Newstalk: After a brief review of today's headline news, Jamshid Charlengi of VOA host of today's program, with his guests talks about "Iran’s recent budget and conditions for Iranian civil servants, before the Iranian New Year (Now Rooz). Today's guests include, Dr. Cyrus Amoozgar, Journalist & Writer from Paris via phone, Dr. Mehrdad Khonsari, Ex-Iranian Diplomat via Polycom/London, and Dr. Mohssen Sazgara, Visiting Researcher, Harvard University and politician, in studio/DC.
News & Views: Anooshiravan Kangarloo of VOA talks about today's headline news in detail and examines the latest news about Iran and Iraq and President Bush's trip to Latin American countries. Setareh Derakhshesh of VOA who is traveling with President Bush's press corps, reports the latest news from Columbia, via phone. Today's participating guests are Dr. Ali Reza Nourizadeh, independent journalist on the phone from London, and Dr. Morteza Anvari of Strayer University.
Roundtable: Bijan Farhoodi discussess the resurgence of Iran's civil society with dissident political activist and journalist Akbar Ganji.
LateEdition: After a brief review of the headline news, Luna Shad of VOA host of the program, talks to Dr. Azar Nafissi, Iranian writer and University professor.