Recent Blog Posts
March 27, 2013 Buzzkill, April 2, 2013
Is California’s largest cash export crop threatened? Honeybees are being trucked in to pollinate thousands of almond trees but the bees are dying. Plus, finding Bin Laden…one of America’s greatest intelligence coups has a dangerous downside. A special investigation from the slums of Karachi. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on AXS TV. “Buzzkill” airs April 2, 2013.
March 20, 2013 College on the Cheap, March 26, 2013
Building a better college, at a fraction of the price. Two California entrepreneurs say they have the answer to an affordable higher education. Also, a rapidly growing population of pythons in Florida. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on AXS TV. “College on the Cheap” airs March 26, 2013
March 15, 2013 Real Fast Rail, March 20, 2013
The promise of high speed trains across the United States is falling off the tracks. But in many countries super-fast trains are full speed ahead. Join us for a real fast ride. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on XS TV. “Real Fast Rail” airs March 19, 2013 at a special time of 11pm ET.
March 29, 2012 The Queen of Green
A state agency in California, and the woman who runs it, have enormous influence over everything from the air we breathe to the cars we drive. When it comes to the environment, Mary Nichols, the director of the California Air Resources Board, is the most important person you’ve probably never heard of. Also, the IRS and non-profits. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on HDNet.
March 28, 2012 Finnish First
In just 30 years, Finland transformed its school system from one that was mediocre and inequitable, to one that consistently produces some of the world’s best students, while virtually eliminating an achievement gap. And they do it without standardized testing. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on HDNet.