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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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August 2, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • Could high school training help staff manufacturing sector?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Could high school training help staff manufacturing sector?

    S2021 E207 - 7m 43s

    Even as the U.S. labor picture improves, the manufacturing sector is still struggling with a shortage of workers and raw materials. An analysis by Deloitte found that over two million manufacturing jobs will be unfilled through 2030. Economic correspondent Paul Solman looks at a program that's preparing inner city high school students for high-skill, high-paying factory jobs.

  • News Wrap: U.S. combat forces to leave Iraq by end of year: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: U.S. combat forces to leave Iraq by end of year

    S2021 E207 - 4m

    In our news wrap Monday, the White House announced that a U.S. combat mission in Iraq will wrap up by year’s end. The United Nations reports that more women and children have been killed in fighting in Afghanistan this year than in any similar period since 2009. Thomas Barrack, the former chair of the Trump inaugural committee, pleaded not guilty to illegally lobbying for the United Arab Emirates.

  • Frontline workers face calls for mandatory COVID vaccination: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Frontline workers face calls for mandatory COVID vaccination

    S2021 E207 - 8m 16s

    About 115,000 frontline federal health care workers will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Nearly 60 medical groups issued a call for mandatory vaccinations for all health care workers. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, the co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, helped organize the statement from those medical groups and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.

  • Why the infrastructure deal is still under discussion: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why the infrastructure deal is still under discussion

    S2021 E207 - 4m 14s

    On Capitol Hill, bipartisan infrastructure talks are on shaky grounds. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins reports on the latest hiccup in the negotiations, and when progress can be expected.

  • Jackson Browne: We could have society where justice is real: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jackson Browne: We could have society where justice is real

    S2021 E206 - 7m 32s

    It’s been 50 years since Jackson Browne recorded “Doctor My Eyes,” his first hit in which the world’s troubles have caused the singer’s tear ducts to run dry. Fifteen albums and eight Grammy nominations later, he's now out with his first new album in seven years. NewsHour Weekend’s Tom Casciato talked with Browne about his new work, and the themes and subjects he’s returned to often in his songs.

  • Biden’s new bill a ‘grab bag’ of social infrastructure: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Biden’s new bill a ‘grab bag’ of social infrastructure

    S2021 E206 - 5m 7s

    Six months into Biden's presidency, he's facing numerous challenges: a resurgence of COVID-19, mainly among the unvaccinated, a nation still highly polarized, and a battle to get both a bipartisan infrastructure bill, and a highly ambitious, democrats-only package of social programs through Congress. NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins from Santa Barbara to discuss.

  • Tokyo Olympics kick-off amid COVID-19 fears, protests: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tokyo Olympics kick-off amid COVID-19 fears, protests

    S2021 E205 - 4m 26s

    A year after they were postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Olympics kicked off in Tokyo, Japan-- but not without controversies. The opening ceremony was held without spectators and most competitions are being held without an in-person audience. Meanwhile, as COVID-19 cases rise, public outcry against the Games has grown. New York Times Tokyo Bureau Chief Motoko Rich joins.

  • Activists demand Biden end deportation of Haiti migrants: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Activists demand Biden end deportation of Haiti migrants

    S2021 E205 - 4m 54s

    Amid political instability and violence in Haiti, human rights activists are demanding the Biden administration do more to protect Haitian migrants, especially those at the U.S.-Mexico border. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with Guerline Jozef, founder and executive director of the non-profit, Haitian Bridge Alliance, about what she calls the lesser known Haitian immigrant crisis.

  • On the Ethiopian border, refugees flee fighting, famine: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    On the Ethiopian border, refugees flee fighting, famine

    S2021 E205 - 7m 13s

    Nobel Peace Prize-winner Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia launched a government offensive last November against rebels in the northern region of Tigray. At the time, he promised the war would be over in a matter of weeks. But the ongoing conflict has led to thousands of deaths, displaced almost 2 million people, and led to charges of ethnic cleansing. Benedict Moran and Jorgen Samso report.

  • A ‘Hail Mary’ for Maryland shorebirds pays off: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A ‘Hail Mary’ for Maryland shorebirds pays off

    S2021 E205 - 1m 37s

    On Maryland’s eastern shore, small islands used by birds for nesting are disappearing. That coincides with a steep drop in several species of colonial nesting birds in the state. But this spring, in what's being described as a ‘Hail Mary’, advocates have launched an artificial nesting platform to provide habitat for birds. Hari Sreenivasan provides an update on a story first reported last month.

  • Brooks and Capehart on Jan. 6 committee, infrastructure: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brooks and Capehart on Jan. 6 committee, infrastructure

    S2021 E204 - 12m 22s

    New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the Jan. 6 insurrection investigation, the infrastructure and budget negotiations in Congress, and vaccination efforts in America.

  • Puppy love, facial recognition bias | 5 STORIES |: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Puppy love, facial recognition bias | 5 STORIES |

    S2021 E204 - 4m 53s

    On this week’s episode: Researchers reveals puppies’ love of people is in their genes, portions of the Amazon start to release more carbon than they take in, drowning statistics reveal deadly racial differences, bias in facial recognition software leads to the arrests of the wrong people and a 97-year-old becomes the world’s oldest tennis player.

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