Sethuraman Panchanathan talks about AI and other technological innovations

Innovating the Future host and New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter talks to Sethuraman Panchanathan, ASU’s chief research and innovation officer. The conversation offers a fascinating window into the future by focusing on how his research seeks to bring AI and technological innovation to people with physical disabilities.

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Documentary series 'College Behind Bars' explores higher education inside prisons

A new four-hour documentary series "College Behind Bars" revealing the transformative power of higher education through the experiences of incarcerated men and women premieres Monday, Nov. 25, and Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 8 p.m.

PBS NewsHour special examines consequences of plastic use

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. On Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 9 p.m., PBS NewsHour takes a closer look at this now ubiquitous material, how it's impacting the world and ways we can break our plastic addiction.

'Big Band Years' explores hits of the 1930s

Look back at the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take you on a "Sentimental Journey." Peter Marshall (of the legendary Hollywood Squares) hosts this special, which for the first time mixes vintage live, rare and unreleased footage from the Big Band days.