PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

12/17/2013 | 54m 8s

On our program tonight, the Senate clears the way for a final vote on a bipartisan budget deal. Also: American tech executives bring concerns about surveillance to the White House, a major pharmaceutical company changes its policy on paying doctors to promote drugs, Russia offers an economic lifeline to Ukraine, El Salvador's strict law banning abortion and the magic behind PBS' "Masterpiece."

Aired: 12/17/13

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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