Full Program: PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 3, 2017

On this edition for Sunday, Sept. 3, North Korea conducts its most powerful nuclear weapons test and Houston continues clean-up efforts following Hurricane Harvey. Later, how scientists are working in Hawaii to turn the power of ocean waves into electricity. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.

Segments from Sunday, September 3, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 3, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, Sept. 3, North Korea conducts its most powerful nuclear weapons test and Houston continues clean-up efforts following Hurricane Harvey. Later, how scientists are working in Hawaii to turn the power of ocean waves into electricity. Megan Thompson anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2017
    Length: 1495
    Secretary of Defense Mattis and General Dunford issue statement on North Korea in Washington
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  • A fashion company is paying to maintain Rome's Colosseum
    The 2,000-year-old Colosseum in Rome is visited by nearly 5 million people every year. But maintaining the site, and Italy’s many other ancient treasures, is a large financial burden for the Italian government. Now, it’s relying on donations from businesses to keep its cultural legacy intact. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2017
    Length: 361
    A woman walks past the ancient Colosseum, downtown Rome
  • In west Houston, evacuees eager to start repairs
    More than 39,000 people are still in shelters after Hurricane Harvey brought extensive flooding to Gulf Coast cities and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has received 507,000 requests for disaster aid. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said that the cost of damage from the storm could surpass that of Hurricane Katrina. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Marcia Biggs reports.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2017
    Length: 163
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  • Putting North Korea’s nuclear test into context
    North Korea on Sunday announced that it had conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date since President Donald Trump took office. In response, Trump wrote in a tweet that the U.S. is considering stopping all trade with countries in business with North Korea. Christopher Hill, who served as the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, joins Megan Thompson for more.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2017
    Length: 273
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides guidance on a nuclear weapons program in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency
  • Surveying toxic waste sites flooded by Harvey
    The Associated Press this weekend found in the Houston area that seven Superfund sites -- areas designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as the country’s most contaminated -- had flooded. Associated Press reporter Michael Biesecker, who co-authored the initial report, joins Megan Thompson to discuss the environmental implications.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2017
    Length: 239
    Residents move through flood waters brought by Tropical Storm Harvey in Northwest Houston
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