Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • Desperate migrants share horror stories from Libya
    The sea route from Libya to Italy is dangerous, even deadly, for African migrants and refugees who are desperate to cross. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports from a Doctors Without Borders rescue ship that’s attempting to save people victimized in Libya from then dying at sea.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
    Migrants sit in their boat during a rescue operation by Italian navy ship Borsini (unseen) off the coast of Sicily, Italy, in this handout picture courtesy of the Italian Marina Militare released on July 19, 2016.  Marina Militare/Handout via REUTERS    ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. - RTSIPD2
  • Melania Trump’s speech controversy casts shadow over RNC
    Republicans will formally nominate Donald Trump as their presidential candidate Tuesday night. After the roll call of states, the convention will get down to business with its theme of jobs and the economy. But a speech by Melania Trump on Monday night has momentarily stolen the spotlight. John Yang reports and NPR’s Rachel Martin offers a preview from the convention floor.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
    Melania Trump, wife of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, waves as she arrives to speak at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSIMT8
  • Republicans struggle in the battle for millennial voters
    Both Republicans and Democrats are vying for the increasingly important demographic of young voters. Lisa Desjardins reports from Cleveland on why the GOP has had a difficult time recruiting millennials.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
    Trump supporters, including one carrying a handgun, listen to  "Code Pink" protesters outside of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTSIM6E
  • Can Republicans find compromise on immigration reform?
    Immigration is a central tenant of Donald Trump’s domestic policy agenda and a topic of major division among Republicans. Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill get two views from Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., and Daniel Garza of the LIBRE Initiative.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
    Trump supporters protest outside the Luxe Hotel, where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was expected to speak in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States July 10, 2015. At least 10 businesses have severed deals with billionaire presidential contender Donald Trump after his disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, following vigorous lobbying by Latinos and others. Trump said that some of his criticism has been distorted. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTX1JYHC
  • How Donald Trump rose from real estate scion to TV ‘boss’
    Just as Donald Trump was finishing business school, he set his sights on showbiz, investing in a Broadway production. But when that failed, he retreated to the family business of real estate, where he found success (as well as bankruptcy), climbed New York’s social ladder and courted controversy. Gwen Ifill explores the career path that led Trump to pursue the Oval Office.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
    Real estate magnate Donald Trump (L) and his girlfriend Melania Knauss
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in New York on May 22, 2003. Hollinger publishes The Chicago Sun-Times,
The Daily Telegraph of London, the Jerusalem Post and other newspapers.
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  • At a disunited Republican convention, one thing unifies
    Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill talk to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland about Melania Trump’s speech that borrowed portions from a Michelle Obama speech, the striking disunity in the Republican party and the one thing that seems to bring the GOP together.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
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Monday, July 18, 2016

  • Dr. Ben Carson: it's tough for a nice guy to win a campaign
    What did Dr. Ben Carson learn from his 2016 run for the White House? John Yang sat down with Carson in the PBS NewsHour workspace at the Republican National Convention.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks during a campaign stop in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 23, 2016. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus - RTX289AU
  • Watch the full 2016 Republican National Convention Day 1
    Watch complete, gavel-to-gavel coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Today's schedule: Speakers include: Joni Ernst, Willie Robertson, Melania Trump and many more.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    Paul Manafort, campaign manager to Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, and his wife Kathleen ride the elevator at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTSIE6S
  • Melania Trump's full speech at the 2016 RNC
    Melania Trump, businesswoman and Donald Trump's wife, spoke Monday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Donald Trump introduced Melania after walking out to the song "We are the Champions" by Queen.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    Melania Trump takes the stage after her introduction at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18, 2016. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters
  • News Wrap: Top ranking cop in Freddie Gray death acquitted
    In our news wrap Monday, a third Baltimore officer was acquitted Monday in the riot-inspiring death of Freddie Gray.; two more are awaiting trial and the trial of a sixth officer ended in a hung jury. Also, after initially saying the opposite, French officials now say there is evidence that the man who killed 84 people in a truck attack in nice, had been radicalized just recently.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    A man participates in a protest in Union Square after Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was acquitted of all charges for his involvement in the death of Freddie Gray in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., June 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly  - RTX2HVJG
  • GOP convention pauses to mourn slain Baton Rouge officers
    The theme of the first night of the Republican convention was "Make America Safe Again" and it coincided with the slayings of three Baton Rouge officers, punctuating Donald Trump's vow to be the “law and order president, Lisa Desjardins reports from Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sings the U.S. National Anthem on the floor during the first session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich - RTSIKTL
  • Donald Trump's coronation week as GOP standard-bearer begins
    The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    The delegates of the Republican National Convention pose for a group photo at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters
  • Trump’s early years, from troubled teen to business school
    Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    (L - R)Donald Trump and his children Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a news conference to mark the opening of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto April 16, 2012.    REUTERS/Mike Cassese (CANADA - Tags: REAL ESTATE BUSINESS) - RTR30TK4
  • Meet the man planning every detail of the RNC
    What does it take to put together a national political convention? From the balloon drop to the video displays to the delegates clamoring to participate in democracy, John Yang talks to some of the people behind the big show in Cleveland this year.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    A delegate studies a copy of the Republican platform document that reflect the policies of the Republican Party that will be voted on at the RNC, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTSIKPE
  • Trump’s GOP opponents get nowhere fast at convention
    On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination, confirming this is the party of Trump. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
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  • PBS NewsHour/NPR RNC Special - Day 1
    Watch full coverage of the Republican National Convention hosted by NPR and PBS NewsHour. NPR's Rachel Martin joins PBS NewsHour's Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to bring you insights, analysis and updates from the convention floor.
    Original Air Date: July 18, 2016
    The delegates of the Republican National Convention pose for a group photo at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters

