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May 7, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

May 7, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • News Wrap: Harris asks for Mexican cooperation on migration: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Harris asks for Mexican cooperation on migration

    S2021 E127 - 5m 55s

    In our news wrap Friday, Vice President Kamala Harris appealed for cooperation in a virtual meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to curb the rise in migrants arriving at the U.S. border. Pfizer has started the application process for a full FDA approval of its COVID vaccine for people 16 and older. April's jobs report fell far short of what many analysts expected.

  • How the US can address attacks against the AAPI community: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the US can address attacks against the AAPI community

    S2021 E127 - 6m 10s

    Amna Nawaz speaks to Russell Jeung, a co-founder of the Stop AAPI Hate group and a professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco State University, about a growing and disturbing trend — a rise in hateful acts from slurs to physical violence — against Asian Americans and people of Pacific Islander descent.

  • Warren: New jobs report shows need for universal child care: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Warren: New jobs report shows need for universal child care

    S2021 E127 - 8m 25s

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is working with President Biden on infrastructure, education and a number of other issues. She also just released a new book, "Persist," about her own campaign experiences and plans. It emphasizes her personal stories as a working mother. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Biden's policies, and the experiences that inspired the book.

  • How Newton Minow's concern for children changed American TV: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Newton Minow's concern for children changed American TV

    S2021 E127 - 6m 2s

    60 years ago this Sunday — on May 9, 1961 — then Head of the FCC, Newton Minow, gave his first major speech, declaring U.S. television programming a "vast wasteland," because he saw the missed opportunities of what TV could offer. The phrase helped lead to the genesis of PBS. Minow joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the legacy of that speech.

  • Brooks and Capehart on US jobs, Liz Cheney and election laws: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on US jobs, Liz Cheney and election laws

    S2021 E127 - 12m 49s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the latest jobs report, the internal politics in the Republican party as it attempts to oust Rep. Liz Cheney, and the latest string of election law changes in conservative states.

  • Honoring 5 American lives lost to COVID-19: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Honoring 5 American lives lost to COVID-19

    S2021 E127 - 3m 46s

    Each week, the PBS NewsHour pauses to remember five Americans lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, and shares memories and highlights from their lives.

  • Why the new jobs report showed far fewer jobs than expected: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why the new jobs report showed far fewer jobs than expected

    S2021 E127 - 8m 58s

    With millions of people still out of work during the pandemic, Friday's mediocre jobs report puzzled many analysts who expected hundreds of thousands more new jobs. Lisa Desjardins discusses its implications with Ellen Hughes Cromwick, a former chief economist at the commerce department during the Obama administration, and Michael Strain, an economist with the American Enterprise Institute.

  • News Wrap: India records 400,000 new infections — again: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: India records 400,000 new infections — again

    S2021 E126 - 5m 5s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the COVID emergency is growing ever more desperate in India as new infections top 400,000 for a second time, with nearly 4,000 deaths in 24 hours. French President Emmanuel Macron voiced support for releasing COVID vaccine patents in a bid to increase access for poorer nations. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned that global vaccinations must move faster.

  • Breaking down Republican efforts to boot Liz Cheney: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Breaking down Republican efforts to boot Liz Cheney

    S2021 E126 - 7m 33s

    Internal divides over last year's election and the future of the party have come to a head as House Republicans seem to be moving to replace their No. 3 leader, Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. Lisa Desjardins reports on where Republicans are drawing the line on her comments about President Trump and the party itself.

  • The ‘unprecedented’ efforts to review Arizona ballots: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The ‘unprecedented’ efforts to review Arizona ballots

    S2021 E126 - 7m 9s

    Though the 2020 presidential election is six months behind us, a review of nearly 2.1 million ballots in Arizona's largest county is currently underway, ordered by the state's Republican-led Senate. Stephanie Sy explores the growing controversy and what it means for our democracy with Tammy Patrick of the non-partisan Democracy Fund.

  • Robert Gates on US action in Iran, Afghanistan and China: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Robert Gates on US action in Iran, Afghanistan and China

    S2021 E126 - 9m 28s

    Over 100 days into the Biden administration, how is the president dealing with national security issues? Judy Woodruff explores the question with former Defense Secretary, and former CIA Director, Robert Gates. He served in both Republican and Democratic administrations, and authored "Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World."

  • Waiving the vaccine patent may depend on incentives: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Waiving the vaccine patent may depend on incentives

    S2021 E126 - 6m 44s

    President Joe Biden has given the initial nod for the U.S. to waive patent rights on COVID vaccines to boost international production. But there are real questions over how effective these moves would be, what other countries feel about it, and when this would translate into action. William Brangham discusses the matter with Rachel Silverman, a policy fellow at the Center for Global Development.

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