On Friday’s NewsHour…
OBAMA PRESS CONFERENCE | President Obama met with the press in the East Wing of the White House for the first time in three months. During the presser that lasted over an hour, the president addressed concerns about the economy and the possible threat of the Quran burning in Florida. Kwame Holman reports on the wide-ranging news conference.
DEBATING RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE | Nine years after the 9/11 attacks, a national conversation has arisen surrounding tolerance of religious and cultural differences in America. Jeffrey Brown moderates a conversation with four different perspectives.
NEW PROGRAM ENSURES TOP NOTCH TREATMENT FOR WARRIORS | A new military program in Fort Hood, Texas warrants top of the line treatment for wounded soldiers coming home from Afghanistan and Iraq. Ray Suarez reports.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS WEEKLY ANALYSIS | Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks analyze this week’s top news.
Friday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. On The Rundown, a slide show of photos from Fort Hood narrated by Ray Suarez. Also, a photo essay that illustrates how the World Trade Center changed over time using images over the past 55 years.
Plus on Art Beat, Jeffrey Brown talks to historian Sean Wilentz who is the author of a new book about musician Bob Dylan.