PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

08/21/2012 | 54m 19s

Tonight on the program, the GOP declares itself a Pro-Life party as high-level republicans attempt to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin. Also: Apple's stock reached a new high, a Seattle non-profit tries to curb high school drop out rates, Dianna Nyad drops out of her Cuba to Florida swim, and former GOP congressman Mickey Edwards on his book "The Parties Versus the People."

Aired: 08/21/12

Expired: 09/20/12

Rating: NR

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