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June 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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June 16, 2021 - PBS NewsHour full episode

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  • How police treated the mob that stormed the Capitol: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    How police treated the mob that stormed the Capitol

    S2021 E7 - 7m 8s

    The treatment of the violent mob at the Capitol by law enforcement versus the heavy-handed tactics employed on peaceful protests over racial justice has been widely talked about since Wednesday. Amna Nawaz spoke with Ibram X. Kendi, director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University, to learn more.

  • News Wrap: U.S. sets a new deadly record from COVID-19: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: U.S. sets a new deadly record from COVID-19

    S2021 E7 - 3m 41s

    In our news wrap Thursday, nearly 3,900 people died from COVID-19 Wednesday -- the highest one-day total so far, President-elect Joe Biden introduced federal Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland as his pick for attorney general, fresh violence kills at least 23 civilians and security troops in Afghanistan, and the court system in Iraq has issued an arrest warrant for President Trump for murder.

  • Former Homeland Security head on Trump's rhetoric: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Former Homeland Security head on Trump's rhetoric

    S2021 E7 - 6m 43s

    Questions continued Thursday over President Trump's actions -- about how he stoked the mob at the Capitol and whether he's a danger as he continues to hold power. Kevin McAleenan was acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security under the Trump administration until November 2019. He joins Amna Nawaz to discuss how he sees this moment and the road ahead.

  • Protestors enter capitol amid Electoral College count: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Protestors enter capitol amid Electoral College count

    S2021 E6 - 3m 6s

    “It was a physical manifestation of these years of completely disregarding some aspects of reality and today it was disregarding the reality of what they themselves were doing to their country,” PBS NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins told PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff after pro-Trump mobs stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as lawmakers were gathering to count Electoral College vote

  • Pro-Trump mob storms the Capitol as Congress certifies vote: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Pro-Trump mob storms the Capitol as Congress certifies vote

    S2021 E6 - 8m 13s

    The nation on Wednesday witnessed a grave breach of its democratic traditions. For the first time in American history, supporters of the losing presidential candidate have forcibly disrupted the official counting of electoral votes. John Yang reports.

  • Trump's false election claims fuels extremism: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trump's false election claims fuels extremism

    S2021 E6 - 5m 22s

    Hours after a pro-Trump mob broke into the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, the president continued to make false claims about the election results. Mary McCord, former acting assistant attorney general for national security at the Department of Justice. She now teaches at Georgetown Law School, and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss some of the extremist elements of his base.

  • Lawmakers continue certifying electoral votes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Lawmakers continue certifying electoral votes

    S2021 E6 - 12m 48s

    In a historic and tragic day, lawmakers returned late Wednesday to continue certifying electoral votes in the 2020 presidential election, a process that was disrupted by a chaotic scene, as protestors broke into the U.S. Capitol. One woman was fatally shot by police in the violent intrusion. Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor and Amna Nawaz join Judy Woodruff to break down the latest.

  • News Wrap: Biden taps Merrick Garland for attorney general: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    News Wrap: Biden taps Merrick Garland for attorney general

    S2021 E6 - 4m 25s

    In our news wrap Wednesday, President-elect Biden will tap federal Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland as U.S. attorney general, U.S. officials pressed to accelerate COVID-19 vaccinations as the death toll neared 360,000, Hong Kong police arrested 53 former lawmakers and democracy advocates, and Louisville, Kentucky fired two more police officers in Breonna Taylor’s fatal shooting.

  • Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock on leading a divided nation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock on leading a divided nation

    S2021 E6 - 11m 56s

    As protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, the newest senator-elect was watching from his home in Georgia, just hours after being declared the winner in Tuesday's runoff election. Raphael Warnock is also the pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta where Martin Luther King Jr. once preached. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his victory.

  • Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured environment?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Can a 50-50 Senate work in a fractured environment?

    S2021 E6 - 11m 27s

    Even for veterans of Capitol Hill Wednesday was a day like no other. As an angry mob broke into the Capitol Democrats in Georgia captured both runoff elections, creating a 50-50 split in the Senate. Mississippi Republican Trent Lott and South Dakota Democrat Tom Daschle shared power for their respective parties the last time the body had a 50-50 split in 2001. They join Judy Woodruff to discuss.

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