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May 31, 2020 – PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode
On this edition for Sunday, May 31, chaos and clashes across the nation continue as some protests over the murder of George Floyd turn violent, the history of activism and its influence on political change. Also, creative and safe ways to celebrate graduation. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
What the 1960s can teach us about modern-day protests
We know from history that both peaceful and violent demonstrations can change the political landscape. Omar Wasow, an assistant professor in the politics department at Princeton University, studies the history and political effects of protest. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
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