On the PBS NewsHour Tonight

BY News Desk  October 17, 2012 at 11:40 AM EST

On Wednesday’s NewsHour:

  • The presidential candidates hit the road after last night’s combative and personal debate

  • We examine the facts in dispute after that face-off

  • And the reality and rhetoric on China

  • Plus, one group’s efforts to help victims of human trafficking in the Philippines

Correspondent Gwen Ifill has your preview:


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