Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 23, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, April 23, French voters head to the polls to choose the country's next leader and Venezuelan protesters continue to demand President Nicolas Maduro schedule a new election amid soaring inflation. Also, tensions grow between many Democratic-led cities and the Republican-controlled states where they are located. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 23, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, April 23, French voters head to the polls to choose the country's next leader and Venezuelan protesters continue to demand President Nicolas Maduro schedule a new election amid soaring inflation. Also, tensions grow between many Democratic-led cities and the Republican-controlled states where they are located. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2017
    Length: 1496
    Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, speaks to supporters after the first round of 2017 French presidential election in Paris
  • Macron, Le Pen head to runoff for French presidency
    France's far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will advance to a runoff to decide the country's next president on May 7 after they took the two top spots in the country's first round of elections on Sunday. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from the National Front Party headquarters in Hénin-Beaumont, France.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2017
    Length: 226
    Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, celebrates after partial results in the first round of 2017 French presidential election, in Paris
  • Venezuelan protesters demand new elections
    For the past three weeks in Venezuela, protesters have demanded President Nicolas Maduro schedule new elections and do more to address the country’s long-running economic crisis. Protesters blame Maduro for the triple-digit inflation and shortages of food, medicine, and basic supplies. Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from the Venezuelan capital of Caracas.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2017
    Length: 182
    Demonstrators take part in a rally to honour victims of violence during a protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas
  • Missouri's blue-city, red-state divide over minimum wage
    Some of the fiercest political battles are taking place between Democratic-controlled cities and Republican-led state legislatures. Increasingly, those issues are decided through a political maneuver called preemption, when state lawmakers write laws that prevent cities from enforcing their local ordinances. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Chris Bury reports from Missouri.
    Original Air Date: April 23, 2017
    Length: 585
    Wider Image - Ferguson - Points Of Protest
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