PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour full episode Dec. 2, 2016

12/02/2016 | 53m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Friday on the NewsHour, President-elect Donald Trump chooses retired Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis as his secretary of defense. Also: U.S. unemployment hits a nine-year low, behind Mr. Trump’s pick for defense secretary, the stand-off over the Dakota Access Pipeline heats up, Fidel Castro's mixed legacy, the political analysis of Shields and Brooks and three reasons to do away with youth football.

Aired: 12/02/16

Expired: 01/01/17

Rating: NR

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