On Friday’s NewsHour…
CHANGES AT THE WHITE HOUSE | President Obama announced the departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel Friday. Emanuel will be succeeded by long-time adviser Pete Rouse. Political Editor David Chalian walks through the changes in the president’s inner circle.
A STUDENT’S DEATH AND ONLINE PRIVACY | Ray Suarez looks at the suicide of a student at Rutgers University after being “cyber-bullied” by his roommate. Ray Suarez gets two perspectives on the fallout from William Saletan of Slate Magazine and Shane Windmeyer who is the founder of Campus Pride.
BOSNIA PREPARES FOR COUNTRY-WIDE ELECTIONS | Special Correspondent Kira Kay reports on this weekend’s elections from the former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia. The country is still divided on many ethical issues and tensions still run high.
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.
COMPUTER VIRUS MAY TARGET IRAN NUCLEAR FACILITIES | Hari Sreenivasan has the latest on a powerful computer virus that could be targeting nuclear facilities in Iran.
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. On the Politics page, read more from David Chalian and the politics team about Rahm Emanuel’s exit from the White House and Pete Rouse’s arrival. Plus on Art Beat, watch an interview with the producer from “Freakonomics,” a new documentary based on the bestselling book.
We hope you’ll join us.