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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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  • 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.

  • Granholm: Renewable energy will protect U.S. manufacturing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Granholm: Renewable energy will protect U.S. manufacturing

    S2021 E91 - 8m 56s

    President Biden's infrastructure proposal includes hundreds of billions of dollars to address climate change by cutting emissions and increasing the use of clean energy, which critics say amounts to a version of the Green New Deal proposal released by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in 2019. Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm joins us to discuss the matter.

  • Rep. Davis says Dems. working alone on infrastructure plan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Rep. Davis says Dems. working alone on infrastructure plan

    S2021 E91 - 7m 28s

    The Biden administration's plans to spend hundreds of billions to address climate change as part of the latest infrastructure package has been likened to The Green New Deal proposal released by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., in 2019. Republican Rep. Rodney Davis of Illinois serves on the transportation and infrastructure committee and joins us now to elaborate.

  • The uphill battle to get COVID vaccines for people with IDD: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The uphill battle to get COVID vaccines for people with IDD

    S2021 E90 - 8m 5s

    People with intellectual and developmental disabilities like Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism often have underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to COVID-19. Plus, many receive care in group living facilities, putting them at further risk. But despite the elevated risks for those with IDD, they face an uphill vaccination battle. William Brangham reports.

  • News Wrap: Pfizer says vaccine highly effective in children: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Pfizer says vaccine highly effective in children

    S2021 E90 - 5m 4s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, Pfizer said its COVID-19 vaccine can be administered safely to children as young as 12. The CDC said COVID was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, and the global death toll is at over 2.8 million. Police in New York City arrested a suspect in Monday's attack on an Asian-American woman, and New York state legalized recreational marijuana.

  • Buttigieg: New infrastructure plan helps long-term job gain: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Buttigieg: New infrastructure plan helps long-term job gain

    S2021 E90 - 8m 27s

    The Biden administration on Wednesday set in motion its next big campaign in congress: A $2 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild roads, bridges, power grids and other projects. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the plan.

  • One artist merges centuries of art history, his own feelings: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One artist merges centuries of art history, his own feelings

    S2021 E90 - 5m 22s

    He’s not a magician, but artist Shen Wei is very good at disappearing — losing himself as he creates, conjuring ethereal lands and reimagining the human body. His work is now on view at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston through June 20. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of PBS station "GBH Boston" has the story for our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

  • G. Gordon Liddy: The unapologetic criminal behind Watergate: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    G. Gordon Liddy: The unapologetic criminal behind Watergate

    S2021 E90 - 2m 29s

    He was part political provocateur, part ruthless operator. Best known for his role in the Watergate break-in, which ultimately led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. Lisa Desjardins has the story of G. Gordon Liddy, who died Tuesday not far from Washington.

  • Breaking down Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Breaking down Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan

    S2021 E90 - 3m 15s

    The Biden administration on Wednesday set in motion its next big campaign in congress: A $2 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild roads, bridges, power grids and other projects. The rollout came during President Joe Biden's visit to Pittsburgh today, and partisan battle lines began forming soon after. White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports.

  • Supreme Court mulls compensation for college athletes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Supreme Court mulls compensation for college athletes

    S2021 E90 - 4m 49s

    College basketball’s “March Madness,” which reaches its crescendo this weekend, reminds us that big-time college athletics can look like big business. As John Yang reports, it was a fitting backdrop Wednesday for a well-timed Supreme Court argument over compensation for college players.

  • Sen. Duckworth says new book is a 'love letter' to America: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sen. Duckworth says new book is a 'love letter' to America

    S2021 E90 - 7m 10s

    Senator Tammy Duckworth, a Democrat from Illinois, made headlines recently when she threatened to block President Joe Biden's cabinet nominations until Asian Americans had more representation in the administration. She joins Judy Woodruff now to speak about the administration's response, racism against Asian Americans, and the stories behind her new book, "Every Day Is a Gift."

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