Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 29, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, the crisis in Houston deepens by the day as Tropical Storm Harvey lurks offshore. Also: How Washington and Seoul are responding to North Korea firing a missile over Japan, a look at the nation's first statewide youth apprentice program, masses of tourists push out locals in Venice and more.

Segments from Tuesday, August 29, 2017

  • Artists remake the world’s wonders in lilliputian scale
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a team of 600 artists from eight countries have teamed up for an exhibit in Times Square that displays the world’s most iconic landmarks in miniature. Gulliver’s Gate is an interactive exhibit where guests can experience everything from India’s Taj Mahal to Stonehenge.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 220
  • Has Venice become unwelcoming to its inhabitants?
    Venice has long been a city of trade and travelers, but Venetians now feel tourism is squeezing them out. The city is currently losing about 1,000 residents every year as the cost of housing rises and mass tourism poses a threat to food, culture and the Venetian way of life. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports on what's behind the depopulation.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 417
  • North Korea missile launch over Japan shakes U.S. allies
    A North Korean missile flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido early Tuesday, prompting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call it "the greatest and gravest threat" and drawing an aggressive response from South Korea. Meanwhile, President Trump said "all options are on the table" in response to more fiery rhetoric from North Korea. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 256
  • Colorado apprenticeships turn the factory into a classroom
    Some high school students in Colorado may get prime jobs even before they get their diplomas. That’s because CareerWise, the nation’s first statewide youth apprenticeship program, links students to industries and addresses manufacturers’ demand for skills, while offering employment, academic credit and support for college. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our Rethinking College series.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 398
  • News Wrap: Libya reportedly paying militias to stop migrants
    In our news wrap Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that Libya is paying militias to stop migrants from crossing to Italy, using funds from the European Union with Italy's support. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a cheering crowd that Israel will never surrender its West Bank settlements, throwing up a new roadblock to peace talks with the Palestinians.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 91
  • As Harvey hits Texas, Congress due to debate flood insurance
    A vast majority of Texas homeowners in areas under water from Tropical Storm Harvey lack flood insurance, and how to help them is sure to be a big political fight in Washington. Lisa Desjardins joins Miles O’Brien to take a closer look at the debate about the National Flood Insurance Program.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 258
  • Rep. Poe: Extent of storm disaster 'hard to grasp'
    President Trump's visit to Texas put a spotlight on the coordination of federal and local resources, and Congress will play a key role in deciding how much help the government offers. The scope of the disaster and the number of people affected is “hard to grasp,” said Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, who talked with Miles O'Brien about what his constituents need and hurricane relief.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 263
  • How Houston hospitals prepared for Hurricane Harvey
    In a major flood event like Tropical Storm Harvey, hospitals are both some of the most critical infrastructure and among the most vulnerable. Miles O’Brien talks to Bill McKeon, president and CEO of Texas Medical Center, about the crisis.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 296
  • Houston convention center shelters surge of storm victims
    Thousands in Houston have been forced from their homes in need of food, water and a roof over their heads, and the George R. Brown Convention Center has become the city's largest shelter. Miles O’Brien learns more from Rachel Osier Lindley of KERA News.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 259
  • In Texas county, ‘worst flooding is in front of us’
    Authorities in the suburban Texas community of Brazoria County were ordered to evacuate on Sunday for fear of what came true today: a levee breached by floodwaters. Miles O’Brien talks to Brazoria County’s Judge Matt Sebesta about the threat his community faces.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 264
  • Record-breaking Harvey overwhelms Houston area
    Southeastern Texas has been pushed to the brink, as torrents poured through downtown Houston, aging dams and a levee overflowed and rescue crews worked through the night. Tropical Storm Harvey continues to soak up moisture and is expected to make a second landfall, dumping more rain, on Wednesday. The NewsHour’s PJ Tobia reports from Houston.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 425
    A woman is evacuated by airboat from the Hurricane Harvey floodwaters in Houston on Aug. 29. Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 29, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, the crisis in Houston deepens by the day as Tropical Storm Harvey lurks offshore. Also: How Washington and Seoul are responding to North Korea firing a missile over Japan, a look at the nation's first statewide youth apprentice program, masses of tourists push out locals in Venice and more.
    Original Air Date: August 29, 2017
    Length: 3304
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