Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 6, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, activists campaigning to abolish nuclear weapons win the Nobel Peace Prize. Also: The Trump administration rolls back an Obama-era birth control mandate, schools provide services in Puerto Rico, former opioid addicts help others, Shields and Brooks on the week's news and coping with a loved one's addiction.

Segments from Friday, October 6, 2017

  • Nuclear disarmament activists win Nobel Peace Prize
    Amid a background of escalating tensions between North Korea and the U.S. over weapons tests, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a small group working to prevent nuclear war. Judy Woodruff learns from John Burroughs of the Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy how this year's winner, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, has encouraged disarmament.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 368
  • News Wrap: Hurricanes deal temporary blow to job market
    In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported the economy shed 33,000 jobs in September, citing the damaging impact hurricanes Harvey and Irma had on the job market. Also, the White House would neither confirm or deny whether President Trump plans to decertify the Iran nuclear deal before the Oct. 15 deadline. It’s widely reported that he will take that step.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 299
  • Trump administration guts Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate
    New rules from the Trump administration on contraception coverage could affect hundreds of thousands for whom the cost of birth control would go from free to full retail cost, potentially putting it out of reach for many low-income women. The change allows most employers to be exempted from providing birth control coverage, an issue that has been a hot topic in court. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 127
  • These Las Vegas victims touched the lives of loved ones
    Here are 10 more tributes to the lives of those murdered by a gunman in Las Vegas.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 217
  • Puerto Rico school becomes hub for community in need
    Hurricane Maria has taken a toll on Puerto Rico’s power grid and water supply, but for children, school closures and isolation from friends presents a daily reminder of the storm's devastation. For a working class community outside San Juan, schools have become spaces of refuge where people can access food, medicine and psychological support. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 441
  • Former drug users work the front lines of the opioid crisis
    They visit overdose victims in the hospital. They hand out lifesaving drugs on the streets and educate their peers about their own relapses. In Rhode Island, former drug addicts are the most valuable fighters on the front lines of the war against opioids. William Brangham reports as part of our series, “America Addicted.”
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 729
  • The shame of addiction turned my life into a lie
    Keeping up appearances as a family hid the denial and shame Anita Devlin felt as her son struggled with an addiction to opioid painkillers. But when she finally shared their experience, it opened the door to healing and recovery. Devlin shares her humble opinion about banishing judgment and reaching out to others.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 181
  • Shields and Brooks on Las Vegas tragedy
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the horrific massacre at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas and national debate about access to guns, plus seeming tensions between President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the consequences for American diplomacy.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 736
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Oct. 6, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, activists campaigning to abolish nuclear weapons win the Nobel Peace Prize. Also: The Trump administration rolls back an Obama-era birth control mandate, schools provide services in Puerto Rico, former opioid addicts help others, Shields and Brooks on the week's news and coping with a loved one's addiction.
    Original Air Date: October 6, 2017
    Length: 3252
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