Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 28, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump says the time is right for a new immigration law as he prepares to lay out his priorities in his first address to Congress. Also: White House efforts to support historically black colleges, students who live in one country and go to school in another, seeing the civil rights movement through powerful images and airlifting bison to a new home.

Segments from Tuesday, February 28, 2017

  • Trump to lay out priorities like immigration to Congress
    It’s President Trump’s biggest moment in the spotlight since the inauguration. On Tuesday night, he’ll give Congress and the country his take on various issues, and lay out plans for the future, including the possibility of immigration reform, investment in infrastructure and beefing up the military. John Yang reports and Lisa Desjardins offers an update from Capitol Hill.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • News Wrap: Trump followed generals' advice on Yemen raid
    In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump said in an interview on FOX News that he followed his generals' advice in ordering a U.S. military raid that left a Navy SEAL dead. Also, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross was sworn-in by Vice President Pence after winning confirmation in the Senate last night.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • Trump administration freezes Obama rule on water protection
    EPA chief Scott Pruitt recently promised an aggressive rollback of regulations that had been put in place by former President Obama, and President Trump made good on Pruitt’s promise with an order to dismantle a rule about smaller bodies of water. William Brangham learns more from Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post about what today’s move means for water regulations.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • This school welcomes families who live across the border
    As anxiety increases within the immigrant community over stepped-up enforcement along the U.S.-Mexican border, one small bi-national community in New Mexico is working hard to keep families connected through education and schooling. Special correspondent Simon Thompson reports from public media’s Fronteras Desk and PBS station KRWG.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • Photos show undeniable history of the civil rights movement
    Historically black colleges and universities are the focus of President Trump's new executive order, which will move the government's program for coordinating HBCUs back directly to the White House. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and journalist Sophia Nelson about how Mr. Trump’s plans for HBCUs.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • What the White House can do to help HBCUs thrive
    Historically black colleges and universities are the focus of President Trump's new executive order, which will move the government's program for coordinating HBCUs back directly to the White House. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Johnny Taylor, president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and journalist Sophia Nelson about how Mr. Trump’s plans for HBCUs.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • How scientists brought bison back to Banff
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, bison have returned to Canada's Banff National Park after being wiped out more than a century ago. A biologist explains the efforts to help anchor a herd to its new home.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • Will President Trump use his address to Congress as a reset?
    President Trump will have the chance to explain his plans to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. What should we expect? Judy Woodruff talks with Democratic strategist Karine Jean-Pierre, Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and presidential historian Michael Beschloss.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Feb. 28, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump says the time is right for a new immigration law as he prepares to lay out his priorities in his first address to Congress. Also: White House efforts to support historically black colleges, students who live in one country and go to school in another, seeing the civil rights movement through powerful images and airlifting bison to a new home.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
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