Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode May 26, 2017

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Friday on the NewsHour, gunmen in Egypt attack a Christian group, killing at least 28. Also: An exclusive interview with Aya Hijazi, what President Trump accomplished on a trip abroad, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a humorous take on getting out of your bubble, being a veteran of a war that never ends and more.

Segments from Friday, May 26, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode May 26, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, gunmen in Egypt attack a Christian group, killing at least 28. Also: An exclusive interview with Aya Hijazi, what President Trump accomplished on a trip abroad, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a humorous take on getting out of your bubble, being a veteran of a war that never ends and more.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 3249
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    May 26, 2017
  • Free from prison in Egypt, aid worker Aya Hijazi speaks out on her message for Sisi, meeting Trump
    In 2013, Aya Hijazi and her husband Mohammed founded an organization that helps impoverished children living in the streets of Cairo. But during a crackdown on civil groups in Egypt, Hijazi, an Egyptian-American, and her husband were detained, imprisoned and falsely accused crimes. In an exclusive interview, Hijazy, now released, joins Judy Woodruff to tell her story.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 682
  • W. Kamau Bell wants America to get awkward
    For W. Kamau Bell, awkward situations and challenging conversations can offer the best opportunities to grow as a person. And as a stand-up comedian and host of “United Shades of America,” he does the opposite of running from uncomfortable interactions. Bell, author of “The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell,” joins Jeffrey Brown for a conversation.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 410
  • What it’s like to be a veteran of a war that never ends
    Sometimes author Brian Castner asks himself, “How many tours would have been enough to know, deep down in my bones, that I had done my part?” After three tours, Castner got home from Iraq a decade ago. But the war isn’t over; it’s just gone on without him. Castner gives his humble opinion on why being a veteran today feels like having unfinished business.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 183
  • That time Mister Rogers comforted me in real life
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, in the aftermath of the terror attack in Manchester, writer Anthony Breznican took to Twitter to recount how the late television icon Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” comforted him during a difficult period in his own life.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 209
  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s trip, Montana press bashing
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s first trip abroad and views on NATO, plus dramatic domestic cuts in the White House’s budget proposal, a new CBO assessment of the Republican health care bill and whether an alleged assault by a political candidate suggests growing hostility toward the press.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 731
  • Coptic Christians targeted by gunmen in a deadly assault
    Gunmen blasted an isolated bus packed with men, women and children in Egypt, killing at least 28. The victims were Coptic Christians who were making their way to a monastery along an unpaved desert road. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports that it was the latest in a series of attacks on the embattled Christian minority since late last year.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 0
  • News Wrap: Two more arrested for Manchester concert bombing
    In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Manchester have now made two more arrests in the concert bombing that killed 22 people. Police now have 9 individuals in custody, including several they deem as “key players” in the attack. Also, an activist group reported that U.S. coalition airstrikes killed more than 100 people overnight.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 231
  • World leaders try to bend Trump's ear on first trip abroad
    President Trump spent the final day of his first trip abroad in Sicily at a G-7 Summit, where he met with several world leaders to discuss issues such as climate change and trade. It wrapped up a busy week with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the West Bank, the Vatican and the headquarters of the European Union and NATO. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Margaret Talev of Bloomberg News.
    Original Air Date: May 26, 2017
    Length: 332
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