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NewsHour with Jim Lehrer's coverage of the 2008 elections beginning with the race for the Democratic and Republican party presidential nominations.

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Kaepernick has ‘etched a place in history’ with NFL protest

9/24/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio The post Kaepernick has ‘etched a place in history’ with NFL protest appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:03:49


In central Mexico, earthquake survivors face extensive damage

9/24/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio WILLIAM BRANGHAM, NEWSHOUR CORRESPONDENT: It’s early Saturday morning in Ocuilan, Mexico and Faustino Jimenez hopes he won’t be delivering more bad news. He’s an volunteer engineer, trained by the Mexican civil defense force. Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed in this area. Jimenez’s job is to decide which ones can be saved and which ones must be demolished. The Garcia family lives in this modest two story house. 86-year-old Catalina...

Duration: 00:03:21


Bestselling book ‘The Hate U Give’ tackles police violence against black teenagers

9/24/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio ALISON STEWART: At the Mississippi Book Festival last month, people waited patiently in 91 degree heat to have their books signed… ANGIE THOMAS: Do you want it personalized? ALISON STEWART: And to spend a moment… FAN: God bless you. Congratulations on everything. ANGIE THOMAS: Thank you. Thank you. ALISON STEWART: With 29-year-old Jackson, Mississippi, native Angie Thomas. The line to meet the first time author stretched the length of the tent. ALISON...

Duration: 00:09:09


Restoring full power to Puerto Rico ‘could take a year’

9/23/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio The post Restoring full power to Puerto Rico ‘could take a year’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:02:52


Police have killed more than 1,000 people with Tasers since 2000

9/23/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio The post Police have killed more than 1,000 people with Tasers since 2000 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:04:08


Far-right party gains footing in German election

9/23/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio The post Far-right party gains footing in German election appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Duration: 00:08:53


What’s next for health care after McCain rejects GOP’s Graham-Cassidy plan?

9/22/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Senator John McCain today dealt a serious blow to Republicans’ latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. In a statement, the Arizona Republican rejected a reform proposal by fellow GOP Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy. The move leaves his party’s leaders with diminishing hope of repealing President Obama’s signature health care law. We get the latest from our Lisa Desjardins. So, Lisa, what reason did Senator McCain...

Duration: 00:02:54


In Puerto Rico after Maria, ‘we’ve got nothing and we don’t know for how long we’ll go without’

9/22/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Hurricane Maria continued her march across the Caribbean, still as a powerful Category 3 storm. Puerto Rico is dealing with a dam failure in the western part of the island; 70,000 people are in the process of being evacuated. Damage estimates have already reached $45 billion for the Caribbean islands in the storm’s path. And all told, at least 27 have been blamed on Maria. John Yang has more. JOHN YANG: Across waterlogged Puerto Rico,...

Duration: 00:05:29


Kaine: Putting health care ideas on the table is fine. Jamming them through Congress is not

9/22/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: As we reported earlier, Senator John McCain’s announcement that he will not vote for the Graham-Cassidy Republican health care bill tosses the fate of current Obamacare repeal efforts into serious doubt. We look at what all this could mean, and at a couple other issues, with Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat from Virginia, who was his party’s vice presidential nominee last year. Senator Tim Kaine, thank you for talking with us. Let’s talk...

Duration: 00:06:58


Shields and Brooks on GOP’s health care uncertainty, Trump’s UN nationalism

9/22/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: But let’s go right now to Shields and Brooks. That’s syndicated columnist Mark Shields, as you just saw, and New York Times columnist David Brooks. The only thing better than seeing you guys once is seeing you guys twice, three times. MARK SHIELDS, Syndicated Columnist: Just a great… (LAUGHTER) JUDY WOODRUFF: So, the health care story. David, the Senate Republicans have been trying to so hard to once again resurrect an effort to repeal...

Duration: 00:12:50


Great books to fall for now that summer’s over

9/22/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Now a look at some must-reads for this fall. Jeffrey Brown has this special edition of the NewsHour Bookshelf. JEFFREY BROWN: And this time, we’re turning for recommendations to two authors with new or recent books. Louise Penny is the author of the popular murder mystery series featuring the Quebec chief inspector of police, Armand Gamache. The latest installment, “Glass Houses” was published earlier this month. And Pamela Paul oversees...

