PBS NewsHour

Thursday, August 18, 2011

08/18/2011 | 54m 32s

Tonight on the program, we look at the volatile global markets as stocks plunged again amid weak economic reports. Also, we report on how one big investor is riding out the big market waves with a calm approach and the U.S. joins other western powers in calling for regime change in Syria. Finally, we examine a new report that highlights an alarming number of children living in poverty.

Aired: 08/18/11

Expired: 09/17/11

Rating: NR

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