News & Views reports on Haleh Esfandiari, a prominent Iranian-American academic at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, being held at the Evin prison. She has been detained in Iran for four months and has been repeatedly interrogated regarding her work at the Wilson Center. State Department reaction. Follow up on teachers demonstrations in Iran over better pay. An interview with a demonstrating teacher. Vice President Cheney travels to the Middle East.
Roundtable hosts Georgian Court University’s Siamak Shojai on the latest economic news out of Iran and the impact of female oppression on Iran’s economy.
Late Edition airs an interview with Michael Connell, Center for Strategic Studies, The CNA Corporation, on factional politics in the Iranian government/early elections/impact of Sharm el-Sheihk conference on U.S.-Iranian relations.
NewsTalk hosts journalist Alireza Nourizadeh and Iran Press Service’s Safa Haeri to discuss Vice President Cheney’s trip to the Middle East.