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Best podcasts about Amna Nawaz

Latest podcast episodes about Amna Nawaz

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As Senate examines Trump's bid to overturn 2020 loss, GOP voters still buy fraud claims

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 4:26


It's been nearly a year since voters cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, but its results -- and the violent aftermath -- are still at the center of investigation and debate in Washington, D.C. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden shrugs off infrastructure vote delay, is confident about passing both major bills

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 7:29


Another day on Capitol Hill with no vote on infrastructure and no deal on a bigger spending package. But as Lisa Desjardins reports, President Joe Biden was on the scene to make a direct appeal to Democrats. Desjardins and Amna Nawaz join Judy Woodruff to discuss how the day played out. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Sexual abuse allegations upend National Women's Soccer League, FIFA to investigate

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 6:03


The National Women's Soccer League suspended all its weekend matches amid allegations of sexual abuse by former coaches. The North Carolina Courage fired coach Paul Riley following reports he sexually coerced multiple players, and the Washington Spirit coach was fired after reports he verbally and emotionally abused players. Amna Nawaz discusses with The Washington Post's Molly Hensley-Clancy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Sexual abuse allegations upend National Women's Soccer League, FIFA to investigate

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 6:03


The National Women's Soccer League suspended all its weekend matches amid allegations of sexual abuse by former coaches. The North Carolina Courage fired coach Paul Riley following reports he sexually coerced multiple players, and the Washington Spirit coach was fired after reports he verbally and emotionally abused players. Amna Nawaz discusses with The Washington Post's Molly Hensley-Clancy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Only 32% of pregnant Americans are vaccinated, with divide worsening along racial lines

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 5:20


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its most urgent appeal for pregnant individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine. New CDC data shows that pregnant people are twice as likely to be hospitalized due to the virus. Just 32% of pregnant Americans are currently vaccinated, and the racial disparities are stark. Amna Nawaz explores the issue with gynecologist Dr. Joia Crear-Perry. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Only 32% of pregnant Americans are vaccinated, with divide worsening along racial lines

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 5:20


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its most urgent appeal for pregnant individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine. New CDC data shows that pregnant people are twice as likely to be hospitalized due to the virus. Just 32% of pregnant Americans are currently vaccinated, and the racial disparities are stark. Amna Nawaz explores the issue with gynecologist Dr. Joia Crear-Perry. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
White House races against the clock to save infrastructure bill from doom

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 4:17


The White House and key congressional Democrats spent this Wednesday trying to figure out how to secure enough votes in the U.S. House to pass a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill Thursday, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi had promised. But some House progressives are still holding out -- unsatisfied by the status of the reconciliation bill. Yamiche Alcindor and Amna Nawaz discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Sen. Durbin on fate of infrastructure and reconciliation bills, debt ceiling, abortion

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 6:22


The reconciliation bill that may potentially hold up the passing of a separate infrastructure package could put trillions towards climate, health care, and other domestic initiatives. But moderate Democrats, progressives and Republicans are all divided on it. Amna Nawaz gets perspective from Capitol Hill with Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the number two Democrat in the Senate. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Two experts on how $3.5T spending bill could affect health and child care, taxes and more

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 9:58


As President Biden's economic agenda takes shape on Capitol Hill, Amna Nawaz discusses its potential implications with Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize winning economist. He was senior vice president and chief economist at the World Bank and teaches at Columbia University. And Michael Strain, director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute and Bloomberg opinion columnist. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Climate, drug prices, child care and other issues at stake in reconciliation rift

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 6:16


It is a crucial day of negotiations on both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., where Democrats are working around the clock to pass 2 significant bills -- on infrastructure and major Democratic priorities in a reconciliation bill. Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz with the latest on the negotiations and what's at stake. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Private Dem talks on major bills more positive than public appearances, Rep. Yarmuth says

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 8:03


For more on Democrats' plans and negotiations over the infrastructure and reconciliation bills, Amna Nawaz is joined by the chairman of the House Budget Committee, Rep. John Yarmuth of Kentucky. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How prejudice affects official search for missing Indigenous women, other women of color

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 5:47


While Gabby Petito's death has captured national attention, tens of thousands of people are reported missing or murdered every year in the U.S. Native women are murdered at rates 10 times the national average. In Wyoming alone, 710 indigenous people were reported missing from 2011 to 2020. Amna Nawaz discusses those statistics with Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
How prejudice affects official search for missing Indigenous women, other women of color

