Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 15, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, July 15, one opposition leader in Russia is urging youth to speak out. Later, the expansion of presidential power and crackdown on dissent one year after a failed coup in Turkey. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, July 15, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 15, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, July 15, one opposition leader in Russia is urging youth to speak out. Later, the expansion of presidential power and crackdown on dissent one year after a failed coup in Turkey. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 1510
    Turkish President Erdogan chats with his Russian counterpart Putin at the G-20 summit in Hamburg
  • Airport face scans raise privacy concerns
    The Department of Homeland Security is scanning the faces of passengers on international flights at six airports in an attempt to catch immigrants overstaying their visas. While government officials say they are not keeping biometric data of U.S. citizens, privacy advocates are skeptical. Associated Press reporter Frank Bajak joins Hari Sreenivasan from Houston.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 234
    A Transportation Security Administration arm patch and shield is seen at Los Angeles International Airport
  • Turkey continues crackdown one year after failed coup
    It has been one year since renegade soldiers in Turkey attempted a failed coup to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Since Erdogan's security forces stopped the coup, his government has cracked down on perceived opponents with thousands of civil servants losing their jobs or going to jail. Soner Cagaptay of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 247
    A woman holds a portrait of Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the attempted coup at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul
  • Putin faces growing opposition in lead up to 4th term
    While Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to seek a fourth term next year, the country’s largest anti-government movement in recent history continues to grow. For the final installment of NewsHour’s six-part series “Inside Putin’s Russia,” special correspondent Nick Shifrin reports on the movement and one of its main leaders.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 605
    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures during an interview with Reuters in Moscow
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