NewsTalk focuses on nuclear energy, oil and policies in light of the new U.N. sanctions against Iran with Mr. Masoud Bastani, Iranian Journalist, Ms. Homa Sarshar, Freelance Journalist and Dr. Sohrab Sobhani, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University and Energy Consultant.

News and Views reports on the death of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States, including President Bush's reaction. We speak with Simin Behbahani, Iranian poet and social activist, on the anniversary of the Bam earthquake.

Roundtable discusses the role that Kurds can play in shaping democracy in Iran with Khaled Azizi, a member of the Kurdish Democratic Party and a political and human rights activist.

Late Edition reports on the life and legacy of 38th U.S. President, Gerald Ford. Our technology report focuses on robotic surgery; its history and its future.