Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 19, 2017

Full Episode for Apr 19, 2017

Segments from Wednesday, April 19, 2017

  • What Bill O’Reilly’s exit means for the future of Fox News
    Bill O’Reilly is officially out at Fox News. After a review of sexual harassment allegations, the company announced Wednesday that the TV host would not be returning to the network. The New York Times’ Michael S. Schmidt and Noreen Farrell, executive director of the Equal Rights Advocates, join Judy Woodruff to discuss O'Reilly's exit.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 495
  • News Wrap: Georgia congressional race moves into a runoff
    In our news wrap Wednesday, the battle for a U.S. House seat near Atlanta leads to a runoff, in a race seen as a referendum on President Trump. In Britain, the House of Commons approved Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early national election. Turkey’s electoral board refused to annul Sunday’s referendum. Meanwhile, Russian long-range bombers have been reportedly spotted near Alaska.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 290
  • Should states fund repairs at church schools?
    After Missouri officials rejected the use of public funds to repair a church playground, Trinity Lutheran Church sued the state. The case now sits before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the proceedings offer a glimpse into the early behavior of Justice Neil Gorsuch. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Jeffrey Brown.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 305
  • Georgia special election moves into a runoff
    Republicans avoided a brutal loss Tuesday after Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just shy of a win in Georgia's special congressional election. The race now faces a runoff between Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. Judy Woodruff speaks with Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections and Dante Chinni of the American Communities Project about what’s to come for Georgia politics.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 599
  • Unrest in Venezuela continues as political tensions rise
    In a movement dubbed “The Mother of all Marches,” thousands of Venezuelans hit the streets Wednesday to protest President Nicolas Maduro. National Guard troops fired tear gas at the crowd. At least five people were killed, and hundreds were arrested. The unrest comes amid political tensions and economic calamity. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 232
  • Scientists dive into the political fray
    Is the scientific community finding its political voice? As the March for Science approaches, science correspondent Miles O’Brien meets with researchers who are venturing into the political fray to keep their profession alive.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 461
  • Why armed militia groups are surging across the nation
    Today signifies 22 years since the Oklahoma City bombing, an attack carried out by Timothy McVeigh that left 168 dead. McVeigh sympathized with armed right-wing militia groups, which at the time, were surging in membership. But armed militias have long been active on the fringes of American society and continue to rise today. Special correspondent P.J. Tobia reports.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 609
  • The Simpsons, Fox’s quirky animated family, turns 30
    The Simpsons, one of the longest running programs in TV history, turned 30 today. William Brangham tells the story.
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
    Length: 0
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    Full Episode for Apr 19, 2017
    Original Air Date: April 19, 2017
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    Georgia's Sixth District Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to his supports at his Election Night party in Sandy Springs, Georgia, U.S., April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry - RTS12VHH
    April 19, 2017