PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

07/31/2012 | 54m 58s

Tonight on the program, we examine the Summer Olympic Games, with U.S. athletes achieving records and medals, while many viewers take issue with NBC's airing of the games. Also: the massive power blackout in India, Asian-Americans being targeted as a key voter demographic, humanitarian crisis amidst fighting in Syria, and author Walter Dean Myers says that 'reading is not optional' for children.

Aired: 07/31/12

Expired: 08/30/12

Rating: NR

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