ON THE NEWSHOUR -- April 14, 2010 at 4:17 PM ET
On Wednesday's NewsHour...
SENATE BRACES FOR FINANCIAL REFORM FIGHT | President Obama made a case for overhauling the nation's financial system today, in an attempt to win action on a Senate reform bill. For perspective on the prospects of a Senate bill, Jeffrey Brown talks to Felix Salmon, a Reuters blogger, and Peter Wallison, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
HOLDER UNDER FIRE IN THE SENATE | U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder faced heated questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about his decisions on how terror suspects should be tried and on the closure of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay.
SPOTLIGHT CITY: TAX DOLLAR SPENDING | We continue our series of Spotlight City reports from Florida with a report from Judy Woodruff about how Florida's federal tax dollars are spent.
WEST VIRGINIA MINE DISASTER | A week after an explosion killed 29 coal miners in West Virginia, federal and state officials continue to investigate the cause of the disaster, as well as the agencies that aided in the recovery. Gwen Ifill talks to reporter Ed O'Keefe with The Washington Post for the latest on the mine safety debate.
KENYA: SANITATION IN THE SLUMS | Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya, where private capital is being used to install toilets in the country's poorest slums.
Wednesday's anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Kwame Holman will have the day's other top news stories and a look at Web features, including a Patchwork Nation report from Florida's "Empty Nest" communities on health care reform and part of a series of Art Beat conversations with this years Pulitzer Prize winners in the arts.
We hope you join us.