Sunday, July 17, 2016

  • In Baton Rouge, tensions run high after officers shot
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was on high alert today after a deadly shooting that killed three law enforcement officers this morning. The city has been tense ever since police officers shot and killed Alton Sterling, prompting protests throughout the country. Reporter Charlie Whinham, from our affiliate Louisiana Public Broadcasting, joins us for more.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2016
    Police officers armed with rifles guard  the entrance to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital after a fatal shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jeffrey Dubinsky
  • The latest from Cleveland as GOP convention start nears
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich denied a request by the head of Cleveland’s police union on Sunday to suspend laws allowing gun owners to carry their weapons in public, including near the upcoming RNC. Meanwhile, Donald Trump’s campaign chair said the convention’s goal is to help America understand more about the candidate. NewsHour’s own Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2016
    Members of the Committee on Arrangements pose for a photo on the stage at Quicken Loans Arena as setup continues in advance of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTSIBT5
  • More than 6,000 detained in Turkey after failed coup
    Turkish President Recep Erdogan intensified this weekend’s failed military coup, as the government detained 6,000 people including three general and hundreds of soldiers. On Sunday, tens of thousands marched through the streets of the Ankara in a show of support for the Erdogan government. NewsHour Special Correspondent Marcia Biggs joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2016
    Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stand under a giant Turkish national flag during a pro-government demonstration on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis - RTSIF7R
  • Meet young Donald Trump, a 'pioneer of self-promotion'
    On the eve of the Republican National Convention, two biographers of the presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump -- Michael D’Antonio, author of “Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success” (now in paperback as “The Truth About Trump”) and David Cay Johnston, author of the “The Making of Donald Trump,” – share their insights with NewsHour’s Political Director Lisa Desjardins.
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2016
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  • Hear two GOP supporters face off about Trump ahead of RNC
    Original Air Date: July 17, 2016
    A delegate supporting Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump looks over documents at the Colorado Republican state convention in Colorado Springs, Colorado April 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTX298FM

Saturday, July 16, 2016

  • Investigators look for motive in Nice truck attack
    As another memorial begins to build in wake of another terror attack in France, authorities are trying to figure out whether the attacker Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhel worked alone or had allies. While the Islamic State claimed responsibility, it is unclear whether the group trained Bouhel or inspired him. Jane Ferguson reports from Nice, France.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2016
    A man reacts near flowers placed in tribute to victims, two days after an attack by the driver of a heavy truck who ran into a crowd on Bastille Day killing scores and injuring as many on the Promenade des Anglais, in Nice, France, July 16, 2016.  REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol   - RTSI9UW
  • What to expect from Trump and Pence at RNC
    Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump formally introduced his running mate Saturday as Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. The two will be the center of attention at the Republican National Convention, which starts on Monday. NewsHour’s John Yang reports from Cleveland, Ohio.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2016
    Indiana Governor Mike Pence addresses a news conference where he was introduced as the vice presidential running mate of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in New York City, U.S., July 16, 2016.   Photo Brendan McDermid/Reuters
  • Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?
    Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took to the streets last night to fight back against the fourth military coup in the country since 1960, and they won. Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Eric Edelman and David Phillips, who directs the Peace-building and Human Rights Program at Columbia University, join Hari Sreenivasan in New York to discuss.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2016
    Palestinians take part in a Hamas a rally in support of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's government against a coup attempt, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip July 16, 2016. The sign reads: "Gaza will not forget who stand with it in its adversity and blockade". REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa - RTSI939
  • What to expect from the GOP convention in Cleveland
    There are 2,472 delegates to the GOP convention, and there may be as many opinions of the Trump-Pence ticket. Special correspondent Jeff Greenfield is in Cleveland with a sampling of those views and a preview of the four-day gathering.
    Original Air Date: July 16, 2016
    Barricades are seen outside the Quicken Loans Arena as setup continues in advance of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 16, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTSIAPW
  • Inside Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative
    Solutions to complex issues like the impact of race require not just a desire to change but the actual tools to make change. In 2014, the Obama administration began My Brother’s Keeper, a public and private collaboration to create opportunities for young men of color to address many of the challenges they face. Broderick Johnson, chair of the task force, joins PBS NewsHour Weekend from Washington D.C.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2016
    Students listen to remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama at Lehman College in New York May 4, 2015. During his remarks Monday Obama announced the creation of the new nonprofit organization My Brother's Keeper Alliance to help minority youth. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX1BJ9Z

Friday, July 15, 2016

  • French ambassador says Nice attacker had no known ISIS ties
    French Ambassador Gerard Araud says that, so far, there is no known ISIS ties to Mohamed Bouhlel, the man who drove the death truck in Nice, killing more than 80 people. Nor was he on the list of radicalized people France is monitoring, he said. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Araud.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2016
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  • PBS NewsHour Special: America in Black and Blue
    On this special edition of PBS NewsHour Weekend, in one week two black men killed by police and five Dallas officers were gunned down. Mourning the losses and demanding justice -- voices are raised across the country. How can we find common ground? Alison Stewart anchors this one-hour special “America in Black and Blue” from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 15, 2016
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