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February 11, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, as the gambling capital of the world prepares to host the 2024 Super Bowl, we look at the growing ties between pro sports and sports betting companies. Then, what’s behind a nationwide surge in syphilis cases and what can be done to reverse the trend. Plus, writer and filmmaker Curtis Chin reflects on what he learned growing up in his family’s Chinese restaurant.

February 11, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 45s

Sunday on PBS News Weekend, as the gambling capital of the world prepares to host the 2024 Super Bowl, we look at the growing ties between pro sports and sports betting companies. Then, what’s behind a nationwide surge in syphilis cases and what can be done to reverse the trend. Plus, writer and filmmaker Curtis Chin reflects on what he learned growing up in his family’s Chinese restaurant.

Previews + Extras

  • News Wrap: Trump’s comments on NATO, Russia stir backlash: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Trump’s comments on NATO, Russia stir backlash

    S2024 E43 - 3m 55s

    In our news wrap Sunday, Trump’s remarks about encouraging Russian aggression against NATO countries are drawing fire from allies around the world, Defense Secretary Austin has been hospitalized again, Ukraine says it shot down a mass barrage of Russian drone attacks, and Biden told Israel’s Netanyahu that a ground assault on Rafah should not proceed without a “credible” plan to protect civilians.

  • The growing ties between pro sports and sports betting: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The growing ties between pro sports and sports betting

    S2024 E43 - 6m 51s

    Not long ago, professional sports avoided anything to do with gambling. But today in 2024, the Super Bowl is being played within sight of the Las Vegas Strip, and pro sports leagues and teams are raking in millions of dollars per year in partnership and ad revenue from sports betting companies. Andrew Brandt, director of the Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, joins John Yang to discuss.

  • Once nearly eradicated, why syphilis is surging in the U.S.: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Once nearly eradicated, why syphilis is surging in the U.S.

    S2024 E43 - 5m 53s

    The number of syphilis cases in the United States is the highest it’s been since the 1950s, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Philip Chan, chief medical officer for Open Door Health and an associate professor at Brown University, joins Ali Rogin to discuss what’s behind the surge and what public health officials are doing about it.

  • Curtis Chin on lessons from his family’s Chinese restaurant: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Curtis Chin on lessons from his family’s Chinese restaurant

    S2024 E43 - 6m 27s

    Curtis Chin spent a lot of his childhood at his family's Chinese restaurant in Detroit. At one point, he assumed that he, like his father and grandparents, would spend his life there. Instead, he became a writer and filmmaker. John Yang speaks with Chin about his memoir, “Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant,” and lessons from his family’s restaurant that shaped his worldview.

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