Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Aug. 13, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, August 13, locals continue to grapple with the aftermath of a white nationalist rally that has been linked to three deaths. Later, looking at the terror threat posed to the U.S. by white supremacists and other right-wing extremists. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Aug. 13, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, August 13, locals continue to grapple with the aftermath of a white nationalist rally that has been linked to three deaths. Later, looking at the terror threat posed to the U.S. by white supremacists and other right-wing extremists. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 1340
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  • Post-election spike in hate crimes persists in 2017
    The Charlottesville white nationalist rally, along with the associated deaths and injuries linked to it, follow a nationwide increase in hate crimes in the past year. Within 10 days of Donald Trump’s election, the Southern Poverty Law Center tracked 900 bias-related incidents against minorities. The center’s president Richard Cohen joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss these trends.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 236
    Community members take part in a protest to demand stop hate crime during the funeral service of Imam Maulama Akonjee, and Thara Uddin in the Queens borough of New York City, Aug. 15, 2016. Photo by Eduardo Munoz/Reuters
  • Charlottesville mayor blames Trump for violent weekend
    As locals grappled with the aftermath of a white nationalist rally that left three people dead on Saturday, Mayor Michael Signer wasted no words on denouncing President Donald Trump for what he says is his culpability in the violence. But a white nationalist leader told The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia that the radical left is at fault.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 163
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  • White nationalism in U.S. echoes through history
    In an opinion piece in The New York Times on Sunday after a violent weekend, Georgetown University sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson wrote, “We cannot pretend that the ugly bigotry unleashed in the streets of Charlottesville, Va., this weekend has nothing to do with the election of Donald Trump." Dyson joins Hari Sreenivasan for a discussion about racial rhetoric and its history.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 227
    People struggle with a Confederate flag as a crowd of white nationalists are met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville
  • Local gives history of civil rights in Charlottesville
    Rallies on Friday and Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia that were reminiscent of Ku Klux Klan gatherings shook people who have for generations fought for civil rights in Virginia and across the country. Activist, writer and educator Leontyne Peck with the University of Virginia’s President’s Commission on Slavery unpacks the weekend’s events with Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 242
    White nationalists carry torches on the grounds of the University of Virginia, on the eve of a planned Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville
  • U.S. sees 300 violent attacks inspired by far right a year
    Despite the nation’s focus on Islamic terrorism since 9/11, homegrown, right-wing extremists have also killed dozens of Americans. Peter Bergen, the director of the National Security Studies program for New America, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the toll of homegrown terrorism in light of the Charlottesville white nationalist rally car attack.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 278
    Patricia Bailey prays at a makeshift memorial outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston
  • Charleena Lyles’ family takes legal action against Seattle
    The estate of Charleena Lyles -- a black woman fatally shot by two white police officers in Seattle in June -- has taken the first step in a wrongful death lawsuit against the city. The claim filed Friday alleges police were negligent and violated her civil rights when the officers fatally shot Lyles, a 30-year-old pregnant mother of four, in her own apartment.
    Original Air Date: August 13, 2017
    Length: 59
    Philly March for Police Abolition
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