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Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)
August 30, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
5420333003Republican National Convention: August 30, 2012 (Part 1)The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Thursday's program includes speeches from Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Clint Eastwood plus Gov. Mitt Romney's nomination acceptance speech. Also: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Mark Shields, David Brooks, and special guests, including Haley Barbour, Dick Durbin and Mitch McConnell.2012-08-30 07:00:00disabled2274586420191465Clinton & Trump are talking about minorities -- but to whom?As summer winds down, the presidential campaign ramps up. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton highlighted racial issues this week, while Trump appeared to soften on immigration. Meanwhile, some swing states may be out of contention. For political analysis, Gwen Ifill speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of the The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report.2016-08-29 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/polimon-3-320x196.jpghLQRchMaMk4191462An extremist’s path to academia -- and fighting terrorismJesse Curtis Morton begins work as a counterterrorism researcher at George Washington University this fall. But his path to the position was highly unconventional: until 2012, Morton was Younus Abdullah Muhammad, a Muslim extremist who founded a radical Islamist website. His decision to go undercover and assist in counterterrorism efforts while in prison changed his trajectory profoundly.2016-08-29 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/extremist3-320x196.jpgs1oD4zUpf6E191460News Wrap: U.S. tells Turkey to focus on ISIS, not KurdsIn our news wrap Monday, top American officials accused Turkey of focusing on Kurdish groups in their military campaign against Syria, instead of on ISIS. Also, in Yemen, a suicide truck bomb tore into a gathering of military recruits, leaving at least 54 dead and 70 wounded. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which took place in the southern city of Aden, near two schools and a mosque.2016-08-29 06:00 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/RTX2N8Z1-320x196.jpgz1eqG4soI0Y
The PBS NewsHour brings you live coverage of the final night of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, including speeches and analysis.
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