On Monday’s NewsHour…
OBAMA’S $50 BILLION PLAN | The president rallied with workers in Wisconsin Monday and unveiled his new $50 billion infrastructure plan. Jeffrey Brown will have more on the president’s latest plan to boost the economy.
WORKING CLASS DEAL WITH LESS WAGES | Paul Solman examines the eroding clout of organized labor in these economic hard times. It’s all part of his ongoing reporting on Making Sense of financial news.
MIDTERM ELECTION PREVIEW | With an eight-week countdown, midterm election season is ramping up. Judy Woodruff previews the election season with local public broadcast correspondents from California, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
THE YOUNGEST PAKISTANI FLOOD VICTIMS | Nearly 8 million children are facing health problems in Pakistan in the aftermath of its flood disaster. Special correspondent Saima Mohsin reports in Pakistan on the potential health concerns for the children of Pakistan.
GIVING TO PAKISTAN| The United Nations is calling for more international aid for Pakistan flood victims. Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at relief efforts and levels of giving with the executive director of the Center on Philanthropy, Patrick Rooney, and Steve Hollingworth, the chief operating officer for CARE.
CHALLENGES FACING IRAQI REFUGES | Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Jordan on the day-to-day difficulties of Iraqi refuges who fled the conflict in their home country.
Monday’s anchor is Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. Here on the Rundown,, the politics team talked to AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka about how the labor group is gearing up for the fall political season. Plus on Art Beat, a profile of musician Andrew Bird who recently created a novel concert experience called “Sonic Arboretrum.”
We hope you’ll join us.