Tuesday, July 18, 2017

  • Artist puts time in perspective by painting sun's cycle
    The sun will rise in the morning, no matter what happens. That idea was the inspiration for Swiss artist Nicolas Party, who painted a new mural directly onto the walls of the Hirshhorn Museum for his exhibit "Sunrise, Sunset."
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2017
    Length: 217
  • Drought and famine threaten life for nomadic Somali herders
    Many regions in East Africa are at risk of famine for the third time in 25 years. Twenty million people in the war-torn countries of Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia, as well as drought-stricken neighbors like Ethiopia are at risk. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Somaliland, a breakaway region of Somalia, on the crisis and relief efforts.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2017
    Length: 490
  • What will happen to the Iran nuclear deal under Trump?
    New sanctions were slapped on individuals and groups tied to Iran's ballistic missile program, hours after the State Department again certified that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal struck two years ago. William Brangham speaks with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner and Nick Schifrin about the schism within the Trump administration about Iran and the nuclear deal.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2017
    Length: 492
    File photo of Iran's national flags by Morteza Nikoubazl/Reuters
  • McConnell aims for full Obamacare repeal
    With the latest push by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act coming to an anticlimactic end, party leaders have shifted their focus to simply focus on “repeal.” Sen. Mitch McConnell proposed delaying the effective date of repeal for two years, while Democrats flexed their opposition. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2017
    Length: 535
  • Where Bernie Sanders sees middle ground on health care
    Will Democrats have a seat at the table now that the Republican push on health care has collapsed? Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what went wrong and the possible path ahead on health care reform.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2017
    Length: 449

Monday, July 17, 2017

  • Remembering George Romero, auteur of American zombie movies
    Filmmaker George Romero has died at the age of 77. His cult classic "Night of the Living Dead," made for $100,000 in 1968, launched the modern zombie industry and countless imitators. But Romero's zombie flicks also offered him a platform for social commentary about American culture, racism, paranoia and consumerism. Jeffrey Brown discusses his life with Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 440
  • Shipbuilders with safety problems winning military contracts
    The U.S. shipbuilding industry continues to win billions of dollars in contracts to build Navy and Coast Guard vessels, despite serious safety lapses that have endangered and killed workers. From Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting, special correspondent Aubrey Aden-Buie reports.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 610
  • Mosul left in rubble, crews search for dead loved ones
    Mosul's old city is a scene of utter devastation. Although Mosul has been liberated, the fight continues in some pockets. Entire neighborhoods have been flattened by coalition airstrikes in the battle against the Islamic State, leaving few survivors to search for remains of family members. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs and videographer Alessandro Pavone report on the human toll.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 305
  • What Trump’s low approval ratings mean for Republicans
    A round of new polls show historically low support for President Trump has slipped further since the spring. Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR join Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s numbers, and how Americans see the Senate Republicans’ fight over the health care bill.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 471
  • Ivanka Trump products are not made in America
    It's "Made in America" week at the White House, but President Trump's effort to highlight U.S. manufacturing has sparked questions about where Trump family products are produced. In fact, merchandise sold by the Trump Organization or sold through Ivanka Trump's fashion line is all made overseas. John Yang learns more from Matea Gold of The Washington Post.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 378
    U.S. President Donald Trump sits on a firefighter truck as he attends a "Made in America" products showcase event at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX3BUAI
  • The sticking points keeping GOP health care bill in limbo
    The vote on the Senate Republican health care bill has been delayed, but the behind-the-scenes battle continues. What key questions could help decide the bill’s fate? Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania and Avik Roy of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity join Judy Woodruff to debate different aspects of the proposed legislation.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 584
    Healthcare activists protest to stop the Republican health care bill at Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters
  • Russia presses U.S. for return of seized compounds
    Russia is stepping up pressure on the United States to regain two diplomatic compounds in New York and Maryland after they were seized during the Obama administration in response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Nick Schifrin joins Judy Woodruff for more.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2017
    Length: 124

