Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 29, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Britain officially starts the two-year process of divorce from the European Union. Also: Uncertain prospects of finding common ground in Congress, horrific conditions in Bangladesh's leather tanneries, why stigma persists for veterans with PTSD, the barriers to restoring the Everglades and historic audio recordings are added to the Library of Congress.

Segments from Wednesday, March 29, 2017

  • What's stopping the vulnerable Everglades from being healed?
    The Florida Everglades are critical to the survival of local birds, reptiles and millions of people. As urban development has increased, the incredibly bio-diverse habitat has become vulnerable to rising sea water encroachment. Billions of dollars have been spent on restoration, but both science and politics have made efforts more complicated. Special correspondent Duarte Geraldino reports.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
  • In fight over Gorsuch, Senate leaders stand their ground
    In Congress, the spotlight is back on the battle over Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the possibility of Republicans using the “nuclear option.” Meanwhile, there are questions about the independence of the chair of the House Intelligence Committee on the Russia probe. Judy Woodruff gets views from Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union and Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 29, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Britain officially starts the two-year process of divorce from the European Union. Also: Uncertain prospects of finding common ground in Congress, horrific conditions in Bangladesh's leather tanneries, why stigma persists for veterans with PTSD, the barriers to restoring the Everglades and historic audio recordings are added to the Library of Congress.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
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    March 29, 2017
  • News Wrap: Disputed airstrike in Iraq under investigation
    In our news wrap Wednesday, the U.S. military announced that its review of a disputed airstrike in Iraq, which reportedly killed at least 100 civilians, is now a formal investigation. Also, China and the European Union stood by their commitments to the Paris Accord on climate change, following President Trump's actions aimed at rolling back efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
  • Brexit doesn’t have to be ‘lose-lose,’ says UK ambassador
    After the United Kingdom gave its formal notice of its intention to split from the E.U., the European Council president lamented, "There is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day." But what does Brexit mean for the British people? British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the decision to break away and the path ahead.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
    British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch
  • Brexit countdown begins with formal notice from UK
    The British government formally launched the process of leaving the European Union on Wednesday, nine months after the British people voted to quit the political and economic bloc. Now the United Kingdom has two years to hammer out specific terms of its withdrawal, in negotiations that promise to be tough. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
  • The stigma that stops veterans from getting help for PTSD
    What discourages veterans from seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress? As part of our series War on the Brain, special correspondent Soledad O’Brien talks to former service members who have struggled to accept the diagnosis and get help.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
  • Library of Congress adds to list of sounds that shaped U.S.
    It's the Library of Congress' tribute to significant sound recordings. Each year, the Library of Congress selects 25 pieces of audio to be inducted into the National Recording Registry. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden walks us through this year’s selections, from a 1888 wax cylinder recording to 1990s rap.
    Original Air Date: March 29, 2017
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