PBS NewsHour

What Americans want from leaders amid extraordinary loss

Clip: 05/28/2020 | 9m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

More than 100,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 so far -- a number unimaginable before the pandemic began. The U.S. has nearly 30 percent of reported deaths worldwide. How does this tragic moment fit into American historical context? Judy Woodruff talks to Andy Slavitt, former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss.

Aired: 05/28/20

Rating: NR

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