Tuesday, November 22, 2016

  • Rep. Tim Ryan on how the Democratic Party moves forward
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, is facing a challenger. Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his vision for the Democratic Party and a renewed focus on economic issues.
    Original Air Date: November 22, 2016
    Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) waves after speaking to supporters at the DCCC U.S. midterm election night watch party at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, November 7, 2006. If the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives after today's election then Pelosi will become eligible to become the first U.S. women ever to be Speaker of the House. Behind Pelosi is U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH).    REUTERS/Larry Downing    (UNITED STATES) - RTR1J4JK
  • National parks turn into classrooms for a new generation
    At the Muir Woods National Monument just north of San Francisco, students learning by seeing, touching and smelling. The education program is administered by the National Park Service in an attempt to expose the next generation to the nation’s parks. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.
    Original Air Date: November 22, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

  • What Henry Kissinger thinks about Obama, Trump and China
    At 93, Henry Kissinger is still one of the most influential -- and controversial -- foreign policy figures in America, says Jeffrey Goldberg, Atlantic editor-in-chief. The former secretary of state recently joined Goldberg for a conversation about the Obama legacy, the president-elect and more. Judy Woodruff reports as part of a collaboration between The Atlantic and the PBS NewsHour.
    Original Air Date: November 21, 2016
    Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger arrives for a memorial service for late Social Democratic senior politician Egon Bahr at St. Mary's Church in Berlin, Germany, September 17, 2015. Egon Bahr, an eminent German Social Democrat who with late Chancellor Willy Brandt forged a policy of rapprochement with Communist Eastern Europe known as "Ostpolitik" during the Cold War, died at the age of 93 on August 20, 2015. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch - RTS1J4M
  • What we know about Trump’s plan of action
    As the parading of possible cabinet members by President-elect Donald Trump continues, Jennifer Jacobs of Bloomberg Politics and Michael Schmidt of The New York Times speak with Judy Woodruff about what we know about Mr. Trump’s agenda, plus a new video laying out his priorities for his first 100 days.
    Original Air Date: November 21, 2016
    A campaign sign supporting U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is seen in a demonstration area near Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S. November 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich - RTSSJ8O
  • Bernie Sanders on how to hold Donald Trump accountable
    In “Our Revolution,” Bernie Sanders discusses this year’s election and what he sees as the future of American politics. Jeffrey Brown sat down with Sen. Bernie Sanders at the National Book Festival in Miami to discuss the election of Donald Trump and building a progressive movement in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: November 21, 2016
    Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a Capitol Hill rally to promote a people's agenda and a common commitment to stepping up grassroots mobilizations for economic and social justice and equality as the incoming Trump administration takes office in Washington, DC, U.S. November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2U6FP
  • How Donald Trump uses distraction and surprise
    As Donald Trump chooses members of his upcoming administration and begins to outline his plan for once he takes office, Judy Woodruff speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith about his avoidance of press conferences, his penchant for unpredictability and his first staff picks.
    Original Air Date: November 21, 2016
  • A female CEO who’s paving the way for others
    There’s been a boom in female entrepreneurship in cities around the country, but when it comes to construction, there remains a lag. For Nellie Torres, a woman of color, it was doubly challenging to enter the industry. After years of not taking no for an answer, Torres is now the CEO of New York-based ProjectSpan, known for some of the city’s most sought-after projects. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: November 21, 2016

