Monday, March 27, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 27, 2017
    Monday on the NewsHour, the Trump administration attempts to move past the defeat on health care only to be hit by mounting questions over Russian ties. Also: Protests across Russia galvanize Putin's critics, claims of civilians killed by a U.S. airstrike in Iraq, patients in limbo without a GOP health care plan, political turmoil in Turkey, plus a preview of the week ahead on Politics Monday.
    Original Air Date: March 27, 2017
    March 27, 2017
  • News Wrap: More Russia questions emerge for White House
    In our news wrap Monday, White House efforts to move beyond the failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act were overshadowed by mounting questions over House Intelligence Chair Devin Nunes' revelation about intercepted Trump communications. Also, Turkish citizens overseas began voting on dramatically expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
    Original Air Date: March 27, 2017
  • Why young Russians are mobilizing against corruption
    Widespread protests broke out across Russia on Sunday to denounce government corruption, the biggest show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin in years. Hundreds of protesters were arrested in Moscow and elsewhere. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, then Judy Woodruff talks with journalist and author Masha Gessen about the protests and Putin.
    Original Air Date: March 27, 2017
  • What we know about the deadly air assault on Mosul
    In the U.S.-led coalition fight against the Islamic State group, a airstrike in mid-March reportedly left more than 100 civilians dead in Western Mosul. John Yang speaks with Loveday Morris of The Washington Post about the strike and how brutal fighting is affecting civilians.
    Original Air Date: March 27, 2017
  • Turmoil and terrorism breed economic uncertainty for Turkey
    Increasing terrorism by the Islamic State group and the PKK have driven Turkey into its worst tourism slump ever, a major sector of the economy. International concerns about political uncertainty, as well as a drive to increase Islam's place in public life, are also contributing to the economy's decline. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
    Original Air Date: March 27, 2017

Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 26, 2017
    On this edition for Sunday, March 26, Venezuela asks for assistance as medical supplies have nearly depleted. Later, Ireland prepares for the financial fallout of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: March 26, 2017
    Ireland Brexit
  • Senate votes to undo internet privacy regulations
    The Senate voted on March 23 to overturn internet privacy rules created to prevent providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from sharing users' personal information or selling it without permission. While the House has yet to vote on the issue, the Senate vote has worried consumer groups who cite privacy concerns. Recode reporter Tony Romm joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
    Original Air Date: March 26, 2017
    Internet privacy
  • Venezuela hospitals face crisis as meds run low
    On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on state television that he had asked the United Nations for help in addressing the country's shortage of medicine and other goods. The country's hospitals now have less than 5 percent of the medicine they need to treat their patients. For more, Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from Caracas.
    Original Air Date: March 26, 2017
    Venezuela medicine
  • With Brexit looming, Ireland braces for its economic impact
    The IMF and other international financial bodies have warned that leaving the European Union could have negative consequences for Britain's economy. As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to formally withdraw the United Kingdom from the EU, Britain's closest neighbor, the Republic of Ireland, is already feeling fallout. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports from Ireland.
    Original Air Date: March 26, 2017
    Irish and EU flags are pictured outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels

Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode March 25, 2017
    On this edition for Saturday, March 25, assessing the impact of the failed Republican health care bill, and the Trump administration turns its attention to tax reform. Later, famine and fears of genocide in South Sudan as the country's humanitarian crisis worsens amid a civil war. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: March 25, 2017
  • Assessing the impact of the failed GOP health care bill
    Following the failure of President Donald Trump and Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan to usher in a long-promised bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, questions remain over how the defeat will influence the new president's agenda. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the implications for the Trump administration.
    Original Air Date: March 25, 2017
    House Speaker Ryan holds news conference after Republicans pulled American Health Care Act bill before vote on Capitol Hill in Washington
  • Following health care defeat, Trump pivots to tax reform
    Soon after the Republican health care bill was pulled on Friday before any vote could take place, President Trump indicated he would shift focus to tax reform. But how will that process begin, and what challenges lie ahead? Wall Street Journal reporter Nick Timiraos joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington, D.C., to discuss what comes next.
    Original Air Date: March 25, 2017
  • South Sudan faces famine, potential genocide in civil war
    The country of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, but two years later, this new nation of 11 million people became embroiled in civil war. The conflict has led to a man-made famine, accusations of mass rape and ethnic cleansing, and a massive refugee crisis. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn went to South Sudan to report on the growing humanitarian crisis.
    Original Air Date: March 25, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • PBS NewsHour full episode March 24, 2017
    Friday on the NewsHour, Republicans suffer a defeat as President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan pull the GOP's health care bill, lacking votes needed to replace the Affordable Care Act. Also: how investigating connections between the Trump campaign and Russia split the House Intelligence Committee, Shields and Brooks analyze the week in politics, and a sequel to the '90s hit "Trainspotting."
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks at his news conference after the House Republican meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTX32LSY
    March 24, 2017
  • Rep. Swalwell: Nunes ‘betrayed’ duty on Russia probe
    The House Intelligence Committee descended into further division over its Russia investigation on Friday. Republican chair Rep. Devin Nunes called off a public hearing with former intelligence agency leaders, prompting the committee's ranking Democrat to challenge the decision and dispute Nunes' explanation. Hari Sreenivasan gets reaction from Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • When companies sponsor social good, who benefits?
    Corporate-funded art or culture can easily be called a win-win, says contemporary art curator Nato Thompson. Social justice causes get money and sponsors get the benefit of looking good. But what's the difference between advertisement and actual social good? Thompson offers his humble opinion.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • Shields and Brooks on Obamacare repeal failure
    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the GOP’s abandonment of a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, plus the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe and the Supreme Court confirmations hearings for nominee Neil Gorsuch.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • Where does Congress go next on health care?
    Now that Republicans have withdrawn a health care bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, what comes next? Judy Woodruff gets two perspectives on the aftermath and next steps from Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, and Lanhee Chen of The Hoover Institution.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • News Wrap: Keystone XL pipeline gets permit to build
    In our news wrap Friday, the State Department issued a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, a project that had been rejected by the Obama administration. Also, a federal judge in Virginia ruled in favor of the president's revised travel ban, rejected arguments by Muslim plaintiffs who said the ban was discriminatory.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • 20 years later, 'Trainspotting' lads grapple with growing up
    The new film "T2: Trainspotting" is about a group of best friends from the projects of Edinburgh, who come together after 20 years with a wee bit of baggage. Oscar-winner Danny Boyle returns to direct the sequel to the original 1996 movie about four heroin-using, small-crime committing, wild-living young men. Boyle talks with Jeffrey Brown about nostalgia, both in the new film and for the old one.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017
  • Republican effort to replace Obamacare lies in ruins
    It was a hectic day on Capitol Hill as top Republicans tried win enough votes to pass an Obamacare replacement. But House Speaker Paul Ryan, along with President Trump, decided to pull the repeal when it was clear it would not pass. Judy Woodruff speaks with Lisa Desjardins from Capitol Hill and Robert Costa from The Washington Post about today’s political upset.
    Original Air Date: March 24, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Veteran NewsHour journalist on early loss, life’s journeys
    Elizabeth Farnsworth traveled the world for years as a foreign correspondent for the NewsHour. Her new book, "A Train Through Time," examines her experiences in hotspots such as Latin America. But it's more than a story of her reporting, as she details her childhood and the loss of her mother, and also blends fact with fiction. Farnsworth sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss her work.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017
  • Why the Trump administration is sending more troops to Syria
    The Pentagon has authorized the deployment of 400 additional troops to Syria in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State militant group. Judy Woodruff discusses the U.S.'s deepening military involvement and the complexities with former Defense Department official Andrew Exum and Bulent Aliriza of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017
  • The odds of a second term? You can bet on all things Trump
    The political prediction markets -- where you can bet real money on political outcomes -- have a track record of being better than any poll, yet they failed spectacularly in the November election. Even so, people are flocking to bets about the Trump administration, including the president's odds of winning a second term and even his impeachment. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017
  • How Nunes threw Russia probe independence into question
    House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes apologized after he faced backlash for publicly disclosing intelligence intercepts that he took directly to President Trump without consulting committee Democrats. But his actions have sparked calls for an independent investigation from both Democrats and Republicans. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Matthew Rosenberg of The New York Times.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017
    Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes (R-Calif) questions FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers during a hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Photo by REUTERS/Joshua Roberts.
  • Failing to close deal on health care, House GOP delays vote
    The House Republican plan to hold a vote Thursday on a replacement for the Affordable Care Act has been delayed after a day of frenzied efforts to win over GOP holdouts. Judy Woodruff gets updates from Lisa Desjardins on Capitol Hill and John Yang at the White House.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017
  • How life could change under GOP health bill
    How will the Republican health care plan affect insurance coverage and costs if the Affordable Care Act replacement becomes law? We share stories of Americans likely to be affected, beginning with a small business owner and her employees, as well as an unemployed auditor on Medicaid.
    Original Air Date: March 23, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

  • Climate change is killing the Great Barrier Reef
    Coral reefs are more than examples of natural beauty; they harbor fish that feed millions and shield us against storms and floods. Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure on the planet, is dying. As ocean waters steadily warm, extensive coral destruction continues, part of an unprecedented global crisis. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on what’s at stake.
    Original Air Date: March 22, 2017