Tuesday, June 13, 2017

  • News Wrap: Senate crafts new Russia sanctions
    In our news wrap Tuesday, leaders of two Senate committees reached agreement on new sanctions against Russia, targeting corruption, human rights abuses and weapons shipments to Syria. Also, Pentagon leaders came under fire for not finishing a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 1122
    Russian President Vladimir Putin applauds during the State Prize awards ceremony marking the Day of Russia at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Natalia Kolesnikova/Pool - RTS16RKB
  • How will Uber evolve without CEO Kalanick behind the wheel?
    Ride-service giant Uber is in the midst of major turmoil. After months of complaints about the company's culture, sexual assault and bias, chief executive Travis Kalanick will take an indefinite leave of absence. That comes as a new report conducted by Eric Holder suggests ways to reform the company’s values. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Jessi Hempel of Backchannel about Uber's new direction.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 349
  • Putting Trump’s claims on jobs in context
    Just four months into his term, President Trump has made numerous claims about the jobs he's created and saved. What's the real record? William Brangham reports.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 336
  • Rep. Schiff on Sessions’ refusal to answer Senate questions
    Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., joins Judy Woodruff to react to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ first public testimony on the Russia investigation. Schiff says what was most notable to him was what he saw as Sessions corroborating former FBI Director James Comey on details of meetings with President Trump, as well as Sessions’ refusal to answer many of the senators’ questions.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 435
  • U.S. college student released from North Korea in a coma
    Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old American college student, has been medically evacuated under desperate circumstances after being detained in North Korea. North Korean authorities arrested Otto, who is now comatose, almost 18 months ago during a trip to the reclusive nation and sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor for taking a poster. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 250
    File photo of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier by Kyodo via Reuters
  • Former Justice officials weigh in on Sessions’ testimony
    From dealings with former FBI Director James Comey to the attorney general's recusal from the Russia probe, Judy Woodruff gets analysis from George Terwilliger, Walter Dellinger and Carrie Cordero, three former Justice Department officials with extensive experience in government and the law.
    Original Air Date: June 13, 2017
    Length: 977

Monday, June 12, 2017

  • Putting cervical cancer screening in reach for Indian women
    Cervical cancer afflicts a half million women across the world every year, but it's most deadly in India. For many Indian women, seeing a doctor is the last resort and an unaffordable luxury. A pilot program aims to change that with a low-cost testing and simple procedure, but hurdles remain to get women in the door. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 389
  • Dad pitches baseball teams on wooing their newest fan
    In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a Virginia man decided to let the nation's major league baseball franchises make their own pitch for his baby son's affection.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 194
  • How Trump's Paris decision drove a top U.S. diplomat to quit
    Four days after President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, the top American official in China, David Rank, tendered his resignation, citing the president's decision. Rank, who served 27 years in the foreign service, sits down with Judy Woodruff in his first interview since stepping down.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 402
  • How GOP senators are privately crafting a health care bill
    Republican senators are trying to finish drafting their own health care bill this week as part of the GOP effort to replace the Affordable Care Act, and they’ve been doing it in secret. Democrats like Sen. Claire McCaskill have been raising their concern about what’s happening. Lisa Desjardins walks us through the normal process and how these efforts differ.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 198
    The U.S. Capitol Building is seen shortly before sunset in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson - RTX36B6A
  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 12, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, Russian demonstrators are detained during massive opposition rallies against the Kremlin. Also: Why America's senior diplomat in China resigned, Democrats discuss GOP health care decisions, the future of Hezbollah in a shifting region, a look ahead with Politics Monday, cancer screening in India and pro baseball teams woo a newborn.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 3264
    FULL PROGRAM
    June 12, 2017
  • Why it's so hard for the White House to change the topic
    Judy Woodruff talks with Tamara Keith of NPR and Stuart Rothenberg of Inside Elections about an interview with Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy about Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed to lead the Russia investigation, the struggle for the Trump administration to change the conversation back to its agenda and the potential fatigue factor of a dramatic presidency.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 478
  • News Wrap: Anti-corruption protesters arrested across Russia
    In our news wrap Monday, protesters took to the streets across Russia to demonstrate against corruption and President Putin, a movement organized by the Kremlin's most prominent critic, Alexei Navalny. Also, reporters pressed White House press secretary Sean Spicer over whether recordings do exist of President Trump's conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 422
  • Ruddy: Mueller has 'real conflicts' as special counsel
    Christopher Ruddy of Newsmax Media joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how the Russia investigation and testimony from former FBI Director James Comey is affecting the White House.
    Original Air Date: June 12, 2017
    Length: 402

