Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 13, 2017

Full Episode for Apr 13, 2017

Segments from Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • U.S. internment camps inspire students to raise their voices
    A California high school is using song to examine a painful chapter in U.S. history. “In America” is an oratorio composed by students at Van Nuys High School, with help from the Los Angeles Master Chorale, that reflects on the experiences of Japanese-Americans who were forced to leave their homes for internment camps during World War II. Jeffrey Brown reports from Los Angeles.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 377
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    Full Episode for Apr 13, 2017
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
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  • On America's racial terrorism, 'silence has condemned us'
    “I don’t think we’re free in America,” says attorney Bryan Stevenson, who sees an unwillingness to talk about the terrors of slavery and other racial-based violence as a continuing burden. But he also sees strength -- in the descendants of those who endured slavery. Stevenson, executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, offers his Brief but Spectacular take on race and justice in America.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 203
  • Central American migrants face uncertain future in Mexico
    Thousands of Central Americans cross into Mexico every day, dreaming of more peaceful and prosperous lives. For many, this is the first moment of a long, dangerous journey north. While more and more migrants are choosing to stay in Mexico, others still hope to make it to the United States. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports on the difficult and sometimes dangerous conditions.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 542
  • Explaining Trump’s shifting views on domestic policies
    President Trump has made a series of reversals in recent days. Despite a tough posture during his campaign, he now says he won't label China as a currency manipulator. And on tax reform, Fed chair Janet Yellen and the Export-Import Bank, the president has made stark departures from past remarks. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Carol Lee of The Wall Street Journal and Robert Costa of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 0
  • Dreading doing your taxes? Other countries have easier ways
    Filing your taxes in other countries is not a work-intensive process that can take days or weeks; it can be as simple as clicking a confirmation sent online by the government. For his latest book, "A Fine Mess," J.R. Reid went on global quest for a better system. Economics correspondent Paul Solman asks Reid about what he sees are the biggest absurdities of American taxes and how we could improve.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 0
  • Have crises abroad changed Trump’s view of the world?
    What began as a Trump presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. The U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons have raised fresh questions about President Trump’s foreign policy. Judy Woodruff talks to former Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and Adm. James Stavridis, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 686
  • News Wrap: U.S. uses biggest non-nuclear bomb against ISIS
    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military blasted Islamic State fighters with the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal. Also, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad continued to deny any role in a deadly poison gas attack. Meanwhile, the Pentagon acknowledged another coalition strike in Syria mistakenly killed 18 rebels battling ISIS.
    Original Air Date: April 13, 2017
    Length: 201
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