PBS NewsHour Weekend
A summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Anchored by Hari Sreenivasan.
Episode #309H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Included: we travel to San Francisco, as a vote on whether to tax sugary drinks in the city draws near. Similar to others proposed in cities across the country, the tax would raise the price of sodas, teas, energy drinks and any others that contain added sugar. Proponents of the tax cite sugary drinks as one of the prime culprits in the diabetes and obesity epidemic sweeping the nation. But critics suggest the tax would hurt small businesses, not to mention make consumers pay more at the register. Correspondent William Brangham reports. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.
Episode #310H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Included: we travel to Chicago to explore the dire situation of low-income, uninsured Americans with mental illness. After millions was slashed from mental health spending during the recession, specialized facilities around the country were forced shut, leaving many patients with nowhere to turn. Now, a Chicago nonprofit aims to set the standard for providing adequate health care coverage to Americans with mental illnesses. Stephen Fee reports. That, and the weekend's news, online and on-air.
Episode #311H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Episode #312H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Episode #313H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Episode #314H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
Episode #315H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVRE
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