New York, then made a name as a politician willing to transcend simple ideology. Learn what drove her unlikely rise and her role as a leading voice for women’s rights.
Explore the rise and fall of the notorious senator who led a Cold War crusade against Communists. His zealous campaign to root out those he viewed as enemies of the state would test the limits of American decency and democracy.
Hotly contested primaries for governor, congress, the state legislature, county councils and mayoral races in two counties have set the stage for the 2018 General Election on November 6. Two days after, INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I will present a recap of the 2018 elections.
Our last INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I before the General Election features two candidate forums: –At 8:00 pm, it’s the race for U.S. Senate. Mazie Hirono (D) has captured national and local attention with her criticism of President Trump and of his appointee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.
Sen. John McCain, a towering figure in American politics, has died at age 81 following a battle with brain cancer. Look back at McCain’s life, politics and legacy, from his years as a POW in Vietnam, to his dramatic 2017 vote against the GOP’s health care bill.
The last INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I before primary election day on August 11 focuses on two Neighbor Island races. First, at 8:00 pm, meet Hawai‘i Island County Council member Dru Kanuha and former councilmember Brenda Ford, candidates in the Democratic Primary for State Senate District 3 (Kailua-Kona to Na‘alehu).
One of the most hotly contested races this election season is the Democratic Primary for U.S. House District 1, representing urban Honolulu to Mililani and ‘Ewa Beach.
INSIGHTS will host candidates from three races on a special two-hour edition: –From 8 to 8:30 pm it’s the forum for the Democratic Primary for Senate District 6, where State Senator Roz Baker is being challenged by Terez Amato for the seat that represents West and South Maui.
This documentary illustrates the contributions made to America for almost 200 years by those who immigrated to the United States from the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
President Donald Trump will deliver a televised address Monday on how the U.S. will proceed in the nation’s 16-year war in Afghanistan. Trump met with his national security team, including Defense Secretary James Mattis, on Friday at Camp David, Maryland, to discuss military strategy in Afghanistan.
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