PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

08/17/2011 | 54m 7s

Tonight on the program, President Obama wraps up a Midwest bus tour with a promise to lay out a new jobs plan after Labor Day. Also, we talk to a reporter just back from Egypt about the status of the revolt six months on and Paul Solman takes a second look at income inequality in the U.S. Finally, we have a book discussion with an author who got a rare insiders look at the lives of Somali pirates.

Aired: 08/17/11

Expired: 09/16/11

Rating: NR

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