Full Program: PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 22, 2017

Friday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in the dark after the powerful storm devastates the Caribbean islands. Also: Searching for life in the rubble of Mexico's deadly earthquake, Sen. Tim Kaine on the future of health care reform, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news and a look at some must-reads for the fall.

Segments from Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Great books to fall for now that summer’s over
    From Toni Morrison to Bruce Handy’s take on children’s literature, we offer eight must-read books to add to your bookshelf this fall. Louise Penny, author of ”Glass Houses.” and Pamela Paul, “author of “My Life With Bob,” join Jeffrey Brown to share their recommendations for the season.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 488
  • Kaine: Jamming a health care bill through Congress isn’t OK
    Sen. John McCain’s announcement on Friday that he will not support the Graham-Cassidy bill has put the fate of the GOP’s efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare into doubt. Judy Woodruff talks to Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., about his impressions of Graham-Cassidy and a Democratic effort led by Sen. Bernie Sanders to expand Medicaid to everyone, plus his reaction to President Trump on North Korea.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 415
  • Mexico continues search for quake survivors and answers
    Search-and-rescue missions continue across Mexico City in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday afternoon. There is a rush to bring machinery in and clean the rubble, but some worry that an abrupt clean-up would erase the lessons of why certain buildings collapsed. Judy Woodruff talks to William Brangham about how the city is addressing damaged buildings.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 390
  • Puerto Rico residents after Maria say, 'we've got nothing’
    Stories from storm victims in Puerto Rico are emerging after Hurricane Maria knocked out communications and power on the island. It could take years for some Caribbean islands to fully recover as the storm continues to move across the region with Category 3 strength. John Yang talks to Rodney Williams, governor-general of Antigua and Barbuda, about rebuilding efforts there.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 327
  • News Wrap: Kim Jong Un threatens to ‘tame’ Trump
    In our news wrap Friday, Kim Jong Un responded to President Trump’s threats to North Korea by warning the president that he would face consequences “beyond his expectations” and further escalating the war of words between the two leaders. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed to continue building Iran’s arsenal of weapons as the country unveiled a new missile capable of reaching Israel.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 422
  • What’s next for health care after McCain rejects GOP plan?
    Sen. John McCain dealt a major blow to Republicans’ latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act by announcing he will not vote for the Graham-Cassidy reform proposal. Judy Woodruff sits down with Lisa Desjardins to discuss what this means for GOP leaders hoping to roll back President Obama’s signature health care law.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 172
  • Shields and Brooks on GOP’s health care uncertainty
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the fate of the latest Senate Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump’s role in the special Senate election in Alabama and what that runoff says about the state of the GOP, plus the president’s debut address at the United Nations.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 762
  • PBS NewsHour full episode September 22, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in the dark after the powerful storm devastates the Caribbean islands. Also: Searching for life in the rubble of Mexico's deadly earthquake, Sen. Tim Kaine on the future of health care reform, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news and a look at some must-reads for the fall.
    Original Air Date: September 22, 2017
    Length: 3251
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