PBS NewsHour

Thursday, June 9, 2011

06/09/2011 | 54m 37s

Tonight on the program, a late spring heat-wave burns its way into the record books in the eastern part of the counrty, causing at least seven deaths. Also, we look at the big challenges ahead for the man poised to become the Secretary of Defense and we get the latest on the unrest and violence in Syria. Finally, we get a report on changing age-old farming practices in the tropics.

Aired: 06/09/11

Expired: 07/09/11

Rating: NR

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