Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on N.C. special election, Trump’s primary challengers

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on N.C. special election, Trump’s primary challengers

JUDY WOODRUFF: Labor Day is behind us, schools have started and the political calendar isramping up.Lisa Desjardins fills in the picture.LISA DESJARDINS: North Carolina is the first hot spot, hosting President Trump tonightfor a campaign rally tonight ahead of a special congressional election.And Congress is also back, with Democrats in the House shedding the spotlight […]

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Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on N.C. special election, Trump’s primary challengers

JUDY WOODRUFF: Labor Day is behind us, schools have started and the political calendar isramping up.Lisa Desjardins fills in the picture.LISA DESJARDINS: North Carolina is the first hot spot, hosting President Trump tonightfor a campaign rally tonight ahead of a special congressional election.And Congress is also back, with Democrats in the House shedding the spotlight […]

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In the Bahamas, ‘slow’ government response leaves residents turning to strangers for help

In the Bahamas, ‘slow’ government response leaves residents turning to strangers for help

JUDY WOODRUFF: Hurricane Dorian is sweeping up the United States’ Eastern Seaboard tonightafter adding its list of victims.The storm is now blamed for at least six deaths in the U.S. and 30 in the Bahamas.And it doled out surprising damage today along North Carolina’s outer banks.John Yang is in Nassau, where he watched the hurricane’s […]

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Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on N.C. special election, Trump’s primary challengers

JUDY WOODRUFF: Labor Day is behind us, schools have started and the political calendar isramping up.Lisa Desjardins fills in the picture.LISA DESJARDINS: North Carolina is the first hot spot, hosting President Trump tonightfor a campaign rally tonight ahead of a special congressional election.And Congress is also back, with Democrats in the House shedding the spotlight […]

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How North Carolina became a swing state

How North Carolina became a swing state

>>Sreenivasan: BACK IN 1990,ADVISERS TO LATE SENATOR JESSEHELMS RAN A CONTROVERSIAL TV ADINJECTING RACE INTO AN ALREADYBITTER SENATE CONTEST.THE ADS SHOWED A PAIR OF WHITEHANDS CRUMPLING AN EMPLOYMENTREJECTION LETTER.THE VOICEOVER SAID, “THEY HAD TOGIVE IT TO A MINORITY BECAUSE OFA RACIAL QUOTA,” AN ISSUE HELMSRAISED CONSTANTLY WITHOUTEVIDENCE OF ANY QUOTAS.FROM AN INCREASING NUMBER OFREPORTED HATE […]

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 24, 2019

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 24, 2019

>>Sreenivasan: ON THIS SPECIALEDITION FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 24:THE STATE OF PLAY IN THEPRESIDENTIAL RACE IN NORTHCAROLINA; PRESIDENT TRUMPARRIVES IN FRANCE FOR THE G7SUMMIT; AND IN OUR SIGNATURESEGMENT, WHY NORTH CAROLINAFARMERS ARE SWITCHING FROMTOBACCO TO HEMP.NEXT ON PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND.>>Sreenivasan: GOOD EVENING,AND THANKS FOR JOINING US.WE’RE HERE IN CHARLOTTE, NORTHCAROLINA, HOST TO NEXT YEAR’SREPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION,WHICH […]

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What’s fueling the growth in North Carolina hemp production

What’s fueling the growth in North Carolina hemp production

>>Sreenivasan: WHILE THELEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA ACROSSTHE UNITED STATES GETS ALL THEATTENTION, THERE IS A CLOSECOUSIN OF THE PLANT, HEMP, WHICHIS HAVING A MOMENT.IT’S NOT THE FIBER OF THE PLANTWHICH CAN BE USED TO MAKEEVERYTHING FROM T-SHIRTS TO TOTEBAGS, BUT THE OIL CALLED C.B.D.THAT CAN BE PRESSED FROM THEFLOWER.IT ISNOTAN F.D.A.-APPROVEDMEDICATION, BUT PROPONENTSCONSIDER IT A PANACEA […]

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