Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode March 9, 2017
209289209298PBS NewsHour full episode March 9, 2017Thursday on the NewsHour, Republicans win an early victory for their health care bill. We take a look at how it could seriously impact Medicaid. Also: U.S. Marines land in Syria to help take back Raqqa, how our devices may be monitoring us, a hippie doctor's journey from Woodstock to eradicating smallpox in India, and more.2017-03-09 18:00:00disabled2365974167DlJ9apeo9Gs210683Veteran NewsHour journalist on early loss, life’s journeysElizabeth Farnsworth traveled the world for years as a foreign correspondent for the NewsHour. Her new book, "A Train Through Time," examines her experiences in hotspots such as Latin America. But it's more than a story of her reporting, as she details her childhood and the loss of her mother, and also blends fact with fiction. Farnsworth sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss her work.2017-03-23 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/book2-320x196.jpg2365983507yEf8FrgpTnQ210682The odds of a second term? You can bet on all things TrumpThe political prediction markets -- where you can bet real money on political outcomes -- have a track record of being better than any poll, yet they failed spectacularly in the November election. Even so, people are flocking to bets about the Trump administration, including the president's odds of winning a second term and even his impeachment. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.2017-03-23 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/RTX2VHIX-320x196.jpg2365983485JWoIyBzqTBU210680Why the Trump administration is sending more troops to SyriaThe Pentagon has authorized the deployment of 400 additional troops to Syria in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State militant group. Judy Woodruff discusses the U.S.'s deepening military involvement and the complexities with former Defense Department official Andrew Exum and Bulent Aliriza of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.2017-03-23 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/fightingISIS-320x196.jpg23659834914evtmUlWqUA
Thursday on the NewsHour, Republicans win an early victory for their health care bill. We take a look at how it could seriously impact Medicaid. Also: U.S. Marines land in Syria to help take back Raqqa, how our devices may be monitoring us, a hippie doctor's journey from Woodstock to eradicating smallpox in India, and more.
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