PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

11/16/2011 | 53m 33s

Tonight on the program, President Obama announces that more than 2,000 U.S. troops will head to Australia, but he stopped short of saying the move was meant as a message to China. Also, executive pay at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac comes under scrutiny in front of Congress and we have a report on the costs of dental coverage in rural Alaska. Finally, four astronauts win the highest civilian honor.

Aired: 11/16/11

Expired: 12/16/11

Rating: NR

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