Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 30, 2017

Thursday on the NewsHour, Senators slam Russia for interfering in the election, and the House Intel ranking Democrat says White House actions raise profound questions. Also: North Carolina repeals a controversial bathroom law, analyzing President Trump's role in the world, seeking new ways to diagnose PTSD, the best ways to teach your kids about money and Kathleen Turner on women’s equality.

Segments from Thursday, March 30, 2017

  • Two veteran lawmakers worry diplomacy is being undervalued
    President Trump vowed on the campaign trail to improve America’s global standing. After two months in office, the president has shaken up the world stage, from dust-ups with allies to continued questions about Russia. Judy Woodruff gets views from veteran lawmakers former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind., and former Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., about how they see Trump foreign policy so far.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
  • Can science make diagnosing PTSD less of an ordeal?
    Researchers around the country are trying to nail down a more specific diagnosis of PTSD through the use of an array of methods, from genetic testing to MRIs. In part two of our series War on the Brain, special correspondent Soledad O’Brien reports on the difficulties patients can face when physicians struggle to accurately identify their condition.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
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  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 30, 2017
    Thursday on the NewsHour, Senators slam Russia for interfering in the election, and the House Intel ranking Democrat says White House actions raise profound questions. Also: North Carolina repeals a controversial bathroom law, analyzing President Trump's role in the world, seeking new ways to diagnose PTSD, the best ways to teach your kids about money and Kathleen Turner on women’s equality.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), accompanied by Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), vice chairman of the committee, speaks at a news conference to discuss their probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein.
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    March 30, 2017
  • News Wrap: Trump takes aim at Freedom Caucus
    In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump tweeted that some conservatives in the Freedom Caucus will hurt the Republican agenda if "they don't get on the team." A Caucus member later responded that "most people don't take well to being bullied." Also, a federal judge in Hawaii extended his orders blocking the president's revised travel ban.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
    FILE PHOTO: House Freedom Caucus Chairman U.S. Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters after meeting with his caucus members about their votes on a potential repeal of Obamacare on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo - RTX334X8
  • The best ways to teach your little kids about money
    Personal finance guru Beth Kobliner thinks kids should be learning about money and key economic concepts early. She hopes to break the taboo of talking money with your kids with her new book, "Make Your Kid a Money Genius." Economics correspondent Paul Solman gets lessons on how to instill economic lessons in young people from Kobliner, as well as some actual kids.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
  • Senate hearing highlights Russian disinformation influence
    The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing on Russia's election season meddling, where both committee leaders made clear they wanted to avoid the partisanship that's plagued their House counterparts' investigation. They focused on issues from the very real threats of fake news stories, to rules for engagement in a cyber war. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
  • What does N.C.’s HB2 compromise mean for LGBTQ rights?
    North Carolina's state legislature overwhelmingly voted to replace its so-called "bathroom bill" on Thursday, after suffering a business and economic backlash from a law that many saw as discriminatory. How do people see the compromise deal? Hari Sreenivasan talks to North Carolina State Representative Darren Jackson and Cathryn Oakley, senior legislative counsel for Human Rights Campaign.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
  • Kathleen Turner wants women to realize their own value
    Kathleen Turner has said she is no good at playing victim roles. The actress who starred in “Body Heat” as well as on Broadway, gives her Brief But Spectacular take on a being a woman who likes to push the envelope, if not downright tear it.
    Original Air Date: March 30, 2017
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