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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Episode #201

[26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND features a summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to offer analysis. Each weekend broadcast will contain original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Hari Sreenivasan anchors.

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    Difficulties of enrolling in new health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act are examined. [26 minutes]

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