NewsWorks Tonight, June 25, 2018

Listen 17:01

A Philadelphia judge has sentenced two brothers to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting a police officer in 2015. Two Congressmen who represent the Philadelphia suburbs are teaming up to demand the EPA and Department of Defense do more to help residents who drank water contaminated by firefighting foams at military installations. Vietnam War veterans tell their experiences through poetry as featured in the book “A Shadow on our Hearts; Soldier Poetry, Morality, and the American War in Vietnam.” A group of astronomers discuss looking back at the Big Bang with Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute.

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