Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


Thursday, August 9, 2012

  • Aired: 08/09/2012
  • 54:48
  • Expires: 09/08/2012
  • Rating: NR
Tonight on the program, we examine the problems in the housing market with climbing foreclosure rates. Also: Candidates tackle welfare on the campaign trail, drilling for natural gas on public land in Utah, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks how to read a law, murder trial in China, and women athletes claiming gold medals at the Olympics, including a win by the U.S. Women in soccer.
Embed Options
Close ×
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Thursday, August 9, 2012
PBS NewsHour for Thursday, August 9, 2012
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF and Consumer Cellular. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete list of funders for the PBS NewsHour and PBS NewsHour weekend, click here.
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Masterpiece Collection

Own it now! Victoria, Poldark, Downton Abbey on DVD & Blu-ray. Visit ShopPBS.


New Hampshire PBS helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now