Today’s Woman’s discussion focuses on the Academy Awards, highlighting several nominated films. PNN's Kambiz Hosseini joined the discussion.

News and Views updates on the State Department’s human rights report, with statements from the Department, as well as analysis from Amnesty International. There’s also coverage of US Attorney General Eric Holder’s tip to Guantanamo Bay detention facility. NaV previews President Obama’s upcoming announcement of a timetable for withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. From inside Iran there’s an interview regarding a protest letter signed by members of an Iranian writers association who sign a letter protesting arrest and harsh interrogations of its members.

Mr. Hossein Bagherzadeh, Iranian journalist from London, England, and Mr. Mashalla Shams-ol-Vaezin, Iranian journalist, via phone, will join Roundtable to discuss the upcoming Iranian presidential elections, and the ramifications of various "reformist" candidates' presence in the campaign.

Late Edition updates on the State Department’s human rights report. There’s also an interview with film director Arman Najm about the controversial documentary “Letters to the President” a look at some “artistic” jewelry, actor Clint Eastwood is honored at the Cannes Film Festival, and a special performance in France by the singer Pink.

Newstalk features its roundup of PNN journalists who will analyze news of the week.