Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 29, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, April 29, a reflection on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and whether he is fulfilling his promises. Later, the Trump administration is proposing corporate tax reforms in an attempt to lure companies that have gone overseas back to the U.S. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, April 29, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode April 29, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, April 29, a reflection on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office and whether he is fulfilling his promises. Later, the Trump administration is proposing corporate tax reforms in an attempt to lure companies that have gone overseas back to the U.S. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: April 29, 2017
    Length: 1503
    Trump departs the White House in Washington
  • What a president’s first 100 days actually tells us
    April 29 marks President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, a common benchmark for measuring the achievements of incoming presidents. The standard was set by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whose leadership in 1933 pushed a flurry of major legislation through Congress. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Megan Thompson for analysis.
    Original Air Date: April 29, 2017
    Length: 216
    U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order during a roundtable discussion with farmers at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTS13WDO
  • Climate marchers urge Trump to protect environment
    As President Donald Trump reached the 100th day of his presidency, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the People’s Climate March, with similar demonstrations around the country. Protesters called for environmental protections even as Trump has proposed cutting funding for science programs and signed an executive order to expand offshore drilling for oil in the Arctic.
    Original Air Date: April 29, 2017
    Length: 109
    Protesters dressed as the earth and U.S. President Donald Trump pretend to fight during the Peoples Climate March near the White House in Washington
  • Corporations go overseas to avoid U.S. taxes
    On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a portion of its tax plan, including a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to a 15 percent. The plan aims to bring revenue back into the country from U.S. companies holding it overseas in order to avoid paying taxes. Newshour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports.
    Original Air Date: April 29, 2017
    Length: 588
    United States one dollar bills seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington
  • Looking back at LA riots after beating of Rodney King
    Twenty-five years ago, parts of Los Angeles erupted with anger after four white police officers who were filmed beating motorist Rodney King with batons were acquitted of assault. Riots lasted for five days, left 63 people dead and destroyed or damaged more than 1,000 buildings. Marymount University professor Fernando Guerra joins Megan Thompson for more.
    Original Air Date: April 29, 2017
    Length: 208
    Riot police guard Hollywood Boulevard
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