Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 22, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, July 22, renewed focus on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ dealings with Russian officials and the Minneapolis police chief resigns following last week’s fatal police shooting. Later, a look at the comprehensive bail reform efforts in New Jersey that could become a model for other states. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, July 22, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 22, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, July 22, renewed focus on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ dealings with Russian officials and the Minneapolis police chief resigns following last week’s fatal police shooting. Later, a look at the comprehensive bail reform efforts in New Jersey that could become a model for other states. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 22, 2017
    Length: 0
    Courtroom
  • Hazardous military waste is making Americans sick
    "Bombs in our Backyard," a new investigative series from ProPublica, looks at how the Pentagon’s disposal of military waste has created thousands of toxic sites in the United States. Abrahm Lustgarten, who reported the story for ProPublica, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how the Pentagon's management of munitions waste has become a health risk for communities across the country.
    Original Air Date: July 22, 2017
    Length: 201
    Crated boxes of 57mm caliber rifle cartridges are stacked deep in a munitions bunker at the U.S. Army Letterkenny Munitions Center in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Immigration raids to target suspected gang members
    U.S. immigration officials on Sunday are expected to begin four days of nationwide raids targeting teenagers suspected of belonging to gangs, under a plan outlined in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security document that has been viewed by Reuters. Reuters reporter Julia Edwards Ainsley, who broke the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 22, 2017
    Length: 210
    immigrant gangs
  • New Jersey eliminates cash bail, leads nation in reforms
    In states across the country, a cash bail system can mean that poor defendants remain in jail while wealthier defendants go free. But a model to address those disparities began this year in New Jersey, which has launched some of the most comprehensive bail reforms in the nation. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports as part of our "Chasing the Dream" series.
    Original Air Date: July 22, 2017
    Length: 600
    Bail_bonds
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