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September 18, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

26m 35s

On this edition for Saturday, September 18th, we report from Washington, D.C. where supporters of the January 6 insurrectionists are rallying. Plus, how the Supreme Court has changed, one year after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, and in our signature segment, exploring unconscious bias, and how to address it. Michael Hill anchors from New Jersey.

Episodes

  • 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

  • A church becomes a community’s biggest support after Maria: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A church becomes a community’s biggest support after Maria

    S2021 E262 - 6m 1s

    It’s been four years since Hurricane Maria made landfall and devastated parts of Puerto Rico, sparking the migration of thousands of people to the U.S. mainland and Florida. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Father Jose Rodriguez whose church has been helping with services and vocational training and has become a cornerstone for a community hit hard by Maria.

  • In remote Sudan, the Darfur war remains present: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    In remote Sudan, the Darfur war remains present

    S2021 E262 - 10m 29s

    The Darfur genocide in Sudan received widespread media coverage and led to the arrest of the country’s former leader, Omar al Bashir. Special Correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso visited a rebel stronghold in Darfur’s remote Jebel Marra mountains where they found rebels unwilling to put down their guns, and isolated communities for whom the war never ended.

  • Pro-insurrectionists hold a small rally at Capitol Hill: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pro-insurrectionists hold a small rally at Capitol Hill

    S2021 E261 - 4m 49s

    A rally outside Capitol Hill drew only a few hundred protesters. Called “Justice For J6,” the event was held in support of the January 6th insurrectionists who were detained and was organized by a member of Trump’s re-election campaign. Police in riot gear lined the area and a temporary fence was re installed to prevent access to the Capitol. NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins joins to discuss.

  • A new book examines ways to end unconscious bias: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A new book examines ways to end unconscious bias

    S2021 E261 - 6m 7s

    When freelance writer Jessica Nordell started pitching under a gender neutral name, she suddenly found more of her pitches were accepted. She’s since dedicated her work to examining solutions to unconscious bias, which affects everything from education to health care to criminal justice. She spoke to Special Correspondent Megan Thompson about her new book, “The End of Bias: A Beginning.”

  • Upcoming SCOTUS hearings to be impacted by RBG’s death: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Upcoming SCOTUS hearings to be impacted by RBG’s death

    S2021 E261 - 5m 34s

    It’s been a year since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Her seat on the bench is now occupied by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the third judge appointed by former President Donald Trump. On October 4th, the court will resume in-person hearings. Amy Howe, co-founder of SCOTUSblog, a website covering the Supreme Court, joins to discuss

  • Russian government silences rivals as elections begin: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Russian government silences rivals as elections begin

    S2021 E260 - 4m 40s

    Russians on Friday began three days of voting to determine their next parliament, with the outcome largely expected to be preordained. But there was an unexpected development Friday, when Google and Apple blocked Russians from downloading the main opposition party’s app. As Nick Schifrin reports, it’s just the latest successful attempt by the Russian government to silence its rivals.

  • U.S. Capitol Police prepare for far-right weekend rally: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. Capitol Police prepare for far-right weekend rally

    S2021 E260 - 4m 19s

    U.S. Capitol Police warned Friday there have been threats of violence ahead of this weekend's rally by Trump supporters. It's being staged to support more than 600 people charged in the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, and Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger says it's unclear how many people will show up, or just how serious the threats could be. Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • Thousands of migrants endure harsh conditions at border: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Thousands of migrants endure harsh conditions at border

    S2021 E260 - 4m 54s

    Over the last several days a crowd of migrants awaiting U.S. processing outside a Texas border community has grown to more than 10,000. The migrants, mostly from Haiti, have been sheltering under a major bridge as the Biden administration tries to speed up processing. Washington Post reporter Arelis Hernández joins Amna Nawaz from Del Rio, Texas to discuss the scene.

  • Pentagon: Drone strike that killed 10 civilians a mistake: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pentagon: Drone strike that killed 10 civilians a mistake

    S2021 E260 - 3m 57s

    The U.S. military on Friday acknowledged that a drone strike in Kabul they initially said killed an ISIS suicide bomber had in fact killed only civilians. The strike took place three weeks ago as the U.S. and allies were evacuating following the Taliban takeover. Nick Schifrin joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

  • Arc de Triomphe artwork, recycled bricks |5 STORIES: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Arc de Triomphe artwork, recycled bricks |5 STORIES

    S2021 E260 - 5m 35s

    The world’s largest carbon capture plant is up and running in Iceland, workers fulfill artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s posthumous dream of wrapping the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, a new South Korean law requires CCTV cameras in all operating rooms, school districts across the country face bus driver shortages and a Kenyan engineer creates recycled plastic bricks that are stronger than concrete.

  • FDA committee rejects boosters for the general population: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    FDA committee rejects boosters for the general population

    S2021 E260 - 5m 12s

    A key advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly rejected vaccine boosters for the general U.S. population for now, but it voted unanimously in favor of giving boosters to those 65 and older as well as high risk individuals.The recommendations mark a pivotal moment in the debate around boosters. William Brangham joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

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