Full Program: Saturday, January 18, 2013

Saturday on NewsHour Weekend, a look at how President Obama's proposed changes to the NSA's controversial surveillance program was received overseas. Plus, in our signature segment, Hari Sreenivasan reports from Bangalore, India on the country's mission to Mars.

Segments from Saturday, January 18, 2014

  • Criminal gangs play role in security breaches
    New information emerged Saturday about a holiday security breach at retailers, including Target, which the retail giant said affected over 110 million customers. Who was behind the attack and how did they carry it out? Hari Sreenivasan and Mike Riley at Bloomberg News discuss how overseas criminal gangs may be involved.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2014
  • European critics react to proposed NSA changes
    In his speech on Friday, President Obama discussed how the U.S. will change its intelligence gathering practices. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Geoff Dyer, Foreign Policy correspondent at the Financial Times, about the speech and how it was received by American allies, especially those targeted by the NSA’s operations.
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2014
  • Is India’s space program worth the money?
    India's Mars Orbiter Mission is an attempt to become the fourth nation and first Asian country to reach the red planet and a point of great national pride. It will be completed for just over $70 million dollars, a tiny fraction of the cost spent by NASA on similar programs. But is spending any resources on a mission to Mars wise when hundreds of millions of Indians struggle to meet basic needs?
    Original Air Date: January 18, 2014