Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 14, 2017

Full Episode for Apr 14, 2017

Segments from Friday, April 14, 2017

  • How NBA's Russell Westbrook achieved a rare triple-double
    Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has done something no player has done in 55 years: average double-digits in points, assists and rebounds, known as a "triple-double." The last person to do that was Oscar Robertson for the old Cincinnati Royals in the 1961-62 season. John Yang speaks with Robertson about Westbrook’s feat.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 367
  • Is Afghanistan any closer to stable?
    A massive U.S. airstrike against the Islamic State has put American involvement in Afghanistan back in the spotlight. After almost 16 years, thousands of casualties and billions of dollars, how is the country faring and where does the U.S. effort stand? William Brangham reports and Judy Woodruff gets analysis of the ongoing conflict from Pamela Constable of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 474
  • As faith declines in Spain, so do Seville's convents
    Everywhere you turn in Seville, Spain, there are reminders of a rich religious past, including its cloistered convents, which have been part of the fabric of the community for hundreds of years. Yet few women in Spain heed the call to join the sisterhood anymore, and once-bustling communities are now the victims of decay. Jeffrey Brown reports on efforts to save the endangered convents.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 428
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  • The problem with thinking you know more than the experts
    More and more, people don't care about expert views. That's according to Tom Nichols, author of "The Death of Expertise," who says Americans have become insufferable know-it-alls, locked in constant conflict and debate with others over topics they actually know almost nothing about. Nichols shares his humble opinion on how we got here.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 190
  • Shields and Brooks on GOP home-district hostility
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including how Republican members of Congress are facing heat from crowds of their own constituents while home during recess, why President Trump’s views have shifted on China, NATO and Janet Yellen, and more.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 882
  • Prep school Choate owns up to decades of abuse allegations
    Decades of sexual abuse have been uncovered at one of the nation's elite prep schools. A new investigation details the experiences of 24 adult alumni of Choate Rosemary Hall who, between 1963 and 2010, allegedly suffered offenses such as kissing, groping and rape. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the report with Paul Mones, a sexual abuse attorney, and Jonathan Saltzman of The Boston Globe.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 509
  • News Wrap: North Korea escalates warning to U.S.
    In our news wrap Friday, the vice foreign minister of North Korea charged the Trump administration is "more vicious and more aggressive" than his predecessor, and threatened to go to war if the U.S. chooses "the most aggressive and dangerous option." Also, Russia, Syria and Iran say they've sent a strong message to the U.S. to not attack Syria again.
    Original Air Date: April 14, 2017
    Length: 202