PBS NewsHour

Thursday, March 17, 2011

03/16/2011 | 53m 23s

Tonight on the program, we look at the potential health risks Japan's damaged Fukushima nuclear plant could pose after water cannons and helicopters were used in an effort to cool down overheating fuel rods. Also, we get on-the-ground updates from Japan and the U.N. moves to rein in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Finally, Europe's debt problems pay a call to the White House.

Aired: 03/16/11

Expired: 04/17/11

Rating: NR

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