Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 10, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, in the aftermath of U.S. missile strikes on Syria, a look at next moves amid heightened global tensions. Also: How the newest justice is likely to change the Supreme Court, why Tesla is the new top dog among U.S. automakers, a university in Ghana aims to educate students about corruption, a look at the week ahead with Politics Monday and the last show for a famed circus.

Segments from Monday, April 10, 2017

  • Mullen: ‘We have to send a message’ on chemical weapons
    Retired Adm. Mike Mullen, former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, says that recent reports of chemical weapon attacks in Syria were somewhat surprising, given the belief that the Assad regime had given up chemical weapons under an Obama-Putin deal. Mullen joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the U.S. strike on a Syrian airfield, as well as conflict with Russia over Syria, and the threat of North Korea.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • University in Ghana teaches students to resist corruption
    When Patrick Awuah -- a former Microsoft executive who was educated in the U.S. -- returned to his home country of Ghana, his goal of starting a software company was dashed by the lack of a qualified workforce. So instead he founded Ashesi University, which is guided by principles of ethical leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • What special election upsets would mean for Democrats
    Judy Woodruff sits down with NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report to discuss what the American public thinks about President Trump’s decision to bomb a Syrian airfield after a chemical attack, plus what Republican lawmakers are telling constituents about health care reform and upcoming special elections in Kansas and Georgia.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • After U.S. missile strikes, what’s the next move on Syria?
    What does the U.S. plan next in response to civil war in Syria? Members of the Trump administration have appeared to send mixed messages about U.S. policy going forward, most notably on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • How will Justice Gorsuch influence polarizing cases?
    Justice Neil Gorsuch officially joined the bench at the Supreme Court Monday, returning the court to its full strength for the first time since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss what’s on the docket and how the Supreme Court’s newest member could influence the ideological balance in the long term.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
    U.S. President Donald Trump points to the audience after the swearing in of Judge Neil Gorsuch as an Associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX34YUE
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 10, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, in the aftermath of U.S. missile strikes on Syria, a look at next moves amid heightened global tensions. Also: How the newest justice is likely to change the Supreme Court, why Tesla is the new top dog among U.S. automakers, a university in Ghana aims to educate students about corruption, a look at the week ahead with Politics Monday and the last show for a famed circus.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
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  • How Tesla’s ‘story’ is driving its skyrocketing stock value
    The market value of Tesla, the high-end electric car manufacturer, has surpassed that of American automotive giants like Ford and General Motors, both of which sell millions more cars than Tesla does. James B. Stewart of The New York Times joins William Brangham to discuss Tesla’s brand allure and the state of today’s auto industry.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • Saying farewell to the Ringling Bros. Circus
    For 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been awing audiences with acrobatic spectacles and animal stunts. But next month, “the greatest show on earth” will take its final bow after its parent company pulled the plug due to declining ticket sales. Its ringmaster and others weigh in on what has made the circus special to its performers and fans.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
  • News Wrap: Alabama governor resigning over ethics charges
    In our news wrap Monday, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is resigning amid allegations he used state resources to hids a romantic affair with an aide. Also, a state of emergency has gone into effect in Egypt after a suicide bombing Sunday that left at least 45 people dead.
    Original Air Date: April 10, 2017
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