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July 19, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode

57m 46s

Friday on the News Hour, a major tech outage linked to a faulty cyber security update sparks disruptions worldwide. Former President Trump lays out his vision for another term, promising to crack down on illegal immigration and reverse climate initiatives. Plus, more Democratic lawmakers join the growing chorus calling on President Biden to exit the race for the White House.

Episodes

  • July 19, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 19, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode

    S2024 E202 - 57m 46s

    Friday on the News Hour, a major tech outage linked to a faulty cyber security update sparks disruptions worldwide. Former President Trump lays out his vision for another term, promising to crack down on illegal immigration and reverse climate initiatives. Plus, more Democratic lawmakers join the growing chorus calling on President Biden to exit the race for the White House.

  • July 18, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 18, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode

    S2024 E201 - 57m 46s

    Thursday on the News Hour, all eyes are on the Republican convention where former President Donald Trump will make his first public speech since the assassination attempt. President Biden isolates after testing positive for COVID, the latest setback in his campaign. Plus, the Secret Service faces pressure from Republicans and Democrats over apparent failures that led up to Trump's shooting.

  • 2024 Republican National Convention | RNC Night 1 | PBS News special coverage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    2024 Republican National Convention | RNC Night 1 | PBS News special coverage

    2h 56m

    Donald Trump made his first formal public appearance since a failed assassination attempt. J.D. Vance became the party’s nominee for vice president. Watch PBS News co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett host PBS News special coverage of a historic first night at the 2024 Republican National Convention.

  • July 14, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 14, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E197 - 26m 45s

    Sunday on PBS News Weekend, we get the very latest on the fallout from the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump. Then, combating the rise of political violence and violent rhetoric in the United States. Plus, Judy Woodruff reflects on the shooting of Donald Trump at this volatile moment in American history.

  • Biden's Oval Office address on Trump’s attempted assassination: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden's Oval Office address on Trump’s attempted assassination

    14m 58s

    President Joe Biden will give an Oval Office address Sunday, a day after former President Donald Trump was injured in an assassination attempt during a campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. Biden has condemned the attack and urged Americans to strive for unity in its aftermath, saying, “There’s no place in America for this kind of violence."

  • July 13, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 13, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E196 - 26m 44s

    Saturday on PBS News Weekend, from railroad tracks to drawbridges, how extreme heat is affecting the way Americans get from place to place. Then, how U.S. officials are fighting foreign propaganda on social media. Plus, an investigation uncovers abuse and mistreatment at some youth residential treatment centers.

  • July 11, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 11, 2024 - PBS News Hour full episode

    S2024 E194 - 57m 46s

    Thursday on the News Hour, President Biden holds a critical press conference amid calls that he should step away from the campaign. In an exclusive interview during this week's NATO summit, Germany's chancellor says he has not seen anything to make him doubt Biden's ability to lead. Plus, we examine religion and political polarization by visiting a church known for its hardline views.

Extras and Features

  • Tornado chasers, meteorologists working for better forecasts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tornado chasers, meteorologists working for better forecasts

    S2024 E202 - 6m 50s

    Millions of moviegoers are expected to see "Twisters" this weekend, a sequel to the 1996 blockbuster. It's a summer escapist thriller that you might say goes well beyond the science and true boundaries of tornado prediction. Miles O'Brien spent some time during this busy tornado season with actual chasers and meteorologists to understand the latest research.

  • Pressure mounts as more Democrats ask Biden to step aside: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pressure mounts as more Democrats ask Biden to step aside

    S2024 E202 - 4m 55s

    The pressure is mounting on President Biden to step aside from his campaign. Ten more congressional Democrats called for Biden to exit the race, but his campaign insists he’s staying in and remains committed to staying at the top of the ticket. White House Correspondent Laura Barrón-López reports.

  • Russian 'sham trial' is appalling, WSJ publisher says: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Russian 'sham trial' is appalling, WSJ publisher says

    S2024 E202 - 5m 48s

    After a rushed, secretive trial, a Russian court convicted American journalist Evan Gershkovich in a case the U.S. dismisses as a sham. The Wall Street Journal reporter was sentenced to 16 years in a high-security penal colony. He is the first American journalist arrested by Russia on espionage charges since the Cold War. Amna Nawaz discussed more with Wall Street Journal publisher Almar Latour.

  • How a software update sparked tech disruptions worldwide: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How a software update sparked tech disruptions worldwide

    S2024 E202 - 8m 2s

    A tech outage around the globe halted flights, disrupted emergency services and created headaches for businesses. The underlying problems behind the glitch were fixed by Friday afternoon, but the ripple effects lasted throughout the day and may continue into the weekend. William Brangham discussed what went wrong and the risks with Bruce Schneier, an expert in computer security and technology.

  • WNBA's surge helps league land breakthrough TV contract: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    WNBA's surge helps league land breakthrough TV contract

    S2024 E202 - 5m 46s

    It’s the midpoint of a WNBA season that’s been like no other with record-setting numbers on the court, in the stands and on television. Now a big television deal may signal a new era for the league. John Yang discussed more with Sabreena Merchant of The Athletic.

  • News Wrap: UN court says Israeli settlements 'unlawful': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: UN court says Israeli settlements 'unlawful'

    S2024 E202 - 5m 39s

    In our news wrap Friday, the top U.N. court says Israel's rule over occupied Palestinian territories is "unlawful," Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for an Iranian-made drone that hit Tel-Aviv, the government of Bangladesh announced a nationwide curfew as student protests escalate and Ukrainian President Zelenskyy urged Britain's new government to let his forces strike deeper into Russia.

  • Brooks and Capehart on the pressure on Biden to end his bid: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on the pressure on Biden to end his bid

    S2024 E202 - 10m 10s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including former President Trump formally accepting the Republican nomination after his assassination attempt and President Biden vowing to stay in the race amid pressure from Democrats.

  • Cole expects 'robust use of executive power' if Trump wins: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Cole expects 'robust use of executive power' if Trump wins

    S2024 E201 - 8m 19s

    Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma is serving his 11th term in Congress and has seen a lot of changes in the Republican Party during his 21 years in Washington. Geoff Bennett spoke with Cole about how the Trump-Vance ticket will affect down-ballot races.

  • Trump to accept nomination days after assassination attempt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trump to accept nomination days after assassination attempt

    S2024 E201 - 10m 15s

    Donald Trump is set to accept his party’s nomination for president in his first public remarks since the attempt on his life. Trump will wrap up a convention week featuring a united Republican Party that’s spent days reminding voters about Trump’s vision for America. It comes as Democrats are facing an array of questions about the top of their ticket. Lisa Desjardins reports.

  • News Wrap: Netanyahu makes surprise visit to Gaza: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Netanyahu makes surprise visit to Gaza

    S2024 E201 - 6m 56s

    In our news wrap Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu made a surprise visit to Gaza days ahead of his high-stakes trip to Washington, Ukrainian forces surrendered more frontline territory as Russian forces wage a relentless summer offensive, closing arguments in the Evan Gershkovich trial will take place Friday and new data shows 2024 has been the world's hottest year on record so far.

  • Okla. Gov. Stitt says GOP is 'clearly behind Trump': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Okla. Gov. Stitt says GOP is 'clearly behind Trump'

    S2024 E201 - 5m 57s

    Gov. Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma endorsed former President Trump after his first choice, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, dropped out of the primary race earlier this year. Stitt joined Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett at the Republican National Convention to discuss the presidential race.

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