Today's Woman: The first segment of the show will cover the most related news regarding women. Next, the show as part of a series will focus on the history of women in Iran. The anniversary of the announcement of women's suffrage in Iran will be discussed. The phoner guest from California is Malaktaj Boroumand, who was a former member of the Iranian parliament before the Islamic Revolution. The in-studio guest is writer and journalist Mansoureh Pirnia.
News & View: We will cover comments by EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana who said that major powers are discussing possible new incentives to draw Iran into negotiations over its nuclear program while still pushing for more U.N. sanctions. We also have comments from State’s Tom Casey who says there will be no new package of incentives for Iran. State spokesperson David Foley will comment live on these stories and other news of the day. We’ll have reactions to a top Iranian cleric’s rare criticism of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s verbal attacks on Israel. Former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rowhani said Iran needed to show flexibility, and said a foreign policy of “course slogans” was not in the national interest. Bruce Klinger, the Heritage Foundation's expert on North Korea, will appear live in the studio. The topic will be US-Korean Relations vis a vis Iran, and the NY Philharmonic visit, will be here in the 2nd half of the show.
Rountable: Roya Moghaddas, Human Rights Activists, poet, active member of International PEN Foundation, and a member of European Network Against Racism discusses Iranian Refugees in Europe after the Revolution: then, and now; Iranian Brain Drain.
Late Edition reports on Tuesday night's Democratic primary debate between Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
NewsTalk: Contributors Alireza Nourizadeh & Mohsen Sarzgara discuss latest news of the day, upcoming elections, IAEA report and the political situation in Lebanon.