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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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  • The heroic women-run resistance inside Nazi death camps: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The heroic women-run resistance inside Nazi death camps

    S2021 E98 - 8m 51s

    Judy Batalion's new book, "The Light of Days," details acts of heroism by Jewish women in the ghettos of eastern Europe - and even within the death camps. She documents how female couriers hand-carried crucial messages, weapons, and ammunition as part of the resistance in besieged Jewish ghettos. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant presents the report for Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • How music is helping Gabby Giffords rewire her brain: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How music is helping Gabby Giffords rewire her brain

    S2021 E98 - 9m 2s

    President Joe Biden reached out to, and fist-bumped, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords at the White House Rose Garden Thursday -- A moment to mark a new push to curb gun violence. Giffords was shot in the head in 2011, and has become a fierce gun reform advocate. For our arts and culture series, CANVAS, Jeffrey Brown shows how her grit brings joy, as music and science open new doors.

  • 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.

  • One pastor reveals why evangelicals are COVID vaccine wary: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One pastor reveals why evangelicals are COVID vaccine wary

    S2021 E98 - 6m 50s

    As of Thursday, more than 64 million Americans are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and many others are eagerly waiting for their shots. But among white evangelical Americans, interest in the vaccine isn't as widespread. John Yang speaks with one evangelical leader about why that is, and what can be done to change it.

  • How Biden's infrastructure plan aims to tax offshore profits: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Biden's infrastructure plan aims to tax offshore profits

    S2021 E98 - 5m 37s

    One major way that President Joe Biden and his team propose paying for his $2 trillion infrastructure plan is by revamping the way U.S. corporations pay taxes. As Amna Nawaz reports, the plan would both raise tax rates, and go after the ways some large companies record profits overseas. Jesse Drucker covers taxes and tax havens for The New York Times and joins us to discuss.

  • News Wrap: U.K. variant now most common strain in the U.S: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: U.K. variant now most common strain in the U.S

    S2021 E97 - 6m 23s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, the CDC says a highly contagious virus variant first found in Britain has now become the most common strain in the U.S., the Biden administration announced it’s resuming aid to Palestinians, at least 144 people are dead in Indonesia following landslides, and authorities say Tiger Woods was going 40 m.p.h. over the speed limit when he crashed an SUV in February.

  • Biden to include racial equity in his infrastructure push: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden to include racial equity in his infrastructure push

    S2021 E97 - 3m 17s

    President Biden said Wednesday he's open to compromise on how to pay for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure package. The president is also making the case that racial justice should be part of the plan. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Possible link found between AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clots: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Possible link found between AstraZeneca vaccine, blood clots

    S2021 E97 - 6m 43s

    The European Medicines Agency said a very rare side effect of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is "unusual blood clots with low blood platelets." That's a blow to low- and middle-income countries because the vaccine is inexpensive, easier to transport and store and is also 79 percent effective at preventing infections. Boston University's Dr. Nahid Bhadelia joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

  • Shifting demands during the pandemic take toll on teachers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shifting demands during the pandemic take toll on teachers

    S2021 E97 - 7m 33s

    Roughly 80 percent of K-12 teachers and staff in the U.S. are now at least partially vaccinated. But educators in many districts are still expected to teach students both in-person and online, and stress remains high for some. Jeffrey Brown reports.

  • Ethiopia’s crackdown brings accusations of ethnic cleansing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ethiopia’s crackdown brings accusations of ethnic cleansing

    S2021 E97 - 6m 41s

    Allegations of ethnic cleansing that began last fall amid a military crackdown in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region now threaten to engulf the surrounding areas and permanently tarnish the reputation of the country’s nobel prize-winning prime minister. Thousands are dead, tens of thousands have been displaced, and the Ethiopian government is on the defensive. Coletta Wanjohi reports.

  • Why America's infrastructure is in dire need of repair: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why America's infrastructure is in dire need of repair

    S2021 E97 - 5m 45s

    President Biden's $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would prioritize transportation, drinking water and broadband projects, among others. It comes after the American Society of Civil Engineers released its 2021 report card, giving the U.S. infrastructure a C-minus. Emily Feenstra, ASCE's managing director of government relations and infrastructure initiatives, joins William Brangham to discuss.

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