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April 11, 2021 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

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On this edition for Sunday, April 11, a surge in COVID-19 cases persists in America despite reaching a record number of vaccinations, how musicians are finding new ways to stay afloat without live shows, and in our signature segment, “Exploring Hate:” an inside look at anti-extremism training in the military. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

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  • 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.

  • Amnesty International finds possible Ethiopian atrocities: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Amnesty International finds possible Ethiopian atrocities

    S2021 E97 - 5m 16s

    The Ethiopian government is allowing journalists into Tigray in part because of international pressure, following reports of atrocities committed by the government and its allies. Nick schifrin reports on the anatomy of an event that Amnesty International calls a possible crime against humanity.

  • Why Jimmy Carter's presidency is so misunderstood: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why Jimmy Carter's presidency is so misunderstood

    S2021 E97 - 8m 43s

    Jimmy Carter lost his White House re-election bid over 40 years ago and his presidency is often remembered for hard economic times and the Iran hostage crisis. But author and historian Jonathan Alter argues in his latest book, “His Very Best,” that Carter is perhaps the most misunderstood president in American history. Alter joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Black NFL players seek equal compensation for brain injuries: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Black NFL players seek equal compensation for brain injuries

    S2021 E96 - 6m 36s

    For a number of former NFL players, the hard hits extend beyond the field. Although the league has settled claims related to concussions and brain injuries, there are questions now as to whether race was used unfairly to determine who got the money. John Yang has the story.

  • How resilience helped Stanford women win NCAA championship: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How resilience helped Stanford women win NCAA championship

    S2021 E96 - 6m 14s

    In a trying year, the annual college basketball tournaments offered a welcome feeling of the familiar. The Baylor University men won their first title. But as Amna Nawaz reports, it was the women of Stanford who scored the big win, capping a difficult season amid COVID-19 restrictions, and gender disparities that recently came to light. Coach Tara Vanderveer joins us to discuss the team's journey.

  • Mozambicans fleeing ISIS struggle to rebuild their lives: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Mozambicans fleeing ISIS struggle to rebuild their lives

    S2021 E96 - 8m 8s

    For years, Islamist militants have terrorized the Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, killing and displacing thousands. This week, they attacked a town called Palma, which hosts international oil and gas companies, killing dozens. ISIS claimed responsibility. Special correspondent Neha Wadekar and her team were among the first to access the region and speak to survivors. They have this report.

  • Theater tools help these students accept different views: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Theater tools help these students accept different views

    S2021 E96 - 7m 38s

    In a moment marked by deep political and cultural divides, a program named "In Your Shoes" looks to harness tricks of the stage to step into the shoes of others and help students understand different perspectives. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • Biden administration speeds up vaccination timeline: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden administration speeds up vaccination timeline

    S2021 E96 - 7m 30s

    President Joe Biden once again changed his vaccination goals Tuesday, shortening the timeline for all American adults to be eligible to get a vaccine. And, a Senate rule change may allow him to move forward on infrastructure without Republican support. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor and congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins are here to share the latest in Washington.

  • News Wrap: Navy medic shot dead after shooting two sailors: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Navy medic shot dead after shooting two sailors

    S2021 E96 - 5m 24s

    In our news wrap Tuesday, two U.S. sailors are in critical condition after a navy medic shot them at a military facility in Frederick, Maryland. The suspect was later shot dead. Then, a look at how COVID related public restrictions are being altered across the country as vaccination rates rise. And in the trial of George Chauvin, prosecutors focused on his previous crisis intervention training.

  • 72 Black corporate leaders condemn Georgia voting law: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    72 Black corporate leaders condemn Georgia voting law

    S2021 E96 - 9m 32s

    Georgia's recent voting law instating new ID rules for mail-in ballots has led 72 Black CEO's to write a full-page ad in The New York Times urging corporate executives to oppose the law. One of the signers of that letter, Roger Ferguson, CEO of TIAA and former vice chair of the federal reserve, joins Judy Woodruff tonight to discuss the law.

  • Minneapolis police chief says Chauvin violated protocol: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Minneapolis police chief says Chauvin violated protocol

    S2021 E95 - 9m 49s

    The Derek Chauvin trial resumed Monday, with the prosecution arguing the former Minneapolis police officers' use of force did not follow protocol. The city's chief of police testified on the matter. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro has our report and Uzodima Frank Aba-Onu, a civil attorney and president of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, also joins us to discuss the matter.

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