PBS NewsHour

Honoring the federal workers solving America's big problems

Clip: 10/28/2021 | 6m 32s

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The past two years have tested the U.S. government’s response to crises after a global pandemic, struggling economy, tumultuous election and natural disasters. And while oversight committees and the media focus on the problems within government, one organization chooses to highlight the good, through the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or "sammies," which are being awarded Thursday.

Aired: 10/28/21 | Rating: NR

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