PBS NewsHour

Thursday, May 3, 2012

05/03/2012 | 53m 56s

Tonight on the program, we analyze the ongoing saga with Chen Guangcheng after the Chinese dissident asked the United States Congress for help by phone today. Also: Daily Download on hashtags and Twitter helping and hurting political campaigns, a private company that wants to take people to Mars, dysfunctionality in Congress, and a copy of Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' sells for $120 million.

Aired: 05/03/12

Expired: 06/02/12

Rating: NR

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