At this moment, the country is mourning the historic civil rights figure and a cultural icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and we are also being torn further in political acrimony over the fight to fill her Supreme Court seat. This PBS NewsHour special will focus on both of these major themes, with conversations with people who knew and worked with Ginsburg, others who carry her work forward in the law, as well as reporting on the battle to replace her.
The PBS NewsHour will provide coverage of the first Presidential Debate from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, and will be followed by analysis from the NewsHour team, led by anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff.
This four-part series features the best arts and culture reporting from PBS NewsHour’s CANVAS arts segments. Each episode is built around a specific theme using artist profiles and first person narrative segments to explore the idea. Among those featured are Lin Manuel Miranda, Bruce Springsteen, Reba McEntire, Adrienne Moore and Joan Baez.
Beginning Monday, August 24 - Thursday, August 27 at 2:00 pm each day, the PBS NewsHour Team will provide live coverage of The 2020 Republican National Convention. Judy Woodruff anchors, with reports and analysis from the NewsHour team and guests. PBS NewsHour covered the 2020 Democratic National Convention last week.
Beginning Monday, August 17 - Thursday, August 20 at 2:00 pm each day, the PBS NewsHour Team will provide live coverage of The 2020 Democratic National Convention. Judy Woodruff anchors, with reports and analysis from the NewsHour team and guests. PBS NewsHour will be covering the 2020 Republican National Convention the following week, starting August 24.
PBS NEWSHOUR SPECIAL China – Power and Prosperity is a report on the communist country’s relationship with the U.S. as the world continues to battle the deadly coronavirus pandemic. This era will determine a new international order, the dominant technology supporting the world’s communications infrastructure and the future of the global economy.