PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

05/18/2011 | 53m 24s

Tonight on the program, we examine the environmental risks of the prolonged flooding of the Mississippi River and we get the latest on the arrest of IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and what the fallout could mean for French politics. Also, Congress locks horns over rising gas prices and we weigh why new technology hasn't led to an increase in jobs. Finally, we profile artist Michael McMillen.

Aired: 05/18/11

Expired: 06/18/11

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …