Monday, June 19, 2017

  • What’s at stake for both sides of the Georgia race
    What are the factors playing into the competitive and expensive race for a House seat in Georgia? Judy Woodruff talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about the special election face-off, a look at President Trump’s personal legal team and why Democrats are trying to bring attention to Republican efforts to craft and pass a secret health care bill.
    Original Air Date: June 19, 2017
    Length: 485

Sunday, June 18, 2017

  • After 8 years, Hawaii sees decline in homelessness rate
    Hawaii leads the nation in its rate of homelessness, which affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there and is a major toll on its health care system. But just last month, the state announced a slight decrease in this ratio for the first time in eight years. NewsHour Weekend correspondent Megan Thompson reports on the programs that may be helping the state make progress.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 604
    A view of the Mokulua islands in Kailua Bay from U.S. President Obama's motorcade during his annual Christmas holiday vacation in Kailua
  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 18, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, June 18, American sailors who went missing after a collision on a U.S. warship are confirmed dead, and a closer look at President Trump's latest financial disclosure. Later, Hawaii has one of the highest homelessness rates in the country, but is beginning to see a decline. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 1503
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  • Dissecting Trump’s recent financial disclosure
    The White House released on Friday a portfolio of President Donald Trump’s financial holdings. It shows that the Trump Organization earned $529 million dollars over 15 months, including the first three of Trump’s presidency. Amy Brittain of the Washington Post’s investigative team joins Hari Sreenivasan to describe why Trump’s financial situation as president is unprecedented.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 245
    U.S. President Trump arriives to deliver a speech on US-Cuba relations in Miami
  • Pressure for IVF success obscures ethical issues
    In vitro fertilization has grown to a $3 billion industry in the U.S. that is responsible for more than 1 million babies. But implanting several embryos under pressure for success often obscures potential complications and added responsibilities that can come with carrying twins, triplets or more. Bernice Yeung of Reveal joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss these ethical concerns.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 214
    This illustration shows in vitro fertilization, in which a single sperm is injected into the cytoplasm of an egg. Image by Brand X Pictures and Getty Images.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 17, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, June 17, a U.S. Navy ship collides with a container ship off the coast of Japan, and a mistrial is declared in the Bill Cosby trial on sexual assault charges. Later, we talk to residents in Alabama, where the Affordable Care Act marketplace only offers one option. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 18, 2017
    Length: 1503
  • U.S. sells arms to Qatar, complicating Gulf dispute
    Days after President Donald Trump said that Qatar funds terrorism, his administration signed a $12 billion deal to sell three dozen F-15 fighter jets to the small Gulf Coast country. The deal comes after Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab nations severed diplomatic ties with Qatar. Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon joins Hari Sreenivasan with more.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 255
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  • Labor violations force truckers into life of servitude
    An investigative report released Friday by USA Today, exposes a truck driving industry rife with labor violations, forcing truckers into working conditions akin to indentured servitude. Brett Murphy, the article’s author, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Naples, Florida, to discuss the findings.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 269
    A striking truck driver walks a picket line at a Pacer Cartage facility in Otay Mesa, California
  • Cosby ‘not out of the woods’ after mistrial
    The Pennsylvania judge in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury could not reach a unanimous decision. Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia joins Hari Sreenivasan from Philadelphia to discuss the six days of deadlocked deliberation and what might come next for the case.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 112
    Bird Milliken weeps as she carries a sign while demonstrating in support of victims of sexual violence after a judge declared a mistrial in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Alabama residents left with one insurance option under ACA
    The Affordable Care Act mandated that all Americans obtain health insurance and created marketplaces, also known as exchanges, to facilitate coverage for the uninsured. But now, enrollees in five states, including Alabama, have only one option for insurance. PBS NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker went to Alabama to look at the impact.
    Original Air Date: June 17, 2017
    Length: 532
    Hospital emergency sign in California

