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PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 25, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 52:28


Monday on the NewsHour, President Joe Biden's agenda enters a critical week as he pushes his party to reach a spending bill agreement ahead of his upcoming overseas trip. Then, organizers of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot claim they coordinated their efforts with GOP lawmakers and top Trump officials. And, residents of another predominantly Black city in Michigan are exposed to dangerous levels of lead. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
The core unresolved issues holding up Biden's social spending bills

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 4:20


A divided Democratic party continued to strive to reach agreement Monday, in what's shaping up to be a make-or-break week for President Joe Biden's term. Moderates and progressives remain at odds as they try to work out the price tag for a plan to overhaul a massive spending bill. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to lay out what's at stake. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
News Wrap: Sudan Prime Minister detained, 7 protesters killed in military coup

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 6:16


In our news wrap Monday, the military in the North African nation of Sudan seized power in an apparent coup, detaining the country's prime minister, deposing a governing council that included civilian leaders and cracking down on protestors. A new United Nations report revealed that emissions increased at a faster rate in 2020 than the annual average this last decade. Stocks surged on Wall Street. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
GOP lawmakers were 'intimately involved' in Jan. 6 protest planning, new report shows

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 5:31


A new Rolling Stone report claims multiple members of Congress helped plan former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn his election loss, and the Jan. 6 protests that ended in violence. Author Hunter Walker joins Yamiche Alcindor with more details. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Ex-U.S. diplomat who wrote Afghanistan's constitution reflects on exit deal with Taliban

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 9:02


Two decades of America's war in Afghanistan ended in chaos late this summer, and the future of the country remains in grave doubt under Taliban rule. Nick Schifrin speaks with a former top American diplomat, Zalmay Khalilzad, who spent much of those 20 years helping to manage America's role, and ultimately, its withdrawal from Afghanistan. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Ex-U.S. diplomat who wrote Afghanistan's constitution reflects on exit deal with Taliban

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 9:02


Two decades of America's war in Afghanistan ended in chaos late this summer, and the future of the country remains in grave doubt under Taliban rule. Nick Schifrin speaks with a former top American diplomat, Zalmay Khalilzad, who spent much of those 20 years helping to manage America's role, and ultimately, its withdrawal from Afghanistan. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Facebook's leadership had 'no appetite' to fact check political ads, combat disinformation

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 5:52


Facebook is under fire again over alleged harm caused by the platform and the tech giant's willingness -- or lack thereof -- to stop it. Leaked internal papers given to Congress and federal regulators by a former employee show how the company was privately tracking real world harm by its platform, and how CEO Mark Zuckerberg's public statements conflicted with that private data. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Benton Harbor's Black community fuming over 'environmental racism,' water crisis

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 8:43


As Congress debates a massive bill to overhaul the nation's physical infrastructure, one Michigan city is an example of how badly help is needed, and how communities of color are often the last to receive it. John Yang traveled to Benton Harbor, where the water is undrinkable and residents' anger is at a boiling point. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden agenda, Virginia Gov. race, midterms

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 7:58


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including progress on President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda, and Virginia's gubernatorial race between Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Viral 'devious licks' TikTok challenge encourages kids to steal from school

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 3:24


Just last month, a viral theme on the social media platform TikTok led to widespread damage in schools across the country. Known as the "devious licks" challenge, it encouraged students to record themselves stealing or vandalizing school property, then posting the video online. Our student reporting labs network asked young people and school staff about its effects on school communities. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 24, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 26:34


On this edition for Sunday, October 24 possible,signs of progress for smaller 'Build Back Better' bills stalled in Congress, putting the organizers of the deadly 2017 Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally on trial, and meet your new self - holograms are adding a new dimension to our online world. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Trial of the white nationalists behind the 2017 Charlottesville rally is set to begin

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 5:57


A federal court in Virginia is set to begin the trial of the 2017 Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' rally on Monday. Plaintiffs argue that the rally, in which a counter protester was killed, was an unlawful conspiracy while the rally's organizers say they were exercising their First Amendment rights. Amy Spitalnick executive director of nonprofit Integrity First for America joins. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Exploring hate: How antisemitism fuels white nationalism

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 6:12


Antisemitism is a core ideology in white nationalist movements and was part of what drove extremists at the 2017 Charlottesville 'Unite the Right' protest. American University professor Pamela Nadell, former homeland security analyst Daryl Johnson,racial justice activist Eric Ward, and former white nationalist Derek Black join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss as part of our ongoing series, "Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How holograms are adding a new dimension to our online world

