Today’s Woman will discuss the importance of preserving Persian culture and language amongst Iranian diaspora with in-studio guest Ms. Shahan Taj Deyhimi, Founder of the Iranian School in Virginia.
News and views will cover the voting at the UN headquarters in New York to decide which nations will serve as temporary members of the Security Council. Japan and Iran are competing for Asia's seat on the world body charged with enforcing international peace.The broadcast continues its reporting on the global financial crisis. George Mason University professor Massoud Yahyazadeh will offer live analysis.We’ll cover Iran's announcement that it is ending child executions. Amnesty International calls the announcement a "welcome step" and calls on "the Head of Iran’s Judiciary to apply with immediate effect today’s announcement that it will end the death penalty for those under the age of 18, irrespective of the type of crime allegedly committed.Prof. Hamid Akbari will be a guest on NAV's 2nd hour to talk about Hashemi Rafsanjani's recent remark about Mossadeq and its significance. Prof. Akbari is an associate professor at Northeastern Illinois University.And NaV continues in coverage of the new merchant’s tax, with an interview from inside Iran on the issue.
Roundtable hosts Dr. Mehrdad Mashayekhi. He will be on live from DC to discuss World Eradication of Poverty Day.
Late Edition features a story the US electoral system. There’s also a live discussion with Hassan Al Safar, sports journalist and soccer analyst, a story about the Iranian gaming industry, China’s Forbidden City, and a live medical discussion.
Newstalk features its roundup of the week in US foreign policy. Topics include Secretary of Defense Gates’ comments on Afghanistan, the Iraq security agreement, President Bush and Italian PM Berlusconi’s discussion at G8 meeting, and a countdown to the US presidential election.