Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 3, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, are allegations over President Trump's ties to Russia stopping the countries from solving global problems? Also: a look at who is carrying out the Philippines' deadly war on drugs, more than a dozen states seek to put limits on protesters, Shields and Brooks analyze the latest political news and how Americans seek spirituality outside of religion.

Segments from Friday, March 3, 2017

  • A hitman speaks out about brutal Philippines drug killings
    The Philippines have been gripped by violence amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drug dealers and users. More than 7,000 people have been killed in the last nine months, according to Human Rights Watch. But who is actually responsible for the killings? William Brangham narrates a report by Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • Shields and Brooks on Russia investigation questions
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including revelations about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ meeting with the Russian ambassador and the core question of the Trump administration’s connections to Russia, plus takeaways from President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • New book revisits murder and racial injustice of Emmett Till
    In “The Blood of Emmett Till,” author Timothy Tyson revisits the history of a notorious killing by revealing new details from the woman at the center of the allegations that led to Till’s murder and the acquittal of his murderers. Tyson sits down with Jeffrey Brown for a book conversation.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • Here’s what’s at stake for strained U.S.-Russia relations
    The latest reports on repeated contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials have strained the potential for improved ties between Moscow and Washington. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports, then Judy Woodruff gets views on what’s at stake from Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Paul Saunders of the Center for the National Interest.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 3, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, are allegations over President Trump's ties to Russia stopping the countries from solving global problems? Also: a look at who is carrying out the Philippines' deadly war on drugs, more than a dozen states seek to put limits on protesters, Shields and Brooks analyze the latest political news and how Americans seek spirituality outside of religion.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
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  • How millennials are looking for new centers of spirituality
    Millennials are turning away from religion faster than any other age group, yet the majority still believe in god or a universal spirit and are hungry for meaningful connection. Casper ter Kuile, a researcher at Harvard University, shares his humble opinion on the changing shape of American religion and how millennials are creating new forms of spiritual community.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • GOP lawmakers try to rein in protests with new state laws
    In many state capitals, lawmakers are targeting protesters’ tactics amid a renewed wave of large-scale demonstrations, sparking debates over the question of free speech versus public safety. John Yang speaks with Christopher Ingraham of The Washington Post about how far the new laws go and how civil liberties advocates are reacting.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
  • News Wrap: Yellen signals another Fed interest rate hike
    In our news wrap Friday, Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, is sending the strongest signal yet that short-term interest rates are going up again -- this month. Also, former journalist Juan Thompson was arrested in St. Louis for allegedly sending bomb threats to at least eight Jewish institutions.
    Original Air Date: March 3, 2017
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