PBS NewsHour

August 18, 2019 - PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode

08/18/2019 | 22m 19s

On this edition for Sunday, August 18, more than a million protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong and The 1619 Project by The New York Times Magazine reframes American history through the lens of slavery. Also, musician Ben Folds shares the stories behind his songs. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Aired: 08/18/19

Expired: 09/17/19

Rating: NR

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