Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode May 4, 2017

Full Episode for May 4, 2017

Segments from Thursday, May 4, 2017

  • Full Episode for May 4, 2017
    Full Episode for May 4, 2017
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 3299
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    May 4, 2017
  • How health care cost, coverage might change under GOP bill
    House Republicans have pushed through a bill to remake the American health care system in dramatic ways. Lisa Desjardins and Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how coverage and cost would change, and how the bill is likely to fare in the Senate.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 3299
  • News Wrap: Senate approves first spending bill under Trump
    In our news wrap Thursday, the Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill in order to keep the government running through September. Also, there’s word the Trump administration is in talks with Iraq about prolonging U.S. military presence in the country.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 3299
  • It's a slow, painful recovery for this former manufacturing town
    Once a proud industrial town, Janesville, Wisconsin, was knocked for a loop in 2008 when General Motors idled its assembly plant, the area's long-time largest employer. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Amy Goldstein, author of "Janesville: An American Story," about the complicated picture of how the town and its people have tried to recover and adapt.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
  • Why summer is the season of sequels, reboots and spin-offs
    The summer movie season is about to kick into high gear, even though it's barely May. This year will see at least 15 blockbuster sequels, reboots or spin-offs, like “Guardians of the Galaxy” and from older franchises like "Spiderman," "Planet of the Apes" and "Pirates of the Caribbean." Jeffrey Brown talks to Alonso Duralde of TheWrap and Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
  • Long welcoming to refugees, hostility grows in Uganda
    Nearly 600,000 refugees have entered Uganda since July, fleeing violence and war in neighboring South Sudan, and the flow continues unabated. The overwhelming numbers are straining relief efforts and inciting tensions between newcomers and Ugandans from nearby communities. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
    South Sudanese refugee woman, displaced by fighting, holds her child on arrival at Imvepi settlement in Arua district, northern Uganda, April 4, 2017. Picture taken April 4, 2017. REUTERS/James Akena - RTX35467
  • House GOP wrests narrow win in health care bill fight
    The American Health Care Act squeaked through the House of Representatives Thursday with a single vote to spare, the culmination of years of promises, days of tension and hours of heated debate. As House Speaker Paul Ryan made a plea to Republicans to pass the bill, Democrats insisted the vote was rushed, short-sided and will hurt millions of Americans. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
    U.S. President Donald Trump (C) turns to House Speaker Paul Ryan (3rdL) as he gathers with Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with the Republican healthcare plan, in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. Photo by Carlos Barria/REUTERS
  • Schiff talks Comey testimony, ‘sad day’ for health care
    Two of the nation's top national security officials held a closed hearing with congressional investigators on Thursday about what role Russia played in the presidential election and whether the Trump campaign colluded in that process. William Brangham discusses that and the GOP health care bill with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
  • TV pioneer Norman Lear finds joy in creative stress
    Legendary writer and producer Norman Lear was responsible for some of America’s most popular and groundbreaking sitcoms, like “All in the Family,” “Maude” and “The Jeffersons.” Lear, 94, gives his Brief but Spectacular take on what it means to live a joyfully stressful life.
    Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
    Length: 554
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