Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode June 19, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, tensions rise in the Middle East after the U.S. shoots down a Syrian jet. Also: President Trump's lawyer on reports about an obstruction of justice investigation, empowering victims of human trafficking, a preview of Georgia's special election and more.

Segments from Monday, June 19, 2017

  • News Wrap: U.S. student jailed by North Korea dies
    In the our news wrap Monday, Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was imprisoned by North Korea for over a year, has died days after being returned to the U.S. in a coma. Also, the Supreme Court will hear a case on the way states redraw congressional districts.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 413
  • Downing of Syrian jet further complicates battlefield
    An American aircraft shot down a Syrian air force fighter jet Sunday, prompting Russia to say it now considers all U.S. aircraft in the region a threat, and suspending its military hotline for coordination of air missions. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff gets analysis from Faysal Itani of the Atlantic Council and former Defense Department official Andrew Exum.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 676
  • Trump lawyer casts doubt on reports of obstruction probe
    President Trump has not been informed that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to Jay Sekulow, a member of his legal team. Sekulow joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s reaction to the various investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the firing of FBI Director James Comey and more.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 491
  • How human traffickers trap women into domestic servitude
    More than three million women are forced into servitude as domestic workers every year, often lured to other countries in the Persian Gulf or Middle East under false pretenses. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on ways some advocates are working to protect workers, as well as women in low-income countries who may be vulnerable to human traffickers.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 505
  • Georgia’s record-breaking race will test Trump approval
    A special election in Georgia has become the most expensive U.S. House race in history. In a district that's been consistently Republican for decades, Democrats are pinning their hopes and money on a young candidate, Jon Ossoff, who's going up against GOP candidate Karen Handel. Lisa Desjardins talks to Andra Gillespie of Emory University and Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 362
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 19, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, tensions rise in the Middle East after the U.S. shoots down a Syrian jet. Also: President Trump's lawyer on reports about an obstruction of justice investigation, empowering victims of human trafficking, a preview of Georgia's special election and more.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 3262
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    June 19, 2017
  • The clinic that brings your broken toaster back to life
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Fixit Clinics teach people how to repair electronic items instead of throwing them out.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 156
  • What’s at stake for both sides of the Georgia race
    What are the factors playing into the competitive and expensive race for a House seat in Georgia? Judy Woodruff talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about the special election face-off, a look at President Trump’s personal legal team and why Democrats are trying to bring attention to Republican efforts to craft and pass a secret health care bill.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 485
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