Full Program: Monday, March 24, 2014

Monday on the NewsHour, we take a look at the Malaysian government's announcement on the likely fate of Flight 370: a crash in the Southern Indian Ocean with no possible survivors. Also: world leaders discuss the Ukraine crisis, rescuers face treacherous conditions after a mudslide in Washington state, healing Liberia's psychological scars after civil war, plus debate over who owns the Web.

Segments from Monday, March 24, 2014

  • Who should oversee the Web?
    The Commerce Department recently announced it would give up oversight of ICANN, the California nonprofit that manages the unique domains of the world's websites and email servers. There's been international pressure to make the change, especially in light of revelations about NSA surveillance. Vint Cerf of ICANN and Randolph May of the Free State Foundation join Judy Woodruff to offer debate.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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  • Japan surrenders part of its nuclear stockpile for disposal
    Japan said it would relinquish a large cache of weapons-grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium -- enough to build dozens of nuclear weapons -- to the U.S. for disposal, just as a nuclear security summit opens at The Hague. Gwen Ifill assesses the deal with Matthew Bunn of Harvard University.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
    World Leaders Gather For Nuclear Security Summit 2014
  • Healing Liberia’s psychological scars after civil war
    After 14 years of civil war, more than 40 percent of Liberians suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, but most have nowhere to turn. Special correspondent Molly Knight Raskin reports on one man’s devotion to healing these national psychological scars. Video shot by Ben Niles of Plow Productions
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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  • Washington mudslide is 'nightmare scenario' for rescue team
    The treacherous hunt for survivors continues after a massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., killed eight people, with more than 100 others still missing. Jeffrey Brown talks to David Montgomery, a geologist at the University of Washington, for background on possible causes of the deadly disaster.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
    Three Killed, 18 Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide
  • How do Ukrainians feel about the secession of Crimea?
    Gwen Ifill talks to chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner, reporting from Kiev, about the vulnerability of the Ukrainian military, as well as how Ukrainians are reacting to the secession of Crimea and their feelings about the role of the West in their conflict with Russia.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
    Russian officers walk past the Ukrainian marine battalion headquarters in the Crimean city of Feodosia on March 23, 2014. Ukraine's Western-backed leaders voiced fears on Sunday of an imminent Russian invasion of the eastern industrial heartland following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea to defiant Kremlin troops. AFP PHOTO/ DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV        (Photo credit should read DMITRY SEREBRYAKOV/AFP/Getty Images)
  • What gave Malaysia confidence in its Flight 370 conclusion?
    After 17 days of searching for the missing airliner, Malaysian officials announced that they believe it went down in the Southern Indian Ocean and that no one survived. Michael Schmidt of The New York Times joins Judy Woodruff to discuss lingering questions for the Malaysian authorities in light of their conclusion.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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  • RAW VIDEO: Aftermath of Washington mudslide
    At least eight are confirmed dead with more than a dozen still missing from Saturday’s 1-square-mile mudslide that devastated a small riverside community in Snohomish County, Wash., authorities said late Sunday.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
    In this handout from the Washington State Department of Transportation, a mudslide on Saturday buried a mile of State Route 530, demolished 30 homes and killed at least eight people in a rural community near Oso, Wash. Photo by WSDOT
  • Texas City oil spill blocks major shipping channel
    As much as 168,000 gallons of oil spilled from a barge's ruptured tank on Sunday, blocking the Houston Ship Channel, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. The spill has stopped about 60 vessels and cruise ships from entering the area.As of Sunday afternoon, oil has been detected 12 miles offshore in the Texas gulf. Officials said it would take at least several days to contain the oil.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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  • From the NewsHour vault: Exxon Valdez oil spill 25 years ago
    25 years ago, Robert MacNeil, longtime anchor and executive editor of the PBS NewsHour, interviewed Don Cornett, Alaska coordinator for Exxon, and Gov. Steve Cowper of Alaska, days after the clean-up process began for what was, then, the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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  • C. D. Wright reads 'Obscurity and Legacy'
    C. D. Wright reads her poem "Obscurity and Legacy" at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the National Poetry Gallery commissioned 12 modern poets to reflect on the war. Those works are published in "Lines in Long Array: A Civil War Commemoration."
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
    C. D. Wright reads 'Obscurity and Legacy'
  • Prime Minister: Flight 370 ended in Southern Indian Ocean
    Based on new analysis of satellite data of the plane's path, analysts have concluded flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean. "This is a remote location, far from any possible landing sites," Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak explained.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2014
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