PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 21, 2017

08/21/2017 | 54m 28s | Video has closed captioning.

Monday on the NewsHour, the sun goes dark for a moment, leaving millions marveling at a sight not seen in almost a century. Also: President Trump is set to unveil a strategy in Afghanistan, the Navy wants answers on another warship accident, drought threatens to turn off the Eternal City's fountains, novelist Tom Perrotta captures the humor and drama of middle age.

Aired: 08/21/17

Expired: 09/20/17

Rating: NR

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