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

On this edition for Saturday, July 29, the White House moves forward with a new chief of staff, and while the Affordable Care Act remains, some people are left with few insurance options. And, will Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s power expand after a Sunday vote? Later, India creates a biometric database amid concerns over privacy. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, July 29, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 29, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, July 29, the White House moves forward with a new chief of staff, and while the Affordable Care Act remains, some people are left with few insurance options. And, will Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s power expand after a Sunday vote? Later, India creates a biometric database amid concerns over privacy. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2017
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    A villager goes through the process of eye scanning for UID database system at an enrolment centre at Merta district in Rajasthan
  • Some people enrolled under ACA have few insurance options
    Senate Republicans failed this week to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which has provided insurance to 12 million people. Most people enrolled under the ACA have at least two insurers to choose from, but next year, 3 million people may have only one choice, and people living in 45 counties could be left with none. Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2017
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    An entrance sign to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital is seen in Dallas
  • Venezuelans protest expanding presidential power
    Venezuela on Sunday will hold an election for a new national assembly that could rewrite its constitution. Parties opposed to President Nicolas Maduro, whose party has presided over a severe economic downturn in recent years, are boycotting the vote for fear the new assembly would expand executive powers. Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from Caracas.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2017
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    Demonstrators clash with riot security forces while rallying against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas
  • India’s national ID program raises privacy concerns
    Since 2010, India has undertaken what is by far the largest citizen registration drive in history by documenting most of its 1.3 billion people into a single national identification database. The system assigns a number and records fingerprints and iris scans. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the country's biometric database and the privacy concerns it raises.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2017
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    A villager goes through the process of a fingerprint scanner for UID database system at an enrolment centre at Merta district in Rajasthan
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