Sunday, November 20, 2016

  • Obama discusses Trump on last foreign trip
    U.S. President Barack Obama will complete the last scheduled foreign trip of his presidency today when he returns home from the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Lima, Peru. Joining Alison Stewart to discuss is Gardiner Harris, White House correspondent for The New York Times, who said Obama spent the week reassuring people about President-elect Donald Trump.
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2016
    Wearing a Peruvian shawl, U.S President Barack Obama poses for a family photo at the APEC Summit in Lima, Peru November 20, 2016.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSSIC5
  • Survival and sadness in Iraq's Christian towns
    The majority of Iraq's Christians have fled the predominantly Muslim country as the Islamic State occupied their towns in and around Mosul. Christians have lived in the region since the start of Christianity itself, but today they number less than 250,000. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay reports on how they are coping in the war-torn country.
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2016
  • Iraqis show ‘strong spirit’ in ISIS fight, ambassador says
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq is Douglas Silliman, a career Foreign Service officer who has worked on and off in Iraq since 2011, previously served as U.S. ambassador to Kuwait and held other posts in Turkey and Jordan. He joins Alison Stewart to discuss the ongoing U.S. presence in Iraq and the fight against the Islamic State.
    Original Air Date: November 20, 2016
    Displaced people who are fleeing from clashes arrive in Qayyarah, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, October 19, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani  - RTX2PJ9C

Saturday, November 19, 2016

  • Sharon Jones, soul and blues singer, dies at 60
    Sharon Jones, a powerful soul and blues singer who achieved mid-life fame as lead singer for the Dap-Kings and who returned to touring this year after fighting cancer, has died. The NewsHour’s Christopher Booker reports.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2016
    Singers Ledisi (L) and Sharon Jones perform during the "VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York December 18, 2011.     REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR2VFNV
  • How Trump’s opposition to NAFTA affects Canada
    During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump opposed NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, which began in 1994 and opened up trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. He stated that the treaty sent U.S. jobs out of the country, particularly to Mexico. Alexander Panetta, a Washington correspondent for The Canadian Press, joins Alison Stewart to discuss.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2016
    The United States Border Station Port of Willow Creek is seen on the international border with Canada, in Montana, United States, November 20, 2015. Picture taken on November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTX1VK8Z
  • Could the fight against ISIS give Kurds more autonomy?
    Kurdish fighters are on the front lines in the conflict against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, fighting alongside Iraqi forces. But will this fight bring the Kurds closer to independence, something they have sought in several countries for decades? NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay has the story, the first of two reports from Iraq.
    Original Air Date: November 19, 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

