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PBS NewsHour Weekend

PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.

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Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM    "The Hate U Give" Many best-selling books aimed at young adults are about fantasy, from the apocalyptic world of "The Hunger Games" to the teen vampires of "Twilight." But the latest blockbuster book deal for young readers between 12 and 18 years old is focused on a very real issue -- the shooting deaths of unarmed black teens by white police officers. The book is called "The Hate U Give," by first time novelist Angie Thomas, and after receiving positive reviews, it's been at the top of The New York Times young-adult bestseller list for the past six months. D

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Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM "The Hate U Give" (IDAHO)

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM "South Sudan's Rebel Leader" (IDAHO)

Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Wisconsin Redistricting" (IDAHO)

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Ohio's Opioid Lawsuit" (IDAHO)

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Kentucky Jails Treat Opioid Addiction" (IDAHO)

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Baby Boomers and Student Debt" (IDAHO)

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 - 6:00 PM "William Wegman's Weimaraners" (IDAHO)

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Catalonia Independence: Will The Autonomous Region of Spain Move Toward Succession?" (IDAHO)

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Extending Nuclear Energy: Is Climate Change Giving Nuclear Power a Reprieve?" (IDAHO)

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM "Rethinking Cancer Trials" (IDAHO)

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