SEASON FORTY-THREE

PBS NEWSHOUR

JANUARY 1, 2018

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
Monday on the NewsHour, anti-government protests continue across Iran, leaving at least a dozen dead. Also, what signals did North Korean leader Kim Jong Un send with his New Year’s speech? And in the U.S., states ring in the New Year with a batch of brand new laws.


JANUARY 2, 2018

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
Tuesday on the NewsHour, Iran’s supreme leader breaks his silence about the growing tensions within his country, blaming “enemies” for nationwide protests and a rising death toll. Also: how the U.S. is responding to Iran’s unrest, the budget issues facing Congress after the holidays, and how having a dog could make you live longer.


JANUARY 3, 2018

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Donald Trump takes aim at Steve Bannon on Twitter, saying the former White House chief strategist “lost his mind” after Bannon described a meeting between the Trump campaign and a group of Russians as “treasonous.” Also: how the president’s tweets on foreign policy resonate around the world and a new low-cost way to fight cavities.


JANUARY 4, 2018

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
Thursday on the NewsHour, a massive winter storm blasts the East Coast with blizzard conditions stretching from the Carolinas to Maine. Plus: Judy Woodruff sits down with former Vice President Joe Biden, the Trump administration proposes opening large swaths of ocean to offshore drilling, and business leaders get a lesson on teamwork through music.


JANUARY 5, 2018

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
Friday on the NewsHour, new details emerge in the Russia investigation, intensifying focus on possible obstruction of justice. Also: Judy Woodruff talks with former TV anchor Gretchen Carlson about the #metoo movement and her new role as chair of the Miss America Organization, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week’s news, and a look at how music can help patients with dementia.


JANUARY 8, 2018

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Monday on the NewsHour, Judy Woodruff sits down with Michael Wolff, author of the explosive book “Fire and Fury,” which explores the first year of the Trump presidency. Also: Lebanon sees an economic opportunity in Syrian rebuilding efforts, how loss of temporary protected status will affect the more than 260,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S., and the Politics Monday team looks at the week ahead.


JANUARY 9, 2018

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
Tuesday on the NewsHour, President Trump negotiates immigration policies with congressional leaders. Also: New talks between the two Koreas, Sen. Feinstein releases a key testimony in the Russia probe, TV actor Tracee Ellis Ross on the #MeToo movement, teachers selling their lesson plans for profit, another national championship for Alabama and Errol Morris' Brief but Spectacular take.


JANUARY 10, 2018

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
Wednesday on the NewsHour, rescuers search for survivors as deadly mudslides slam Southern California. Also: Two leading conservatives react to fallout from “Fire and Fury,” a look at bipartisan efforts to protect the next election, Boston tries to protect itself from more extreme flooding, voter rights come into question in Ohio and using cameras to see how urbanization affects animals.


JANUARY 11, 2018

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
Thursday on the NewsHour, a bipartisan group of senators say they have an immigration deal, but the White House is not on board. Also: The death toll rises from California’s mudslides, the House votes to maintain a key intelligence gathering tool, an update on recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, the impact of the drug war on Mexico’s top tourist beaches, the economic impact of #MeToo and more.


JANUARY 12, 2018

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
Friday on the NewsHour, President Trump sparks global outrage with reportedly vulgar comments about the home countries of some U.S. immigrants. Haiti’s ambassador responds. Also: The Trump administration’s latest moves to destabilize the Iran deal, an unprecedented wave of murders in Acapulco, Mark Shields and David Brooks on this week’s politics, and an immigrant’s path to belonging.


JANUARY 15, 2018

EPISODE 11

STORYLINE
Monday on the NewsHour, accusations of racism against President Trump threaten the Republican Party's immigration efforts. Also: Kentucky's governor discusses implementing work requirements for Medicaid, undocumented immigrants seek sanctuary in churches, the political battle over DACA, an Iraqi minority finds a new home in Nebraska and a conversation with a star of the sitcom “black-ish.”


JANUARY 16, 2018

EPISODE 12

STORYLINE
Tuesday on the NewsHour, an immigration deal moves farther out of reach as a government shutdown looms. Also: Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright discuss threats to democracy at home and abroad, a look at whether the U.S. is prepared for a nuclear disaster, actor John Lithgow talks about his one-man show and children’s dependence on mobile screens.


JANUARY 17, 2018

EPISODE 13

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JANUARY 18, 2018

EPISODE 14

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JANUARY 19, 2018

EPISODE 15

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JANUARY 22, 2018

EPISODE 16

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JANUARY 23, 2018

EPISODE 17

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JANUARY 24, 2018

EPISODE 18

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JANUARY 25, 2018

EPISODE 19

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JANUARY 26, 2018

EPISODE 20

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JANUARY 29, 2018

EPISODE 21

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JANUARY 30, 2018

EPISODE 22

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JANUARY 31, 2018

EPISODE 23

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Season Forty-three