NewsWorks Tonight April 17, 2017 – Full Show


    Laura Benshoff joins us from Leesport, Pennsylvania to discuss the fate of fourteen women held at an immigration detention facility whose final pleas may have fallen on deaf ears.  Susan Phillips talks with a young woman taking part in a suit against the Federal government for inaction on climate change.  Katie Colaneri reports a major new survey finds nearly 20 percent of homeless youth have been forced to work or sell their bodies.  Joel Wolfram reports one Pennsylvania state lawmaker has a new proposal to combat the so-called “Air Bridge.”  Solomon Jones laments a lack of voter participation among African-Americans.  And Derrick Pitts previews Science Week in Philadelphia.

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