Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode June 15, 2017

Thursday on the NewsHour, special counsel Robert Mueller takes a turn in the Russia investigation, probing possible obstruction of justice by the president. Also: Turkish security agents charged after a violent clash with protesters, renewed criticism for a government visa program, how one couple changed marriage in the U.S., lost music from the Holocaust and TV great Dick Cavett.

Segments from Thursday, June 15, 2017

  • Erdogan security team charged in assault of D.C. protesters
    A month since demonstrators were attacked by Turkish security forces outside the ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. authorities have issued warrants on assault charges. Some suspects have been arrested, but most returned home to Turkey after the attack. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 199
  • Warner: Would be helpful if Trump cooperated on Russia probe
    The Senate Intelligence Committee met behind closed doors this week with three key figures in their expanding Russia investigation, including special counsel Robert Mueller. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., vice-chair of the committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the distinctions between the Senate’s investigation and the probe led by Mueller, as well as his wish for more help from the White House.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 464
  • Here’s what’s in the Senate’s new Russia sanctions
    The Senate overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against both Iran and Russia on Thursday. While the overall bill is aimed at Iran's missile program, an amendment expands sanctions on Russia for meddling in last year's election, and another amendment affects the president’s ability to roll back sanctions. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to take a closer look at the details.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 155
  • How Dick Cavett brought the art of conversation to TV
    TV great Dick Cavett credits comedian Jack Paar with providing his talk-show hosting philosophy: Make it a conversation. Cavett offers his Brief but Spectacular take on his career.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 230
  • Kushners put foreign-investor visa back in the spotlight
    Thousands of investors apply and participate annually in the little-known EB-5 visa program, designed to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports that recently, one real estate business in particular has put it back in the spotlight: that of the family of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 542
  • Long-silenced songs of Holocaust survivors are rediscovered
    When the death camps and ghettos of Europe were liberated at the end of World War II, a psychologist from Chicago visited former prisoners and recorded their interviews. Unheard for decades, a long-missing reel of songs has been rediscovered, offering a haunting document of the horrors of the Holocaust. David C. Barnett of PBS member station WVIZ reports.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 323
  • Interracial couples challenge white supremacy in ‘Loving’
    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia, which struck down the law prohibiting interracial marriage. Author Sheryll Cashin explores that case and other historical examples in her book “Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy.” Judy Woodruff sits down with Cashin to discuss economic and ideological forces at work.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 433
  • News Wrap: Student freed from North Korea has brain injury
    In the our news wrap Thursday, Otto Warmbier suffered a severe neurological injury, according to doctors who have examined him since his release from North Korea. Warmbier is in a coma. Also, Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, a leading Republican in the House, remains in critical condition after a gunman shot him Wednesday.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 467
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 15, 2017
    Thursday on the NewsHour, special counsel Robert Mueller takes a turn in the Russia investigation, probing possible obstruction of justice by the president. Also: Turkish security agents charged after a violent clash with protesters, renewed criticism for a government visa program, how one couple changed marriage in the U.S., lost music from the Holocaust and TV great Dick Cavett.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 3302
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    June 15, 2017
  • Robert Mueller is expanding the Russia probe. Here’s how
    President Trump is now under scrutiny for possible obstruction of justice. New reports suggest that special counsel Bob Mueller has broadened his probe, originally focused on Russian meddling in the election. Judy Woodruff learns more from Carrie Johnson of NPR.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 268
    Former FBI Director Robert Mueller at the Justice Department headquarters in 2013. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
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