Today’s Woman highlighted two aspects of women in Iran with guest Dr. Fosjan Zaini, psychologist based in Los Angeles. The discussion focused on growing levels of drug addiction among Iranian women and the growing importance of female friendships in coping with repression.
News and Views updates on the investigation into the Mubai attacks, featuring reporting on Secretary of State Rice’s trip to the region, and continuing domestic and international reaction to the crisis.
NaV covers comments by President Ahmadinejad, who has acknowledged publicly for the first time that tumbling oil prices are hurting Iran's fragile economy, a sensitive subject for the leader critics have accused of mismanaging the country's finances.
And the first in a nine part series on Censorship in Iran airs today, and focuses on the roots of censorship.
There’s an interview with a prominent member of the “committee to defend prisoners’ rights” to discuss a female prisoner’s death in Tehran. That was the second female prisoner’s death in the last 30 days.
Roundtable features its weekly viewer participation program.
Late Edition updates on the situation in Mumbai. There’s also a report on the student movement in Iran, coverage of Iran’s first solar power plant, the Bolshoi Ballet in Russia, and how the election of Barack Obama may transform international sports.
Newstalk features political analysts Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio to discuss news of the week.