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April 10, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

26m 35s

On this edition for Saturday, April 10, debates surrounding ‘vaccine passports’ continue as vaccination efforts expand in wealthier countries, a recap of the second week of Derek Chauvin’s trial, and in our signature segment, a project to collect a diverse culture and history of America through public participation at the Library of Congress. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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  • A moral case for global vaccine equity: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A moral case for global vaccine equity

    S2021 E100 - 5m 18s

    As vaccines continue to roll out globally, wealthier nations have been inoculating their populations at much higher rate than the global South, sparking the debate over “vaccine passports.” Northwestern University professor Steven Thrasher, instead, argues in favor of focusing on greater vaccine equity. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

  • Medical experts, masks: Week 2 of the Derek Chauvin trial: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Medical experts, masks: Week 2 of the Derek Chauvin trial

    S2021 E100 - 5m 2s

    Prosecutors called medical examiners to the stand as the trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd, entered its second week. Brandt Williams, Minnesota Public Radio reporter, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the testimonies -- and how this courtroom was different.

  • Brooks and Capehart on the filibuster, reconciliation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on the filibuster, reconciliation

    S2021 E99 - 12m 25s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the filibuster debate, reconciliation and resistance within the Democratic party, the American Jobs Plan, and gun control.

  • What the end of unionization efforts at Amazon tells us: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What the end of unionization efforts at Amazon tells us

    S2021 E99 - 6m 11s

    Amazon is the second largest private employer in the U.S. with nearly 800,000 workers. But none of its facilities are unionized and the push to unionize from workers in Alabama is over — for now. Stephanie Sy speaks to Margaret O'Mara, a professor at the University of Washington, about Friday's victory for the retail giant.

  • News Wrap: U.S. to see sharp drop in Johnson & Johnson shots: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: U.S. to see sharp drop in Johnson & Johnson shots

    S2021 E99 - 6m 27s

    In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. will see a sharp drop in deliveries of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine next week amid quality control concerns at a Baltimore production plant. President Biden released an outline of his $1.5 trillion budget for 2022, and signed an executive order forming a bipartisan commission to study whether to expand the Supreme Court, limit justices' terms.

  • Medical examiner says Floyd's death was a homicide: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Medical examiner says Floyd's death was a homicide

    S2021 E99 - 2m 17s

    Friday was a closely watched day in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd. It featured key testimony about what led to Floyd's death from medical examiner Dr. Andrew Baker, who performed the initial autopsy on Floyd's body and declared his death a homicide. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro has our report.

  • Examining 'building blocks to extremism' within the military: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Examining 'building blocks to extremism' within the military

    S2021 E99 - 8m

    About 15 percent of the insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 were current or former members of the military. The military admits it has an extremism problem, but advocates say it hasn’t taken the necessary steps to tackle it. The Pentagon on Friday announced new initiatives and a new working group to counter extremism in the ranks. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • The push to vaccinate meat-packing plants workers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The push to vaccinate meat-packing plants workers

    S2021 E99 - 5m 56s

    Workers in meatpacking factories and livestock farms that supply them are among the hardest hit by COVID-19. Nationwide, at least 50,000 meatpackers have been infected and some 250 lost their lives. But things may finally be looking better for them. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro reports on efforts to get them vaccinated for his series, Agents for Change.

  • The long and often turbulent life of Prince Philip: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The long and often turbulent life of Prince Philip

    S2021 E99 - 6m 43s

    Britain's Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's husband of 73 years, died Friday at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh had been hospitalized nearly a month ago for heart surgery. Mourners defied COVID-19 protocols to gather in front of Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to lay flowers and offer condolences. In this report by Chris Ship, we take a look at his lengthy and often turbulent life.

  • Breaking down Biden's plan to curb 'blemish' of gun violence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Breaking down Biden's plan to curb 'blemish' of gun violence

    S2021 E98 - 6m 53s

    President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled executive actions to curb gun violence, which he described as an "epidemic" and an "international embarrassment." Nearly 20,000 people died of gun violence last year, and another 24,000 died by suicide. Adam Winkler of the UCLA School of Law is an expert on gun policy and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Biden's measures.

  • News Wrap: Record number of minors arrive at southern border: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Record number of minors arrive at southern border

    S2021 E98 - 7m 3s

    In our news wrap Thursday, the number of children arriving at the southern border hit an all-time high last month as authorities apprehended nearly 19,000 minors in March. In another mass shooting, a man in South Carolina killed five people before taking his own life. Also, The Labor Department reported unemployment claims rose unexpectedly to 744,000 last week.

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