Today’s Woman will highlight viewer emails about President elect Obama. The following two segments will focus on comparing the women’s movement in Iran to other Muslim countries. Our guest is Mrs. Shahran Tabari, journalist and political science expert in London.

News and Views will update on the transition to the new Obama administration, and the President Elect’s meeting with President Bush today, as well as continuing coverage of Iran’s reaction to the elections.
NaV also feature’s the first in a series on the US State Department's Digital Outreach team, a new public diplomacy effort from the US State Department. It was created to strengthen the State Department's presence in the on line world -- using "blogging diplomacy."
We will have a live report from Iraq regarding the recent bombings in Baghdad.
From inside Iran we have an interview regarding the 60 economists criticized Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over his economic policies in an open letter, and an interview with a student activist regarding 29 Iranian student associations in Tehran and other main cities that stated their support of the Azeri ethnic students

Roundtable hosts Dr. Hamid Arabzadeh --Environmental Engineer and Professor of Environmental Science, UC Irvine – to discuss Pollution at the Caspian Sea.

Late Edition updates on global powers meeting to deal with the global financial crisis. There’s a live sports segment with featuring tennis, a profile of the author of a recent National Geographic article on the history of the Persian Empire, a “Classic Rock” concert in London, and a review of the new film Role Models.

Newstalk features a discussion of human rights in Iran and around the world.