November 17, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

57m 46s

November 17, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Previews + Extras

  • Tennis star Peng Shuai and the #MeToo movement in China: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tennis star Peng Shuai and the #MeToo movement in China

    S2021 E321 - 5m 24s

    One of China’s biggest sports stars, tennis champion Peng Shuai, appeared to publicly accuse a former top government official of sexual assault. As Stephanie Sy explains, there are now new questions about what happened, and the broader issue of the #MeToo movement in China.

  • How arrest records become 'invisible handcuffs': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How arrest records become 'invisible handcuffs'

    S2021 E321 - 8m 50s

    More than 70 million Americans have some sort of criminal or arrest record. For many, that can prevent them from passing a background check and getting a job. Amna Nawaz profiles one woman’s fight to overcome her past, and prove herself at one of the biggest tech companies in the world. It’s part of our Searching for Justice series, which looks at the challenges after incarceration.

  • How the COVAX global vaccine program is faring: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the COVAX global vaccine program is faring

    S2021 E321 - 5m 48s

    The Biden administration is ramping up plans for vaccine manufacturing for the coming year. But developing nations have been struggling with delays and short supplies for months and will not meet their vaccination goals for this year. Drug maker Moderna will reportedly supply 56 million more doses to those countries in the first half of 2021, but far more is needed. William Brangham reports.

  • How the Build Back Better bill aims to lower drug costs: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How the Build Back Better bill aims to lower drug costs

    S2021 E321 - 5m 43s

    Even while President Joe Biden is promoting the new infrastructure package, he and Democrats are trying to lock down a vote on a social spending and climate bill — The Build Back Better Act. Part of that bill is aimed at lowering prescription drug prices for older Americans. Amna Nawaz takes a look at what's at stake in this bill.

  • Georgia's murder laws and how the Arbery trial may play out: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Georgia's murder laws and how the Arbery trial may play out

    S2021 E321 - 4m 54s

    One of three men on trial for fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery — who was Black — took the stand today in his own defense. Travis McMichael — who is white — testified a day after the prosecution rested in a murder trial that is racially charged and being closely watched around the country. William Brangham reports.

  • Rep. Malliotakis: Gosar censure shows Dem. 'double standard': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rep. Malliotakis: Gosar censure shows Dem. 'double standard'

    S2021 E321 - 8m 6s

    For more on the House censure of Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar and how it reflects on the political environment in Congress, Judy Woodruff is joined by Rep. Nicole Malliotakis of New York. She's one of the 13 Republicans who voted to pass the infrastructure bill.

  • Rep. Gosar censured over anime video that depicted violence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rep. Gosar censured over anime video that depicted violence

    S2021 E321 - 4m 31s

    The U.S. House of Representatives censured one of its own for the first time in more than a decade. Wednesday's censure vote against Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona was divided — nearly along party lines. Lisa Desjardins has been following the process all day and joins Judy Woodruff with more.

  • News Wrap: Overdose deaths hit record high during pandemic: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Overdose deaths hit record high during pandemic

    S2021 E321 - 7m 32s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, new numbers show COVID-19 is pushing drug overdose deaths to record highs. Two men convicted of assassinating Malcolm X in New York in 1965 will have their names cleared. An Arizona man at the center of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol assault now faces 41 months in federal prison. Severe air pollution forced schools in New Delhi, India, to close today — indefinitely.

Similar Shows

WETA Passport

Stream tens of thousands of hours of your PBS and local favorites with WETA Passport whenever and wherever you want. Catch up on a single episode or binge-watch full seasons before they air on TV.