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 19:00:00disabled2365161878OGHmaoTxQ185342Taking on the plight of refugees — and the misperceptionsSamantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, says the tens of millions of refugees around the world should be embraced, not feared. But she also said it’s important for screening systems to be in place. She notes that more than 800,000 refugees have been taken in by the U.S. since the 9/11 attacks and none has been involved in domestic terrorism. Judy Woodruff sits down with Power.2016-06-30 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RTX2II3C-320x196.jpg2365794669NE4br4yKL-s185333News Wrap: Taliban bombing targets police traineesIn our news wrap Thursday, Taliban attackers killed 37 people and wounded 40 in a double suicide bombing in Afghanistan. The first bomber attacked buses carrying police trainees, followed by a second bomber who blew himself up when people rushed to help the victims. Also, airstrikes in Iraq devastated Islamic State convoys trying to escape Fallujah.2016-06-30 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RTX2J0K4-320x196.jpg2365794691JIraGO9kg2U185337Turkey buries its dead amid growing demands to take on ISISAs the Turks went about the sad task of burying the victims of the Istanbul airport terror attack, civilian fears mounted and calls increased for Ankara to act against ISIS. Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been criticized for turning a blind eye to the so-called jihadi highway — the Islamic State’s use of Turkey to get recruits into Syria. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.2016-06-30 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RTX2J1PM-320x196.jpg2365794679E23ZuDKBx0E
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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