PBS NewsHour

Thursday, April 17, 2013

04/17/2013 | 54m 36s

Tonight on the program, we examine why universal background checks failed to pass the Senate, despite strong public support. Also: conflicting reports on Boston bombings, poison-tainted letters sent to U.S. politicians, pomp and protest occur during Margaret Thatcher's funeral, Supreme Court rules on trials for foreign human rights cases and what's wrong with addiction treatment in America.

Aired: 04/17/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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