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PBS NEWSHOUR Election Night Coverage 2018

Airs Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 from 5-9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, PBS NEWSHOUR provides in-depth ana...

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Above: Anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, PBS NEWSHOUR provides in-depth analysis of current events with a team of seasoned and highly regarded journalists.

On Tuesday, November 6, PBS NEWSHOUR will provide full primetime coverage and analysis of the midterm election results.

The special broadcast will be anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, with a panel of studio guests to include syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks, Cook Political Report national editor Amy Walter, editor and publisher of American Greatness Chris Buskirk, MoveOn.org senior adviser Karine Jean-Pierre, and PBS NEWSHOUR Capitol Hill correspondent Lisa Desjardins.

Joining NEWSHOUR’s coverage remotely will be PBS NEWSHOUR White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor at the White House; presidential historian Michael Beschloss; former DHS official Juliette Kayyem; Wilson Center Kennan Institute global fellow Nina Jankowicz; PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND special correspondent Jeff Greenfield; and PBS NEWSHOUR correspondents Amna Nawaz, William Brangham, Jeffrey Brown, and John Yang in the field and in Washington.

The special will also include reporting throughout the night on local and state elections in coordination with local PBS and NPR stations.

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PBS NEWSHOUR will present live coverage of the 2018 Midterm Elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Special coverage will begin at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET.

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