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PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 20, 2021

Friday on the NewsHour, the Taliban targets Afghans who worked with the United States as their desperation to flee the country intensifies. Then, despite soaring levels of new COVID cases in Florida, school officials face backlash to face cover mandates. And, Jonathan Capehart and Michael Gerson break down President Biden’s handling of the Afghanistan crisis and the politics of mask mandates.

Anxious Afghans rush airport gates in bid to flee country

News Wrap: FDA to grant full approval to Pfizer vaccine

How the U.S. ignored corruption within the Afghan government

Examining Florida’s politicization of school mask mandates

Gerson and Capehart on Afghanistan, school mask mandates

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