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FRONTLINE: The Choice 2016

September 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. Veteran FRONTLINE filmmaker Michael Kirk goes beyond the headlines to investigate what has shaped these two candidates, where they came from, how they lead and why they want one of the most difficult jobs imaginable.
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WATCH: The first 2016 presidential debate between Clinton and Trump

September 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the first of three debates on Monday, September 26 at 9pm ET. Who will win the night? Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the PBS NewsHour for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds and David Brooks.
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The state of safety and civil rights progress for black Americans today

September 22, 2016
Charlotte and Tulsa are the most recent in a long list of cities that have mourned and protested deadly police shootings against black Americans. Gwen Ifill speaks with author and activist Andre Perry, Rashad Robinson, executive director of Color of Change, and Vanessa De Luca, editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine about what these acts of violence suggest about life in the black community today.
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Independent candidates left off debate stage, RNC launches social voting app, Yahoo hack affects 500 million and Hispanic candidates on the ballot

September 23, 2016
Gary Johnson will not debate and will Hispanic elected representation expand in November?

National security and policing take center stage three days before the first Clinton/Trump debate

September 23, 2016
The presidential candidates will meet for their first face-to-face debate on Monday.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Gary Johnson on the rules keeping him off the debate stage

September 21, 2016
Former governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is polling the highest of third-party candidates, although he did not qualify for the upcoming first debate. He speaks with Gwen Ifill about what he sees as unfair election polling, how he would do away with the “added layer of bureaucracy” that is the Department of Homeland Security and the Black Lives Matter movement.
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At new museum, relics and treasures reveal U.S. history through African-American lens

September 21, 2016
One hundred years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will open on Saturday in Washington. The museum presents history through objects both celebratory and sobering -- showcasing everything from Michael Jackson’s fedora to a pair of shackles discovered aboard a sunken slave ship. Gwen Ifill tours the exhibitions and speaks with the people responsible.
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PBS NewsHour Special: First presidential debate on Sept. 26 at 9pm ET/8pm CT

September 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the first of three debates on Monday, September 26 at 9pm ET. Who will win the night? Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff on the PBS NewsHour for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds and David Brooks.
Gwen's NewsHour Reports

Police shooting of Terence Crutcher may test Tulsa tensions

September 20, 2016
There are calls for a federal investigation into the police shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After his car stalled, video footage showed Crutcher, an unarmed black man, walking away from police, arms raised, before being shot. Gwen Ifill speaks with Ginnie Graham of Tulsa World about the shooting and the challenges for the city in grappling with issues of race and law enforcement.