Monday, August 1, 2016

  • What Khizr and Ghazala Kahn have to say to Donald Trump
    Khizr and Ghazala Kahn, a Muslim-American couple whose 27-year-old son died as a soldier during the Iraq War, stood before the Democratic National Convention last week to share their loss and criticize Donald Trump. Lisa Desjardins recaps the political feud that ensued, then the Kahns sit down with Judy Woodruff to discuss Trump’s comments about Muslims, terrorism and immigration.
    Original Air Date: August 1, 2016
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  • PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 1, 2016
    Monday on the NewsHour, the family of a fallen soldier speak out about a political firestorm surrounding Donald Trump. Also: The general election race is off and running, a look back at a mass shooting in Texas, what China’s one-child policy means for its future and worries and excitement for the Rio Olympics.
    Original Air Date: August 1, 2016
    Khizr Khan, who's son Humayun (L) was killed serving in the U.S. Army, speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson - RTSK68Q
    FULL PROGRAM
    August 1, 2016

Sunday, July 31, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 31, 2016
    On this edition for Sunday, July 31, Ohio has purged thousands of voters who officials say do not vote frequently enough -- a rule that has come under scrutiny, especially because of the state’s weight in the upcoming presidential election. Later, Turkey’s president continues to tighten control over the military following a failed coup. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 31, 2016
    Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wave Turkish flags during a pro-government protest in Cologne, Germany July 31, 2016. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen - RTSKGB3
  • What security measures are in place around voter data?
    This week, political fallout continued after hackers accessed an analytics program used by the Clinton campaign, along with emails and voicemails from the Democratic National Committee. The hacks have raised concerns over the security of other data from voters and donors. POLITICO national security reporter Bryan Bender joins Hari Sreenivasan.
    Original Air Date: July 31, 2016
    The headquarters of the Democratic National Committee is seen in Washington, U.S. June 14, 2016. Russian government hackers penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to all opposition research on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the committee and security researchers said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Gary Cameron - RTX2G8IO
  • Erdogan tightens control of Turkish armed forces
    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved today to establish further control over the armed forces after a failed military coup. He has fired 1,400 soldiers, sailors and airmen for suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Dion Nissenbaum of the Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan from Istanbul.
    Original Air Date: July 31, 2016
    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey May 4, 2016.   To match Special Report EUROPE-MIGRANTS/TURKEY-CHILDREN  REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo - RTSJN5S
  • Inside Ohio’s fight over voting rules
    No Republican candidate, and no Democratic candidate since 1960, has won the White House without securing the majority of votes in Ohio. With the stakes so high, Ohio’s voting rules have come under scrutiny -- in particular, a state policy purging thousands of voters who, some officials say, do not vote frequently enough. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Chris Bury reports.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    An Ohio voter receives the message that her vote has been counted on Super Tuesday in Parma, Ohio March 15, 2016.   REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk - RTSALSE

Saturday, July 30, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode July 30, 2016
    On this episode for Saturday, July 30, Trump and Clinton continue to make their case to voters after the conventions, and Florida officials express concerns following revelations that Zika-carrying mosquitoes have reached the United States mainland. Later, see how a Louisiana community if forced to leave their homes due to rising seas levels. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
    Original Air Date: July 30, 2016
    For USA-ELECTION/VOTING-NORTHCAROLINA [moving at 0600 EDT (1000 GMT) Friday, July 15, 2016]A sign points the way toward the voting booths as voting commences in North Carolina's U.S. presidential primary election at Sharon Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. on March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane/File Photo - RTSI0CQ
  • CDC confirms first local transmission of Zika in Florida
    Health officials have confirmed the first transmissions of the Zika virus by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week that four people have been infected in the Miami area, but no Zika-carrying mosquitoes have been found. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden joins Hari Sreenivasan from Atlanta with more.
    Original Air Date: July 30, 2016
    A woman looks at a Center for Disease Control (CDC) health advisory sign about the dangers of the Zika virus as she lines up for a security screening at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri - RTSFJVT
  • How effective were the DNC and RNC?
    With the end of the DNC and RNC, a new stage in the presidential election is set to begin. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to recap the conventions and their effects on the campaigns for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
    Original Air Date: July 30, 2016
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves with her vice presidential running mate Senator Tim Kaine during the balloon drop after accepting the nomination on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking - RTSK754
  • Native community in Louisiana relocates as land washes away
    Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has lost 98 percent of its land to coastal erosion caused by sinking land and exacerbated by rising seas and increased storm surges. The tribal community that lives there will be the first to receive federal tax dollars to help them relocate in response to climate change. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
    Original Air Date: July 30, 2016
    Chief Albert Naquin of the Biloxi Chitimacha Choctaw tribe on Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana has been trying to find a new safe home for the community for years as subsidence, saltwater intrusion and sea-level rise have eroded the island and made it increasingly uninhabitable. Now he’s getting help from the federal government -- $48 million dollars to relocate to a 500 acre parcel of land on higher ground. And as other coastal communities face increasing threats from natural disasters exacerbated by climate change, all eyes are watching how this resettlement goes. Photo by PBS NewsHour

