PBS NewsHour

Thursday, April 21, 2011

04/21/2011 | 53m 53s

The U.S. adds a new weapon to the fighting in Libya, unmanned planes carrying missiles. We examine the implications of the move with experts and we get a report on the battle over curbing Medicare costs. Also, Robert MacNeil looks at treatments and the vital role education plays in understanding autism. Finally, we get two stories on the Gulf coast oil spill one year later.

Aired: 04/21/11

Expired: 05/21/11

Rating: NR

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