Wednesday, September 7, 2016

  • News Wrap: Obama urges Americans to learn about others
    In our news wrap Wednesday, President Obama toured a centuries-old Buddhist Temple during his visit to Laos and held a town hall with youth leaders from across Southeast Asia. The president urged Americans to learn about the world and reject isolationism. Also, Donald Trump campaigned in Philadelphia, calling for big increases in military funding ahead of a televised forum Wednesday night.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Wat Xieng Thong Buddhist temple, alongside his participation in the ASEAN Summit, in Luang Prabang, Laos September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2OFOY
  • New poll numbers show a tightening presidential race
    Nationally, the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is getting closer; an average of polls show Clinton's post-convention bounce is over. Lisa Desjardins examines both candidates' polling strengths and Carroll Doherty of the Pew Research Center and The Washington Post’s Dan Balz join Judy Woodruff for a breakdown of the electorate and how the candidates can drive home their messages.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2016
    U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign Voter Registration Rally at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, United States September 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder  - RTX2OEG6
  • Seeing the future of climate policy under the next president
    There is probably no greater divergence between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s views than on climate change. Clinton thinks it poses grave danger, while Trump thinks it’s a fantasy. William Brangham asks The New York Times’ Coral Davenport and The Washington Post’s Chris Mooney to predict what climate policy would look like under both administrations.
    Original Air Date: September 7, 2016
    A view of the Blomstrand Glacier, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Ny-Alesund, Norway. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool - RTX2GN6B

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 6, 2016
    Tuesday on the NewsHour, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine discusses national security and Hillary Clinton’s strategy to win voters’ trust. Also: President Obama pledges to help clear unexploded bombs left in Laos, the Filipino president’s controversial drug crackdown, Fox News settles a sexual harassment suit, combatting online terrorism and math for the youngest learners.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    Vice-presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) greet well-wishers in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., September 5, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX2O8AE
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 6, 2016
  • Millions of unexploded U.S. bombs still kill, maim in Laos
    The United States dropped 290 million bombs on Laos between 1964 and 1973. On Tuesday, President Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the country, promising to provide the Laotian people to remove the unexploded bombs that remain. Special correspondent Mike Cerre offers a glimpse of life in Laos today and the mission to end the deadly legacy of the Vietnam War.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an address at the Lao National Cultural Hall, on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit, in Vientiane, Laos September 6, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2OAFR
  • Duterte lashes out at critics of drug war killings
    More than 2,000 people have been killed in the Philippines as part of a sweeping drug crackdown whipped up by President Rodrigo Duterte. Both the United States and the United Nations have expressed criticism, and back in his own country, residents are torn over the wave of violence. William Brangham reports on the diplomatic fallout.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte walks between meetings at the ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos September 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Jorge Silva - RTX2OBFQ
  • Fox News ends Ailes era with sexual harassment settlement
    Fox News will pay a $20 million settlement to former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson over her allegations of sexual harassment by former CEO Roger Ailes. Fox also issued a rare apology to Carlson. Judy Woodruff learns more from Stephen Battaglio of the Los Angeles Times.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19:  (L-R) Fox & Friends hosts Steve Doocy, Gretchen Carlson and Brian Kilmeade during "FOX & Friends" All American Concert Series outside of FOX Studios on July 19, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
  • Inside the high-tech hunt for terrorists
    Take a look at the room 9/11 built: The operations center at the National Counterterrorism Center aggregates data in hopes that analysts will be able to predict the next terrorist attack. With the advent of “social media intelligence,” answers are everywhere, but the challenge is piecing them together. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
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  • Counting the benefits of teaching math to 3-year-olds
    In Boston public schools, 3, 4 and 5-year-olds are getting their first introduction to math. Before they walk through the kindergarten door, the “Building Blocks” curriculum is designed to encourage very young children to think and talk about math concepts throughout the days, by providing lessons through innovative games. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
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  • Tim Kaine makes the case for Clinton on national security
    Tim Kaine visited Wilmington, North Carolina, on Tuesday, to deliver an address on national security. The Democratic vice presidential nominee joins Gwen Ifill to to draw a sharp contrast between his running mate Hillary Clinton and her opposition, and to discuss Clinton’s lifelong passions, Russian hacking and what he perceives as Trump’s sexism about “presidential” qualities.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) campaigns at Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., July 31, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTSKH96
  • News Wrap: Congress returns to tackle funding, Zika
    In our news wrap Tuesday, Congress came back from its summer recess with a full plate. It has less than a month to pass a funding bill and is under pressure to deliver a package to fight Florida’s homegrown Zika outbreak. Also, security forces in Afghanistan ended a standoff with three gunmen who had seized a building in Kabul.
