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April 20, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 44s

Saturday on PBS News Weekend, Volkswagen workers overwhelmingly vote to unionize in a big win for the labor movement. Then, as polls open in the world’s largest election, we look at what’s at stake for India and its allies. Plus, what can be done to protect the lives of journalists reporting from the front lines of the Israel-Hamas war.

Episodes

  • March 24, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    March 24, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E85 - 26m 44s

    Sunday on PBS News Weekend, with the Supreme Court set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case about mifepristone, we look at the ways the executive branch can shape reproductive rights and abortion access in post-Roe America. Then, as a cease-fire remains elusive, what the Israel-Hamas war is doing to education in Gaza. Plus, fears of a wider regional conflict rise as fighting in the Congo worsens.

  • March 23, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    March 23, 2024 - PBS News Weekend full episode

    S2024 E84 - 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.

  • President Joe Biden’s 2024 State of the Union Address: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    President Joe Biden’s 2024 State of the Union Address

    2h 14m

    Seeking reelection, President Joe Biden will use his State of the Union address to tout his first three years in office. Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett host PBS NewsHour's special coverage of the speech with our panel of experts, including Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart.

  • Super Tuesday 2024 - PBS NewsHour special coverage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Super Tuesday 2024 - PBS NewsHour special coverage

    26m 45s

    Super Tuesday, the biggest primary election day of the 2024 cycle, has arrived and voters in 16 states and one U.S. territory are casting their ballots. Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennet host PBS NewsHour's special coverage with our panel of analysts.

  • New Hampshire Primary - PBS News Special Report: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New Hampshire Primary - PBS News Special Report

    26m 35s

    Join Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett for special PBS NewsHour coverage of the 2024 New Hampshire primary. Featuring immediate analysis, results from voter surveys, and live reports from Lisa Desjardins in the field, follow the NewsHour team's coverage as we kick off the 2024 election cycle.

Extras and Features

  • What’s at stake as India begins voting in 6-week election: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What’s at stake as India begins voting in 6-week election

    S2024 E112 - 9m 10s

    In India, voting in the world’s largest election is underway for the next six weeks. Prime Minister Modi is heavily favored to win a third term, but his consolidation of power and crackdown on dissent have raised questions about his commitment to democratic values. Irfan Nooruddin, professor of Indian politics at Georgetown University, joins John Yang to discuss what issues are on voters’ minds.

  • News Wrap: House passes $95 billion foreign aid package: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: House passes $95 billion foreign aid package

    S2024 E112 - 2m 40s

    In our news wrap Saturday, the House passed a long-delayed $95 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, the Senate approved an extension of a controversial surveillance law, hospital officials say an Israeli airstrike on a house in southern Gaza killed at least nine people including six children, and former Arkansas governor and U.S. Sen. David Pryor died at the age of 89.

  • What can be done to protect journalists in Israel-Hamas war: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What can be done to protect journalists in Israel-Hamas war

    S2024 E112 - 5m 45s

    The Israel-Hamas war is inflicting a devastating toll on civilians. The Committee to Protect Journalists says it’s also the deadliest conflict for reporters, photographers and camera operators since the group began tracking casualties in 1992. Ali Rogin speaks with CPJ head Jodie Ginsberg about what’s driving the mounting death toll and what can be done to better protect these journalists.

  • Why the unionization of Tennessee auto workers is a big deal: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why the unionization of Tennessee auto workers is a big deal

    S2024 E112 - 5m 10s

    Employees at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have overwhelmingly voted to join the United Auto Workers union. It’s the first time workers at a foreign car maker’s plant in the American South have unionized, giving UAW a foothold in the least-unionized region of the country. John Yang speaks with New York Times reporter Noam Scheiber to learn more.

  • House leaders work to push Ukraine aid over key hurdle: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    House leaders work to push Ukraine aid over key hurdle

    S2024 E111 - 7m 23s

    On Friday, Capitol Hill saw one of the most significant votes of the year. In the House, the leaders of both parties worked together to oppose the most fiery voices in their caucuses, pushing aid for Ukraine and other allies over a key hurdle. Lisa Desjardins reports.

  • Brooks and Capehart on Democrats saving Speaker Johnson: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Democrats saving Speaker Johnson

    S2024 E111 - 13m 8s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join William Brangham to discuss the week in politics, including Democrats helping Speaker Johnson get a foreign aid package through the House as he faces backlash from far-right members of his caucus and President Biden's role in easing tensions between Israel and Iran.

  • Recovery community helps Kentucky town rebound from decline: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Recovery community helps Kentucky town rebound from decline

    S2024 E111 - 8m 33s

    For years, the stories coming out of Appalachian coal country have been grim: addiction, black lung disease and economic decline. But a new story is now emerging, one where people in recovery are helping their communities rebound. Jeffrey Brown reports from Hazard, Kentucky.

  • News Wrap: Man sets self on fire near Trump trial courthouse: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Man sets self on fire near Trump trial courthouse

    S2024 E111 - 6m 10s

    In our news wrap Friday, a man set himself on fire in the park near the New York courthouse where Donald Trump is on trial, police in Paris arrested a man at the Iranian consulate after he threatened to blow himself up and the Biden administration added new sanctions on groups accused of raising money for extremist Israeli settlers in the West Bank.

  • Title IX adds protections against harassment, discrimination: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Title IX adds protections against harassment, discrimination

    S2024 E111 - 6m 19s

    The Biden administration put out new Title IX rules that will increase protections for LGBTQ+ students and change how schools handle cases of campus sexual assault. It reverses several moves made by the Trump administration. William Brangham discussed the changes with Laura Meckler of The Washington Post.

  • Israeli, Iranian officials downplay apparent strike in Iran: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israeli, Iranian officials downplay apparent strike in Iran

    S2024 E111 - 9m 24s

    There is an uneasy calm across the Middle East after both Israeli and Iranian officials had muted responses to Israel's apparent retaliatory strike in central Iran. The region had been on edge since an unprecedented Iranian attack and Israeli vows of revenge. Nick Schifrin discussed the latest with Suzanne Maloney of the Brookings Institution.

  • Melinda French Gates on economic empowerment for women: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Melinda French Gates on economic empowerment for women

    S2024 E110 - 8m 15s

    The United Nations estimates that closing the gender pay gap and giving women more access to loans and capital could give the global economy a $7 trillion bump. These issues are top of mind as leaders gather in Washington for meetings hosted by the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. William Brangham spoke with Melinda French Gates about increasing economic empowerment for women.

  • News Wrap: Pro-Palestinian protestors arrested in New York: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Pro-Palestinian protestors arrested in New York

    S2024 E110 - 5m 13s

    In our news wrap Thursday, police in New York arrested several pro-Palestinian protesters who set up an encampment at Columbia University, President Biden picked up endorsements from members of the Kennedy family, House Speaker Johnson scrambled to get votes for his proposed foreign aid bills and German authorities arrested two German-Russian nationals for allegedly spying on behalf of Russia.

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    Apr 22

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    Apr 22

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    Apr 22

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    Apr 22

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    Apr 23

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    Apr 23

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    Apr 23

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    Apr 23

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