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PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 30, 2023

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Hurricane Idalia sweeps across Florida bringing devastating storm surge, winds and rain. Gabon’s military ousts its president immediately after his reelection, the latest in a recent spate of coups in African nations. Plus, Judy Woodruff explores the link between the decline of local news and the rise in partisanship.

A look at the damage after Hurricane Idalia slammed Florida

FEMA administrator on federal response to Hurricane Idalia

News Wrap: Maui receives grant to strengthen electrical grid

McConnell freezes up during news conference for 2nd time

Gabon’s military ousts president in latest coup in Africa

UNC newspaper shares messages sent during campus shooting

Connecting the decline of local news and political division

Frances Tiafoe’s journey to becoming a top tennis player

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00:00 – Introduction
02:19 – Hurricane Idalia
14:20 – News Wrap
18:48 – Minority Leader
21:21 – Coup in Gabon
28:23 – Guns in America
34:44 – America at a Crossroads
46:13 – Rising Star