ON THE NEWSHOUR -- June 18, 2010 at 4:35 PM ET
On Friday's NewsHour...
OIL COMPENSATION CHIEF KENNETH FEINBERG | Jeffrey Brown talks with Kenneth Feinberg, the newly appointed overseer of the $20 billion oil spill compensation fund, who recently made his first visit to the Gulf region.
VIOLENCE CONTINUES IN KYRGYZSTAN | Kyrgyz Interim Preisdent Rosa Otunbayeva visited the stricken city of Osh for the first time since violence began one week ago. Judy Woodruff updates us on the situation and talks to New York Times reporter Clifford Levy, who has been reporting from the region.
CURRENCY IN CHINA | Economic tensions flared between China and the United States again today as the Obama Administration put pressure on China to revalue its currency.
ENERGY POLICY DEBATE| The BP oil spill has entered the national conversation about energy use. Daniel Weiss of the Center for American Progress and Kenneth Green of the American Enterprise Institute debate how the disaster should inform public policy.
POLITICAL WRAP: SHIELDS AND BROOKS | Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week.
Friday's anchors are Jim Lehrer and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day's other top news stories and a look at features on the Web, including World Cup fans in Washington and Baltimore giving their theories on why professional soccer isn't as widely popular in the U.S. as it is abroad, a Gwen Ifill blog post about covering the oil disaster, and an Art Beat preview of the summer movie season from Washington Post Film Critic Ann Hornaday.
We hope you'll join us.