Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 4, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, police search for a motive in the Las Vegas shooting, while President Trump visits the survivors and first responders. We examine how Las Vegas has reignited the gun debate. Also: San Juan’s mayor discusses hurricane recovery, One on one with Venezuela's president, grading the president's crisis responses and treating pain without opioids.

Segments from Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Sen. Lankford: Congress has to address issue of bump stocks
    The political debate over gun control in the U.S. has been reignited by the tragedy in Las Vegas. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about the use of bump stocks in the attack and how Washington might respond, the role the gun lobby plays in this debate, plus the progress made by the Senate on the Russia investigation.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 425
  • News Wrap: Tillerson denies report he considered quitting
    In our news wrap Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied a report that he almost resigned over the summer. NBC News reported that Tillerson was close to quitting after President Trump’s politicized speech to the Boy Scouts of America. Also, leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said there is no doubt that Russian hackers tried to influence the 2016 election.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 254
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes a statement to the media that he is not going to resign, at the State Department in Washington, U.S., October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RC148B19CBA0
  • How the Las Vegas shooting victims are being remembered
    As more stories of heroism emerge from the Las Vegas attack, so do clearer pictures of the victims' lives. We continue our tribute to the 59 people who were murdered with words from their loved ones.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 260
  • Investigators pore over Las Vegas attack evidence
    Marilou Danley, girlfriend of the Las Vegas gunman, was questioned by the FBI on Wednesday after flying back from the Philippines where she had been during the attack. Meanwhile, President Trump and the first lady met with survivors, doctors, police and emergency crews. Investigators also learned more about how the gunman acquired his arsenal. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 244
  • Understanding the science of pain
    Inside the search for new drugs and techniques to replace habit-forming opioids, science correspondent Miles O’Brien discovers future pain treatments may rely on virtual reality.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 599
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 4, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, police search for a motive in the Las Vegas shooting, while President Trump visits the survivors and first responders. We examine how Las Vegas has reignited the gun debate. Also: San Juan’s mayor discusses hurricane recovery, One on one with Venezuela's president, grading the president's crisis responses and treating pain without opioids.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 3266
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  • San Juan mayor: ‘Moral imperative’ to help Puerto Rico
    The federal response in Puerto Rico continues to draw criticism from locals, their dissatisfaction amplified by President Trump’s visit to the island on Tuesday. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz talks with special correspondent Monica Villamizar about the president’s visit and the disconnect she sees between the White House and the reality in Puerto Rico.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 354
  • Maduro: Trump has ‘no right’ to joke about military action
    After President Trump spoke about the dire situation in Venezuela at the UN General Assembly, how would that President Nicolas Maduro respond to Trump? Maduro told special correspondent Ryan Chilcote in a rare interview in Moscow on Wednesday that “the time of U.S. interference” in Latin America and the Caribbean should end, and denied that his nation was suffering from a food crisis.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 452
  • Catastrophes test Trump’s ability to be consoler-in-chief
    President Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday and Las Vegas on Wednesday, two American communities struggling with catastrophe. Judy Woodruff sits down with Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org and Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union to discuss the president’s handling of the crisis in Puerto Rico, a report that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had to be talked out of quitting and more.
    Original Air Date: October 4, 2017
    Length: 474
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