Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 27, 2017

Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump steps back from pulling the plug on NAFTA, instead offering to renegotiate with Mexico and Canada. Also: The FCC chairman's plans to reduce government oversight of internet providers, President Trump's first 100 days in foreign policy, making sense of rising health care costs, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on a divided America and a mime's take on silence.

Segments from Thursday, April 27, 2017

  • Ajit Pai explains why he wants to scrap net neutrality
    Ajit Pai, President Trump’s new FCC chairman, has plans to do away with net neutrality rules that have been in place for the last three years. Pai argues the rules are too burdensome and that they stifle innovation and competition. William Brangham discusses the changes in oversight with Pai.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 460
  • News Wrap: Two U.S. troops killed in Afghan raid
    In our news wrap Thursday, two U.S troops were killed while a third was left wounded during an overnight raid in Afghanistan near the Pakistani border. The additional casualties come as the U.S. military continues to battle Islamic State fighters. Also, the Pentagon’s inspector general confirmed an investigation into foreign payments made to former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 287
  • What 100 days of foreign policy says about Trump as a leader
    President Trump's mantra "America First" was a signal that he planned to focus on improving prospects at home. But in his first 100 days, global crises have challenged him with frequent and treacherous tests. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner looks back, then Hari Sreenivasan gets analysis from David Rothkopf of Foreign Policy and James Carafano of The Heritage Foundation.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 704
    U.S. President Donald Trump (R) sits next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping (Not Pictured) at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. Photo by Reuters.
  • John Kasich: Nothing works if we’re always fighting
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich told an audience one year ago that voters faced a choice: a path based on solutions, or one based on paranoia that exploits fear and anger. At the time, Kasich was running for president and today, he’s written a new book called “Two Paths: America Divided or United.” Judy Woodruff sits down with Kasich for a discussion about NAFTA, healing division and President Trump.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 417
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 27, 2017
    Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump steps back from pulling the plug on NAFTA, instead offering to renegotiate with Mexico and Canada. Also: The FCC chairman's plans to reduce government oversight of internet providers, President Trump's first 100 days in foreign policy, making sense of rising health care costs, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on a divided America and a mime's take on silence.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 3291
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    April 27, 2017
  • What are the hazards of renegotiating NAFTA?
    President Trump has offered tough talk and mixed signals on the future of NAFTA. On Thursday, Mr. Trump said he agreed to give the trade agreement another shot, while leaving open the possibility that the U.S. might yet withdraw if negotiations don’t pan out. John Yang reports on the president’s comments, then Judy Woodruff speaks with Rep. Tim Ryan, R-Ohio, about NAFTA’s effect on his community.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 497
  • Why the U.S. pays more for health care
    Why are American health care costs by far the highest in the world? Journalist and former practicing physician Elisabeth Rosenthal chronicles how we got here in her new book, "An American Sickness." Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks with Rosenthal about the forces driving high prices and what could be done to bring costs down.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 564
  • The art of silence, from the mouth of a mime
    Being a shy, gay man from Montana, Bill Bowers says he knew about silence from early on. When he heard there was an art form devoted to being silent, he knew he had found his calling. Bowers offers his Brief but Spectacular take on being a mime and making room for quiet.
    Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
    Length: 178
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