PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

06/29/2011 | 54m 42s

Tonight on the program, President Obama challenges Republicans to compromise on taxes or risk letting the country default on its debt. Also, we examine what last night's brazen attack on a Kabul hotel means for the security situation in Afghanistan, and our science team looks at ways to make science fun for kids. Finally, we have a book conversation on the impact of Vietnam on politics today.

Aired: 06/29/11

Expired: 07/29/11

Rating: NR

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