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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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  • Crackdown on misinformation pushes extremists t other forums: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Crackdown on misinformation pushes extremists t other forums

    S2021 E93 - 8m 7s

    In a Congressional hearing this week, the heads of Facebook and Twitter said they're taking measures to slow the spread of hate speech and conspiracies on their sites in the wake of the Jan 6 insurrection. But a crackdown on mainstream platforms is pushing extremists onto less monitored forums. Simon Ostrovsky reports as part of our series, “Exploring Hate: Antisemitism, Racism and Extremism."

  • Jobs report offers signs of hope for an economic recovery: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jobs report offers signs of hope for an economic recovery

    S2021 E92 - 5m 35s

    The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday a net gain of 916,000 jobs last month, the most since August, while the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent. The upbeat jobs report seems to confirm some economists' forecasts that the economy is on its way to recovery. Louise Sheiner, of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, joins William Brangham to discuss.

  • Brooks and Capehart on Biden's new infrastructure plan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Biden's new infrastructure plan

    S2021 E92 - 11m 20s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden’s infrastructure plan, the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations amid spikes in infections, and Major League Baseball's reaction to Georgia's new voting law.

  • New Mexico inmates connect with Hemingway's life and work: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    New Mexico inmates connect with Hemingway's life and work

    S2021 E92 - 7m 21s

    A new documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick called "Hemingway" premieres Monday on PBS. It's about one of America’s most famous and influential writers. In New Mexico, an unusual audience is watching, reading, and writing along. Jeffrey Brown has the story for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS.”

  • News Wrap: Officer, suspect killed in attack at U.S. Capitol: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Officer, suspect killed in attack at U.S. Capitol

    S2021 E92 - 6m 2s

    In our news wrap Friday, an attack at the U.S. Capitol left one police officer dead and another wounded. Authorities said a man drove into the officers at a barricade, then stabbed one with a knife before police killed him. Also, the CDC said it's safer for Americans fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to travel, and at least 51 people in Taiwan were killed when a train smashed into a truck.

  • How hair discrimination impacts Black Americans: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How hair discrimination impacts Black Americans

    S2021 E92 - 8m 46s

    Last month, Connecticut became one of a growing number of states to make race-based hair discrimination illegal. Yamiche Alcindor reports on how Black Americans often face discrimination because of the way they wear their hair, especially in school and at work.

  • U.S. opens the door to a new nuclear deal with Iran: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    U.S. opens the door to a new nuclear deal with Iran

    S2021 E92 - 8m 51s

    The United States announced Friday that it will join indirect talks with Iran beginning next week in Vienna, Austria. The ultimate goal is to have nations return to a 2015 deal in which Iran curbed nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief. Robert Malley, the U.S. special envoy to Iran, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • What Lil Nas X's 'Montero' says about Black queerness: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What Lil Nas X's 'Montero' says about Black queerness

    S2021 E91 - 8m 29s

    Rapper Lil Nas X is no stranger to commanding the spotlight. But his controversial new music video and marketing campaign are drawing the ire of conservatives and right-wing media, who are criticizing the depictions and allusions to Satan. The reactions reveal deeper truths about the struggle of Black, queer artists. Sirius XM's Clay Cane joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the video and queer art.

  • A Brief But Spectacular take on the value of palliative care: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Brief But Spectacular take on the value of palliative care

    S2021 E91 -

    Tonight, we report on why palliative care is crucial in rural communities from three different perspectives. Dr. Jennifer Blechman of Bend, Oregon, hospice and social worker Liz Anderson of Asheville, North Carolina, and patient Joanie Devine alongside her fiance David Keenan of Waynesville, North Carolina, join us with their Brief But Spectacular take on the issue.

  • News Wrap: Southern CA shooter that killed 4 identified: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Southern CA shooter that killed 4 identified

    S2021 E91 - 5m 30s

    In our news wrap Thursday, police in Southern California identified the man who allegedly shot and killed four people, including a 9-year-old boy, on Wednesday. The White House said a problem with Johnson and Johnson's supply of COVID-19 vaccines will not slow the pace of U.S. inoculations, and President Biden held his first full cabinet meeting with every member spread out and fully masked.

  • Floyd's girlfriend gives tear-filled testimony of his life: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Floyd's girlfriend gives tear-filled testimony of his life

    S2021 E91 - 2m 54s

    Prosecutors continued to lay out their case on day four of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is charged with second and third degree murder and manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd last May. Jurors heard from Floyd's girlfriend about his life and struggles. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro has the story.

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