Duration: 00:08:12


In Mexico, a race against time to rescue earthquake survivors from the rubble

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Grasping for a sliver of hope. A life-and-death drama played out today, two days after a 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City and the surrounding region. The death toll stood at 245, with more than 2,000 hurt. Our William Brangham is there, and filed this report. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: From dusk to dawn, and all through the day, they dug, trying to reach what they thought was a young girl trapped in the ruins of a collapsed school. The tale of...

Duration: 00:06:27


Hurricane Maria’s destructive tear across the Caribbean

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to Hurricane Maria. The confirmed death toll across the Caribbean rose to 19 today, nearly all of them on the island of Dominica. Reports also began coming in of widespread damage on Puerto Rico, after it took an all-day pounding on Wednesday. John Yang has that story. JOHN YANG: Across Puerto Rico today, more rain. In some spots, as much as three feet is forecast to fall by Friday. Flood warnings cover the entire island. Parts...

Duration: 00:02:49


What will new U.S. sanctions mean for North Korea?

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: From natural disasters to nuclear diplomacy, President Trump ordered new sanctions today aimed at crippling North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The order allows for targeting individuals and companies that trade with North Korea, including foreign banks. The president made the announcement during a lunch with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: For much too...

Duration: 00:03:52


News Wrap: Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ to Russian billionaire connected to the Kremlin

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: And in the day’s other news: President Trump’s one-time campaign chairman Paul Manafort is acknowledging that he offered private briefings to a Russian billionaire tied to the Kremlin. But a spokesman says that the offer was — quote — “innocuous” and that no briefings ever occurred. The Washington Post reports that it happened just before last summer’s Republican National Convention. Manafort left the campaign a month later. Facebook says...

Duration: 00:01:19


Will Trump walk away from the Iran nuclear deal?

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Separate from North Korea, President Trump has made no secret of his disdain for the Iran nuclear agreement, which was struck by the Obama administration, five other world powers and Iran. He’s long said he wants to renegotiate the 2015 accord, and he soon faces another deadline on how to proceed. The president denounced the agreement again Tuesday at the United Nations. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: The Iran deal was one of the worst and most...

Duration: 00:10:34


After Harvey and Irma, what’s the future of flood insurance?

9/21/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: This hurricane season has seen one devastating storm after another. Harvey, Irma and now Maria have left communities in ruin in their wake and put a spotlight on the problems plaguing the U.S.’ National Flood Insurance Program. That’s the subject Paul Solman tackles on our weekly economics series, Making Sense. LENI SHUCHTER, Pequannock, New Jersey Homeowner: And, in 1984, that’s the roof we were taken off of. PAUL SOLMAN: You went up...

Duration: 00:10:32


Rescue crews rush to search collapsed buildings after Mexico earthquake

9/20/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: From Mexico to the Caribbean, natural disasters dominated this day. First, the earthquake that rocked Central Mexico on Tuesday. The death toll rose to 223 today, and the nation’s president warned, every minute counts to save lives. A desperate search for life today in Mexico City, police, firefighters and volunteers digging into a collapsed school. Sometimes, they found survivors, sometimes not, but the search went on. GABRIEL URIBE,...

Duration: 00:04:39


Historic Hurricane Maria devastates housing in Puerto Rico

9/20/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: Hurricane Maria, it blasted Puerto Rico today with sustained winds of 155 miles an hour. That left more than three million people to ride out the island’s strongest storm since 1932. P.J. Tobia begins our coverage. P.J. TOBIA: The people of Puerto Rico spent a long day trapped in their homes, snatching cell phone glimpses of Maria carving a slow, destructive path. The hurricane made landfall about dawn, and quickly ripped roofs off...

Duration: 00:07:50


News Wrap: Rouhani says Iran will respond if nuclear deal violated

9/20/2017
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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: The president of Iran condemned President Trump’s U.N. address yesterday as — quote — “ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric.” Mr. Trump had charged that Iran is — quote — “an economically depleted rogue state that represses its people and exports violence.” Hassan Rouhani answered today in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly, and he warned against abrogating the nuclear deal with Iran. PRESIDENT HASSAN...

Duration: 00:03:57

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