Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 12, 2016

On this edition for Sunday, March 12, Republicans fight over a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, a federal panel ruled that Texas gerrymandering intentionally discriminates against Hispanics, and the Netherlands prepares to pick its next leader. Also, throughout history presidents have used secrecy to escape public scrutiny. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York

Segments from Sunday, March 12, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 12, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, March 12, Republicans fight over a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, a federal panel ruled that Texas gerrymandering intentionally discriminates against Hispanics, and the Netherlands prepares to pick its next leader. Also, throughout history presidents have used secrecy to escape public scrutiny. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York
    Original Air Date: March 12, 2017
  • Texas gerrymandering discriminates against Hispanics
    A panel of federal judges in Texas is ordering the state to redraw its congressional district map because it discriminates against Hispanic voters. The judges ruled Friday that in 2011, Republican legislators engaged in gerrymandering on racial lines. The ruling also raises questions over Texas's strict photo voter ID laws. Reid Wilson, a reporter for The Hill, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: March 12, 2017
  • Far-right candidate calls for Dutch ban on Muslim immigrants
    Tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands continue to rise three days before Dutch voters head to the polls for elections. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who is seeking a third term, faces challenges from a far-right nationalist candidate who wants to ban Muslims from entering the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Malcolm Brabant joins Hari Sreenivasan from Amsterdam with more.
    Original Air Date: March 12, 2017
  • Presidential secrets have shaped U.S. history
    If the Constitutional Convention had not been held behind closed doors, it’s unlikely that delegates would have agreed on the Constitution, says author Mary Graham of “Presidents’ Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power.” Graham outlines how presidents have used secrecy to provide shelter from public scrutiny, cover up mistakes or for other reasons. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports
    Original Air Date: March 12, 2017
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