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 5:47


While Gabby Petito's death has captured national attention, tens of thousands of people are reported missing or murdered every year in the U.S. Native women are murdered at rates 10 times the national average. In Wyoming alone, 710 indigenous people were reported missing from 2011 to 2020. Amna Nawaz discusses those statistics with Abigail Echo-Hawk, director of the Urban Indian Health Institute. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden again urges Congress to pass infrastructure, reconciliation bills amid stalemate

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 3:16


The fate of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a $3.5 trillion spending package is at risk amid Democratic infighting. On Friday, Biden acknowledged concerns, but urged Congress to pass both bills. Amna Nawaz begins our report, and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
How 'fits and starts' of booster science, rollout may affect U.S. vaccination goals

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 5:49


An advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended the Pfizer booster shots for people 65 and older, nursing home residents, and younger adults with underlying health issues. For a deeper look at that decision, Amna Nawaz is joined by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo. She is a physician, epidemiologist and professor at the University of California, San Francisco. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How 'fits and starts' of booster science, rollout may affect U.S. vaccination goals

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 5:49


An advisory panel for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended the Pfizer booster shots for people 65 and older, nursing home residents, and younger adults with underlying health issues. For a deeper look at that decision, Amna Nawaz is joined by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo. She is a physician, epidemiologist and professor at the University of California, San Francisco. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Can Dems overcome Senate parliamentarian's blow to their immigration push?

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 5:04


As the Biden administration cracks down on immigrants at the southern border, Amna Nawaz takes a wider look at the status of immigration reform in this country, and what's at stake, with Marielena Hincapié, the executive director of the National Immigration Law Center. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Can Dems overcome Senate parliamentarian's blow to their immigration push?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 5:04


As the Biden administration cracks down on immigrants at the southern border, Amna Nawaz takes a wider look at the status of immigration reform in this country, and what's at stake, with Marielena Hincapié, the executive director of the National Immigration Law Center. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Key FDA advisory committee rejects COVID vaccine boosters for the general population

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 5:13


A key advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly rejected vaccine boosters for the general U.S. population for now, but it voted unanimously in favor of giving boosters to those 65 and older as well as high risk individuals.The recommendations mark a pivotal moment in the debate around boosters. William Brangham joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
Key FDA advisory committee rejects COVID vaccine boosters for the general population

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 5:13


A key advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly rejected vaccine boosters for the general U.S. population for now, but it voted unanimously in favor of giving boosters to those 65 and older as well as high risk individuals.The recommendations mark a pivotal moment in the debate around boosters. William Brangham joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Pentagon admits error in U.S. drone strike that killed 10 civilians in Afghanistan

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 3:58


The U.S. military on Friday acknowledged that a drone strike in Kabul they initially said killed an ISIS suicide bomber had in fact killed only civilians. The strike took place three weeks ago as the U.S. and allies were evacuating following the Taliban takeover. Nick Schifrin joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Thousands of migrants amass at the Texas border as federal authorities ramp up relief

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 4:55


Over the last several days a crowd of migrants awaiting U.S. processing outside a Texas border community has grown to more than 10,000. The migrants, mostly from Haiti, have been sheltering under a major bridge as the Biden administration tries to speed up processing. Washington Post reporter Arelis Hernández joins Amna Nawaz from Del Rio, Texas to discuss the scene. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
U.S. Capitol Police prepare for far-right rally in support of Jan. 6 insurrectionists

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 4:20


U.S. Capitol Police warned Friday there have been threats of violence ahead of this weekend's rally by Trump supporters. It's being staged to support more than 600 people charged in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, and Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger says it's unclear how many people will show up, or just how serious the threats could be. Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
Brooks and Capehart on border politics, Biden's job approval, U.S. and France tensions

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 11:30


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including immigration, President Biden's job approval ratings, and tensions between the U.S. and France over a nuclear submarine deal. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Brooks and Capehart on border politics, Biden's job approval, U.S. and France tensions

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 11:30


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including immigration, President Biden's job approval ratings, and tensions between the U.S. and France over a nuclear submarine deal. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Actor Riz Ahmed on increasing Muslim representation in Hollywood

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 6:50


Riz Ahmed's acting and music careers have always gone hand-in-hand. And in his new film "Mogul Mowgli," which he co-wrote, the two art forms collide, with a story that hits close to home. Amna Nawaz speaks to Ahmed about his upcoming films, increasing Muslim representation in Hollywood and 9/11's lasting impact on Muslims 20 years later. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and other gymnasts on how FBI 'betrayed' them, 'enabled' Nassar

