Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 25, 2017

PBS NewsHour full episode April 25, 2017

Segments from Tuesday, April 25, 2017

  • Website USAFacts offers a new way to follow your tax money
    When we pay taxes, where does the money go? Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer not only wondered; he decided to make a new research tool to make that information available to the public. USAFacts is an interactive website that lists revenues and expenditures at all levels of government. Judy Woodruff interviews Ballmer about his public service project.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 372
  • 'Handmaid's Tale' is a warning of taking rights for granted
    America's democracy and Constitution have been replaced by a theocratic autocracy where women have lost their rights and many of them have become property, valued and controlled for the ability to bear children for wealthy families. That’s the story of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” a novel that’s now a major television miniseries. Jeffrey Brown talks to author Margaret Atwood and others.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 430
  • Bernie Sanders on making Democrats a 50-state party
    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the chances of avoiding a government shutdown, rethinking American trade policy and the introduction of legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15, what Democrats need to do to build a grassroots movement and 50-state party.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 474
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 25, 2017
    PBS NewsHour full episode April 25, 2017
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 3298
    U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order during a roundtable discussion with farmers at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTS13WDO
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  • News Wrap: Michael Flynn accused of breaking the law
    In our news wrap Tuesday, House Oversight Committee leaders accused former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn of breaking the law in 2015 by taking money from Russian organizations. Also, a federal judge in San Francisco has blocked President Trump’s order on “sanctuary cities,” saying he has no authority to withhold federal funds from localities that don't comply with immigration rules.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 408
  • How a tariff on Canadian lumber could backfire on the U.S.
    President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on some lumber imported from Canada has escalated tensions between the two countries, drawing a firm response from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. William Brangham speaks with The Wall Street Journal's Greg Ip about Mr. Trump's recent trade moves and what they say about his emerging trade policy.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 438
  • Immigration crackdown fears fuel uncertainty for students
    Each year, about 65,000 undocumented students graduate from U.S. high schools, and most are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. But many DACA students are on edge, unsure about what the future holds for them or their families. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 471
  • Donated dresses help teens believe in themselves
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, finding the perfect dress for prom season can pose a real challenge for some teenagers. But one Boston-area organization is stepping in to try and alleviate some of the stress.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 158
  • Border wall demand softened, budget strife may persist
    Numerous reports suggested overnight that President Trump is open to delaying a border wall down payment, leading Democrats on Capitol Hill to declare a kind of victory and see hope for avoiding a government shutdown. But even if the border wall issue drops away, other obstacles could still derail the spending bill. John Yang and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss those barriers.
    Original Air Date: April 25, 2017
    Length: 407
    File photo of President Donald Trump by Yuri Gripas/Reuters
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