PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

02/19/2014 | 53m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Tonight on the program, we examine a nonpartisan report on the nation's minimum wage, which says raising it would make a dent in poverty but could lead to fewer jobs. Also: Deadly protests and turmoil in Venezuela, thousands wait for visas in Afghanistan, a new report on the connection between fracking and health problems and nations inflamed by Arab Spring yield different fates.

Aired: 02/19/14

Expired: 12/31/69

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. …