PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour | Full Episode | Friday, August 15, 2014

08/15/2014 | 54m | Video has closed captioning.

Tonight on the program, we continue to look at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and examine why it is difficult to retain a diverse police force across the nation. Also: David Brooks and Ruth Marcus analyze the week's political news, a look back at the triumphs and costs of the Panama Canal 100 years later and how violence and waterborne disease are plaguing South Sudan.

Aired: 08/15/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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