Thursday, July 28, 2016

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke on the final night of the 2016 DNC
    NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke on the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Rev. William Barber: Stand up! Vote together!
    "We need to embrace our deepest moral values," Reverend William Barber II of North Carolina said during his speech Thursday at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Republicans discussed why they're voting for Clinton
    Republicans Doug Elmets and Jennifer Pierotti Lim discussed why they're voting for Democratic presidential nominee on final day of the Democratic National Convention. Elmets is a political consultant and former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan, while Pierotti Lim is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Nancy Pelosi's full speech from Thursday at the 2016 DNC
    Watch Nancy Pelosi's full speech from Thursday at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • House Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke Thursday at the 2016 DNC
    Army veteran and House Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) spoke Thursday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Sarah McBride addresses DNC 2016
    Sarah McBride became the first transgender speaker at a major political convention when she spoke Thursday during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Why Hillary Clinton did so poorly with white male voters
    “Ambivalent sexism.” It’s a term that explains why Hillary Clinton did so poorly with white male voters, writes Dan Bush. It’s sexism that sees men more supportive of women who conform to traditional gender roles. Bush spoke to white male voters in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and found sexism in the language they used to describe Clinton. William Brangham speaks with Bush about his story.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • At mountain resort, it’s downhill for foreign investors
    A project to turn a depressed Vermont ski slope into a bustling year-round resort has become a cautionary tale for foreign investors hoping to get U.S. green cards through the EB-5 cash-for-visas program. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on charges of massive fraud filed by the SEC against the developers of Jay Peak, who allegedly misused $200 million in investments.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • In most unusual of campaign years, can Clinton surprise us?
    She’s been on the scene for 25 years, so how can Hillary Clinton be both status quo and an agent of change? Spelling that out is a major challenge as she works to shore up the Obama base and win over blue collar voters and disaffected Republicans, says New York Times columnist David Brooks, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report. “Surprise us,” says Brooks.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • What you need to know about South Florida Zika scare
    The Food and Drug Administration asked two South Florida counties — Miami-Dade and Broward — to immediately halt blood donations as what looks like four cases of locally transmitted, mosquito-borne Zika virus are investigated. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health, about the virus, which can cause birth defects. Fauci says the FDA is taking “prudent” steps.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Clinton strategist: She’ll draw sharp contrasts with Trump
    The mission for Hillary Clinton, says the candidate’s chief strategist Joel Benenson, is to draw sharp and clear differences with Donald Trump. Clinton will spell out two visions — an optimistic one in which Americans are “stronger together” or Trump’s, which he says is one of dark divisions. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Benenson.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • How Democrats can win back Trump’s working class supporters
    Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, says Republican Donald Trump has successfully tapped into the frustrations of white males and the working class but believes that when voters are given info on his positions on wages and other issues, that they’ll come home to Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. He and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., sit down with Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Looking back at some DNC Trump trash talk
    Just as Republicans took aim at Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, Democrats in Philadelphia — and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg — lobbed some of their own zingers at Donald Trump over the past week. The NewsHour takes a look.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • It’s Hillary Clinton’s history-making big night
    It’s Hillary Clinton’s historic big night and she gives the most important speech of her political career as she accepts the Democrats’ nod. Clinton is the first woman nominated by a major party for president. Her fortunes were more closely tie to President Barack Obama’s legacy after his ringing endorsement the night before. Clinton’s daughter Chelsea introduces her. John Yang reports.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • Collecting 2016 campaigns’ pins, hats and bumper stickers
    People collect everything and the memorabilia of the 2016 GOP and Democratic campaigns is no different. But one of the biggest, most ardent collectors may surprise you. It’s The Smithsonian Museum Of American History and curators have been on hand in Cleveland and Philadelphia picking up pins, posters, funny hats and bumper stickers.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
  • PBS NewsHour/NPR DNC Special - Day 4
    PBS NewsHour/NPR Democratic National Convention Special - Day 4
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016

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