Monday, June 26, 2017

  • Comic artists draw out stories from Syrian refugees
    A Canadian comic book collective is working closely with refugees like Mohammed Alsaleh, who fled from Syria, to help them tell their stories. Special correspondent Stefan Labbe and producer Lauren Kaljur report.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 389
  • High court decision to hear travel ban case is win for Trump
    Tamara Keith of NPR and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections join Judy Woodruff to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments on President Trump’s travel ban, the ongoing fight over the Senate’s health care bill, new revelations over the Obama administration’s response to Russian election meddling and a Supreme Court case about gerrymandering.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 445
  • Restricted travel ban raises questions about who can enter
    President Trump’s revised travel ban will be tested this fall at the Supreme Court. On the final day of their term, the justices reinstated a limited version of the order, affecting travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. Judy Woodruff discusses the implications of the court’s decision with Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal and Alan Gomez of USA Today.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 454
    A Saudi family embraces as members arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport after the U.S. Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week pending further judicial review, in Dulles, Virginia, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan - RTS18QR3
  • News Wrap: U.K.’s Theresa May strikes deal to bolster party
    In the our news wrap Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal with a Northern Ireland party to bolster her minority government. Also, President Trump again accused former President Obama of failing to stop Russian interference in the 2016 election.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 203
  • CBO score adds to difficult math for the Senate health bill
    The Senate GOP’s health care bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured Americans by 2026, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday. That’s slightly better than the CBO score for the House version of the bill. But there's a rising tide of opposition that may make it difficult to get it passed. Lisa Desjardins and Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News join John Yang.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 369
  • Buffett: America should stand for more than just wealth
    Dubbed the "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett is an investment rock star. What's his take on the state of the economy? He recently sat down with Judy Woodruff for a wide-ranging, two-part interview on inequality, the Paris climate agreement, health care reform and much more.
    Original Air Date: June 26, 2017
    Length: 759

Sunday, June 25, 2017

  • Untangling politics of health care, Russian interference
    The Republican base is prioritizing repealing the Affordable Care Act above potential consequences of the current proposal, which the Senate is expected to vote on this week, says NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield. On the health care debate and President Donald Trump’s flip-flopping about Russian interference on the campaign, Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2017
    Length: 262
    Protestors gather during a demonstration against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act, outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTS182QA
  • Torture alleged in U.S. search for al-Qaida in Yemen
    As the U.S. continues to work with Yemen and the UAE on counter-terrorism operations, an Associated Press investigation has found that hundreds of men captured in the hunt for al-Qaida militants are being detained in prisons run by those countries, where allegations of human rights abuses and torture are rife. AP Reporter Maggie Michael, who wrote the story, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Cairo.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2017
    Length: 223
  • Fighting for freshwater amid climate change
    President Donald Trump has said he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accords, rejecting that wealthier nations, which have the biggest carbon footprints, should help poorer nations vulnerable to climate changes. One such place is the Marshall Islands, which is affected by these changes and struggling to find fresh water. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Mike Taibbi reports.
    Original Air Date: June 25, 2017
    Length: 594
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Saturday, June 24, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 24, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, June 24, President Trump signs a new law meant to improve accountability at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and some communities are creating their own school districts. Later, a look at concerns over understaffing and overcrowding at private prisons and why the federal government uses them. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 24, 2017
    Length: 1503
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  • White, wealthy communities form their own school districts
    In 30 states, geographic communities can legally break away from large public school districts and form their own. As a result, a growing number of white and wealthier neighborhoods are creating their own schools and siphoning property taxes away from poorer, more diverse districts. Lauren Camera, education reporter at U.S. News & World Report, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: June 24, 2017
    Length: 207
    First Section of Long-Planned Brooklyn Bridge Park Opens
  • Private prisons help with overcrowding, but at what cost?
    The Obama administration last year announced it would phase out privately-run prisons, citing little benefits to public safety along with higher rates of assault and violence. The Trump administration reversed that decision while pointing to potential increases in crime and issues of overcrowding, resurfacing a debate about which strategy is better. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports.
    Original Air Date: June 24, 2017
    Length: 589
  • Will a new law hold the VA more accountable?
    President Trump signed a bipartisan-backed law yesterday aimed at improving the Veterans Administration, which has been criticized for its quality of care. The law creates a new VA accountability office and makes it easier for the VA to fire employees. For more detail on the law, Darlene Superville, of the Associated Press, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.
    Original Air Date: June 24, 2017
    Length: 225
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Friday, June 23, 2017

