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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 07:00:00disabled2274586420194140Maureen Dowd on how politics have gone crazyWhy does the presidential political landscape look like it’s been ripped from the ‘90s? And will Donald Trump inspire more celebrities to run for the highest office? New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd sits down with Gwen Ifill to discuss her new book, "The Year of Voting Dangerously," and what she thinks of politics today.2016-09-28 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ink-320x196.jpg23658519175acWGLw80D0194129Debating the bill permitting lawsuits against governmentsIn a rare show of unity, 97 senators voted to override President Obama’s veto of a bill permitting families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged support of the hijackers. The president has warned that it could strain relations or spur retaliation. Judy Woodruff gets two perspectives from Jack Quinn, a lawyer representing 9/11 families, and former Attorney General Michael Mukasey.2016-09-28 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RTSOMWL-320x196.jpg2365851832Ti8I7QIqb2Y194128News Wrap: Congress ends stalemate over funding billIn our news wrap Wednesday, the Senate easily approved bill to keep the government funded until early December and the House moved to follow suit. Also, a Dutch investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 released its findings today.2016-09-28 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RTSPQAP-320x196.jpg2365851834wRLOs3v1auM
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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