Full Program: Saturday, February 22, 2014

On Saturday's program, days after continued bloody clashes in the Ukraine, parliament ousts the President and protesters take control. Later, in our signature segment, Americans are struggling to make ends meet after their unemployment benefits run out. And, the Highway Trust Fund may soon run out of money.

Segments from Saturday, February 22, 2014

  • Saturday, February 22, 2014
    On Saturday's program, days after continued bloody clashes in the Ukraine, parliament ousts the President and protesters take control. Later, in our signature segment, Americans are struggling to make ends meet after their unemployment benefits run out. And, the Highway Trust Fund may soon run out of money.
    Original Air Date: February 22, 2014
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    February 22, 2014
  • Transportation Secretary warns of dwindling highway funding
    This week the U.S. Transportation Secretary warned the federal Highway Trust Fund may run out of money later this year. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Bob Cusack, Managing Editor for The Hill, about the logistics of the fund and how state transportation spending could be affected if Congress fails to agree on a solution.
    Original Air Date: February 22, 2014
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  • Clashes in Ukraine create tension for U.S. and Russia
    Ongoing violence in Ukraine over the past few weeks has added further stress to relations between the United States and Russia. What are the issues dividing the two countries? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Professor of Russian Studies at Princeton and New York University Steven Cohen about Russia’s stake in Ukrainian unrest.
    Original Air Date: February 22, 2014
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  • As benefits expire, long-term unemployed make do with less
    On Dec. 28, 1.3 million Americans lost their unemployment insurance when an emergency federal unemployment insurance program expired. Critics of extended unemployment benefits say the benefits raise jobless numbers by allowing people to stay unemployed longer instead of taking an available job.
    Original Air Date: February 21, 2014
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