Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Aug. 6, 2017
223823223800PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Aug. 6, 2017On this edition for Sunday, August 6, Iran gains new influence in Afghanistan, and how the Trump administration is pursuing a conservative agenda. Later, a Hawaiian island combats the effects of invasive parakeets. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.2017-08-06 03:23 pmdisabled3003525801geF0yp_bW6M224648New book traces the evolution of terrorism since bin LadenAli Soufan, a former FBI counterterrorism agent who identified the 9/11 hijackers, felt both joy and worry the night Osama bin Laden was killed. He worried that the U.S. didn't have a strategy to combat bin Laden's message, which lived on even though the al-Qaida leader was dead. The evolution of terrorism is the subject of his new book, "The Anatomy of Terror.” Soufan joins Margaret Warner.2017-08-15 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/book2-1-320x196.jpg30038055328654CnKON18224643Is Kim Jong Un signalling he's open to diplomacy?Fiery rhetoric between North Korea and the U.S. seems to be cooling down, if temporarily. While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. is “interested” in dialogue, analysts believe Kim Jong Un’s latest propaganda statement may offer a hint of de-escalation. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin reports.2017-08-15 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTS1BTNV-320x196.jpg3003804019ZEmPrN9uMnI224638News Wrap: Sierra Leone rescue crews battle mudslideIn our news wrap Tuesday, the death toll from a devastating mudslide in Sierra Leone has surged to more than 300. The Red Cross estimates another 600 people are still missing. Also, the president of Argentina became the latest South American leader to speak against the prospect of U.S. military action in Venezuela.2017-08-15 06:00 pmhttp://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/RTS1BXRC-320x196.jpg3003801705d-kUAwNl6xQ
On this edition for Sunday, August 6, Iran gains new influence in Afghanistan, and how the Trump administration is pursuing a conservative agenda. Later, a Hawaiian island combats the effects of invasive parakeets. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
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