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HomeVideoPBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 17, 2021

PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 17, 2021


Tuesday on the NewsHour, the U.S. negotiates with the Taliban to secure “safe passage” of civilians leaving the country. Prominent activist and former Afghan government official Kamila Sidiqi discusses the precarious road ahead for women in Afghanistan. The Biden administration is set to announce vaccinated Americans will soon need a booster shot as the delta variant’s spread continues to surge.

WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS
Why Taliban is promising a softer approach in Afghanistan

Can the Taliban be trusted to keep their promises?

Taliban takeover is Afghan womens’ worst fears realized

News Wrap: Tropical Storm Grace batters Haiti

How booster shots can protect Americans from delta variant

Katie Ledecky on Tokyo wins, mental health, gender equality

Billie Jean King on how a $1 contract shaped women’s tennis

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