Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 5, 2017

Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Tump administration plans to end DACA, the immigration program that permitted undocumented young people to stay in the U.S. Also: The South Korean response to North Korea's nuclear threat, the ongoing aftermath of Harvey's devastation, rethinking college with online masters degrees and the world's most endangered language.

Segments from Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 5, 2017
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, the Tump administration plans to end DACA, the immigration program that permitted undocumented young people to stay in the U.S. Also: The South Korean response to North Korea's nuclear threat, the ongoing aftermath of Harvey's devastation, rethinking college with online masters degrees and the world's most endangered language.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 3307
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    September 5, 2017
  • Online grad programs offer degrees at significant savings
    As technology evolves and more online graduate programs become available at a much lower cost, should we reconsider traditional higher education in a classroom setting? Hari Sreenivasan reports on how some students earning master’s degrees at Georgia Tech are paying little or nothing for online courses from a top program.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 408
  • What we know about Hurricane Irma
    Hurricane Irma is closing in on the northeast Caribbean and taking aim at the U.S. mainland. Edward Rappaport of the National Hurricane Center joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the developments of the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 156
    Men cover the windows of a car parts store in preparation for Hurricane Irma in San Juan, Puerto Rico September 5, 2017.  Photo by Alvin Baez/REUTERS
  • News Wrap: Houston mayor lifts ‘Harvey’ curfew
    In our news wrap Tuesday, the city of Houston continues to recover from Hurricane Harvey as its mayor lifted an overnight curfew and a major oil pipeline returned to near-full operations. Also, President Vladimir Putin said his government could make further cuts in the U.S. diplomatic presence in Russia and has threatened to sue the U.S. for seizing Russian diplomatic property.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 223
  • DACA revoked, what should the U.S. do for young immigrants?
    Almost 800,000 undocumented young people have been protected from deportation under the so-called "Dreamer" program, a pillar of the Obama administration. What are the consequences of President Trump's decision to end DACA? Judy Woodruff gets two views from Alejandro Mayorkas, former director of USCIS, and Jessica Vaughan of the Center for Immigration Studies.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 675
  • With packed agenda, can Congress pass immigration reform?
    Lawmakers returning to Congress face a growing to-do list: raising the debt ceiling, passing Hurricane Harvey aid and now responding to President Trump’s DACA decision. John Yang is joined by Erica Werner, a congressional correspondent for the Associated Press, to discuss the deadlines looming on Capitol Hill.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 246
    U.S. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) (L) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) (R) speak about proposed legislation to deal with so-called "Dreamers," children of undocumented immigrant families who were covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RC1431C411A0
  • How South Koreans are responding to pressure from Trump
    South Korea conducted more military drills Tuesday, the latest to deter North Korea after its nuclear test on Sunday. But there are growing concerns about U.S.-South Korea relations, as President Trump pushes South Korea to get tougher, threatening a trade deal and potentially driving a wedge between the two allies. William Brangham reports on the tensions rising with the Korean peninsula.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 211
  • Houston mayor: 'Almost every home' impacted by Harvey
    Businesses and universities in Houston are beginning to reopen as the clean up after Harvey continues. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs joins Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to get a closer look at how the city is working to get on its feet.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 379
  • Trump rescinds DACA, leaving undocumented youth unshielded
    The Trump administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects nearly 800,000 undocumented youth from deportation. The announcement places a new pressure on Congress to add immigration reform to their fall legislative docket. John Yang reports on the decision and the reaction from so-called “dreamers,” who are taking to the street to protest.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 242
  • This ancient whistling language is in danger of dying out
    In the Greek island village of Antio, home to the world's most endangered language, aging residents communicate across hillsides through whistles, a specific system of communication believed to date back to Ancient Greece. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how they hope to save their language from extinction and what it has in common with Twitter.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2017
    Length: 413
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