Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 20, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, a House committee delves into a possible Russian government role in the campaign that elected Donald Trump. Meanwhile, a Senate panel begins hearings on the man chosen by President Trump to serve on the Supreme Court. Also: A new art exhibit explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists.

Segments from Monday, March 20, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 20, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, a House committee delves into a possible Russian government role in the campaign that elected Donald Trump. Meanwhile, a Senate panel begins hearings on the man chosen by President Trump to serve on the Supreme Court. Also: A new art exhibit explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
    FULL PROGRAM
    March 20, 2017
  • Schiff: 'Big problem' if Trump is making up wiretap claim
    While Democrats and Republicans pursued sharply different lines of questioning in a House Intelligence hearing Monday, ranking Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff focused in on contacts between Trump campaign advisors and Russian officials. Judy Woodruff talks with Schiff about his main takeaways from the hearing, as well as the credibility of President Trump and the intelligence community.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
  • Artists illuminate Latino life in the American West
    Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
  • Comey confirms Russia probe, but not Trump wiretap claim
    FBI Director James Comey offered a rare admission in a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, confirming an ongoing investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 election and any potential coordination with the Trump campaign. Comey also said there is no substantial evidence former President Obama ordered a wiretap against President Trump. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
    FBI Director James Comey waits before testifying at a House Intelligence Committee hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts.
  • Gorsuch promises to be independent from politics
    On day one of Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing, senators outlined partisan attacks for the week to come. While Republicans spent most of the hearing praising Gorsuch's legal resume, Democrats knocked his constitutional philosophy as too rigid. Judy Woodruff reports.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
  • Grassley: Gorsuch willing to be a judge, not a legislator
    What did the country learn about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on opening day of his confirmation hearings? Judy Woodruff speaks with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, about Gorsuch’s judicial philosophy, how he compares to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, plus the House hearing on the FBI’s investigations into Russian influence of the 2016 election.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
  • What to expect from Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings
    Who is Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, and what does his career on the bench suggest about his beliefs? Jeffrey Brown looks back to offer a portrait of the judge, then Judy Woodruff examines his record with Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal, Tom Goldstein, founder of Scotusblog.com, former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement and Pam Karlan of Stanford Law School.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
  • News Wrap: Deadly suicide car bomb explodes in Baghdad
    in our news wrap Monday, at least 23 people were killed and nearly 50 more wounded by a suicide car bomb in a busy commercial district -- and mostly Shiite neighborhood -- of Baghdad. The violence erupted as Iraq's prime minister was visiting the White House. Also: Syrian government forces recaptured part of the capital city Damascus a day after a surprise rebel incursion.
    Original Air Date: March 20, 2017
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