Full Program: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
6108961090Wednesday, January 22, 2014On our program tonight, we examine the fractious start to the Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. We ask analysts if anything positive can come from the conference. Also: the drought emergency in California, a test that could help close America's skills gap, plus federal corruption charges against a former Virginia governor and his wife.2014-01-22 19:00:00disabled2365161878OGHmaoTxQ200279PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Dec. 3, 2016On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 3, a deadly fire engulfs a warehouse party in Oakland, California in what officials call a “mass casualty event,” and President-elect Donald Trump reaches out to world leaders, disrupting diplomatic protocol. Later, learn how newly restored diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba have slowly boosted trade. Alison Stewart anchors from New York.2016-12-03 12:00 amhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/fullep-320x196.png6vly1-PxgUs200274Populist politics play out in Austrian electionIn Europe, anti-establishment, populist political parties are on the rise, a development playing out as Austrians prepare to select their next president on Sunday. The race pits the left-leaning independent candidate Alexander Van Der Bellen against Norbert Hofer, the leader of the right-wing Freedom Party. Francois Murphy, bureau chief for Reuters in Vienna, joins Alison Stewart to discuss.2016-12-03 03:43 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/austria-320x196.pngle-2hyFB7Ck200271Italian vote could amend post-war constitutionItalians on Sunday will vote on a referendum to amend their post-World War II constitution, a move aimed at alleviating years of gridlock in the country’s central government by strengthening the office of the prime minister. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay joins Alison Stewart from Rome to discuss the referendum and its potential impact on the the European Union.2016-12-03 15:28:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/RTSTT5D-320x196.jpg2365907679cfL17i6RDD4
On our program tonight, we examine the fractious start to the Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. We ask analysts if anything positive can come from the conference. Also: the drought emergency in California, a test that could help close America's skills gap, plus federal corruption charges against a former Virginia governor and his wife.