Today’s Woman will discuss women's role in the non-violence movement with Mr. Noozari, human rights activist based in Berlin, Germany.
News and Views will continue its reporting on the US financial crisis with domestic and international reaction. We’ll be joined by Dr Jamshid Assadi, a Paris based economist, to discuss the bailout proposal. NaV also covers Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s recent interview where she spoke at length about Iran and said the U.S. may engage Syria more since the Arab nation slowed the flow of fighters into Iraq, began indirect talks with Israel and helped end a political stalemate in neighboring Lebanon. We also report that Rice and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov struggled late yesterday to salvage remnants of cooperation to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions.The broadcast covers activities inside Iran on this the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s death. There are interviews regarding the non-violent movement in Iran, as well as with members of Iran’s women’s student movement. We’ll also have Dr. Hossein Bagherzadeh, Human Rights Activist from London by phone to talk about human rights in Iran.
Roundtable features its viewer participation segment, where the program takes calls and emails about the issues of the week.
Late Edition offers a preview of tonight’s US VP candidate debate. There’s also story of the youth vote in the US, coverage of a exhibition of Iranian women photographers, a “green” architecture movement in India, an audio history of the world on the internet, and a review of the new film Rachel Getting Married.
Newstalk hosts its PNN journalist’s roundup to discuss the news of the week. Topics include an exclusive interview with French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner, two Iran conferences in Rome, Europe’s reaction to the US economic crisis, and new documents that potentially reveal Iranian influence in Iraq.