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 4:08


Remember Star Wars where there was a little Princess Leia hologram or the holodeck in Star Trek? Hologram technology is becoming increasingly sophisticated and lifelike. NewsHour Weekend's Hari Sreenivasan spoke to the CEO of a hologram company that is partnering with WeWork to set up studios around the world. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 23, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 26:36


On this edition for Saturday, October 23, a COVID-19 vaccine for young children inches closer to approval, a cooperative effort to bridge the digital divide with low-cost wifi, and in the latest installment of the Turning Points series from Canada's northwest territories, an Indigenous man tells his story of recovery and self-discovery. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A cooperative effort to bridge the digital divide with low-cost WiFi

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 6:32


A new community-owned internet cooperative is helping to bridge the digital divide for underserved New Yorkers by providing low cost wifi systems. The People's Choice cooperative has five hubs in the Bronx and may expand to more New York housing complexes soon. Laura Fong reports as part of our ongoing series, "Chasing The Dream: Poverty & Opportunity in America." PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
After an early forced adoption, an Indigenous man rediscovers his identity

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 6:09


Eric Wardell, an Indigenous man from Canada's Northwest Territories, was taken from his parents at just three weeks old, in what is known in Canada as the "sixties scoop." In this first-person story, Wardell explores his identity -- what it means to discover who you are, and how your past can shape your future. The story is part of the 'Turning Point' series: stories told by Indigenous people from Yellowknife, Canada in partnership with the Global Reporting Centre. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
After an early forced adoption, an Indigenous man rediscovers his identity

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 6:09


Eric Wardell, an Indigenous man from Canada's Northwest Territories, was taken from his parents at just three weeks old, in what is known in Canada as the "sixties scoop." In this first-person story, Wardell explores his identity -- what it means to discover who you are, and how your past can shape your future. The story is part of the 'Turning Point' series: stories told by Indigenous people from Yellowknife, Canada in partnership with the Global Reporting Centre. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Voting protection bill blocked in Senate as several states restrict voting rights

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 4:50


As negotiations continued over President Biden's infrastructure and social spending plans, a stalemate in the Senate blocked a Democrat-backed voting protection bill this past week. This comes as several states are changing laws to limit access to polls, reduce mail-in voting and redraw congressional maps. Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of civil rights organization Advancement Project, joins. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 22, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 53:04


Friday on the NewsHour, the Supreme Court agrees to hear challenges to a restrictive Texas abortion law, which remains in place for now. Then, David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart analyze how cuts to the president's spending plan impact the bill's path ahead. And, one of Cuba's most prolific painters finally gets his due in the United States, decades after the revolution cut his career short. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
The Supreme Court will hear the case against Texas' abortion law. Here's what to expect

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 3:56


Texas' new abortion restrictions remain in effect Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order where the justices opted not to block the state's SB8 abortion law, although they did agree to hear a case challenging it. The law bans most abortions in the state after six weeks of pregnancy. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
News Wrap: Pfizer says its vaccine is 91% effective at preventing COVID among kids 5-11

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 5:15


In our news wrap Friday, Pfizer announced that its low-dose COVID vaccine is nearly 91 percent effective in 5- to 11-year-olds. A federal jury in New York has convicted Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, of making illegal campaign contributions. Actor Alec Baldwin expressed shock and sadness after a fatal shooting on a movie set in New Mexico. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What you need to know about mixing and matching COVID vaccines, getting boosters

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 5:27


Beginning Friday, COVID-19 booster shots for both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available to eligible populations. The CDC and FDA also authorized mixing and matching vaccines and boosters. Amna Nawaz discusses the latest with Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Health
What you need to know about mixing and matching COVID vaccines, getting boosters

PBS NewsHour - Health

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 5:27


Beginning Friday, COVID-19 booster shots for both Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available to eligible populations. The CDC and FDA also authorized mixing and matching vaccines and boosters. Amna Nawaz discusses the latest with Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Internal DHS documents reveal migrant abuse as border crossings hit record high

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 6:24


Detentions and arrests at America's southern border hit an all-time high in 2021, according to new federal documents. More than 1.7 million migrants were detained at the border, in the 2021 fiscal year 61% of those were expelled under Title 42. William Brangham discusses the issue with Gil Kerlikowske, who served as commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection under President Barack Obama. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks
Brooks and Capehart on voting rights, Build Back Better agenda, VA Gov. race

