Today’s Woman focuses on the Cannes Film Festival. Our in studio guests are mother and daughter Dr. Elham Kourosh and Dr. Atosa Kourosh. Discussion will focus on their recent participation at a global health conference in Washington and Dr. Atosa's global volunteer work.
News and Views leads its broadcast with coverage of the State dept’s reaction to Amnesty International’s State of Human Rights report yesterday. We’ll also have Sec. State Rice’s comments re the IAEA report "I think right now the Iranians have a lot of explaining to do about the IAEA report, which essentially sees them as not cooperating on some very important dark questions that the international community has about their programs," Rice told reporters on the way to an international conference on Iraq in Stockholm. Nazzy Beglari is in Stockholm Sweden for the Iraq Conference. She will have a package from the event as well as a live shot from Stockholm. Setareh interviewed Zbigniew Brezinski regarding his recent article “A Sensible Path on Iran,” as well as other related issues. We will have Part One of that interview today. Our stringer in Irbil, Northern Iraq, will be on the phone live to discuss reports that an Iraqi interior minister has criticized Iran for intervening in Iraq. He will also discuss reports that at least 6 members of Iran’s revolutionary guard died in continuing clashes with Kurdish rebels on the Iran/Iraq border.
Roundtable hosts Mehrangiz Kar, lawyer, human rights activist, and fellow at Wellesley College. She will be on live from Boston to discuss the Amnesty International report on the State of Human Rights.
Late Edition features its live “Town Hall Meeting” at Washington DC’s Newseum. Late Edition hosts will discuss freedom of the press and other expression with its live audience of Iranian Americans. Guests include the music group Kiosk.
Newstalk hosts PNN journalists in a roundup of their top stories for the week.