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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Season 2012 Episode 2350

Tonight on the program, we examine news that if the United States does not pass a balanced budget by the end of 2012, the country could face another recession. Also: the presidential campaigns in battleground states, the dangers of Whooping Cough, and author Richard Ford discusses his new novel 'Canada,' about morality, murder and coming of age.

Aired: 08/21/12
Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BDO, BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Cunard Cruise Lines, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Consumer Cellular and Cunard Cruise Lines. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.
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News Wrap: Navalny’s body returned to his mother, Western leaders meet with Zelenskyy
What lies ahead as Ukraine marks somber 2-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion
How a growing crisis of loneliness is affecting Americans’ health
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News Wrap: Sen. Schumer makes surprise visit to Ukraine to reaffirm support
State Dept. official: If Putin wins Ukraine, tyrants 'will get hungry' with aspirations
Boyfriend of Russian-American woman arrested in Russia discusses effort to bring her home
Biden campaign working to regain support of disillusioned Democratic voters