PBS NewsHour

Friday, April 8, 2011

04/08/2011 | 52m 59s

Tonight on the program, the federal government makes ready to close down as negotiators struggle to reach a funding deal. We get the latest from Capitol Hill and more bloody confrontations break out in Syria as protests spread. Also, we profile one school district in North Carolina that is taking digital learning to a whole new level and finally the analysis of David Brooks and Ruth Marcus.

Aired: 04/08/11

Expired: 05/08/11

Rating: NR

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