Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 24, 2017
225520225480PBS NewsHour full episode August 24, 2017Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump continues his attack on Republican leaders in Congress. Also: The Kurds' dual objective to defeat ISIS and gain independence, what it takes to launch a nuclear bomb, rebooting retail to appeal to online shoppers and a Brief but Spectacular take on finding courage after Ferguson.2017-08-24 06:00 pmdisabled3004090011HvcGKvHCnScfalse228109Erdogan questions U.S. arming Kurdish 'terrorists'The decades-long alliance between the U.S. and Turkey has been strained amid the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, in the aftermath of last year’s coup attempt in Turkey and a violent attack in Washington by Turkish guards. Judy Woodruff sat down with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for an exclusive interview in New York on Monday to discuss these tensions.2017-09-19 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/erdogan1-320x196.jpg3004834285gznC59XQwlw228118Powerful earthquake will test Mexico’s emergency responseA 7.1 earthquake shook the region near Mexico City on Tuesday, knocking down buildings and killing dozens of people. Judy Woodruff learns more about the destruction from Richard Ensor of The Economist.2017-09-19 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/RTX3H0WJ-e1505866982495-320x196.jpg3004830186IddgxoFyE94228112How athletes have used activism to level the playing fieldJames Blake may have climbed to the top of the tennis world, ranking number four in the world before retiring in 2013, but being a former pro athlete wasn’t enough to insulate him from being inappropriately accosted by a New York cop. The incident made him rethink his role as a citizen-athlete and led him to write a book, “Ways of Grace.” Blake joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss sports and activism.2017-09-19 04:47 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/RTSPDLV-320x196.jpg3004828353IxwBAZu7-J8
Thursday on the NewsHour, President Trump continues his attack on Republican leaders in Congress. Also: The Kurds' dual objective to defeat ISIS and gain independence, what it takes to launch a nuclear bomb, rebooting retail to appeal to online shoppers and a Brief but Spectacular take on finding courage after Ferguson.
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