October 22, 2021

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PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 21, 2020

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Friday on the NewsHour, the U.S. postmaster general testifies before the Senate amid rising concerns about mail delivery as the election approaches. Plus: Joe Biden accepts the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, Lebanon struggles in explosion aftermath, ask us about voting by mail, Shields and Brooks, remembering people lost to the pandemic and the history of masks as medical protection.

Correction: In our report on Louis DeJoy’s Senate committee testimony, we referred to Democratic Sen. Gary Peters as representing Wisconsin. Peters is from Michigan. We regret the error.

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In testimony, DeJoy denies intent to disrupt mail-in voting

Biden casts election as battle for nation’s soul

News Wrap: California firefighters battling multiple blazes

Crisis-stricken Lebanon faces food supply emergency

An election expert answers viewer questions about voting

Shields and Brooks on Biden at the DNC, Trump’s RNC message

Remembering 5 more victims of the coronavirus pandemic

The role of face masks in pandemic history and culture

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