Today’s Woman: The show will begin with coverage of current events, focusing on issues related to women. Next, the show will discuss the impact a mother's upbringing has on her son, acknowledging the recent New York Times article regarding the role of Senator Obama's mother. The second segment will focus on the work of an Iranian woman portrait artist based in Los Angeles, discussion will focus on the issues women artist immigrants face. As it is the end of the Persian New Year celebration, the last segment will focus on new years resolutions.
News & Views: A senior Treasury Department official called Iran "the central banker of terrorism" in testimony Tuesday before the Senate Finance Committee, but said the United States is succeeding in chasing money tied to the Al Qaeda terror group. We will follow up on our recent reporting recent attitudes on Attitudes to the United States are improving, an opinion poll carried out for the BBC World Service suggests. The average percentage of people saying that the US has a positive influence has risen to 35% from 31% a year ago, according to the survey.
Roundtable hosts Lili Mazaheri, a Human Rights and immigration lawyer, to discuss human rights issues in Iran.
Late Edition reports on the testimony yesterday of Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Stuart Levey before the Senate Finance Committee where he said that Iran was the “central banker of terrorism.”
NewsTalk: Contributors Alireza Nourizadeh & Mohsen Sarzgara discuss the latest from Basra, Iraq and Iran’s nuclear program.