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Persian Primetime lineup 8/2
News & Views reports on Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Congressional interview with Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) who is suppporting a resolution opposing an arms deal with the Saudis. Patrick Clawson, Deputy Director for Research, Washington Institute for Near East Policy discusses the tenure and authority of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Iran hangs two after they confess to killing an Iranian judge. Interview with Stuart Levey, the Treasury Department's Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence on Iran sanctions; banks doing business with Iran and divestment. Report from Paris stringer on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's meeting with French foreign minister.
Mr. Homer Abramian, a scholar in the field of ancient history and cultural preservation of Iran, joins Roundtable to promote the human rights virtues of Cyrus the Great and a campaign to have monuments in the U.S. erected in his honor. Vafa Mostaghim hosts.
Late Edition reports on this week's Pat Tillman hearings in the House of Representatives.
Newstalk examines Iran's economy and recent economic pronouncements by President Ahmadinejad with economist Mr. Feredound Khavand from Paris and World Resources Co. consultant Bahman Agha Diba.