Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 13, 2017

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Florida labors to turn the power back on and repair hurricane damage amid news that eight people have died at a nursing home. Also: The Democrats' pitch for universal health care, the spacecraft that's given us stunning images of Saturn, the link between violent online videos and war crimes evidence and two very different takes on what to do with Confederate monuments.

Segments from Wednesday, September 13, 2017

  • How extremist online videos can be important evidence
    Aiming to remove violent and extremist content from its website, YouTube took down hundreds of videos from the Syrian war. But researchers and advocates have pushed back, claiming the company removed potential evidence of human rights violations. Former U.S. Ambassador Stephen Rapp and Issie Lapowsky of Wired Magazine join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss these concerns.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 477
  • Louisville Confederate monument finds another home
    Cities around the country are grappling with whether to keep or take down monuments. In Louisville, Kentucky, a monument honoring confederate soldiers has been the source of controversy for years, even after its removal. Forty miles to the southwest, in the town of Brandenburg, the statue was taken with open arms. Jeffrey Brown reports on Kentucky’s understanding of its past and present.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 489
  • News Wrap: Trump pursues bipartisan tax reform
    In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump said he will take a bipartisan approach to pass tax reform and invited Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer to dine with him. He spoke with both Republicans and Democrats about cutting business and personal tax rates. Also, longtime Republican Sen. Pete Domenici of New Mexico died of complications from abdominal surgery.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 272
  • U.S. Virgin Islands residents feel forgotten after Irma
    Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. Virgin Islands as a category 5 storm days ago, but many residents who continue without electricity or running water complain they are being forgotten. Jordyn Holman of Bloomberg joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the recovery operations underway on the islands.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 265
    British Army Commandos take part in recovery efforts after Hurricane Irma passed Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. Photo by Joel Rouse/British Ministry of Defense via Reuters
  • Fate of older Floridians brings urgency to Irma recovery
    Utility crews across Florida are working around the clock to restore power to residents, but the outages left by Hurricane Irma continue to take a toll on storm victims. Eight people died Wednesday at a nursing home in Hollywood, Florida, and 100 others had to be evacuated due to lack of air conditioning. John Yang reports on this tragedy and how Floridians are coping with the loss of power.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 177
  • Does the pitch for universal health care have a chance?
    Congress engaged in an intense day of closed-door negotiations about DACA. Judy Woodruff talks to Yamiche Alcindor of The New York Times about the signs coming from those meetings, plus a meeting between President Trump and Sen. Tim Scott, R-N.C. Then Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org and Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union join Judy to discuss a Democratic plan for Medicare for all.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 676
  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 13, 2017
    Wednesday on the NewsHour, Florida labors to turn the power back on and repair hurricane damage amid news that eight people have died at a nursing home. Also: The Democrats' pitch for universal health care, the spacecraft that's given us stunning images of Saturn, the link between violent online videos and war crimes evidence and two very different takes on what to do with Confederate monuments.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 3249
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  • Why NASA’s Cassini will take a fiery swan dive into Saturn
    Some 800 million miles away, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has orbited Saturn and captured images of its rings and icy moons. After nearly 5 billion miles traveled and 20 years of sending revealing data from the gas giant, Cassini is winding down its way toward a suicide plunge into the planet. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on how NASA is choreographing the spacecraft’s final dive.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 505
  • Irma-ravaged Anguillians say they need more help from the UK
    The British government has been the target of criticism over its response to devastating Hurricane Irma on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, where residents say they need fuel, water, food and electricity. Alex Thomson of Independent Television News interviews British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and talks to islanders about what they need.
    Original Air Date: September 13, 2017
    Length: 194
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