PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

10/16/2013 | 54m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

On the program today, we examine last-minute efforts in Congress to end a government shutdown and avoid a debt default. Also: Italy's Prime Minister Enrico Letta weighs in on the broader effects of the American political drama, New Mexico faces in a quandary over the fate of its wild horses, initial talks about Iran's nuclear program wrap up and Stanley Crouch examines the life of Charlie Parker.

Aired: 10/16/13

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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