PBS NewsHour

Friday, December 16, 2011

12/16/2011 | 53m 48s

Tonight on the program, the SEC charges former Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac executives with misleading investors and the public. Also, lawmakers moved to approve a federal spending bill that keeps the government running through the rest of the year and we get the latest on the unfolding Wikileaks saga. Finally, the analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks and the poetry of Rita Dove.

Aired: 12/16/11

Expired: 01/15/12

Rating: NR

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