Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode July 24, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, Jared Kushner defends his contacts with Russian officials as he meets with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Also: What led to the deaths of 10 migrants in San Antonio, a controversial plan to relocate one of the world's most persecuted minorities, DNC Chair Tom Perez on his party's future and a new film documents Syrian activists battling ISIS.

Segments from Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Myanmar's Rohingya stuck in deadly limbo
    The Rohingya people, an ethnic Muslim minority group, have fled murder and persecution by the army of Myanmar to seek refuge in camps in Southern Bangladesh, but their arrival has been less than welcome. Special correspondent Tania Rashid reports.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 438
  • Death of migrants in Texas shows dangers of human smuggling
    Dozens of people were found packed into a sweltering tractor trailer in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday, an attempt at human smuggling that left at least 10 dead and nearly 20 others hospitalized. Survivors said there was no air conditioning and described taking turns to breath through a hole. John Yang learns more about this case and immigration politics from Jason Buch of San Antonio Express News.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 317
  • Perez: Democrats fighting for a better future for everyone
    Will a new, more populist message focused on economic issues help the Democratic Party win back voters? Thomas Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the new agenda and way forward for Democrats, and standing for more than opposing President Trump and his agenda.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 530
  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 24, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, Jared Kushner defends his contacts with Russian officials as he meets with the Senate Intelligence Committee. Also: What led to the deaths of 10 migrants in San Antonio, a controversial plan to relocate one of the world's most persecuted minorities, DNC Chair Tom Perez on his party's future and a new film documents Syrian activists battling ISIS.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 3264
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  • Democrats revise their message but need the right messengers
    Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the path ahead for the Democratic Party, a new communications chief for the White House after a dramatic shake-up, plus President Trump puts pressure on Republicans on passing health care reform and publicly criticizes Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 454
  • Citizen journalists risk their lives to report from Raqqa
    Starting with the Arab Spring and fight against Syria’s Assad regime, through the brutal takeover by the Islamic State, a group of citizen journalists has been documenting life inside Raqqa under deadly circumstances. A new documentary tells their story. Matthew Heineman, director of "City of Ghosts," and Abdal-Aziz Al-Hamza, one of the group’s members, join Jeffrey Brown for a conversation.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 455
  • Kushner on Russia dealings: ‘I had no improper contacts’
    President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner spoke privately with the Senate Intelligence Committee about his dealings with Russia, before delivering a brief public statement in which he denied colluding with the Russian government and dismissed the idea that the Trump campaign benefitted from Russian election meddling. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 222
  • News Wrap: Trump tweets new criticism of Sessions
    In the our news wrap Monday, President Trump directed new criticism at Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Russia probes. In a tweet, he called Sessions "our beleaguered A.G." and asked why he wasn't investigating Hillary Clinton. Also, a diplomatic standoff between Israel and Jordan has ended. It began Sunday, when an Israeli embassy guard in Amman killed two Jordanians after one stabbed him.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 353
  • Why there is so much focus on Kushner’s Russia contacts
    White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner did something on Monday he rarely does: speak to reporters. The president's son-in-law offered both denial and defense in his public statement after testifying privately to the Senate Intelligence Committee on matters relating to the Russia investigation. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff to examine what we know and what key questions remain.
    Original Air Date: July 24, 2017
    Length: 305
    Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner speaks outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX3CQST
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