PBS NewsHour

November 20, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

On this edition for Saturday, November 20th, protests, celebration, and talk of reform after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all five charges, new pressure to protect frontline communities from oil and gas drilling in California, and, 'if at first you don’t succeed'—lessons learned at the Museum of Failure. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

November 20, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

26m 35s

On this edition for Saturday, November 20th, protests, celebration, and talk of reform after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all five charges, new pressure to protect frontline communities from oil and gas drilling in California, and, 'if at first you don’t succeed'—lessons learned at the Museum of Failure. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Previews + Extras

  • How Kyle Rittenhouse’s treatment and trial defied norms: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Kyle Rittenhouse’s treatment and trial defied norms

    S2021 E324 - 4m 1s

    After 27 hours of deliberations over the course of four days, a jury declared Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on the five charges he faced after fatally shooting two people in Kenosha, Wisconsin during social justice protests and violence in August, 2020. For more on the potential implications of the verdict, Insha Rahman, a former public defender and now at the Vera Institute of Justice, joins.

  • The quirky ‘Museum of Failure’ celebrates innovation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The quirky ‘Museum of Failure’ celebrates innovation

    S2021 E324 - 5m 51s

    Sam West, a psychologist who studies corporate behavior, believes fear of failure is a big obstacle to innovation. He launched an exhibit in Sweden in 2017 showcasing botched products and ideas to celebrate the role failure plays in innovation and progress. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Megan Thompson recently visited The Museum of Failure, which is now on tour in the United States.

  • An effort to protect frontline communities from health risks: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An effort to protect frontline communities from health risks

    S2021 E324 - 8m 50s

    More than seven million Californians live within a mile of an oil or gas well, which studies show can create silent health hazards. Now, there are efforts to put more distance between people and pollutants. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato has the story, as part of our ongoing series, Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.

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