PBS NewsHour

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

10/15/2013 | 54m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

On the program tonight, House Republicans try to derail a Senate plan to reopen the government. Also: The issue of affirmative action at public universities returns to the Supreme Court, we take a closer look at how bond markets are anticipating a possible default, new training for educators who teach reading, an Afghan war vet receives the Medal of Honor and Jim Lehrer discusses his new novel.

Aired: 10/15/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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