PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour full episode Jan. 5, 2016

01/05/2016 | 54m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Obama makes an emotional appeal for background checks and outlines other actions to curb gun violence. Also: A view from Tehran over tensions with Saudi Arabia, New Hampshire grapples with a heroin epidemic, a historic graduation for young Afghan women and MacArthur grant winner LaToya Ruby Frazier documents her struggling hometown.

Aired: 01/05/16

Expired: 02/04/16

Rating: NR

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