Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 22, 2017

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On this episode for Saturday, April 22, thousands of people join the March for Science across the country and scientists gear up to run for office. Later, France prepares to hold a presidential election. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, April 22, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 22, 2017
    On this episode for Saturday, April 22, thousands of people join the March for Science across the country and scientists gear up to run for office. Later, France prepares to hold a presidential election. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2017
    Length: 1503
    Protesters line Central Park West during the Earth Day 'March For Science NYC' demonstration to coincide with similar marches globally in Manhattan, New York, U.S.
  • Eleven candidates vie for the French presidency
    On Sunday, France is set to hold a presidential election to replace outgoing socialist President François Hollande, who chose not to run for reelection. But with 11 candidates on the ballot, none is expected to win an outright majority. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2017
    Length: 321
    Voters wait to cast ballots for French elections, in Toronto
  • Scientists consider running for office
    As President Donald Trump’s administration proposes cuts to science programs across the country, some scientists and engineers are considering whether they should run for elected office. One of the biggest worries, some say, is whether revealing their partisan politics could jeopardize their science careers. The NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson reports.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2017
    Length: 563
    march for science
  • Trump grapples with campaign promises on environment
    At the March for Science in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, speakers and attendees expressed concern over President Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency and other science programs. Coral Davenport, reporter at The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan for a closer look at the Trump administration’s environmental policies.
    Original Air Date: April 22, 2017
    Length: 240
    pollution
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