PBS NewsHour

December 7, 2023 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Thursday on the NewsHour, Israel intensifies its strikes in southern Gaza as calls to hold Hamas accountable for alleged sexual violence grow louder. The Ukrainian official in charge of weapons production makes the case for why U.S. support is critical in the fight against Russia's invasion. Plus, Republican candidates sharpen their attacks on each other as Trump refuses to show up for a debate.

Liz Cheney's on the dangers of a 2nd Trump presidency

9m 28s

Liz Cheney was the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, voting with former President Trump 90 percent of the time. But that changed after Trump sought to overturn the 2020 election results and it cost her her job in Congress. Now, Cheney is speaking out again, warning of the dangers of a potential second Trump presidency in her book, "Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning."

Previews + Extras

  • Nevada 3rd state to indict pro-Trump fake electors: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nevada 3rd state to indict pro-Trump fake electors

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    Six top Republican officials have been indicted in Nevada for pledging that state’s electoral votes to Donald Trump in 2020 as part of an illegal effort to reverse Trump’s loss to Joe Biden. Nevada is now the third state to bring criminal charges against false electors, following Georgia and Michigan. William Brangham discussed the cases with election law expert Rick Hasen.

  • GOP candidates focus attacks on each other at debate: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    GOP candidates focus attacks on each other at debate

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    Wednesday's debate brought four GOP presidential hopefuls to the University of Alabama's campus for their last face-off of the year. And once again, the leading Republican contender, Donald Trump, skipped it. Laura Barrón-López reports.

  • Texas judge allows emergency abortion despite statewide ban: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Texas judge allows emergency abortion despite statewide ban

    S2023 E352 - 7m 30s

    A district judge in Texas stepped in to allow a woman to terminate her pregnancy despite a statewide abortion ban. It’s believed to be the first case since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade where a woman has asked a judge to approve an immediate abortion and won. Kate Cox, the plaintiff in the case, and Molly Duane of the Center for Reproductive Rights discussed more with Amna Nawaz.

  • Ukrainian weapons official on why U.S. support is critical: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ukrainian weapons official on why U.S. support is critical

    S2023 E352 - 7m 3s

    The U.S. signed an agreement with Ukraine this week to accelerate the co-production of Ukrainian weapons. But there’s a long way to go before Ukraine has enough domestic armaments to fight the Russian military on its own. It comes as Congress is deadlocked over a $60 billion aid package. Nick Schifrin discussed more with Ukrainian Minister of Strategic Industries Alexander Kamyshin.

  • Israel targets Rafah after militants launch rocket attack: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israel targets Rafah after militants launch rocket attack

    S2023 E352 - 4m 32s

    The top United Nations humanitarian official says the delivery of food, water and other aid to Gaza is not nearly enough, and not arriving quickly enough for nearly two million people in need. Meantime, Israel pressed its offensive in Southern Gaza and its pursuit of top Hamas leaders there as the war marked two months since the terror attacks of October 7. Geoff Bennett reports.

  • A Brief But Spectacular take on how to protect your people: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Brief But Spectacular take on how to protect your people

    S2023 E352 - 2m 59s

    Raj Jayadev is a MacArthur Fellow and founder of an organization which supports people who have been through the criminal justice system. He shares his Brief But Spectacular take on how to protect your people.

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