Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 24, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump takes the stage at CPAC and keeps up his attack on the news media. Also: A look at the future of the Democratic party, grassroots efforts to derail the Trump agenda find inspiration in tea party tactics, Mark Shields and David Brooks take on the week's news and a foster parent who cares solely for terminally ill children.

Segments from Friday, February 24, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 24, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump takes the stage at CPAC and keeps up his attack on the news media. Also: A look at the future of the Democratic party, grassroots efforts to derail the Trump agenda find inspiration in tea party tactics, Mark Shields and David Brooks take on the week's news and a foster parent who cares solely for terminally ill children.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
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    February 24, 2017
  • The foster father who takes care of terminally ill kids
    Mohamed Bzeek has become somewhat of a local hero in Los Angeles, taking on a life mission that few others would consider: as a foster parent who cares solely for terminally ill children. Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon meets Bzeek, a former Libyan immigrant who depends on his Muslim faith as he juggles intensive caretaking and heartbreak, as well as his own battle with cancer.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • Citizens turn up the anger at town hall meetings
    With members of Congress on recess, usually that would mean lawmakers meeting with constituents at home in their districts. But fewer than 30 Republicans are holding meetings in the face of local protests and rowdy town halls. Lisa Desjardins reports from New Jersey, where five-term Rep. Leonard Lance faced more than a thousand people, ready to let him hear their urgent concerns.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • Shields and Brooks on tea party lessons for Democrats
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the grassroots fervor meeting Republican members of Congress in their home districts, the challenge of a clear message for Democrats, how President Trump has influenced American conservatism and the impact of a president targeting the media as “fake.”
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • A groundbreaking filmmaker finally gets her time to shine
    Kathleen Collins was one of the first African-American women to direct a feature film, but her work wasn’t widely released before her death from cancer in 1988. Nearly 30 years later, her daughter Nina Collins had the film restored, and now it’s finally getting critical recognition. Collins gives her Brief But Spectacular take on her mother’s life and legacy in cinema.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • News Wrap: Chemical weapon killed Kim Jong Un's half-brother
    In our news wrap Friday, Malaysian toxicologists have determined that a chemical weapon was used to assassinate the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Also, more than 60 people are dead after a pair of bombings by Islamic State militants near a northern town in Syria, which Turkish and Syrian fighters retook just yesterday.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • Can Democrats find a rallying cry that wins with voters?
    Having lost the White House and now the minority in both houses of Congress, what should the Democratic party's message be going forward? Judy Woodruff talks to Symone Sanders, a strategist for Priorities USA and former national press secretary for Bernie Sanders, and Jaime Harrison, chairman for the South Carolina Democratic Party, about the need for unity and the party’s future.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
  • What Trump targeting the media means for press access
    President Trump touted his agenda at the annual CPAC, trumpeting his theme of "America first." He also lambasted the "fake media” after CNN reported that the White House asked the FBI to refute claims of connection between Trump associates and Russia. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff talks to Sally Buzbee of the Associated Press about the White House denying briefing access to some outlets.
    Original Air Date: February 24, 2017
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