Sunday, July 16, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 16, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, July 16, the Senate vote on the GOP healthcare plan is postponed, again. And, the latest poll shows President Trump's approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. Later, reaction to severe austerity measures imposed by Congress in Puerto Rico, as the U.S. territory tries to pay off more than $70 billion in debt. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 1509
    Students of the University of Puerto Rico protest as a meeting of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is taking place at the Convention Center in San Juan
  • Governors from both parties wary of GOP health care plan
    At the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, there was bipartisan resistance to the Republican healthcare plan, which threatens to cut federal Medicaid subsidies. Washington Post reporter Sean Sullivan, who attended the gathering, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 185
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  • After Congress steps in, Puerto Rico reignites statehood debate
    Following a series of defaults on payments toward billions of dollars worth of debt, Congress last year passed a law giving a federal financial board oversight on Puerto Rico’s budget. The board has made severe cuts — closing 179 schools and taking away pensions — amid an already-dire economic crisis. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 598
    Students of the University of Puerto Rico protest as a meeting of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico is taking place at the Convention Center in San Juan
  • Russia developments have little effect on Trump’s base
    A new Washington Post-ABC news poll shows 60 percent of Americans believe Russia tried to influence last year’s election and 41 percent believe the Trump campaign intentionally aided those efforts. The poll also shows President Trump’s approval rating has dropped to 36 percent. NewsHour Weekend’s Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to break down the numbers and how they impact Trump’s base.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2017
    Length: 208
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Saturday, July 15, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 15, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, July 15, one opposition leader in Russia is urging youth to speak out. Later, the expansion of presidential power and crackdown on dissent one year after a failed coup in Turkey. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 1510
    Turkish President Erdogan chats with his Russian counterpart Putin at the G-20 summit in Hamburg
  • Airport face scans raise privacy concerns
    The Department of Homeland Security is scanning the faces of passengers on international flights at six airports in an attempt to catch immigrants overstaying their visas. While government officials say they are not keeping biometric data of U.S. citizens, privacy advocates are skeptical. Associated Press reporter Frank Bajak joins Hari Sreenivasan from Houston.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 234
    A Transportation Security Administration arm patch and shield is seen at Los Angeles International Airport
  • Turkey continues crackdown one year after failed coup
    It has been one year since renegade soldiers in Turkey attempted a failed coup to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Since Erdogan's security forces stopped the coup, his government has cracked down on perceived opponents with thousands of civil servants losing their jobs or going to jail. Soner Cagaptay of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 247
    A woman holds a portrait of Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during a ceremony marking the first anniversary of the attempted coup at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul
  • Putin faces growing opposition in lead up to 4th term
    While Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to seek a fourth term next year, the country’s largest anti-government movement in recent history continues to grow. For the final installment of NewsHour’s six-part series “Inside Putin’s Russia,” special correspondent Nick Shifrin reports on the movement and one of its main leaders.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2017
    Length: 605
    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gestures during an interview with Reuters in Moscow

Friday, July 14, 2017

  • What happened in Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russia?
    President Donald Trump returned Friday from Paris to new questions about whether his campaign sought damaging information on Hillary Clinton from Russia. Among the uncertainties: How many people were at a June 2016 meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and Russian officials at Trump Tower? And when did the president know? John Yang reports. Then, Judy Woodruff gets the latest from the AP’s Julie Pace.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 425
  • What Russians think about Trump and the U.S.
    There may be no more consequential relationship for the U.S. than with Russia. As part of our week-long series “Inside Putin's Russia,” special correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin report in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting on how Russians perceive the U.S. and how the relationship between the two world powers has evolved under Trump.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 669
  • Shields and Brooks on fallout from Donald Trump Jr.’s emails
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including President Donald Trump’s trip abroad, fallout over a June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer, and the latest version of a GOP Senate health care bill.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 735
  • Why school choice is about possibility, not partisanship
    Journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s mother -- a union Democrat who worked at the phone company during the day and sold Tupperware at night — lied about her address so Lemmon could attend a better elementary school. Lemmon talks about her own experience with school choice and why she now sees it not as an "issue,” but as a matter of life and death.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 159
  • Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s fight to democratize China
    Nobel laureate and renowned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo died Thursday in China after complications with liver cancer. Since 2009, Liu had served time behind bars after penning a call for political reform in order to democratize his homeland’s government. His work and plight garnered global awareness. William Brangham reports.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 221
    A man lays out a candle tribute to Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, outside China's consulate in Sydney, Australia July 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Reed - RTX3BF20
  • Why Copenhagen is becoming the global epicenter of jazz
    The Copenhagen Jazz Festival ends this weekend in Denmark's capital. The organizers claim it’s the world’s biggest such event. Some musicians from the U.S. express envy that this quintessential American genre now thrives abroad, thanks to Danish government investment. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on why the city’s jazz is attracting international attention.
    Original Air Date: July 14, 2017
    Length: 420

Thursday, July 13, 2017

  • News Wrap: Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dead at 61
    In the our news wrap Thursday, Chinese political dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died Thursday of liver cancer. He'd been released from a state prison last month. Also, former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized for dehydration in Canada.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2017
    Length: 0
    Pro-democracy activists mourn the death of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo in Hong Kong
  • Here’s what’s in the Senate GOP health care bill 2.0
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled Thursday the second version of the GOP’s proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but the path to passage remains anything but clear. The new bill aims to stabilize insurance costs for consumers, but also contains a controversial amendment. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to take a closer look.
    Original Air Date: July 13, 2017
    Length: 566