Sunday, June 11, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 11, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, June 11, President Donald Trump turns his focus to an infrastructure plan, and a new film follows the only bank charged after the 2008 financial crisis. Later, hear from a survivor of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on her life a year after the massacre. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 11, 2017
    Length: 1347
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  • Trump’s infrastructure plan short on specifics
    President Donald Trump is promising to spend a trillion dollars to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. But beyond general statements about private-public partnerships and dismantling regulations that can delay construction, the White House has yet to put out a detailed plan. Washington Post reporter Mike Debonis joins Hari Sreenivasan for more on the situation.
    Original Air Date: June 11, 2017
    Length: 209
    Cars travel on city streets and highway overpasses in San Diego
  • A year after Pulse shooting, survivor reflects on recovery
    In the early morning of June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen opened fire at Pulse, a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It was the worst mass shooting of civilians in American history, leaving 49 people dead and dozens injured. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with one of the survivors of the attack about her harrowing experience inside the club and how she’s recovering one year later.
    Original Air Date: June 11, 2017
    Length: 270
    The parking lot at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando
  • New film follows only bank charged after financial crisis
    A new documentary, "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail," tells the story of Abacus Federal Savings Bank, a small, family-run bank in New York City. Abacus was the only bank ­­in the U.S. to face criminal charges after the 2008 financial crisis. The film is scheduled to air later this year on the PBS program FRONTLINE. NewsHour Weekend's Saskia de Melker talked to the film's director, Steve James.
    Original Air Date: June 11, 2017
    Length: 426
    Woman enters branch of Abacus Federal Savings Bank on Bowery Street in New York

Saturday, June 10, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode June 10, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, June 10, we look at what happened in Washington this week while the nation focused on former FBI director James Comey, and an exhibit follows the capture of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann. Later, how social media can help mobilize protest. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: June 10, 2017
    Length: 1345
    General view of the U.S. Capitol dome in the pre-dawn darkness in Washington
  • What else happened in Washington as the world watched Comey
    The first public testimony of former FBI director James Comey since his firing by President Donald Trump captured the nation’s attention this week. Meanwhile, the Senate made moves on a Republican healthcare bill and the House voted to roll back Dodd-Frank financial reforms. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan from Santa Barbara, California, with more.
    Original Air Date: June 10, 2017
    Length: 210
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  • New exhibit follows the hunt for a Nazi leader
    In 1962, Adolf Eichmann, one of the key architects of the Holocaust, was executed in Israel, the culmination of a years-long search for him by the Israeli government. The backstory that led to that moment is now on vivid display in “Operation Finale,” an exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Eddie Aruzza, a correspondent for PBS station WTTW in Chicago, has this story.
    Original Air Date: June 10, 2017
    Length: 268
    FILER OF ADOLF EICHMANN TRIAL IN JERUSALEM IN 1961.
  • How online social movements translate to offline results
    In recent years, social media has played a key role in organizing and getting protesters into the streets in the U.S. and around the world. Though these tools can help rally people to action, a new book, "Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest," argues they also have limits. Zeynep Tufekci, the book’s author, joins Hari Sreenivasan for more on technology and protest.
    Original Air Date: June 10, 2017
    Length: 505
    A general view shows Tahrir Square as Egyptian riot policemen try to disperse protesters in Cairo

Friday, June 9, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode June 9, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump fires back a day after former FBI Director James Comey testified that the president lied and tried to stop the Michael Flynn investigation. Also: Theresa May loses control of Parliament, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, a look at one of this year's Tony-nominated plays and a documentarian who turns his lens on people living with disabilities.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 3255
    FULL PROGRAM
    June 9, 2017
  • Shields and Brooks on James Comey hearing takeaways
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 732
  • 'Oslo' captures behind-the-scenes drama of diplomacy
    “Oslo,” a Tony-nominated Broadway drama, takes a deep look at the secret negotiations that went into the historic Middle East peace accords, and their relevance in today’s world. Using real characters and real events, the play imagines what went on behind-the-scenes of history. Jeffrey Brown gives a look from New York City with the cast and crew.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 434
  • Why the world needs more filmmakers with disabilities
    Filmmaker Reid Davenport wants people to know that his biggest obstacle isn’t living with cerebral palsy, but how others perceive and respond to his diagnosis. Davenport, whose films focus on people living with disabilities, gives his Brief but Spectacular take on seeing the world through his lens.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 193
  • Comey intrigue overshadowed by local concerns in many places
    The testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday sent ripples across the nation as millions tuned in. How are different communities responding to Comey? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Brandon Smith of Indiana Public Broadcasting, Jon Ralston of Nevada Independent and Ashton Marra of West Virginia Public Broadcasting.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 483
  • Claiming vindication, Trump answers Comey testimony
    President Trump spoke out publicly a day after former FBI Director James Comey Friday testified that to protect against lies by Mr. Trump, he had taken detailed notes, some of which he leaked in hopes of prompting the naming of a special counsel. The president fired back over Twitter and at a news conference, claiming that some of the things Comey said weren’t true. William Brangham reports.
    Original Air Date: June 9, 2017
    Length: 190

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