Today’s Woman will discuss women’s role in the upcoming presidential
election with Moshen Sazgara.
News and Views will covers the growing calls for the release of journalist Roxana Saberi, and updates on her hunger strike, and has reaction from the US State Dept to her situation. There’s also coverage of US Secretary of Defense Robert Gate’s Mid East tour and his comments regarding engaging Iran. NaV reports on the AIPAC conference in Washington, where Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Shimon Peres are expected to speak. Dr. Amir Afkhami, an epidemiologist with GW's Department of Psychiatry and Global Health will appear to discuss the swine flu pandemic and compare it with the 1918 outbreak.
In its debut, Straight Talk will devote the entire week to the issue of press freedom in Iran (May 3rd being World Press Freedom Day). Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi will discuss press restrictions and censorship in Iran.
Late Edition updates on Roxana Saber. There’s also a look at the Tesla high performance electric car, coverage of the Jewish film festival, a performance by folk music legend Pete Seeger, and a profile of the Stephen Petronio Dance Company
Newstalk discusses human rights in Iran and around the world.