Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 1, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is still piling up as recovery efforts get underway. We look at how the storm is adding extra uncertainty for Houston's undocumented immigrant community. Also: Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a musical collaboration puts a modern twist on classic folk songs and helping a loved one with mental illness.

Segments from Friday, September 1, 2017

  • After Harvey, undocumented immigrants face added uncertainty
    For Houston's undocumented immigrant community, some 600,000 people, Hurricane Harvey has turned anxiety about immigration raids and deportations into a visceral fear to seek shelter. In addition, many who have been impacted by the storm are unable to qualify for government disaster relief. P.J. Tobia reports on how undocumented families are overcoming Harvey.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 394
  • As Harvey clean-up begins, some communities still immersed
    Even as waters in Houston start to recede and the clean up begins, the devastating effects of Harvey are piling up. The city of Port Arthur is still under water, and Beaumont, Texas, lacks drinking water. Miles O’Brien reports on how things stand, William Brangham goes on a mission with the National Guard and Port Arthur Police Chief Patrick Melvin offers an update on his city’s recovery efforts.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 757
  • Offa Rex revives centuries-old folk songs with new sound
    Offa Rex -- a transatlantic collaboration of the English singer Olivia Chaney and the American indie rock band The Decemberists -- is putting a modern twist on traditional folk songs that were previously revived in the 1960s and ‘70s. Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 299
  • Mental illness consumed my marriage -- until this epiphany
    Family members and caregivers are often the ones on the front lines of mental illness: helping loved ones cope with a diagnosis, taking them to appointments and managing medications. Mark Lukach says his wife’s bipolar disorder consumed his life, until they had an epiphany about managing the illness together. Lukach offers his humble opinion on why we should elevate the voice of caregivers.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 207
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 1, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is still piling up as recovery efforts get underway. We look at how the storm is adding extra uncertainty for Houston's undocumented immigrant community. Also: Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a musical collaboration puts a modern twist on classic folk songs and helping a loved one with mental illness.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 3273
    A woman sits on a kayak that is floating on her friend's porch as the house is cleaned of possessions after Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, U.S., September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RC15E1538780
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  • Shields and Brooks on Hurricane Harvey unity
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Miles O’Brien to discuss the week’s news, including how Hurricane Harvey might redirect Republicans’ fall agenda, the Trump administration’s response to the emergency, how the government will pay for the long and arduous recovery, whether the storm will shift political discourse about climate change and more.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 870
  • News Wrap: Tropical Storm Lidia batters Mexico
    In our news wrap Friday, Tropical Storm Lidia produced heavy rains and wind across Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, resulting in four deaths. The storm could bring rain to the Southwest while Hurricane Irma remains far out in the Atlantic. Also, a wildfire in Northern California destroyed 20 homes and threaten 500 more, as the western states face one of the worst fire seasons in recent years.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 357
  • A summer colony where seabirds and science nest
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, an island six miles off the coast of Portsmouth, N.H., is home to a colony of terns — a species of seabirds whose numbers are quickly dwindling worldwide. Every summer, the island becomes a nesting place, but predators and lack of food pose a challenge to their survival.
    Original Air Date: September 1, 2017
    Length: 203
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