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November 26, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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November 26, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • A reporter's Brief But Spectacular take on seeing the unseen: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A reporter's Brief But Spectacular take on seeing the unseen

    S2021 E319 - 4m 13s

    For the last decade, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott has been following Dasani, a child who grew up in homeless shelters and foster care in New York. Elliot’s new book, “Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City,” expands on her 2013 profile of Dasani, poverty and opportunity in America. Elliott offers us her Brief But Spectacular take on seeing the unseen.

  • Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer on infrastructure, Bannon, Leahy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer on infrastructure, Bannon, Leahy

    S2021 E319 - 7m 45s

    NPR’s Tamara Keith and Lisa Lerer of The New York Times join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the new infrastructure law, the indictment of longtime Trump ally Steve Bannon on contempt of Congress charges, and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy’s retirement.

  • How Maine is welcoming Afghan refugees: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Maine is welcoming Afghan refugees

    S2021 E318 - 4m 2s

    The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and the withdrawal of US troops triggered a massive humanitarian crisis in the country as thousands of Afghans fled. Now, Maine is one of many states welcoming some of the 50,000 Afghan refugees expected to be resettled in the U.S. Charles Mugabe, a refugee himself, and now a counselor with Catholic Charities joins to discuss.

  • Barely a cloud in the sky and Portland, Maine is flooding: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Barely a cloud in the sky and Portland, Maine is flooding

    S2021 E318 - 6m 21s

    The Gulf of Maine is one of the fastest warming bodies of saltwater on the planet. In Portland, Maine, sea levels are expected to rise 10 to 17 inches by 2030 from the levels in 2000. Christopher Booker reports on how the city is trying to adapt to climate change as flooding from sea level rise increases as part of our ongoing initiative, Peril & Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change.

  • COP26 ends with a divide between rich and poor nations: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    COP26 ends with a divide between rich and poor nations

    S2021 E317 - 2m 23s

    The United Nations Climate Summit or COP26 in Scotland ended with a final agreement coming after an extra day of debate. Sticking points included fossil fuel subsidies and climate finance. Developing nations urged the developed world to do more to mitigate global warming – and help poorer, more vulnerable nations adapt. NewsHour’s William Brangham joins from Glasgow.

  • Busy shops, fewer workers: Maine grapples with post-pandemic: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Busy shops, fewer workers: Maine grapples with post-pandemic

    S2021 E317 - 10m 29s

    Last year, Portland, Maine, was struggling to prepare for an economic winter of uncertainty. A push of late fall warmth had given downtown restaurants a boost following a dreadful summer. One year later, the story has changed entirely: the economy is booming, but businesses can't find workers and supply chain shortages are making it hard for retailers to keep their shelves filled.

  • A year in the life of Acadia National Park’s birds: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A year in the life of Acadia National Park’s birds

    S2021 E317 - 5m 38s

    For a year, Rich MacDonald cataloged every bird he saw in his home county in Maine, which includes Acadia National Park. His so-called ‘big year’ is cataloged in his book, “Little Big Year, Chasing Acadia’s Birds.” MacDonald is now embarking on a new project to see as many birds as he can by foot or by bike, while describing how climate change is already changing the ecology of this iconic place.

  • The key issues that remain unresolved at COP26: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The key issues that remain unresolved at COP26

    S2021 E316 - 7m 45s

    Diplomats and negotiators from nearly 200 countries struggled to reach a global accord on reducing emissions to ease the impact of climate change. Friday was scheduled to be the last day of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland. But deep disputes over financial aid, fossil fuels and future commitments suggest talks may go on into Saturday. William Brangham reports.

  • News Wrap: Bannon indicted on contempt of Congress charges: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Bannon indicted on contempt of Congress charges

    S2021 E316 - 5m 36s

    In our news wrap Friday, longtime Trump adviser Steve Bannon has been indicted on two counts of contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from the congressional committee investigating the Capitol insurrection. President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Robert Kaliff to head the Food and Drug Administration. The White House estimates more than 27 million Americans have received a COVID booster shot.

  • Aaron Rodgers and vaccine skepticism in professional sports: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Aaron Rodgers and vaccine skepticism in professional sports

    S2021 E316 - 8m 16s

    Will Leitch, a contributing editor for New York Magazine, and John Yang discuss the controversy over Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' vaccination status. Rodgers had previously implied he was inoculated against COVID-19, but later admitted to being unvaccinated after contracting the virus.

  • How Kissinger mastered careful diplomacy in the Middle East: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How Kissinger mastered careful diplomacy in the Middle East

    S2021 E316 - 7m 12s

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was a central character in Israel-Arab peace negotiations. A new book, "Master of the Game: Henry Kissinger and the Art of Middle East Diplomacy" chronicles the challenges and strategy behind the scenes. Judy Woodruff speaks with author and former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, about Kissinger's career.

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