Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 18, 2017

Full Episode for Apr 18, 2017

Segments from Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  • Full Episode for Apr 18, 2017
    Full Episode for Apr 18, 2017
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 3303
    April 18, 2017
  • Hands-on veterinary program enriches Navajo students
    Kids don't learn unless they get a little dirty. That's the philosophy of the man who runs the career and technical education program at Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, where students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction in caring for animals. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports on how the program prepares students for careers, college and more.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 348
  • Is U.K.’s May taking a risk by calling for snap elections?
    In a surprise announcement, British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early election instead of waiting until 2020. In asking to move up the vote, May aims to strengthen her hand in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. Jeffrey Brown talks to Bloomberg’s Stephanie Baker about what led to Tuesday’s announcement and what May is hoping snap elections will bring.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 278
  • Celebrating spring with 10,000 tulips
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, as spring begins, the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington showed off one of its biggest exports with a display of some 10,000 tulips.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 161
  • How could the H-1B visa program be improved?
    President Trump called on Tuesday for U.S. agencies to “buy American and hire American” and signed an executive order targeting H-1B guest worker visas, which help find foreign labor to fill technical jobs. Critics say the visa system is being abused. William Brangham talks to Economic Policy Institute's Daniel Costa and Vivek Wadhwa of Carnegie Mellon University Engineering at Silicon Valley.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 464
  • Why transparency in the Trump White House matters
    In the Trump administration, questions of transparency start with the president's tax returns and why he's not releasing them. But there are also questions about White House visitor logs and who's advising the president. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff talks to Richard Painter of the University of Minnesota and Noah Bookbinder of the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 611
  • A special state visit for Trump sparks outcry in the U.K.
    When British Prime Minister Theresa May met with President Trump in January, she extended a special honor: an invitation for a state visit, which only two presidents have received since 1952. But the president's visit to the U.K. has become politically fraught, prompting protests and petitions, and every aspect of the trip is in flux. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote reports from London.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 436
  • News Wrap: ‘Imminent attack’ on French election thwarted
    In our news wrap Tuesday, French police say they've broken up an "imminent attack" aimed at that country's presidential election. Two suspects who are accused of being Islamic extremists were arrested in Marseille. Also, Turkey's main opposition party is formally asking to anul Sunday's referendum that greatly expanded President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 354
  • Cardin: U.S. needs to show ‘mature’ leadership on N. Korea
    Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the outcome of the controversial referendum in Turkey granting its president expanded powers and concerns about voter fraud, hotter rhetoric from the Trump administration on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and how to stop Russian meddling in other elections.
    Original Air Date: April 18, 2017
    Length: 417