On Friday’s NewsHour…
DEMOCRATS WEIGH TAX CUT EXTENTION VOTE | Shortly after Senate Democrats announced they would delay the extension of tax cuts until after November elections, House speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House might vote before then. David Herszenhorn of the New York Times sorts through the politics on Capitol Hill.
NEWSMAKER: ALAN GREENSPAN | Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan joins Jeffrey Brown as part of a series of conversations on whether the Bush-era tax cuts should be extended.
BRITISH PERSPECTIVE | British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg talks about the tough budget cuts taking place in his homeland. Clegg also gives his position on the Afghan War strategy.
FLOOD WATERS IN PAKISTAN | Flood levels are still rising in some areas of Pakistan. Jonathan Miller of International Television News reports from a village in the southern part of Pakistan.
SHIELDS AND GERSON | Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post opinion columnist Michael Gerson, sitting in for David Brooks, analyze the week’s top news stories.
FACEBOOK C.E.O.’S $100 MILLION DONATION | Facebook has become a social media giant since its launch in 2004, which made C.E.O Mark Zuckerberg a billionaire. Ray Suarez looks at Zuckerberg’s latest venture to give $100 million to the school system in Newark, New Jersey.
Friday’s anchors Jeffrey Brown and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at features on the Web. Add you own comments about Facebook on the NewsHour’s own Facebook page. On the Rundown, watch more on Stephen Colbert’s testimony about the plight of farm workers.
Plus on the Art Beat, Jeffrey Brown talks to Norwegian novelist Per Petterson about his book, ‘I Curse the River of Time’, recently translated into English.
We hope you’ll join us.