Friday, July 29, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour full episode July 29, 2016
    Friday on the NewsHour, Hillary Clinton hits the hustings with a bus tour of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Also, Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee are cyber hacked, Florida’s governor says it’s likely that four cases of Zika are “homegrown,” London finds buried treasures where skyscrapers are rising and Mark Shields and David Brooks on politics.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns with vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on the campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSKB8Q
    FULL PROGRAM
    July 29, 2016
  • Archaeologists mine for history below new London skyline
    Where once stood a 16th Century theater that first staged Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a new London complex, including a 37-story residential tower, is rising. As the skyline changes at a head-spinning clip, archaeologists, by law, are digging down, uncovering fascinating artifacts. The theater excavation will be part of the new development, aptly called, “The Stage.” Jeffrey Brown reports.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
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  • Shields and Brooks on which convention was more successful
    New York Times columnist David Brooks and syndicated columnist Mark Shields sit down with Judy Woodruff for a look at the conventions and agree the Democrats were more successful — even if Hillary Clinton failed to connect emotionally. “If we are in some Hobbesian state of nature, in which we want a strongman who has no compassion,” then Trump comes out ahead, says Brooks.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
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  • She’s been “schlepping” with Hillary Clinton for eight years
    New York Times political reporter Amy Chozick has been covering Hillary Clinton since her run in 2008. Through the good times and bad — from losing the Democratic primary in 2008 to becoming the first female presidential nominee for a major party in 2016. Chozick gives us an up-close-and-personal look at what it was like to be at the Democratic nominee’s side through it all.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
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  • Hillary Clinton on bus tour of crucial Rust Belt states
    Democrat Hillary Clinton, with husband Bill at her side, along with veep candidate Tim Kaine and his wife, hit the hustings with a bus tour of the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Ohio, where Donald Trump is proving competitive. The Republican turned to Twitter, meanwhile, to slam “crooked Hillary.” Lisa Desjardins reports.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns with vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and former president Bill Clinton on the campus of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein - RTSKB83
  • News Wrap: Florida likely has ‘homegrown’ Zika outbreak
    In our news wrap Friday, the governor of Florida said that his state most likely has the first “homegrown” Zika outbreak in the Continental United States. Three men and one woman appear to have been infected by local mosquito transmission, the governor said. Also, in Michigan, six more state officials have been charged with misconduct and neglect in Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    John Wetjen, senior crew leader with Hillsborough County mosquito control sprays against mosquitos in Hillsborough County, Florida, February 2, 2016. With no specific federal guideline yet in place to control the spread of the Zika virus in the United States, some mosquito-heavy states like Florida are stepping up spraying and education programs. But the North and West have yet to boost prevention. REUTERS/Scott Audette      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX256UV
  • Impact of court ruling against No. Carolina voter I.D. laws
    A federal appeals court has struck North Carolina’s stringent voting rules that, among other things, required voters to show I.D. before voting. “The new provisions target African Americans with almost surgical precision," the judges said. The Justice Department and the NAACP had sued the state’s legislature. William Brangham talks with Kareem Crayton, Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    File photo of voting booths by Scott Olson/Getty Images
  • Are the Russians behind Clinton, DCCC cyberhacks?
    Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have been cyber hacked. Sources told the NewsHour the DCCC hacker is the same as one that hit the Democratic National Committee. U.S. intel officials believe they’re Russian. Judy Woodruff talks with Susan Hennessey of the Brookings Institution and Andrew Weiss, of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for insight.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
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  • The most memorable moments from Cleveland and Philly
    The chants, the jabs, the sound bites and everything in between: we take a look back at some of the highlights from the Democratic and Republican conventions these past two weeks.
    Original Air Date: July 29, 2016
    George Engelbach, delegate from Missouri, Impersonator of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, poses for a photograph at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, United States July 20, 2016. Engelbach's message to the presidential nominee is: "I hope you will appoint all Conservative Supreme Court Justices."  REUTERS/Jim Young         SEARCH "DELEGATES CONVENTIONS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES    TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSK4QH

Thursday, July 28, 2016

  • Watch Hillary Clinton's full speech at the 2016 DNC
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton closed out the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
    Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accepts the nomination on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar - RTSK6JT
  • Chelsea Clinton introduces Hillary Clinton at the 2016 DNC
    Hillary Clinton takes the stage on the final night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention following a speech by her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
    Chelsea Clinton introduces her mother Hillary Clinton to accept the Democratic presidential nomination on the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young  - RTSK6G8
  • Ret. Marine General John Allen: 'We must choose hope'
    Ret. Marine General John Allen: 'We must choose hope'
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
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  • Father of Captain Khan to Trump: 'You've sacrificed nothing'
    Khizr Khan, father of deceased Army Captain Humayun S. M. Khan, spoke Thursday at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Captain Khan was one of 14 American Muslims who died serving the United States in the decade after 9/11.
    Original Air Date: July 28, 2016
    Khizr Khan, father of Army soldier Humayun Khan who died in Iraq, holds up the U.S. Constitution while addressing the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette - RTSK697
  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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