NewsWorks Tonight Full Show, Aug. 22, 2012


    Maiken Scott reports on growing pressure on the Federal government to list those who have been committed for mental illness on the national background check database.  Elisabeth Perez-Luna talks to new American citizens, considered a growing voting block in the upcoming presidential election.  Peter Crimmins previews an outdoor, pop-up dining event in the region.  We talk to Dafna Yachin about her new documentary film “Digital Dharma,” about the effort to preserve Tibet’s culture.  And Mary Cummings-Jordan has a profile of the man who shows tourists around New Jersey’s tallest lighthouse.

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