PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour | Full Episode | August 7, 2014

08/07/2014 | 53m 51s

Thursday on the NewsHour, the Obama administration considered military options to support refugees fleeing Islamic militants in Iraq. Also: Russia bans Western food imports for at least a year, reconsidering the effect of crime and punishment on America’s jails and prisons and reflecting on the legacy of the Watergate scandals 40 years after President Nixon’s resignation.

Aired: 08/07/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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