Newstalk: Hamideh Aramideh of VOA briefly reviews today's headline news and Jamshid Charlengi of VOA host of today's program together with his guests looks at: Iran and the Revolution - then and now. Participating guests are: Dr. Rasool Nafisi (studio/DC), Professor of Sociology, Strayer University; Nasser Mohammadi (polycom/London), Writer and Journalist, Kayhan in London; Elahe Boghrat (phoner/Berlin), Freelance Journalist.
News and Views: Setareh Derakhshesh of VOA talks about today's headline news in detail. Highlights of today's News & Views are: -Iran Nuke, Larijani in Saudi Arabia & US/allies position, -Iranian Diplomat seized in Iraq, -Siamak Dehghanpour of VOA, covering Senate Armed Services hearing on FY08 budget with Secy of Defense Gates, Joint Chiefs Chairman Peter Pace & Undersec’y of Defense/Comptroler Tina Jonas of Defense Robert Gates, Joint Chiefs Chairman Peter Pace & Undersec’y of Defense/Comptroller Tina Jonas.
Roundtable: Ahmad Reza Baharloo of VOA hosts Dr. Hossein Larajarvandi, President of the Association of Iranian Researchers. As part of our ongoing Revolution anniversary series, we examine cultural identity in Iran 28 years after the Islamic Revolution.
Late Edition: After a brief review of the headline news, as today's top story, Behnood Mokri of VOA host of the program looks at a background report on the proposed 2008 US federal budget, which President Bush submitted on Monday. Congress is now hearing testimonies from various US government > agencies on the budget. Followed by a Live interview with Iranian Student Activist, Kourosh Sehati.