    Original Air Date: September 6, 2016
    Former Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) talks to reporters as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo - RTX2OCOQ

Monday, September 5, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode Sept. 5, 2016
    Monday on the NewsHour, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton start the final sprint to Election Day. Also: World leaders meet in China for the G-20 summit, the status and political influence of labor unions, getting honest answers about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the U.S. clothing company that hopes to change the industry for good and growing up black in the era of President Barack Obama.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
    Giant panda Mei Xiang and her cub Bei Bei(R) play in their enclosure August 24, 2016 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.
Bei Bei celebrated his first birthday August 20, 2016. He is part of SinoAmerican panda diplomacy and will have to be sent to the People's Republic of China at the age of 4. / AFP / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 5, 2016
  • An author’s aspirations in the time of Obama and Trayvon
    In "Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching,” Mychal Denzel Smith discusses what it’s like growing up as a young black man in an era that saw the election of the first black president in America, as well as the killing of Trayvon Martin. Smith sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss his new book.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
  • Can unions adapt to today's economic challenges?
    Union membership has been on the decline in the U.S. for decades, and is currently half of what it was in the 1980s. How are unions adapting in an era of stagnant wages and a growing “sharing economy”? Hari Sreenivasan talks with Harley Shaiken of the University of California, Berkeley and Mary Kay Henry, president of SEIU.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
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  • A clothing company that’s keeping jobs in America
    Voormi transforms locally sourced Rocky Mountain sheep wool into high-end outdoor clothing. But the Colorado startup is also hoping to help transform rural communities into small manufacturing hubs, where economic development is needed the most. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
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  • Does an endorsement from organized labor still sway voters?
    What role do labor unions play in presidential politics this election? John Yang speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and Stu Rothenberg of The Rothenberg-Gonzales Political Report about Donald Trump’s efforts to court African-Americans, a generational challenge for Hillary Clinton, what to expect as Congress returns from summer recess and more.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
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  • What Israelis and Palestinians really think
    Corey Gil-Shuster covers the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a new way. He asks the world what it wants to know from and about Israelis and Palestinians, goes to the streets of Israel and the West Bank to get the answers and posts the unedited responses on YouTube. NewsHour contributor Justin Kenny recently followed along with Gil-Shuster to produce this report.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
    Corey Gil-Shuster covers the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a new way. He asks the world what it wants to know from and about Israelis and Palestinians, goes to the streets of Israel and the West Bank to get the answers and posts the unedited responses on YouTube. NewsHour contributor Justin Kenny recently followed along with Gil-Shuster to produce this report.
  • News Wrap: U.S.-Russia deal on Syria cease-fire fails
    News Wrap: U.S.-Russia deal on Syria cease-fire fails Blurb: In our news wrap Monday, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to reach a deal on a cease-fire in Syria, amid an onslaught of Islamic State attacks. Also, the Taliban carried out twin attacks near the defense ministry in Kabul, killing 24 people.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
    A fighter from the Jaish al-Islam (Islam Army) runs to avoid sniper fire, in the village of Tal al-Siwan area of the rebel-held stronghold of Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus, on September 5, 2016. / AFP / Sameer Al-Doumy        (Photo credit should read SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Successes and shortfalls from this year’s G20 summit
    It was President Obama’s final official visit to China: a G20 summit with other world leaders in Hangzhou. When it was over, they had made some commitments on climate change, but on issues like China’s steel production or Syria, there was little to show from the weekend. William Brangham talks to The Washington Post’s David Ignatius and Edward Alden of the Council on Foreign Relations.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
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  • Candidates stress jobs and economy on Labor Day
    Labor Day is a holiday for most Americans, but it’s the start of crunch time for the presidential nominees. Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and their surrogates were on the campaign trail to push issues of labor, trade and the economy. Hillary Clinton made an unusual effort to speak with reporters, while Trump confirmed he would participate in all of the debates. Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: September 5, 2016
    IN FLIGHT - SEPTEMBER 05:  Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to reporters on her campaign plane enroute to Iowa on September 5, 2016. Hillary Clinton is kicking off a Labor Day campaign swing to Ohio and Iowa on a new campaign plane.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sunday, September 4, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 4, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, September 4, Mother Teresa in canonized as Saint Teresa at the Vatican. Later, hear how about a resurgence in the urban beekeeping movement. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: September 4, 2016
    Nuns from the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India, watch a live broadcast of the canonisation of Mother Teresa at a ceremony held in the Vatican, September 4, 2016. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri - RTX2O1YY
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 4, 2016
  • Mother Teresa declared a saint in Vatican ceremony
    Pope Francis declared Mother Teresa a saint of the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday. St. Teresa, who died in 1997, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her lifetime of work caring for the poor in the Indian city of Calcutta. Wall Street Journal reporter Francis Rocca joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: September 4, 2016
    A tapestry depicting Mother Teresa of Calcutta is seen in the facade of Saint Peter's Basilica during a mass, celebrated by Pope Francis, for her canonisation in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican September 4, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini - RTX2O1QX
  • What caused Mexico’s drug war?