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 5:12


The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard testimony from four elite U.S. gymnasts about the FBI's mishandling of sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols criticized the agency and pressed lawmakers to demand further accountability for those they enabled Nassar. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Exposure related health conditions still trouble 9/11 first responders 20 years later

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 9:11


Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. On that day and for weeks after, first responders at the World Trade Center worked to clear rubble and to search for remains. Many were stricken with debilitating illness, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We hear from some of them, as Amna Nawaz reports on the challenges first responders are still facing. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Elizabeth Holmes' trial over alleged fraudulent blood testing technology begins

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 7:06


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was once the world's youngest self-made female billionaire. Now she could face up to 20 years in federal prison. Opening statements began in the closely watched trial of the former Silicon Valley star. Amna Nawaz discusses with Rebecca Jarvis, the chief business, technology & economics correspondent for ABC News, and host of a podcast about Holmes, "The Drop Out." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Science
Elizabeth Holmes' trial over alleged fraudulent blood testing technology begins

PBS NewsHour - Science

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 7:06


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was once the world's youngest self-made female billionaire. Now she could face up to 20 years in federal prison. Opening statements began in the closely watched trial of the former Silicon Valley star. Amna Nawaz discusses with Rebecca Jarvis, the chief business, technology & economics correspondent for ABC News, and host of a podcast about Holmes, "The Drop Out." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
The 'direct line' between national unity after 9/11 and partisan polarization in 2021

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 6:04


It has been two decades since Sept. 11,2001 and we are still learning how the terror attacks shaped our politics, military and sense of national unity. Garrett Graff is the author of the book "The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11." He also hosts a new podcast called "Long Shadow" about lingering questions after the attacks, and joins Amna Nawaz to discuss its impact. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
American Muslims remember how 9/11 changed America as they knew it

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 10:58


This week, the PBS NewsHour is marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with stories examining some of the ways that day transformed the nation and the world. Amna Nawaz begins our coverage with a look at the effect on millions of American Muslims. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Science
Ida's aftermath shows need to address climate change, invest in infrastructure

PBS NewsHour - Science

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 6:36


The loss of life and the enormous damage Hurricane Ida has left in its wake are renewing bigger conversations around climate change. The past few days alone have seen one biblical-like problem after another: Massive flooding, a total loss of power, wind destruction; and wildfires in the west. Alice Hill, author of the new book "The Fight for Climate After COVID-19," joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Ida's aftermath shows need to address climate change, invest in infrastructure

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 6:36


The loss of life and the enormous damage Hurricane Ida has left in its wake are renewing bigger conversations around climate change. The past few days alone have seen one biblical-like problem after another: Massive flooding, a total loss of power, wind destruction; and wildfires in the west. Alice Hill, author of the new book "The Fight for Climate After COVID-19," joins Amna Nawaz to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Taliban members have vastly different ideas to govern Afghanistan. Which will prevail?

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 11:21


Two days after the last American troops left Afghanistan, Taliban rulers are struggling to keep the country functioning. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department is trying to secure the remaining Americans and Afghan allies' exit. As the world waits to see how the Taliban governs, Amna Nawaz speaks to Shaharzad Akbar, chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, about the issue. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Taliban members have vastly different ideas to govern Afghanistan. Which will prevail?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 11:21


Two days after the last American troops left Afghanistan, Taliban rulers are struggling to keep the country functioning. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department is trying to secure the remaining Americans and Afghan allies' exit. As the world waits to see how the Taliban governs, Amna Nawaz speaks to Shaharzad Akbar, chairperson of the country's independent human rights commission, about the matter. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
UN says Taliban cooperating with aid workers, allowing food distribution operations

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 7:04


As America leaves Afghanistan, there remains the possibility of a humanitarian disaster. Feeding millions of people is a top priority of the United Nations' World Food Programme, whose executive director, David Beasley, negotiated with Taliban leaders in Qatar last week over the continuation of aid. Amna Nawaz spoke with him about those negotiations and the continuation of aid efforts. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
UN says Taliban cooperating with aid workers, allowing food distribution operations

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 7:04


As America leaves Afghanistan, there remains the possibility of a humanitarian disaster. Feeding millions of people is a top priority of the United Nations' World Food Program, whose executive director, David Beasley, negotiated with Taliban leaders in Qatar last week over the continuation of aid. Amna Nawaz spoke with him about those negotiations and the continuation of aid efforts. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NBC Meet the Press
August 29 — Sec. Antony Blinken, H.R. McMaster & Dr. Anthony Fauci

