Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 11, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump warns North Korea that the U.S. military is ready to strike. What's the Trump administration's plan? Also: Brooks and Marcus on the escalating war of words, an art program helps young women in Baltimore go to college and how parents can respond to racism in classic kids' stories.

Segments from Friday, August 11, 2017

  • Your favorite book from childhood might be racist
    Do you have an old children’s book you love? Well, there’s a good chance that it might be racist, says kids’ author Grace Lin. She offers her humble opinion on how you can keep loving your favorite classics while acknowledging the out-of-date or harmful parts.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 214
  • News Wrap: Kenyan president wins second term
    In our news wrap Friday, Kenya’s election commission says President Uhuru Kenyatta has won a second term. It’s a victory that followed days of protests from backers of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who had claimed the vote was rigged. Also, at least 43 people are dead after two passenger trains collided in Egypt.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 213
  • What's the view of U.S. tensions from Pyongyang?
    President Trump denounced North Korea yet again Friday, affirming the U.S. and its military are ready to deal with any further provocation from Pyongyang. Despite the tensions, it was revealed that U.S. and North Korean diplomats have had back channel discussions recently. Nick Schifrin looks at the internal response and gets the North Korean perspective from Rafael Wober of Associated Press.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 392
  • How likely is a military conflict with North Korea?
    President Trump said the U.S. and its military is ready to deal with any provocation by the Pyongyang regime. How do the president’s words impact the Trump administration’s options? Judy Woodruff speaks with retired Adm. Dennis Blair, a former U.S. Pacific Forces commander, and former CIA analyst Sue Mi Terry to get some insight into the reclusive regime and how the U.S. should proceed.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 415
    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after a security briefing at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S. August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS1B9K0
  • This Baltimore school helps girls step up for college
    "Step," a new documentary, follows students from the Baltimore Leadership School for Girls, an institution with the primary goal of 100 percent college acceptance. But that's not their only success. Girls at the school channel their strengths into practicing step, an artform that combines movement, percussion and more. Members of the school explain what the program has meant to them.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 300
  • Risch: North Korea needs to know what’s on Trump’s mind
    Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s remarks on North Korea and the likelihood -- and potential consequences -- of a military conflict, plus Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell under attack from the White House.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 410
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 11, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump warns North Korea that the U.S. military is ready to strike. What's the Trump administration's plan? Also: Brooks and Marcus on the escalating war of words, an art program helps young women in Baltimore go to college and how parents can respond to racism in classic kids' stories.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 3249
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    August 11, 2017
  • Brooks and Marcus on Trump’s tone for North Korea
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Trump's tough words for North Korea over its nuclear threat, as well as his thanking Russian President Vladimir Putin for expelling hundreds of U.S. diplomats, plus his attacking Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
    Original Air Date: August 11, 2017
    Length: 703
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