    Mexico's government has been waging a war against the country's drug cartels, whose territorial fights have left tens of thousands dead. "Kingdom of Shadows," a POV documentary that comes out this month, looks at the root causes of the violence and the effects of the drug war. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano spoke with director Bernardo Ruiz.
    Original Air Date: September 4, 2016
    Still from "Kingdom of Shadows." Photo courtesy of Participant Media
  • Why urban beekeeping is a rising trend in major cities
    Bees are critical to agricultural production, but beekeeping is actually increasing in cities like Los Angeles and New York City, where restrictions on the practice were recently lifted. In Philadelphia, where there are thousands of abandoned lots to forage, both hobbyists and commercial beekeepers are introducing hives to their backyards, roofs and gardens. Hari Sreenivasan has the story.
    Original Air Date: September 4, 2016
    Urban beekeeping is on the rise in major cities. Photo by Laura Fong/PBS NewsHour Weekend
  • Commercial airlines begin flights to Cuba
    This week, for the first time in 55 years, a commercial passenger jet flew from the U.S. to Cuba, and eight airlines are approved to run flights between the two countries. The breakthrough is part of President Barack Obama’s effort to normalize relations with Cuba. Carla Robbins, an adjunct senior fellow with the Council of Foreign Relations, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2016
    Ground crew hold U.S. and Cuban flags near a recently landed JetBlue aeroplane, the first commercial scheduled flight between the United States and Cuba in more than 50 years, at the Abel Santamaria International Airport in Santa Clara, Cuba, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX2NQB5

Saturday, September 3, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode Sept. 3, 2016
    On this edition for Saturday, Sept. 3, Turkey sends tanks into Syria as the country attempts to clear Islamic State fighters from the border and the United States and China formally ratified a climate-change agreement. Later, learn how a five-year drought in California is causing officials in one town to worry about residents' health. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2016
    Farmworker David Trejo, 46, makes one of his twice-weekly runs to fill a tank with water at the local fire station after his well dried up and he was left with no running water in his home, in East Porterville, California, United States May 7, 2015. California regulators on Wednesday adopted the first statewide rules for the permitting of seawater desalination projects that are expected to proliferate as drought-stricken communities increasingly turn to the ocean to supplement their drinking supplies. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTX1C238
    FULL PROGRAM
    September 3, 2016
  • Turkey moves tanks into Syria in fight against ISIS
    Turkey deployed tanks inside Syria on Saturday to target positions held by Islamic State militants. The new operation marks an attempt to secure Turkey's border and push back against Kurdish militias. Turkey's deputy prime minister, Numan Kurtulmus, joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2016
    Turkish army tanks and military personal are stationed in Karkamis on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern Gaziantep province, Turkey, August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo - RTX2NUZK
  • Could California’s drought make residents sick?
    As California's five-year drought continues, the community of East Porterville has become an epicenter for the state's water shortage. Of the 1,800 homes located in the town, nearly 500 have lost wells that provided water for bathing and washing food. Officials worry the predicament will take a toll on the health of the community’s 7,000 residents. NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: September 3, 2016
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