PBS NewsHour

Thursday, July 5, 2012

07/05/2012 | 54m 39s

Tonight on the program, we examine the battle of the presidential campaigns and Mitt Romney's new stance on the individual mandate of the health care law as a tax. Also: a report evaluates Japan's Fukushima disaster, the battle over medicaid on a state level, dangers of politician's words being instantly available on the internet, free college credits in high school, and storyteller Jack Hitt.

Aired: 07/05/12

Expired: 08/04/12

Rating: NR

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