PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

10/09/2013 | 54m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Tonight on the program, we examine the nomination of Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke as chair of the Federal Reserve. Also: Apartments sit empty in San Francisco due to the shutdown, looking at workforces during the shutdown, immigration reform takes the stage once again, how on-demand television gives control to the consumer, and author Alice McDermott talks her new book "Someone."

Aired: 10/09/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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