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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

Episodes

  • July 3, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    July 3, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E184 - 26m 35s

    On this edition for Saturday, July 3, an update on our story on the protracted battle over a gas pipeline in Oregan state: the company behind the $10 billion project has paused it due to regulatory uncertainty. And a look back at how climate change is shaping life and commerce along the Mississippi river in the face of extreme weather. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

  • June 6, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    June 6, 2021 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E157 - 24m 35s

    On this edition for Sunday, June 6, a push for a bipartisan infrastructure package and conflict over a voting rights bill on Capitol Hill, a look at the rise in state laws aimed at transgender rights, and in our signature segment, rapidly disappearing coastline in Maryland has prompted an innovative ‘Hail Mary’ to save at-risk shore birds. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

  • May 30, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 30, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E150 - 26m 35s

    On this edition for Sunday, May 30, President Biden honors military families this Memorial Day, Asian American business owners hope for a rebound after a spate of attacks on their community. Also, Sesame Street has new Muppets to talk to children about racism and racial identity. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

  • May 29, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    May 29, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E149 - 26m 35s

    On this edition for Saturday, May 29, millions of Americans travel for Memorial Day as more states lift mask mandates, the political implications of the crime bill, and theoretical physicist Michio Kaku on his new book, “The God Equation.” Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

  • February 28, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    February 28, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E59 - 23m 59s

    On this edition for Sunday, February 28, Johnson & Johnson says it expects to start shipping the first doses of its newly FDA-approved vaccine on Monday. Also, the story behind the resurgence of America’s oldest independent Black-owned bookstore, and why Richmond, Virginia has one of the highest eviction rates in the nation. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

  • January 30, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    January 30, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

    S2021 E30 - 26m 35s

    On this edition for Saturday, January 30, the CDC’s new guidelines make masks mandatory on all public transport, two Proud Boys members charged in the January 6 Capitol attack investigation. Also, our ongoing series “Roads to Recovery” looks at zoning laws and affordable housing in Connecticut. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Extras + Features

  • No mask mandates despite surge of COVID in Florida: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    No mask mandates despite surge of COVID in Florida

    S2021 E214 - 7m 3s

    Over the weekend, Florida reported more than 21,000 cases in a single day — its highest one day total since the start of the pandemic. The CDC says schools should require masks as they reopen. But Florida governor Ron DeSantis said he will block efforts to require masks. Dr. Murtaza Akhter, an emergency physician at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Wins, losses and what's to come for U.S. athletes in Tokyo: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Wins, losses and what's to come for U.S. athletes in Tokyo

    S2021 E214 - 6m 43s

    Americans athletes at the Tokyo Olympics have had great wins so far: Jade Carey's gold medal in the gymnastics floor exercise, many medals for swimmers Caleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky. Simone Biles is expected to compete in Tuesday's balance beam finals. The losses include the women's soccer team losing to Canada. USA Today's Christine Brennan joins Amna Nawaz to discuss America's prospects.

  • Why the evictions ban was allowed to expire: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why the evictions ban was allowed to expire

    S2021 E214 - 3m 31s

    The U.S. is on the verge of massive housing instability after a federal ban on evictions expired last weekend. Congress failed to extend the ban and President Joe Biden declined to use emergency order. Gene Sperling, the White House coordinator of pandemic recovery funds, said his hands are tied after the Supreme Court in June ruled another extension would not stand. Yamiche Alcindor reports.

  • Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on infrastructure, Trump's funds: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on infrastructure, Trump's funds

    S2021 E214 - 8m 53s

    NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including progress on the infrastructure negotiations in the Senate, former President Donald Trump’s fundraising efforts

  • Afghans fear Taliban retribution as group expands control: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Afghans fear Taliban retribution as group expands control

    S2021 E214 - 6m 12s

    The Taliban’s surge is threatening major urban centers across Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the sense of panic is growing as more Afghans were granted permission to resettle in the United States. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson joins John Yang with updates on this fast-evolving situation.

  • Drought brews conflict between OR ranchers, Native Americans: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Drought brews conflict between OR ranchers, Native Americans

    S2021 E214 - 8m 9s

    Vast stretches of the Western U.S. are suffering under scorching temperatures, rampant wildfires and a years-long drought that's depleting lakes and reservoirs. The water scarcity is tearing apart one southern Oregon community where farmers, native tribes and endangered species are all struggling to survive this summer. Stephanie Sy has the story.

  • Infrastructure bill sees momentum but may face hurdles ahead: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Infrastructure bill sees momentum but may face hurdles ahead

    S2021 E214 - 6m 21s

    The long-awaited Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was officially introduced in the Senate Sunday night. The $1.2 trillion bill — over 2,700 pages long — is the product of weeks of negotiations among a bipartisan group of 10 senators and the White House. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest and follow the money.

  • News Wrap: Firefighters contain 80% of Oregon Bootleg Fire: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Firefighters contain 80% of Oregon Bootleg Fire

    S2021 E214 - 4m 54s

    In our news wrap Monday, firefighters in Oregon finally have the upper hand against the giant Bootleg Fire after they made major progress over the weekend. More than 80% of the fire has been contained. Federal health officials in the U.S. said average daily vaccinations for COVID-19 jumped 70% last week. The president of Afghanistan blamed the U.S. for rapid gains by the Taliban.

  • Exhibition on Kalief Browder’s years in solitary confinement: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Exhibition on Kalief Browder’s years in solitary confinement

    S2021 E213 - 6m 16s

    Sixteen-year-old Kalief Browder spent three years inside New York City's Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime, enduring two of those years in solitary confinement. He subsequently struggled with his mental health and eventually took his own life. A new exhibition sheds light on Browder’s strength in the face of his long periods in solitary confinement. Ivette Feliciano reports.

  • Schools focus on mental health as students return: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Schools focus on mental health as students return

    S2021 E213 - 8m 33s

    After more than a year of restrictions and online schooling, educators and counselors are focusing on ways to assess the long-term social, emotional and mental impact of the pandemic on school children when they return to the classroom. Christopher Booker reports from Fairfield County, Connecticut as part of our ongoing series, “Roads to Recovery.”

  • Vaccinations, masks, Delta: Why we're at a ‘critical point’: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Vaccinations, masks, Delta: Why we're at a ‘critical point’

    S2021 E213 - 8m 38s

    Surges in Delta cases across the nation have changed and undone some of the progress made against the COVID-19 pandemic: the CDC has advised fully vaccinated people to remain cautious and even wear masks indoors. Jessica Malaty Rivera, an infectious disease epidemiologist and research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital joins to discuss the potential risks posed by the Delta variant.

  • Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business

    S2021 E212 - 11m 22s

    In 2016, Massachusetts voters approved an initiative that required the state to create policies that would bring those disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs into the new legal cannabis industry. Today, minority-owned businesses make up only a small fraction of the hundreds of marijuana dispensaries in the state. Kira Kay reports.

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