Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode April 3, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump welcomes Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to the White House, signaling new U.S. priorities. Also: How the first family turned into presidential advisers, Politics Monday takes on the battle over Neil Gorsuch, solutions to India's growing garbage problem, a new book in search of a fairer America and an Irish poet's monthly variety show.

Segments from Monday, April 3, 2017

  • How the Kushners became crucial West Wing players
    As President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, goes to Iraq to assess the fight against the Islamic State, the trip highlights the expanding West Wing role of both Kushner and wife Ivanka. How did members of the first family become critical presidential advisers? John Yang offers a recap.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • New book is cautionary tale of ignoring the working class
    Charles Peters was the one-time election campaign manager in West Virginia for John F. Kennedy, a founder of the Peace Corps and the editor of the Washington Monthly. In his new book, "We Do Our Part: Toward a Fairer and More Equal America," Peters writes about how he sees long-term changes in equality and social progress. Judy Woodruff with talks Peters about major cultural shifts in Washington.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • How India is tackling its towering landfills
    In Delhi, India, the capital of the world's fastest growing economy, there's a towering symbol of the environmental cost of development: tons of festering, toxic trash, piled up 10 stories high, with more and more added every day. Efforts have been made to turn that trash into energy-producing fuel, but cultural hurdles remain. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • News Wrap: Gorsuch passes hurdle as Democrats reach 41 votes
    In our news wrap Monday, the stage is set for a bitter showdown over Neil Gorsuch. The Supreme Court nominee cleared the Judiciary Committee, but it came as Democrats secured enough votes to withstand a Republican attempt to break a filibuster. Also, a subway bombing in St. Petersburg, Russia, killed at least 11 people and injured dozens of others.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • Why the Senate is gearing up for an ugly fight over Gorsuch
    John Yang sits down with NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report to discuss the Senate’s showdown over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the so-called “nuclear option,” Jared Kushner’s high-profile role within the White House and new financial disclosures for wealthy members of the Trump administration.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • Why Trump is rebooting U.S.-Egypt relations
    President Trump did something on Monday that his predecessor never did: welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, while John Yang talks to Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the Trump administration deemphasizing human rights concerns to reboot the Egypt relationship.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
    Supporters of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gather outside the White House prior to his arrival for a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES - RTX33VXX
  • This poet’s picnic offers a feast of words and music
    You’ll find a feast of music, storytelling and poetry at "Muldoon's Picnic," a monthly show held at the Irish Art Center in New York. The event, which mixes vaudeville variety show with poetry as an ancient oral art form, is the brainchild of Irish-born, Pulitzer-winning writer Patrick Muldoon. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • From the ashes of Aleppo, a sound of hope
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, it was an image of Aleppo, Syria, that went viral: a man listening to a gramophone in his bombed-out home. The photographer explains how he captured the image.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode April 3, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump welcomes Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to the White House, signaling new U.S. priorities. Also: How the first family turned into presidential advisers, Politics Monday takes on the battle over Neil Gorsuch, solutions to India's growing garbage problem, a new book in search of a fairer America and an Irish poet's monthly variety show.
    Original Air Date: April 3, 2017
    President Donald Trump (right) shakes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi's hand in the Oval Office of the White House on April 3. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
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