PBS NewsHour - Shields and Brooks

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 12:20


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including voting rights, President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda, and Virginia's gubernatorial election. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Brooks and Capehart on voting rights, Build Back Better agenda, VA Gov. race

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 12:20


New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including voting rights, President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda, and Virginia's gubernatorial election. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How artist Mariano Rodríguez's work honored his Cuban heritage while breaking rules

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 5:19


One of Cuba's most celebrated avant-garde painters, Mariano Rodríguez, was a prolific 20th century artist whose exposure in the U.S. was cut short after the Cuban Revolution. But now there's a resurfacing of his work at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston has the story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Journalist Terence Smith reflects on decades of reporting on American presidents, wars

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 8:52


On our bookshelf tonight, NewsHour's old friend and former longtime media correspondent Terence Smith's memoir: "Four Wars, Five Presidents: A Reporter's Journey from Jerusalem to Saigon to the White House." Smith spoke with Judy Woodruff about the book. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Nebraska couple dedicate life to breeding rare San Clemente Island goats

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 3:49


Among the 200 or so breeds of goats across the United States, the San Clemente Island goats are one of the rarest. Nebraska Public Media's Dennis Kellogg reports on one Nebraska couple that is doing what they can to save them. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 21, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 53:08


Thursday on the NewsHour, the house votes to cite Trump ally Steve Bannon with contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. Then, Democratic infighting endangers the president's efforts to reign in climate change, as an alarming new report warns some damage can not be undone. And, scientists take extraordinary steps to reintroduce jaguars to a land from which they went extinct some 70 years ago. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
News Wrap: Haitian gang threatens to kill captive U.S. missionaries unless ransom is paid

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 5:24


In our news wrap Thursday, a Haitian gang is now threatening to kill 17 kidnapped members of a U.S. missionary group unless its random demands are met. Democrats are sending mixed signals on whether they'll agree on a giant social spending package by the weekend. Attorney General Merrick Garland insisted he is not out to silence parents who confront school boards over curricula and mask mandates. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Here's what to expect after House vote holding Bannon in contempt

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 7:17


Thursday marked a critical step in the investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, as the U.S. House voted to hold former Trump aide Steve Bannon in criminal contempt for defying a congressional subpoena. Democrats' rebuke was joined by nine Republicans, with a final vote of 229-202. Judy Woodruff discusses the vote's implications with Josh Gerstein, senior legal affairs reporter for Politico. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How Dem debate over Biden climate agenda could affect U.S. economy

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 10:12


The coming weeks will be pivotal for President Joe Biden's domestic agenda as Congress and the White House debate the trade-offs of a major bill that could affect the pocketbooks, working conditions and social safety net for Americans. William Brangham looks at what it could mean for coping with climate change with congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins and ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Group aims to reintroduce Jaguars -- once nearly hunted to extinction -- to Argentina

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 8:23


The Jaguar, the biggest cat in the Americas, was hunted and poached to extinction in parts of Argentina about 70 years ago. They are in critical danger of vanishing completely. Only a few hundred are left in the country. Rewilding Argentina, a conservation nonprofit, has embarked on an audacious plan to reintroduce the species to its long lost home. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How this 'vulture' hedge fund's gutting of local newsrooms could hurt Americans

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 7:00


The hedge fund Alden Global Capital has been acquiring scores of U.S. newspapers across the country -- then gutting newsrooms and selling off assets. It's part of a larger trend in the erosion of local news and related jobs in the last decade. A look at Alden Global Capital is the cover story of the latest issue of The Atlantic. Staff writer McKay Coppins joins John Yang with more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Uganda's Batwa tribe, considered conservation refugees, see little government support

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 8:19


The Batwa people are one of the oldest surviving Indigenous tribes in Africa. They live high in the mountain forests, straddling several East African countries. The Batwa are now also called conservation refugees, as governments scramble to cope with the pressures of population growth and climate change. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from western Uganda. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A Brief But Spectacular take on the disability rights movement

