Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 11, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, March 11, Vice President Mike Pence is promoting a new GOP healthcare plan in Kentucky, the state with the highest rate of people covered under the Affordable Care Act. Later, hear about an American who joined the Islamic State and what led him to the terrorist group. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, March 11, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 11, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, March 11, Vice President Mike Pence is promoting a new GOP healthcare plan in Kentucky, the state with the highest rate of people covered under the Affordable Care Act. Later, hear about an American who joined the Islamic State and what led him to the terrorist group. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: March 11, 2017
  • America's infrastructure receives poor assessment
    The nation's infrastructure received an overall grade of D-plus in a report card published this week by the American Civil Society of Engineers, the same poor grade it issued in 2013. With 16 categories graded, bridges, roads and dams were among those that received a low score. The group's managing director, Casey Dinges, joined Hari Sreenivasan from Washington to explain why.
    Original Air Date: March 11, 2017
  • Pruitt dismisses climate science, environmental policy
    Scott Pruitt, the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency, defied longstanding scientific consensus in an interview this week when he said that neither human activity nor carbon dioxide emissions are the primary cause of global warming. Pruitt has stacked his staff with like-minded climate change skeptics. Washington Post reporter Brady Dennis joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: March 11, 2017
  • Author delves into what motivates ISIS supporters
    In “The Way of Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State,” author Graeme Wood tells the story of Islamic State supporters around the world, including an American who is said to be among the group’s leaders. Wood, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, sat down with the NewsHour Weekend’s Phil Hirschkorn.
    Original Air Date: March 11, 2017
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