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PBS NewsHour full episode Aug. 2, 2017

08/02/2017 | 54m 11s

Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump announces new efforts to overhaul legal immigration and vastly reduce the number of people allowed into the U.S. Also: A breakthrough in gene editing, the tug of war between Congress and the White House, attempts to stop superbugs, an Interior Department official speaks out and right-wing activists confronting refugees in the Mediterranean Sea.

Aired: 08/02/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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