Tuesday, July 19, 2016

  • Ben Carson: We need to use the power of reasoning
    Former Republican presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Ben Carson spoke in support of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Kimberlin Brown at the 2016 Republican National Convention
    A speech by Kimberlin Brown, soap opera actress and small business owner, closed out Tuesday night at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Watch Donald Trump Jr. speak at the 2016 RNC
    Donald Trump Jr., son of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, took the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio to talk about his father and why he would make for a great president.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Tiffany Trump: My father draws out people's full potential
    Tiffany Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, spoke on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. "He draws out the talent and drive in people, so that they can achieve their full potential," she said of her father.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Chris Christie at the 2016 Republican National Convention
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention, claiming more than a decade of friendship with Donald Trump and attacking presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on her foreign policy and the email server scandal.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Paul Ryan confirms Donald Trump and Mike Pence
    House Speaker Paul Ryan officially announced that Donald Trump and Gov. Mike Pence would be the Republican Party's nominees for president and vice president at the 2016 Republican National Convention.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Paul Ryan speaks at the Republican National Convention
    House Speaker Paul Ryan took the stage Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Alaska contests vote count at Republican National Convention
    Alaska formally contested the way their votes were counted by the Republican National Committee on Tuesday night. After deliberation, RNC chair Reince Priebus clarified the rules and how the votes were counted.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Paul Ryan announces final vote tally at 2016 RNC
    House Speaker Paul Ryan announced the final vote tallies at the Republican National Convention, confirming that Donald Trump accumulated the majority. Final tally: Trump: 1,725 Cruz: 475 Kasich: 120 Rubio: 114 Carson: 7 Bush: 3 Paul: 2
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Watch Mitch McConnell's full speech at RNC 2016
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell attacked the credibility and foreign policy decision-making of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Watch Donald Trump address delegates on day two
    "Today has been a very, very special day watching my children put me over the top earlier," Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said via a satellite feed on day two of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • The NRA's Chris Cox at the Republican National Convention
    Watch the NRA's Chris Cox at the Republican National Convention
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson speaks at Republican National Convention
    Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson spoke on Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • UFC's Dana White speaks at Republican National Convention
    Dana White, businessman and president of the mixed martial arts organization UFC, spoke on Tuesday at the Republican National Convention in support of Donald Trump.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Asa Hutchinson speak at the Republican National Convention
    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke on Tuesday night at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • PBS NewsHour/NPR RNC Special - Day 2
    Watch Tuesday night's PBS NewsHour/NPR special from day 2 of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Original Air Date: July 19, 2016
  • Turkish crackdown touches thousands after coup attempt
    In Istanbul, thousands of supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went out to the streets, demanding retribution for those responsible for the coup over the weekend. Meanwhile, even more Turkish civil servants were detained or suspended from their jobs. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs talks to Hari Sreenivasan about the crackdown.
    Original Air Date: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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