PBS NewsHour

Friday, August 10, 2012

08/10/2012 | 54m 57s

Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing drought and the major effects it has had on corn and soybean crops. Also: analyzing the energy situation in the United States, a look at Michelle Obama's American ancestry, Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson analyze the week's political news, and one last look at the Olympics as the games reach the finish line.

Aired: 08/10/12

Expired: 09/09/12

Rating: NR

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