Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode June 13, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate over allegations of collusion with Russia and defends firing of the former FBI director. Also: An American student released from North Korea, Uber's CEO takes a leave of absence and what's behind the jobs numbers.

Segments from Tuesday, June 13, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Jeff Sessions Hearing Special
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about his recusal from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and much more.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 9685
    The PBS NewsHour will air live special coverage on Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • What the rising power of Hezbollah means for the Middle East
    Hezbollah, considered a terrorist group by the U.S. and others, has been a crucial fighting force in Syria's civil war, integral to the survival of the Assad regime. While the Lebanese militant group’s popularity across the Middle East has plummeted, its military might has been hugely strengthened, an evolution that is being anxiously watched by Israel. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 582
  • What questions remain after Sessions’ Senate testimony?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee in a high-stakes hearing on the investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 elections. Sessions denied having any meetings with Russian officials about the Trump campaign. Lisa Desjardins and NPR's Carrie Johnson join Judy Woodruff to discuss what emerged.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 539
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS16Y7C
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 13, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate over allegations of collusion with Russia and defends firing of the former FBI director. Also: An American student released from North Korea, Uber's CEO takes a leave of absence and what's behind the jobs numbers.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 3278
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    June 13, 2017
  • News Wrap: Senate crafts new Russia sanctions
    In our news wrap Tuesday, leaders of two Senate committees reached agreement on new sanctions against Russia, targeting corruption, human rights abuses and weapons shipments to Syria. Also, Pentagon leaders came under fire for not finishing a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 1122
    Russian President Vladimir Putin applauds during the State Prize awards ceremony marking the Day of Russia at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Natalia Kolesnikova/Pool - RTS16RKB
  • How will Uber evolve without CEO Kalanick behind the wheel?
    Ride-service giant Uber is in the midst of major turmoil. After months of complaints about the company's culture, sexual assault and bias, chief executive Travis Kalanick will take an indefinite leave of absence. That comes as a new report conducted by Eric Holder suggests ways to reform the company’s values. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Jessi Hempel of Backchannel about Uber's new direction.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 349
  • Putting Trump’s claims on jobs in context
    Just four months into his term, President Trump has made numerous claims about the jobs he's created and saved. What's the real record? William Brangham reports.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 336
  • Rep. Schiff on Sessions’ refusal to answer Senate questions
    Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., joins Judy Woodruff to react to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ first public testimony on the Russia investigation. Schiff says what was most notable to him was what he saw as Sessions corroborating former FBI Director James Comey on details of meetings with President Trump, as well as Sessions’ refusal to answer many of the senators’ questions.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 435
  • U.S. college student released from North Korea in a coma
    Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old American college student, has been medically evacuated under desperate circumstances after being detained in North Korea. North Korean authorities arrested Otto, who is now comatose, almost 18 months ago during a trip to the reclusive nation and sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor for taking a poster. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 250
    File photo of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier by Kyodo via Reuters
  • Former Justice officials weigh in on Sessions’ testimony
    From dealings with former FBI Director James Comey to the attorney general's recusal from the Russia probe, Judy Woodruff gets analysis from George Terwilliger, Walter Dellinger and Carrie Cordero, three former Justice Department officials with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 977
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