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May 19, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

May 19, 2022 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Political entrenchment transforms evangelical voting bloc: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Political entrenchment transforms evangelical voting bloc

    S2022 E142 - 7m 8s

    The Supreme Court's leaked draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade has brought the intersection of politics and religion to the forefront, including in the Evangelical Church. The Atlantic's Tim Alberta recently delved into these issues in his recent article, "How Politics Poisoned the Evangelical Church." He joins Amna Nawaz to discuss the church's swing to the hard right.

  • Ian Bremmer on the world's ability to address major crises: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ian Bremmer on the world's ability to address major crises

    S2022 E142 - 8m 3s

    With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the pandemic, climate crisis and extreme political polarization, the dangers currently facing the world are stark. A new book, "The Power of Crisis: How Three Threats – and Our Response – Will Change the World," delves into those topics. Author Ian Bremmer, who runs the Eurasia Group, a global risk research and consulting firm, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • MerleFest celebrates music from the Appalachian region: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    MerleFest celebrates music from the Appalachian region

    S2022 E142 - 8m 15s

    MerleFest has been a mainstay on the music circuit since 1988. People flock to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina each year to celebrate music of the Appalachian region, which has helped the local economy. Jeffrey Brown went to take a look for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

  • News Wrap: Biden backs Finland and Sweden's NATO bids: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Biden backs Finland and Sweden's NATO bids

    S2022 E142 - 4m 58s

    In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden backs Finland and Sweden's bids to join NATO, the U.S. Senate voted to send Ukraine an additional $40 billion in military and economic aid, a grand jury indicted the white man accused of killing 10 black people at a Buffalo supermarket on a first-degree murder charge, and the Jan. 6 panel has requested an interview with Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk.

  • Russia's war in Ukraine could lead to a global food crisis: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Russia's war in Ukraine could lead to a global food crisis

    S2022 E142 - 5m 14s

    The U.S. on Thursday accused Russia of using food as a weapon in its war on Ukraine, and in turn, creating a global food security crisis. Ukraine grows enough food to feed 400 million people, and Ukraine and Russia together account for a third of the world’s wheat exports. But Russia’s invasion and blockade of Ukrainian ports are preventing exports of grain and steel. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Most Americans back Roe but many want abortion restrictions: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Most Americans back Roe but many want abortion restrictions

    S2022 E142 - 5m 53s

    The leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court that suggests the justices may soon overturn Roe v. Wade has made abortion one of the biggest political debates of the year. On Thursday, the Oklahoma Legislature passed a near-total ban on abortion. Our new PBS Newshour/NPR/Marist poll sheds new light on Americans’ views on the subject. Lisa Desjardins walks us through some of the numbers.

  • Biden moves to counter nationwide dearth of baby formula: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden moves to counter nationwide dearth of baby formula

    S2022 E142 - 6m 26s

    President Biden is under pressure on a number of fronts right now, including getting more done and showing better results that people can feel in the near future.That's particularly true when it comes to the shortage of baby formula around the country. Brian Deese, the Biden administration's director of the National Economic Council, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss some of those concerns.

  • How quickly will infant formula be back on shelves?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How quickly will infant formula be back on shelves?

    S2022 E142 - 5m 19s

    The baby formula shortage in the United States has been severe for some time, with stores now missing 40 percent of their usual supplies. There have been stories of parents driving hours to find what they need, or in some cases, watering down formula. NewsHour's Ali Rogin, who has been reporting on this issue, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • News Wrap: Omicron variant drives spike in U.S. COVID cases: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Omicron variant drives spike in U.S. COVID cases

    S2022 E141 - 5m 8s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, COVID cases are spiking as federal health officials call for indoor mask mandates, Russia released video of Ukrainian soldiers abandoning the Azovstal steel plant, the U.S. embassy reopened in Kyiv, Finland and Sweden handed in their applications to join NATO, and a former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge in George Floyd's death.

  • Buffalo massacre highlights how shooters get weapons legally: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Buffalo massacre highlights how shooters get weapons legally

    S2022 E141 - 7m 12s

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul took steps Wednesday to strengthen the state’s “red flag” law after an accused gunman in the Buffalo massacre bought the weapon used in the attack despite being held for a mental health evaluation last year. Hamline University criminal justice professor Jillian Peterson, a forensic psychologist and co-founder of The Violence Project, joins John Yang to discuss.

  • Watchdog report details Taliban takeover in Afghanistan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Watchdog report details Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

    S2022 E141 - 7m 3s

    Taliban fighters last year swept through Afghanistan and seized the capital in a matter of weeks. How they were able to do so and why the Afghan military collapsed so quickly has been debated ever since. A government watchdog on Wednesday released the first U.S. report on what happened. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

  • U.S. men's and women's national soccer teams get pay equity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. men's and women's national soccer teams get pay equity

    S2022 E141 - 5m 28s

    The U.S. Soccer Federation announced a historic deal Wednesday to ensure equal pay between the men's and women's players. U.S. soccer became the first national team to equalize pay and bonuses in the sport, including for World Cup play. Briana Scurry, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, 1999 World Cup champion and author of the forthcoming book, “My Greatest Save," joins Geoff Bennett to discuss.

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