Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 22, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, we look inside President Trump's new plan for America's longest war. Also: Tensions heat up ahead of the president's rally in Phoenix, why students are promising to pay back part of their future salaries, CEOs distance themselves from the commander-in-chief, a tiny solution for housing and a book on whether the U.S. and China are destined for war.

Segments from Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  • Rethinking student debt, Purdue invests in its students
    College graduation can be a time of financial anxiety. But Purdue University is offering students a new way to pay for their degrees: Students get funding when they agree to pay back the university a percentage of their future earnings, which Purdue's president sees as an investment. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our Rethinking College series.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 434
  • Why tensions are flaring over Trump's Phoenix rally
    President Trump hold his first campaign-style rally since the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Tuesday in Phoenix. But as he addresses some of his most faithful supporters, Arizona officials are bracing for thousands of protesters outside. Lisa Desjardins learns more from Vanessa Ruiz of Arizona PBS.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 437
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 22, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, we look inside President Trump's new plan for America's longest war. Also: Tensions heat up ahead of the president's rally in Phoenix, why students are promising to pay back part of their future salaries, CEOs distance themselves from the commander-in-chief, a tiny solution for housing and a book on whether the U.S. and China are destined for war.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 3304
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  • How the world is reacting to Trump’s speech on Afghanistan
    U.S. military and diplomatic leaders are moving ahead on the Afghanistan strategy President Trump outlined Monday during an address to the nation. Mr. Trump’s new policy hinges on a regional approach and includes a deployment of more U.S. troops without a specific end date. Critics say the president’s plan is a rehashing of already failed strategies. Nick Schifrin reports.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 235
  • News Wrap: Tillerson heralds easing of North Korea tensions
    In our news wrap Tuesday, tensions seem to have slightly eased between the U.S. and North Korea, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson noted that Pyongyang is showing signs of restraint. Also, Navy divers found human remains in the U.S. destroyer that was damaged off the coast of Singapore when it collided with an oil tanker.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 235
  • How can U.S. get Pakistan’s cooperation on Afghanistan?
    Laying out several new approaches to the conflict in Afghanistan, President Trump singled out Pakistan's support for the Taliban as particularly problematic. What was new in the president’s speech and what are the real-world effects of his strategy? Former State Department official Laurel Miller and Husain Haqqani, a former ambassador to Pakistan, join Judy Woodruff.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 489
  • Detroit's tiny houses give residents a chance to rebuild
    Tiny houses have become trendy in recent years, as people trade in traditional consumer lifestyles for a simpler option -- a living space that’s no more than 400 square feet. But in Detroit, these diminutive dwellings have a lofty goal: giving homeless and low-income people a chance at homeownership. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 455
  • Why CEOs will still come to the table to work with Trump
    President Trump has repeatedly positioned himself as the kind of leader who would have a unique connection with the corporate world. But several CEOS publicly broke with him in the past week after his remarks about the violence in Charlottesville. What’s happening with Mr. Trump’s relationship with the business community? William Brangham speaks with Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 419
  • The U.S.-China rivalry through the lens of ancient Greece
    Harvard professor Graham Allison ponders the conflict between the world’s two greatest powers in his new book, "Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides' Trap?" Allison joins Margaret Warner to discuss what happens when a rising power threatens to displace a ruling power.
    Original Air Date: August 22, 2017
    Length: 406
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