Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 6, 2017

Monday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration unveils a revised travel ban after the first was blocked by the courts. Also: Making sense of President Trump's accusation that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, GOP lawmakers lay out a plan to replace Obamacare, a horror film about race in America and students compete to send science experiments to space.

Segments from Monday, March 6, 2017

  • News Wrap: High court won’t hear transgender bathroom case
    In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court won't hear a case on transgender bathroom use in public schools. The court's action sends the case back to the lower case for further review. Also, North Korea successfully test-launched four more missiles. Three landed in Japanese waters, and drew condemnation from Japan and South Korea.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
    The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, D.C. Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria.
  • What's behind Trump's charge that Obama ordered wiretap?
    President Trump sparked a firestorm with a tweet over the weekend, accusing his predecessor -- without offering evidence -- of wiretapping Trump Tower ahead of the election and asking Congress to investigate. John Yang speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, and former Department of Homeland Security official Stewart Baker.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • Trump administration’s new travel ban makes critical changes
    The Trump administration targets a group of mostly Muslim nations in its second try at a travel ban by executive order. But it makes critical changes in hope of avoiding the issues that led courts to block it. The new order removes Iraq from the list of barred countries, limits the ban on Syrian refugees to 120 days and drops explicit exceptions for religious minorities. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • How the Obamacare replacement will test Republicans
    Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join John Yang to discuss the origin of and fallout from President Trump’s recent wiretap accusations, as well as how Republican lawmakers and President Trump will have to work to pass a replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • 'Get Out' dials up the scary side of race in America
    A trip to meet the parents in well-heeled, white suburban America -- what could go wrong? The new horror film "Get Out" is about the very real horror of racism. Jeffrey Brown sits down with director Jordan Peele to discuss his debut film that’s become a breakout hit.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • Is Trump’s revised travel ban constitutional?
    President Trump signed a new executive order that restricts travel from six Muslim majority countries after a first attempt was shot down by the courts. Will the new order pass legal muster? Jeffrey Brown gets debate from Neal Katyal, a former acting solicitor general under President Obama, and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, about whether it will hold up in court.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • Students devise science experiment that will really take off
    Students from 21 schools across the U.S. and Canada competed for the chance to have their science experiments sent to the International Space Station. One of the student teams selected, from East High School in Rochester, New York, designed an experiment on the process of photosynthesis. Special correspondent Sasha-Ann Simons from PBS station WXXI reports.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • How Republicans are planning to replace the ACA
    Republican lawmakers released their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Monday evening. Proposed changes include ending direct government subsidies in favor of tax credits, ending penalties of the individual mandate and phasing out the expansion of Medicaid in 2020. Lisa Desjardins talks with John Yang from Capitol Hill.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 6, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration unveils a revised travel ban after the first was blocked by the courts. Also: Making sense of President Trump's accusation that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, GOP lawmakers lay out a plan to replace Obamacare, a horror film about race in America and students compete to send science experiments to space.
    Original Air Date: March 6, 2017
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