  • What Gwen Ifill taught us
    In honor of our beloved co-anchor Gwen Ifill, who passed away on Monday, members of the NewsHour family -- past and present -- remember the wisdom she shared.
    Original Air Date: November 18, 2016
    November 18, 2016
  • Brooks and Marcus on why Trump’s appointments make sense
    As Donald Trump announces his choices for prominent roles in his upcoming administration, patterns are emerging. New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus join Judy Woodruff to analyze the newest appointments and the governing philosophy they represent, consider Trump’s potential conflicts of interest and share remembrances of beloved colleague Gwen Ifill.
    Original Air Date: November 18, 2016
  • Sessions known for tough stance on immigration
    For attorney general, President-elect Donald Trump selected an early supporter: the junior senator from Alabama, Jeff Sessions. Sessions has served as a U.S. attorney and Alabama’s attorney general, but he was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 based on controversial race-related remarks. John Yang reports and Judy Woodruff speaks with NPR’s Carrie Johnson for more on the polemical pick.
    Original Air Date: November 18, 2016
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), an advisor to U.S. President Elect Donald Trump, speaks to members of the Media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters
  • Trump picks outspoken critics of current security policy
    President-elect Donald Trump made two more major appointments this week: retired Army lieutenant general Michael Flynn as national security adviser and Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA. Michael Ledeen of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, join Judy Woodruff to discuss.
    Original Air Date: November 18, 2016
    File photo of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn by Gary Cameron/Reuters
  • DACA ‘dreamers’ fear nightmare immigration policy
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, created in an executive order by President Obama, permits undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to work and study here on a temporary basis. Now, many are worried that President-elect Donald Trump will repeal the action -- and thus deliver drastic consequences for the 800,000 so-called “dreamers.” Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: November 18, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • Trevor Noah turns outside perspective into funny observation
    As “The Daily Show” host, South-African born comic Trevor Noah offers a different, outsider’s perspective from Jon Stewart, the man he succeeded. Noah speaks with Jeffrey Brown about how the show is handling the election of Donald Trump and how his personal experience, detailed in his new memoir “Born a Crime,” informs his understanding of struggles in the U.S.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016
    Television host Trevor Noah attends an interview with Reuters in New York July 7, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz  - RTSHSWM
  • How online hoaxes, fake news played a role in the election
    Tech giants like Google and Facebook face mounting criticism over whether they used insufficient discretion in weeding out fake news. A Buzzfeed analysis found that false stories generated more engagement than content from real news sites in the three months before the election. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Craig Silverman, founding editor of BuzzFeed Canada, for more.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016
    A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen in front of a displayed stock graph in this illustration taken November 3, 2016.  REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration - RTX2RSMQ
  • How cartoons remind us that life goes on
    New Yorker magazine cartoon editor Bob Mankoff says he and his staff spend an extraordinary amount of time selecting and editing the cartoons that readers might not find funny. Mankoff offers his Brief But Spectacular take on the cartoons that strike the balance between amusing and poignant.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016
  • News Wrap: Trump transition gets moving
    In our news wrap Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump received a parade of potential cabinet officers, while his running mate, Mike Pence, courted Congress. Also, President Obama had some pointed advice for his successor on dealing with Russia. In Berlin, he expressed hopes that the president-elect would confront the Kremlin when it goes too far.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016
    Vice President-elect Mike Pence (L) meets with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2U6KP
  • What do first impressions say about Trump’s foreign policy?
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York, in Mr. Trump's first face-to-face meeting with a world leader since the election. Many have wondered if the president-elect’s campaign rhetoric is the same as his foreign policy. Former Reagan administration official Michael Pillsbury and David Rothkopf of Foreign Policy join Judy Woodruff.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a Reuters Newsmaker conversation in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly - RTSOSL0
  • The visa program leaving hopeful immigrants empty-handed
    After leaving their home in Pakistan and living in Dubai, Noreen and Shehryar Iqbal aspired to move to the U.S. through the EB-5 Visa program, which grants green cards and eventually U.S. citizenship for large, job-creating investments. Now their life savings are gone and there are no green cards in sight. What happened? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: November 17, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

  • Outgunned ISIS uses bombs to fight Iraqi forces
    More than five weeks into the fight to retake the Mosul from ISIS, Iraqi forces and their allies must deal with extremely deadly warfare techniques, including car bombs, explosives hidden in underground tunnels and booby-traps. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from Mosul.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2016
    Shi'ite fighters ride on a military vehicle heading toward the airport of Tal Afar during a battle with Islamic State militants in Tal Afar west of Mosul, Iraq, November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. - RTX2U0MF
  • What is Trump seeking in top foreign policy posts?
    President-elect Donald Trump is in the process of deciding who will fill critical national security and diplomatic posts. Who's in the running, and how is the international community reacting? Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss that, as well as why President Obama is trying to assuage European concerns about the next president’s stances.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2016
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as Vice President-elect Mike Pence applauds (L) at their election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTX2SVO0
  • News Wrap: Trump team says transition is going smoothly
    In our news wrap Wednesday, the message from the Trump transition team is that the turnover is going smoothly, amid reports to the contrary. The president-elect denied on Twitter news accounts of moderate figures being "purged" from the process and of power struggles between advisers. Also, House Democrats formally asked that Steve Bannon not be made a senior advisor in the White House.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2016
    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with Vice President-elect Mike Penceafter their meeting and lunch at the Naval Observatory in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2016.    REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2U0K3
  • Many potential conflicts of interest await Trump presidency
    The Trump Organization’s assets and arrangements span the globe. As president, Donald Trump will have the authority to appoint people to make decisions that could affect his organization. To discuss the potential conflicts the president-elect could face, John Yang speaks with Robert Weissman of Public Citizen and Susanne Craig of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: November 16, 2016
    The Trump International Hotel & Tower owned by President-elect Donald Trump is seen in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. November 9, 2016. REUTERS/David Becker - RTX2SX3T