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January 29, 2023 - PBS News Weekend full episode

26m 44s

January 29, 2023 - PBS News Weekend full episode

Episodes

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  • How one school is helping students catch up after pandemic: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How one school is helping students catch up after pandemic

    S2023 E27 - 7m 35s

    It's been more than a year since most American schoolchildren returned to the classroom full-time. Now, school districts are working to recover learning lost while kids were at home during the pandemic. Researchers say students in high-poverty areas lost the most. Geoff Bennett reports on a school in Baltimore where mental health and small group learning are at the center of its approach.

  • Blood donation rules eased for men who have sex with men: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Blood donation rules eased for men who have sex with men

    S2023 E27 - 5m 36s

    The FDA announced plans to ease a decades-old restriction preventing men who have sex with men from donating blood. A lifetime ban was put in place during the AIDS epidemic over fears of HIV transmission. The new guidelines would ask all potential donors about their recent sexual history. Cole Williams of Pride and Plasma joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the change.

  • A look inside the new theater production of 'Life of Pi': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A look inside the new theater production of 'Life of Pi'

    S2023 E27 - 5m 59s

    The play "Life of Pi" opened this winter at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. You may know the story from the bestselling book or the Oscar-winning film. But the creative team of the play wants you to reconsider what you thought you knew. Jared Bowen of GBH Boston has the story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • News Wrap: 7 killed in shooting near Jerusalem synagogue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: 7 killed in shooting near Jerusalem synagogue

    S2023 E27 - 4m 9s

    In our news wrap Friday, new violence erupted in the Middle East when a Palestinian gunman opened fire near a synagogue in east Jerusalem, the head of the UN Refugee Agency accused Russia of kidnapping Ukrainian children and the U.S. Justice Department charged three men in an Iran-backed plot to kill an Iranian American journalist and activist on U.S. oil.

  • How mass shootings fundamentally change American communities: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How mass shootings fundamentally change American communities

    S2023 E26 - 6m 3s

    This week's mass shootings in California, plus two others in just eight days, left 25 people dead and wounded 15 others. They also left many people to cope with the trauma of these attacks. Jennifer Carlson is studying the impact and aftermath of gun violence for the National Science Foundation. She joined Geoff Bennett to discuss how these shootings fundamentally change communities.

  • Israeli forces kill several Palestinians in West Bank raid: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Israeli forces kill several Palestinians in West Bank raid

    S2023 E26 - 8m 17s

    Thursday was the deadliest day in the occupied West Bank in two decades. Israeli forces raided Jenin and killed 9 people. In response, the Palestinian Authority cut security coordination with Israel. There were also reports of rocket fire into Israel from Gaza, which is controlled by the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • Republican National Committee confronts party infighting: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Republican National Committee confronts party infighting

    S2023 E26 - 5m 14s

    Members of the Republican National Committee are meeting this week to determine the party's next leader. But the race for RNC chair between incumbent Ronna McDaniel and challenger Harmeet Dhillon is revealing deeper divisions in the GOP as Republicans hope to build a winning strategy for the 2024 campaign. Erik Iverson, former chair of the Montana Republican Party, joined Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • Former officers charged with murder in death of Tyre Nichols: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Former officers charged with murder in death of Tyre Nichols

    S2023 E26 - 2m 55s

    Five fired police officers in Memphis, Tennessee, have been charged with second-degree murder in a killing that has echoed across the country. The victim, Tyre Nichols, died after a confrontation during a traffic stop earlier this month. Attorneys for Nichols' family say body camera footage shows a police beating that lasted three minutes. John Yang reports.

  • An early look at key 2024 Senate races and candidates: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An early look at key 2024 Senate races and candidates

    S2023 E26 - 6m 31s

    Congress has just started its new term, but many senators and Senate hopefuls are already thinking about the next election. Rep. Adam Schiff became the second Democrat to jump into the race for Senate in California, and Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego announced he's running against Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter joined Geoff Bennett to discuss.

  • Alcohol research shows drinking small amounts can be harmful: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Alcohol research shows drinking small amounts can be harmful

    S2023 E26 - 7m 4s

    Canadian health authorities had previously said that a low risk amount of alcohol was about ten drinks per week. Now a panel of advisors to the government, citing some of this research on alcohol’s impacts, suggested lowering that to two drinks per week. Dr. Tim Naimi of the University of Victoria’s Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research joined William Brangham to discuss the analysis.

  • News Wrap: Economy shows signs of slowing after rate hikes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Economy shows signs of slowing after rate hikes

    S2023 E26 - 4m 14s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. economy shows new signs of slowing after repeated interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, 11 people died in Ukraine during a wave of Russian missile and drone attacks, the FBI says it took down one of the world's leading ransomware networks and the National Archives asked former presidents and vice presidents to recheck their records for classified material.

  • Exhibit showcases artists' reaction to Hurricane Maria: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Exhibit showcases artists' reaction to Hurricane Maria

    S2023 E26 - 6m 25s

    A response from artists to Hurricane Maria and its aftermath is billed as the first major U.S. Museum exhibition of Puerto Rican art in nearly 50 years. The 2017 disaster inspired some 50 works by 20 Puerto Rican artists based on the island and elsewhere. Jeffrey Brown visited New York’s Whitney Museum for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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    Monday
    Jan 30

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Monday
    Jan 30

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Monday
    Jan 30

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Monday
    Jan 30

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    Jan 31

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Wednesday
    Feb 1

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    Thursday
    Feb 2

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Thursday
    Feb 2

    1 Hour

    Co-anchors Amna Nawaz and Geoff Bennett and correspondents offer in-depth analysis of current events.
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