May 31, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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May 31, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Tulsa's Black community still awaiting 'repair and respect': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tulsa's Black community still awaiting 'repair and respect'

    S2021 E151 - 6m 48s

    iffany Crutcher, a native of Tulsa and a civil rights activist whose twin brother, Terence Crutcher, was shot and killed by a police officer in 2016, joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the Tulsa massacre, how it still affects the local Black community, and what reparations the community desires.

  • Why this Indianapolis school district allows virtual school: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why this Indianapolis school district allows virtual school

    S2021 E151 - 6m 28s

    Educators around the country are looking ahead to next fall, with most districts planning to bring students back in the building full-time. But many districts aren't ditching virtual learning entirely. Flora Reichanadter, the superintendent of schools at the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township in Indianapolis, plans to allow distance learning. She joins Amna Nawaz to discuss that choice.

  • The dangers of reporting from Russia during the Cold War: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The dangers of reporting from Russia during the Cold War

    S2021 E151 - 7m 54s

    On the NewsHour bookshelf tonight, Judy Woodruff peeks behind the iron curtain in her conversation with veteran journalist Marvin Kalb about his latest book, "Assignment Russia: Becoming a Foreign Correspondent in the Crucible of the Cold War." It details the dangers and thrills of reporting amid bitter relations between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

  • How Americans marked Memorial Day amid eased restrictions: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Americans marked Memorial Day amid eased restrictions

    S2021 E151 - 2m 34s

    This Memorial Day has been both a day of remembrance and one of hope. The lifting of pandemic restrictions saw a resumption of major public events, and a return to time-honored observances as President Joe Biden laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Amna Nawaz reports.

  • News Wrap: Manhunt for 3 shooters continues in Miami: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Manhunt for 3 shooters continues in Miami

    S2021 E151 - 3m 56s

    In our news wrap Monday, police across Miami, Florida kept up a manhunt for the 3 gunmen who attacked a crowd at a banquet hall early Sunday. Republican plans to overhaul election laws in Texas were stopped in their tracks last night when Democrats staged a dramatic walkout. There's word that UN nuclear inspectors have been cut off from information about Iran's nuclear program for 3 months.

  • How a racist white mob ruined 'Black Wall Street': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How a racist white mob ruined 'Black Wall Street'

    S2021 E151 - 4m 41s

    In Tulsa, Oklahoma, calls for reparations and recognition marked the 100th anniversary of the race massacre in the city's Greenwood district — once known as "Black Wall Street" until white mobs killed many residents and left the neighborhood in smoldering ruins. We look at the massacre's history as detailed in a special PBS documentary "Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten."

  • Amy Walter and Errin Haines on Texas voting law, filibuster: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Amy Walter and Errin Haines on Texas voting law, filibuster

    S2021 E151 - 9m 40s

    Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Errin Haines of of The 19th join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including the GOP efforts to change election rules in Texas, filibuster rules in the Senate, and how President Joe Biden's agenda is faring in a divided Congress as the country re-opens.

  • Massachusetts museum tells the hulking history of wars: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Massachusetts museum tells the hulking history of wars

    S2021 E151 - 5m 49s

    One of the newest museums in the town of Stow, Massachusetts, housed in a space the size of an airplane hangar, is home to some 50 fully restored tanks and armored vehicles. But the American Heritage Museum has a mission of remembrance not glorification. Special correspondent Jared Bowen, of PBS station GBH in Boston, has this story. It is part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • A tribute to fallen American soldiers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A tribute to fallen American soldiers

    S2021 E151 - 3m 52s

    We close tonight with a special tribute to the brave soldiers who gave their lives for our country. It comes from "The President's own" United States Marine Corps band performing "Taps," and is narrated by Judy Woodruff.

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