Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Oct. 8, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 8, growing reports of tension between the Trump administration and the Republican Party, and the Canadian government agrees to pay $600 million in legal settlements to its indigenous people as reparations. Later, substance abuse programs in jails succeed in keeping half the convicts off illegal drugs for at least a year. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, October 8, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode October 8, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 8, growing reports of tension between the Trump administration and the Republican Party, and the Canadian government agrees to pay $600 million in legal settlements to its indigenous people as reparations. Later, substance abuse programs in jails succeed in keeping half the convicts off illegal drugs for at least a year. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: October 8, 2017
    Length: 1494
  • In Kentucky, jail is becoming an addict’s last-resort rehab
    Despite high levels of drug abuse among the jail population nationwide, few facilities offer drug treatment programs. They don’t have the funds or the physical space. But the Kentucky Department of Corrections reports that statewide, half the people who went through a substance abuse program in jail say they stayed off illegal drugs for at least a year. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports.
    Original Air Date: October 8, 2017
    Length: 587
  • Canada to pay $600 million to indigenous people
    For a period between the 1960s and 1980s, a Canadian government program forcibly separated indigenous children from their families and put them up for adoption around the world. In a bid to address that injustice, Canada on Friday agreed to pay $600 million in legal settlements. Ian Austen, who has been covering the story for The New York Times, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Ottawa.
    Original Air Date: October 8, 2017
    Length: 587
    Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau meets indigenous dancers at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary
  • Friction grows between Trump administration and the GOP
    President Donald Trump reached out to Democrats again on Saturday to find a way to repeal the Affordable Care Act. His appeal to them, amid reports of tension with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, hint at friction between the administration and GOP. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan from Santa Barbara, California, to discuss the internal party battles.
    Original Air Date: October 8, 2017
    Length: 241
    President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confer during a working lunch with African leaders during the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
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