ON THE NEWSHOUR -- May 10, 2010 at 4:25 PM ET
On Monday's NewsHour...
ELENA KAGAN NOMINATED TO SUPREME COURT | President Obama nominated Solicitor General and former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to fill Justice John Paul Stevens' seat on the Supreme Court. Gwen Ifill gets four points of view from Abner Mikva, a former federal judge and member of Congress and White House counsel; Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women's Law Center; John Manning, a Supreme Court clerk for Justice Antonin Scalia; and NewsHour regular Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal.
EXCLUSIVE: OIL RIG EXPLOSION SURVIVOR SPEAKS | In an exclusive interview with the PBS NewsHour and NPR, oil rig worker Christopher Choy tells his harrowing story of survival after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the legal challenges looming before him.
GREEK DEBT CRISIS UPDATE | European Union and International Monetary Fund leaders on Sunday moved to formalize an aid package to bring Greece back from the brink of bankruptcy and shore up other European countries facing debt crises. Gwen Ifill talks to John Lipsky, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, about the trillion-dollar aid package.
IN MEMORIUM: LENA HORNE | Legendary jazz singer and actress Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers in the entertainment industry in the 1940s, died in New York on Sunday at the age of 92. Jeffrey Brown takes a look back at her rich musical career.
Monday's anchors are Jeffrey Brown and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day's other top news stories and a look at Web features, including a full video of the president's announcement nominating Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, more from our interview with oil rig worker Christopher Choy and a conversation with a Lena Horne biographer about the jazz singer's groundbreaking life and legacy.
We hope you join us.