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March 23, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Saturday on PBS News Weekend, the deadliest massacre in Russia in decades leaves the country on edge, just days after President Putin was re-elected. Then, we look at working conditions for migrant farm workers and the role they play in U.S. economic growth. Plus, how the residents of a small Wisconsin town are dealing with a surge of migrants.

March 23, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 45s

Saturday on PBS News Weekend, the deadliest massacre in Russia in decades leaves the country on edge, just days after President Putin was re-elected. Then, we look at working conditions for migrant farm workers and the role they play in U.S. economic growth. Plus, how the residents of a small Wisconsin town are dealing with a surge of migrants.

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  • How a small Wisconsin city is responding to a migrant surge: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How a small Wisconsin city is responding to a migrant surge

    S2024 E84 - 5m 38s

    Complications resulting from an influx of migrants aren’t limited to big cities like New York and Chicago. PBS Wisconsin’s Nathan Denzin went to the small city of Whitewater in southern Wisconsin and reports on the effects there.

  • Immigrant workers face harsh conditions on U.S. dairy farms: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Immigrant workers face harsh conditions on U.S. dairy farms

    S2024 E84 - 7m 8s

    Advocates of legal immigration say foreign-born workers have long been a key factor in U.S. economic growth. But are they sharing in the benefits of their contributions? For more than a year, ProPublica has been investigating the harsh realities of life for immigrant workers on Midwest dairy farms. John Yang speaks with ProPublica reporter Melissa Sanchez about what she’s found.

  • News Wrap: Biden signs $1.2 trillion government funding bill: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Biden signs $1.2 trillion government funding bill

    S2024 E84 - 1m 54s

    In our news wrap Saturday, Biden signed a $1.2 trillion spending bill to fund more than half the government through the end of the current budget year, Egypt said about 7,000 aid trucks are being denied entry to Gaza as the UN warns of imminent famine, a Russian spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan to take a crew to the ISS, and author and illustrator Laurent de Brunhoff died at age 98.

  • What we know so far about the deadly terror attack in Russia: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What we know so far about the deadly terror attack in Russia

    S2024 E84 - 9m 4s

    Russian President Putin has vowed to punish those responsible for the terror attack on a suburban Moscow concert hall that killed at least 133 people. In the capital, people are remembering the dead after one of the worst acts of terror in Russia in decades. Journalist Michael Weiss joins John Yang to discuss the Islamic State branch that claimed responsibility for the attack and Putin’s response.

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