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2021 47:19


Secretary of State Antony Blinken discusses the final days of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan following Thursday's attack. Retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, former National Security Adviser, breaks down President Biden's and President Trump's foreign policy. Dr. Anthony Fauci explains what we can expect for the future of vaccine boosters and the Delta variant. Courtney Kube, Eugene Robinson, Matthew Continetti and Amna Nawaz join the Meet the Press roundtable.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Comparing strategies and challenges of evacuating Afghanistan with Vietnam exit

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 6:05


For more on the evacuation operation in Kabul and the challenges the U.S. military faces in light of Thursday's attacks, Amna Nawaz turns to retired Col. Mark Cancian. He had a 38-year career in the Marine Corps and was involved in the evacuation of Saigon in the early 1970s. He's now a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington, D.C. think tank. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Comparing strategies and challenges of evacuating Afghanistan with Vietnam exit

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 6:05


For more on the evacuation operation in Kabul and the challenges the U.S. military faces in light of Thursday's attacks, Amna Nawaz turns to retired Col. Mark Cancian. He had a 38-year career in the Marine Corps and was involved in the evacuation of Saigon in the early 1970s. He's now a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington, D.C. think tank. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
Brooks and Capehart on Kabul attack, Jan. 6 investigation, voting rights

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 11:42


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including the bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed U.S. service members, the commission investigating the Jan. 6 riot, and voting rights legislation. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Brooks and Capehart on Kabul attack, Jan. 6 investigation, voting rights

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 11:42


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including the bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed U.S. service members, the commission investigating the Jan. 6 riot, and voting rights legislation. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Analyzing the risk to U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan until Aug. 31

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 8:51


To discuss how evacuations in Afghanistan may be affected by Thursday's attacks, Amna Nawaz speaks to retired Col. Mike Jason, who was a battalion commander in northern Afghanistan, now the interim executive director of Allied Airlift 21, and Lisa Curtis, a former senior director for South and Central Asia on the National Security Council, now a senior fellow at Center for a New American Security. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Analyzing the risk to U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan until Aug. 31

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 8:51


To discuss how evacuations in Afghanistan may be affected by Thursday's attacks, Amna Nawaz speaks to retired Col. Mike Jason, who was a battalion commander in northern Afghanistan, now the interim executive director of Allied Airlift 21, and Lisa Curtis, a former senior director for South and Central Asia on the National Security Council, now a senior fellow at Center for a New American Security. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Can the U.S. safely evacuate Afghanistan by the Aug. 31 deadline? Two experts weigh in

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 8:57


For a broader look at the looming deadline to evacuate Afghanistan, Amna Nawaz speaks to Matt Zeller, co-founder of "No One Left Behind," a nonprofit dedicated to getting interpreters and their families out of Afghanistan. He also served in the army, authored "Watches Without Time: An American Soldier in Afghanistan." They are joined by John Sifton, the Human Rights Watch's Asia advocacy director. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Can the U.S. safely evacuate Afghanistan by the Aug. 31 deadline? Two experts weigh in

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 8:57


For a broader look at the looming deadline to evacuate Afghanistan, Amna Nawaz speaks to Matt Zeller, co-founder of "No One Left Behind," a nonprofit dedicated to getting interpreters and their families out of Afghanistan. He also served in the army, authored "Watches Without Time: An American Soldier in Afghanistan." They are joined by John Sifton, the Human Rights Watch's Asia advocacy director. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden promised humane immigration at the southern border. Did he deliver?

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 5:40


On the heels of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy, Amna Nawaz takes this moment to do a check-in on the U.S.-Mexico border with journalist Robert Moore, founder of the nonprofit news organization El Paso Matters. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As Afghan women see shrinking public spaces, one activist reveals how the world can help

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 7:22


Afghan women and girls are anxiously waiting to see what their lives will look like under Taliban rule. Amna Nawaz speaks to Pashtana Durrani, founder and executive director of Learn, a nonprofit she created to ensure women and girls have access to education in Afghanistan, about the future fate of Afghan women. Durrani fled her home in Kandahar when the Taliban took control and is in hiding. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Billie Jean King reveals how a $1 contract shaped professional women's tennis

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 1:57


The 19th, an independent nonprofit newsroom focused on gender and politics -- and a streaming partner of the NewsHour-- hosts its annual Represents summit this week. In an interview with NewsHour's chief correspondent Amna Nawaz for the event, tennis icon Billie Jean King described how, as a young woman, she'd worked with other female players to turn amateur women's tennis into a professional sport. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders