PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

09/20/2011 | 53m 59s

Tonight on the program, a former Afghan president in charge of negotiating with the Taliban was killed Tuesday by a suicide bomber posing as a peace envoy. Also, we examine the details of a controversial death penalty case in Georgia and the Pentagon officially lifts a ban on gays serving openly in military. Finally, a report on an opera that chronicles love amid the tragedy of 9/11.

Aired: 09/20/11

Expired: 10/20/11

Rating: NR

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