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 19:00:00disabled2365161878OGHmaoTxQtrue127398PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Dec. 20, 2014On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 20, North Korea says it was not behind the cyber attack on Sony Pictures and warns of consequences if the U.S. retaliates and in Iraq, Kurdish forces supported by U.S. airstrikes make gains against ISIS. Finally, from Georgia, a look into one town's struggle to decide whether to allow a mosque to be built in the face of brutal ISIS attacks.2014-12-20 18:01:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/fullprogram-320x196.jpg2365391188hT0CDe4tVJ4127370What's behind the recent retreat of ISIS in Northern Iraq?Over the past few days, pro-Western Kurdish fighters, with the aid of American air power, have forced ISIS fighters in Northern Iraq to retreat from territory they seized last summer. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C. with more on the largest offensive operation carried out against ISIS so far.2014-12-20 16:12:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/ISISRetreat-320x196.jpg2365391164k7JKC09i3ec127341Tunisia elections will test fragile democracy and security Four years ago, a dramatic act by a Tunisian street vendor prompted weeks of protests, the ousting of a president who had ruled for 25 years and an eruption of upheaval and transformation around the Arab world. In collaboration with filmmaker Jessie Deeter, Hari Sreenivasan explores Tunisia’s fledging steps to democracy as the nation prepares for elections. 2014-12-19 19:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/FLEDGLING-DEMOCRACY-Tunisia-ballot-box-and-flag-monitor-320x196.jpg2365390878eyBucTbBTrA
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.
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