Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 4, 2017

On this edition for Saturday, March 4, President Trump accuses former President Obama of wiretapping him during the election without providing evidence, and a look at why the U.S. military is expanding its role in Yemen. Later, citizen videographers document innovative ways to make large cities more sustainable, and the FCC considers policy changes. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 4, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, March 4, President Trump accuses former President Obama of wiretapping him during the election without providing evidence, and a look at why the U.S. military is expanding its role in Yemen. Later, citizen videographers document innovative ways to make large cities more sustainable, and the FCC considers policy changes. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: March 4, 2017
  • FCC may scale back net neutrality
    The Federal Communications Commission has outlined a list of proposals it will discuss at a meeting later this month that span from ending the use of cellphones in prison to blocking robocalls -- one of the biggest issues for consumers. Washington Post reporter Brian Fung joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about potential policy changes.
    Original Air Date: March 4, 2017
  • U.S. warplanes bombard al-Qaida in Yemen
    The American military is ramping up operations in the war-torn country of Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition of mostly Sunni countries supports Yemen’s president. Since Thursday, the U.S. has carried out more than 30 air strikes in Yemen, targeting the Islamic militant group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. Wall Street Journal reporter Gordon Lubold joins Hari Sreenivasan with analysis.
    Original Air Date: March 4, 2017
  • In ‘The Future of Cities,’ responses to urban issues
    More than 31 cities around the globe with populations of more than 10 million people are considered megacities. As the number of city dwellers increases, so do problems like overcrowding, pollution, housing and aging infrastructure. The online mini-documentary, “The Future of Cities,” explores the ways citizens are mobilizing to address these issues. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.
    Original Air Date: March 4, 2017
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