  • How a Muslim group is rebuilding a Chicago community
    The South Side of Chicago has long been plagued with some of the highest crime rates in the nation, but a man of faith is trying to transform the area by focusing on the everyday needs of those who live there. Jeffrey Brown visits the neighborhood with Rami Nashashibi, founder of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network, to see how his efforts are improving health and well-being.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 415
  • Shields and Brooks on the Senate health care bill unveiled
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the debut of the controversial Senate Republican health care bill, the high-profile Georgia special election and why Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was invoked by Republicans during the race, plus President Trump’s clarification that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 691
  • Why we feel better after dancing
    For Choreographer Alonzo King of Alonzo King Lines Ballet, discovering dance made “the outer world dim.” King explains in a conversation at the Aspen Institute’s Spotlight Health conference how dance transformed his life and how it contributes to the balancing act of health.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 132
  • Rev. William Barber’s strategy for bridging American divides
    Special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault speaks with Reverend William Barber and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, co-authors of “The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear,” about what it takes to tackle America’s racial divide.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 520
  • How will the pharmaceutical industry evolve on drug pricing?
    High drug prices are a constant consumer complaint about health care. Judy Woodruff sits down with Stephen Ubl, president and CEO of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association, at the Spotlight Health Conference at the Aspen Institute to discuss the Republican health care bill, the prospects for lowering drug prices and the connection between the opioid crisis and the industry.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 532
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  • Inside Obama’s secret deliberations on Russian interference
    New revelations shed light on how former President Obama learned of Russia's efforts to tip the 2016 election in Donald Trump's favor and how his administration responded, including their debate over punishing Russian President Putin. Greg Miller of The Washington Post joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss his reporting.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 345
  • News Wrap: Another Senate Republican defects on health bill
    In the our news wrap Friday, Nevada Republican Dean Heller announced that he can't support the Senate health care bill in its current form. Also, President Trump said he wanted to force former FBI Director James Comey to be honest about their conversations when he suggested there might be recordings.
    Original Air Date: June 23, 2017
    Length: 268

Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Farm-fresh healthy food doesn't have to be pricey or pretty
    Chef and restaurateur Joy Crump explains how we can find greater value and health in farm-to-table food, in a conversation at the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health conference.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 146
  • The surprising logic behind the use of check cashers
    Often seen as predatory, the check cashing industry has been booming. Lisa Servon wondered why lower-income people who were struggling would cash checks instead of getting a bank account, so she took a job as a cashier to find out. What she learned -- that it’s often cheaper -- is the subject of her new book, "The Unbanking of America." Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 507
  • Venezuelans suffer deadly scarcity of food and medicine
    With the economy in freefall, Venezuelans face nationwide shortages of food at runaway inflation prices, and children are suffering the most: severe malnutrition among kids is rising at an alarming rate. Special correspondent Nadja Drost and videographer Bruno Federico report in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on the harmful shortages of food and medicine.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 571
  • Sebelius: GOP health bill reduces coverage, increases costs
    Former President Barack Obama responded Thursday to the Republicans’ planned overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, saying “If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family, this bill will do you harm.” Judy Woodruff gets reaction to the GOP replacement proposal from Kathleen Sebelius, former secretary of Health and Human Services and a key figure in the creation of the ACA.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 521
  • Why the Senate health care bill has a vote problem
    The biggest change proposed by the Senate Republican health care bill is how the federal government would fund Medicaid. Lisa Desjardins and Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News join Hari Sreenivasan to help break down the details and the political prospects for getting it passed.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 358
  • News Wrap: Trump says he did not make Comey tapes
    In the our news wrap Thursday, President Trump clarified via Twitter he did not record conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Mr. Trump had previously raised the possibility that tapes existed after he fired Comey in May. Also, Gulf Coast states were hit by Tropical Storm “Cindy,” which slogged ashore overnight with heavy rain.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 172
  • Senate GOP releases health care bill and battle lines form
    Senate Republicans unveiled details of their health care bill Thursday after weeks of work behind closed doors. The proposal shares some broad strokes with the bill that the House passed in May, drawing unanimous opposition from Democrats and starting negotiations among Republicans, some of whom have publicly criticized it. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: June 22, 2017
    Length: 235

Wednesday, June 21, 2017