PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

08/16/2011 | 54m 35s

Tonight on the program, we look at how Europe's economic woes could affect both the U.S. and the global economy. Also, the latest uptick in violence in Iraq sparks new fears of instability and we get a report from Japan five months after the tsunami. Finally, Paul Solman examines the growing income inequality gap and we discuss Google's bid to buy Motorola.

Aired: 08/16/11

Expired: 09/15/11

Rating: NR

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