Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar was speaking on the house floor Wednesday when the Capitol was attacked by a mob of pro-Trump supporters who agreed with Gosar that the election was somehow stolen in favor of Joe Biden.
Anchored by managing editor Judy Woodruff, the primetime special report will focus on the economic and racial history that led to a political divide between Americans, the impact of President Donald Trump’s rhetoric throughout his presidency and the next steps for the nation to heal from the recent attack on American democracy.
PBS NewsHour will provide live coverage of Inauguration Day 2021 on Arizona PBS beginning at 8:30 am on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The special will include the swearing-in of the 46th President of the United States Joseph R. Biden Jr. and the 49th Vice President of the United States Kamala D. Harris.
Discover the inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers – Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier – challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process.