Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 2, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, April 2, the Senate gets ready to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and President Donald Trump prepares to host the president of Egypt. Later, British citizens in Gibraltar are bracing for the effects the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union might have on travel and trade. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, April 2, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 2, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, April 2, the Senate gets ready to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and President Donald Trump prepares to host the president of Egypt. Later, British citizens in Gibraltar are bracing for the effects the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union might have on travel and trade. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 2, 2017
    A worker places a sign of a money changing shop in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar
  • Trump looks to reboot bilateral ties with Egypt
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will visit the White House on Monday after the Trump administration said the president is looking to reboot the bilateral relationship between Egypt and the U.S. But the visit raises questions about U.S. foreign aid to Egypt along with al-Sisi's human rights record. Peter Baker, correspondent for The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan for a preview.
    Original Air Date: April 2, 2017
    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (unseen) at the El-Thadiya presidential palace in Cairo
  • NYC mayor endorses Rikers shutdown plan
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has endorsed a proposal to shut down Rikers Island jails that hold 7,500 inmates. The facility, notorious for violence at the hands of guards and among inmates, has been the subject of multiple local and federal investigations. To discuss the feasibility of the plan, Crain’s New York Business reporter Rosa Goldensohn joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: April 2, 2017
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  • In Gibraltar, British citizens worry about effects of Brexit
    Last week, British Prime Minister Theresa May began the formal process of the United Kingdom’s exit from the 28-nation European Union, nine months after British voters chose to leave the EU. This has the British citizens of Gibraltar, a 3-square-mile sliver of land in southern Spain that’s more than 1,000 miles away from London, worried. NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Amy Guttman reports.
    Original Air Date: April 2, 2017
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