PBS NewsHour

Thursday, May 12, 2011

05/12/2011 | 53m 12s

Tonight on the program, the president and Congress worked on a recipe for reducing the national debt, which could include spending, taxes and oil. Also, we examine the latest efforts by lawmakers to target the oil industry over taxes and profits and we get a report from Pakistan on women and poverty. Finally, we have a book conversation on the investigation into Bernie Madoff.

Aired: 05/12/11

Expired: 06/12/11

Rating: NR

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