November 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

November 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • News Wrap: Pfizer seeks FDA approval for its COVID-19 pill: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Pfizer seeks FDA approval for its COVID-19 pill

    S2021 E320 - 4m 53s

    In our news wrap Tuesday, drug maker Pfizer asked for federal authorization for its pill to treat COVID-19. President Biden traveled to Woodstock, New Hampshire to push his new infrastructure package and social policy agenda. The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial began deliberating in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The state has rested its case in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial in Brunswick, Georgia.

  • Key miscalculations that impacted inflation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Key miscalculations that impacted inflation

    S2021 E320 - 7m 49s

    Americans are increasingly feeling the sting of inflation. Up more than six percent compared to a year ago, inflation is taking a bite out of their paychecks — particularly for middle and lower-income Americans. Larry Summers was treasury secretary for President Clinton and director of the National Economic Council for President Obama. He joins Judy Woodruff with more on rising costs.

  • How Cuban Americans see U.S. role in Cuba's struggle: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Cuban Americans see U.S. role in Cuba's struggle

    S2021 E320 - 7m 45s

    The Cuban government successfully thwarted plans for a nationwide pro-democracy demonstration Monday. The communist-led regime targeted organizers of the event — detaining some, surrounding the homes of others, and waging a media campaign to discredit them. John Yang has more on the rising tensions on the island and its impact in the U.S., less than 100 miles away.

  • History of first American Koreatown on display in California: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    History of first American Koreatown on display in California

    S2021 E320 - 6m 5s

    A new exhibit in Southern California showcases an integral part of Korean-American history that was only uncovered a few years ago. Stephanie Sy shows us the decades-long path to discovering the nation’s first “Koreatown.” This report is part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • Older parolees find limited options for care after prison: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Older parolees find limited options for care after prison

    S2021 E320 - 8m 16s

    Returning to society after incarceration is challenging for anyone, but the difficulties only multiply for older Americans coming out of prison. Amna Nawaz reports on the many hurdles these individuals can face after decades behind bars. This report is part of our ongoing series, Searching for Justice.

  • Aid groups struggle to continue help for hungry Afghans: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Aid groups struggle to continue help for hungry Afghans

    S2021 E320 - 8m 16s

    Winter has come to Afghanistan, and brought with it a skyrocketing need for aid to millions of desperate Afghans. International humanitarian groups are working to stave off widespread hunger, while providing other services under a Taliban regime widely considered a pariah. From Kabul, and with the support of the Pulitzer Center, special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

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