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PBS NEWSHOUR Coverage Of President Trump’s Speech

Live broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. on KPBS TV + KPBS 2

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.

Tune in at 6 p.m. for PBS NEWSHOUR's live coverage of President Trump's address to the nation tonight, followed by the Democratic response.

Or you can tune in to KPBS FM for NPR's live coverage.

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