PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour full episode August 17, 2015

08/17/2015 | 54m 32s | Video has closed captioning.

Monday on the NewsHour, more than a dozen presidential candidates meet at the Iowa State Fair. Also: A toxic spill at a gold mine in Colorado affects life downstream, what the growing cost of medicines means for corporate health care plans, young girls in the West choose a life of Jihad for the Islamic State and targeting students with lower family income to prevent college dropouts.

Aired: 08/17/15

Expired: 09/16/15

Rating: NR

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