Friday, June 16, 2017

  • Why a stay in the ICU can leave patients worse off
    Almost 6 million patients land in an intensive care unit every year, and for many, it marks a turning point in their lives. A substantial number of patients leave the ICU with newly acquired problems, from dementia to nerve disease. Medical leaders have developed new standards to reduce the use of drugs and get patients moving, but adoption has been slow. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 469
  • Petraeus on why U.S. needs to stay in Afghanistan
    The Trump administration is reportedly considering sending 4,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan in light of a deteriorating security situation. Retired Gen. David Petraeus joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the need for a long-term U.S. military commitment in that country, civilian casualties in the coalition fight against the Islamic State, the American policy on the crisis facing Qatar and more.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 531
  • Average Cubans likely hurt by return to stricter rules
    President Trump announced renewed restrictions on business in and travel to Cuba, partially reversing course on former President Obama’s re-engagement with the island nation. John Yang speaks with Alan Gomez of USA TODAY about what’s at stake for average Cubans who depend on tourism.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 399
  • Acquittal in Philando Castile trial sparks emotional outcry
    A jury found Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty Friday in the shooting of Philando Castile. The shooting garnered national attention in 2016, when the aftermath of the fatal encounter was streamed via Facebook Live. Tim Nelson of Minnesota Public Radio joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the trial and reaction.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 343
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 16, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump rolls back some Obama administration efforts to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations. Also: David Petraeus on the fight in Afghanistan,a not guilty verdict in the Philando Castile case, the difficult road to recovery after a stay in the ICU, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news and choosing to follow love after college.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 3249
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  • Why I followed my boyfriend to a new city after college
    Caroline Kitchener grew up hearing that strong women don't need to rely on a partner to have a happy and successful life. But after graduating college, her values clashed with real life: She decided to move to a new city with her boyfriend. Kitchener, author of "Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College," shares her humble opinion.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 192
  • Shields and Brooks on Trump’s response to Russia probe
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the latest developments in the Russia probe and how President Trump has been reacting to reports that he is being investigated for possible obstruction of justice, plus the state of political polarization in light of a shooting targeting GOP lawmakers.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 715
  • News Wrap: Trump acknowledges obstruction of justice probe
    In the our news wrap Friday, President Trump tweeted about reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation of Russian meddling in the election. Also, anger over a London apartment tower fire boiled over, as the death toll rose and with dozens still missing.
    Original Air Date: June 16, 2017
    Length: 399
    U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver a speech on US-Cuba relations at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami, Florida, U.S.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

  • Erdogan security team charged in assault of D.C. protesters
    A month since demonstrators were attacked by Turkish security forces outside the ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. authorities have issued warrants on assault charges. Some suspects have been arrested, but most returned home to Turkey after the attack. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 199
  • Warner: Would be helpful if Trump cooperated on Russia probe
    The Senate Intelligence Committee met behind closed doors this week with three key figures in their expanding Russia investigation, including special counsel Robert Mueller. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., vice-chair of the committee, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the distinctions between the Senate’s investigation and the probe led by Mueller, as well as his wish for more help from the White House.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 464
  • Here’s what’s in the Senate’s new Russia sanctions
    The Senate overwhelmingly approved new sanctions against both Iran and Russia on Thursday. While the overall bill is aimed at Iran's missile program, an amendment expands sanctions on Russia for meddling in last year's election, and another amendment affects the president’s ability to roll back sanctions. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to take a closer look at the details.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 155
  • How Dick Cavett brought the art of conversation to TV
    TV great Dick Cavett credits comedian Jack Paar with providing his talk-show hosting philosophy: Make it a conversation. Cavett offers his Brief but Spectacular take on his career.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 230
  • Kushners put foreign-investor visa back in the spotlight
    Thousands of investors apply and participate annually in the little-known EB-5 visa program, designed to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports that recently, one real estate business in particular has put it back in the spotlight: that of the family of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 542
  • Long-silenced songs of Holocaust survivors are rediscovered
    When the death camps and ghettos of Europe were liberated at the end of World War II, a psychologist from Chicago visited former prisoners and recorded their interviews. Unheard for decades, a long-missing reel of songs has been rediscovered, offering a haunting document of the horrors of the Holocaust. David C. Barnett of PBS member station WVIZ reports.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 323
  • Interracial couples challenge white supremacy in ‘Loving’
    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia, which struck down the law prohibiting interracial marriage. Author Sheryll Cashin explores that case and other historical examples in her book “Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy.” Judy Woodruff sits down with Cashin to discuss economic and ideological forces at work.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 433
  • News Wrap: Student freed from North Korea has brain injury
    In the our news wrap Thursday, Otto Warmbier suffered a severe neurological injury, according to doctors who have examined him since his release from North Korea. Warmbier is in a coma. Also, Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise, a leading Republican in the House, remains in critical condition after a gunman shot him Wednesday.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 467
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 15, 2017
    Thursday on the NewsHour, special counsel Robert Mueller takes a turn in the Russia investigation, probing possible obstruction of justice by the president. Also: Turkish security agents charged after a violent clash with protesters, renewed criticism for a government visa program, how one couple changed marriage in the U.S., lost music from the Holocaust and TV great Dick Cavett.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 3302
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  • Robert Mueller is expanding the Russia probe. Here’s how
    President Trump is now under scrutiny for possible obstruction of justice. New reports suggest that special counsel Bob Mueller has broadened his probe, originally focused on Russian meddling in the election. Judy Woodruff learns more from Carrie Johnson of NPR.
    Original Air Date: June 15, 2017
    Length: 268
    Former FBI Director Robert Mueller at the Justice Department headquarters in 2013. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters