PBS News Hour

May 19, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, the Supreme Court's credibility is called into question after a photo emerged of a “Stop the Steal” flag outside Justice Alito’s home. Then, we look at the potential long-term effects of Lyme disease and what more can be done to treat the illness. Plus, a new book examines how the reversal of Roe v. Wade has reshaped American life.

‘Stop the Steal’ flag at Alito’s home raises concerns

7m 6s

The lie that President Joe Biden stole the 2020 presidential election, which led to the violent January 6 insurrection, is alive and well. This week, we learned that a “Stop the Steal” flag was flying at the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January of 2021. The New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor joined Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

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  • The dangers of Lyme disease: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The dangers of Lyme disease

    S2024 E141 - 6m 51s

    As many as 476,000 people in the U.S. contract Lyme disease each year, according to the CDC. For most people, symptoms go away after two to four weeks of antibiotics, but five to 10 percent of patients have debilitating, long-term symptoms. To discuss, Ali Rogin is joined by Lindsay Keys, who’s been battling the disease for years, all while advocating for more awareness and research.

  • The impact of reversing Roe: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The impact of reversing Roe

    S2024 E141 - 6m 40s

    It's been nearly two years since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and eliminated the federal right to abortion. Shefali Luthra, a health reporter at The 19th News, spoke to a variety of Americans about how their lives have been upended by the court's decision for her book, "Undue Burden: Life and Death Decisions in Post-Roe America.” She joined Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

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