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May 16, 2020 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

Season 2020 Episode 146 | 26m 35s

On this edition for Saturday, May 16, several states ease restrictions on businesses and public life, and how the pandemic is complicating the hard-fought voting rights for former felons. Also, a rare visit to Rose Atoll in American Samoa where scientists are studying the impact of climate change. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Aired: 05/16/20 | Expires: 06/15/20
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