Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 1, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, following President Trump's address to Congress, we explore what policies will take priority. Also: A closer look at the decision-making before a deadly raid in Yemen, Baltimore's approach to battling the opioid epidemic, the successes and struggles of rapidly growing startups and a new plan to send humans to the moon.

Segments from Wednesday, March 1, 2017

  • How did the Yemen raid decision-making work?
    What level of planning did the Obama administration take on ahead of a deadly U.S. military raid in Yemen carried out under President Trump? Hari Sreenivasan talks to former Defense Department official Andrew Exum and Colin Kahl, former national security advisor to the vice president, two men with intimate knowledge of the Obama administration’s process for authorizing the use of military force.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • Questions persist about deadly Yemen raid and its results
    More than a month after a controversial U.S. Special Operations raid in Yemen -- during which Navy SEAL Ryan Owens was killed -- there are still questions about how the mission was authorized, what it accomplished and more. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner looks at competing claims and Judy Woodruff gets the perspective of Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to President Trump.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • News Wrap: Deadly tornadoes rip across the Midwest
    In our news wrap Wednesday, three people died due to damaging tornadoes overnight, with some of the worst damage striking Illinois and Missouri. Also, there's word that President Trump's travel ban will no longer include citizens from Iraq, no bar indefinitely Syrian refugees.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • After confident speech, which priorities can Trump achieve?
    President Trump's address to Congress promised action on a long list of priorities he’s stressed before, but in a more disciplined and upbeat tone. Lisa Desjardins offers a recap of reactions to the president’s speech from both sides of the aisle, then Judy Woodruff talks to Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Susan Davis of NPR about the realities of enacting the agenda he proposed.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • Overdose antidote saves lives but doesn’t cure opioid crisis
    With overdose deaths from opioids on the rise across the country, Baltimore has begun training everyday citizens to use a life-saving antidote as one tool to combat the crisis, and the approach is catching on. But while many more states and municipalities have moved to make Naloxone more accessible, not everyone believes this is the right strategy. The NewsHour’s Pamela Kirkland reports.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 1, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, following President Trump's address to Congress, we explore what policies will take priority. Also: A closer look at the decision-making before a deadly raid in Yemen, Baltimore's approach to battling the opioid epidemic, the successes and struggles of rapidly growing startups and a new plan to send humans to the moon.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
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    March 1, 2017
  • Why Snapchat and Uber are under intense scrutiny over values
    Snapchat is about to sell its stock to the public for the first time. Is the app, used by 160 million people each day, really worth $24 billion? Meanwhile, popular transportation app Uber has been flung into the spotlight amid claims of sexual harassment and a video showing CEO Travis Kalanick in a contentious exchange with an Uber driver. Hari Sreenivasan talks to The New York Times' Mike Isaac.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • Human moon missions could be on the horizon under Trump
    Is there renewed focus inside the Trump administration, NASA and the private sector to revive travel to the moon? There are signs, like a single reference in President Trump's address to Congress, that seem to suggest that a space journey may be sooner than we might think. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what we could learn and why it’s back on the table.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • Special Report: President Trump's address to Congress
    Watch PBS NewsHour's complete coverage of President Donald Trump's first address to Congress. Following the speech, stay tuned for analysis from Mark Shields, David Brooks, Amy Walter, Matt Schlapp and Karine Jean-Pierre.
    Original Air Date: February 28, 2017
  • Despite protests, Dakota Access Pipeline nears completion
    Last year, the Obama administration froze the Dakota Access Pipeline, designed to carry North Dakota oil to Illinois. But President Trump has rebooted construction, which is now near completion. Public media's "Inside Energy" in conjunction with Rocky Mountain PBS produced a documentary called "Beyond Standing Rock" set to air on PBS stations in March. Reporter Leigh Paterson has this story.
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
  • Watch Trump's address to Congress in 7 minutes
    President Donald Trump delivered an hour-long speech to Congress Tuesday night, surprising pundits who expected him to clock in with a shorter address. If you don't have an hour to spare, watch our version, whittled down to a svelte 7 minutes. Find all of our coverage of the joint address to Congress at http://www.pbs.org/newshour
    Original Air Date: March 1, 2017
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