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 4:01


Since childhood, Judy Heumann has faced ableism -- institutionally, socially, and personally. New York's public school system prevented her from enrolling, and she was often bullied or excluded by her own peers. After a lifetime of activism, she is finally seeing a shift in how people with disabilities are viewed and treated. She gives us her Brief But Spectacular on the disability rights movement. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Brief But Spectacular
A Brief But Spectacular take on the disability rights movement

PBS NewsHour - Brief But Spectacular

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 4:01


Since childhood, Judy Heumann has faced ableism -- institutionally, socially, and personally. New York's public school system prevented her from enrolling, and she was often bullied or excluded by her own peers. After a lifetime of activism, she is finally seeing a shift in how people with disabilities are viewed and treated. She gives us her Brief But Spectacular on the disability rights movement. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 20, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 52:09


Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Biden administration unveils its plan to inoculate 28 million children ages 5 to 11 against COVID-19.Then, employees of the streaming giant, Netflix, protest Dave Chappelle's controversial new special as the company's CEO admits he "screwed up." And, some hospitals in Africa take oxygen production into their own hands to save the lives of those most vulnerable. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
News Wrap: NYC to mandate COVID vaccine for all public employees

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 5:27


In our news wrap Wednesday, New York City ordered 46,000 police, firefighters and other city employees to get vaccinated by Nov. 1 -- or get placed on unpaid leave. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered most Russian workers to take off for at least a week as COVID cases and deaths keep rising. Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murdering 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida in 2018. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What parents need to know about vaccinating young children against COVID-19

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 6:43


The White House laid out plans Wednesday for children between the ages of 5 and 11 to soon receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If approved, shots could begin as soon as November. But many parents are still wondering about whether to get their children vaccinated. Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, lead epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 testing insights initiative, joins William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Sen. Kaine on next moves for voting reform after GOP blocked Dem measure

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 6:42


The partisan divide in Washington was on full display Wednesday as a Democrat-backed voting bill failed to move forward in the U.S. Senate. Every Republican lined up in opposition to the Freedom to Vote Act, which Democrats say would have improved voting access and election integrity. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine co-sponsored the legislation and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Why Biden's approval rating is sinking and how Americans view democracy, justice

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 6:41


A new national poll paints a troubling picture of an American electorate worried about the future of democracy, sharply divided on issues of personal freedom and dissatisfied with President Joe Biden's leadership. Judy Woodruff walks through the results with Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Company, which wrote the poll in collaboration with Grinnell College. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Idlib, Syria's final rebel stronghold, struggles to get lifesaving aid amid COVID spike

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 6:05


Government shelling killed a dozen people in Syria's northwest Idlib province Wednesday. Idlib is the final stronghold for rebels still fighting the Assad regime. But the province is also under attack from a different threat -- its most severe wave of COVID-19. The delta variant is hitting hospitals already weakened by war. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Chappelle Netflix special is 'hate speech disguised as jokes,' advocate says

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 7:17


The blowback to Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special, produced by Netflix, has reached a boiling point. Netflix employees walked off the job Wednesday, demanding the company better support its transgender workers. Imara Jones, creator of TransLash Media, a media non-profit that focuses on the transgender community, joins Amna Nawaz with more perspective on the matter. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Pilot oxygen backup system offers new hope for Ugandan hospitals plagued by power cuts

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 5:09


The pandemic is bringing new attention to a critical health care challenge plaguing many countries: A shortage or unreliable supply of medical oxygen. It's also prompting many medical providers to look at ways to fix the problem. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on one example in Uganda. This report is part of our "Breakthrough" series. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Tuba player Richard Antoine White's journey from homelessness to 'belonging' on stage

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 6:25


Jeffrey Brown reports on musician Richard Antoine White's unlikely journey from the streets of Baltimore, Maryland, to concert halls around the globe -- thanks to his mastery of the tuba. This story is part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 19, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 53:14


Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Joe Biden holds high stakes talks at the White House with key factions of his party amid growing concerns about his domestic agenda. Then, we examine the jury selection process now underway in Georgia in the case of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. And, how historically Black colleges and universities are using federal pandemic relief funds to retain students. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Full Show
October 18, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

PBS NewsHour - Full Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 52:09


Monday on the NewsHour, President Joe Biden's ambitious legislative agenda exposes deep rifts within his party ahead of a looming deadline. Then, former secretary of state Colin Powell dies from complications of COVID-19 after battling cancer. We remember his trailblazing career and complicated legacy. And, how applying white paint to exterior surfaces could combat the rising temperatures. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders