Today’s Woman will discuss economic conditions in Iran with Dr. Rashidi, economist from inside Iran. The effect of inflation on families and the day-to-day cost of living will be discussed via telephone with Ms. Sohelan, a woman from inside Iran.

News and Views continues it reporting on the US and global financial crisis. Dr. Hassan Mansour from Schiller University in London will be our guest to analyze the situation. There is also comment from the State Department concerning the latest IAEA discussions regarding Iran’s nuclear program. In other news, NaV covers reports that Bahrain has urged Middle Eastern countries to set up a new regional organisation that includes all Arab states as well as Israel, Iran, and Turkey.
From inside Iran NaV will have interviews regarding the Iranian American Council setting up an office in Iran, as well as an update a minister’s bogus Oxford degree.
There’s also a live interview with Dr. Fereidoun Fesharaki of the East West Center, an oil and gas analyst, regarding an oil conference in Iran.

Dr. Patrick Clawson, from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy will join Roundtable to discuss Iran’s Economy

Late Edition offers a generational view of the US financial crisis. There’s also a live interview with musician Ali Pournazeri, coverage of a London exhibition of films and photographs from Iranian women over the past 30 years, a report on the anniversary of NASA, and a review of the movie comedy “An American Carol.”

Newstalk features political analysts Alireza Nourizadeh from London and Moshen Sazegara, in the DC studio. Topics include Iran’s economy, Iran’s spiritual leader’s support for Hamas, the Russian/Iranian relationship, and US presidential candidate’s views on Iran.