On Friday’s NewsHour…
G20 ENDS WITHOUT SPECIFIC GOALS | The summit of the world’s 20 leading economies in South Korea ended with general statements on key issues, but specific actions on currency and trade disputes were left for another day. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Sewell Chan of the New York Times, who covered the Seoul summit, then Judy Woodruff gets an assessment of the summit’s successes and failures from Cornell University trade policy professor Eswar Prasad and Zanny Minton Beddoes, economics editor of The Economist.
NEWS WRAP | Hari Sreenivasan has the day other top stories, including Wall Street posting its first week of losses in more than a month.
SUPREME COURT PASSES ON ‘DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL’ | The Supreme Court refused to intervene in a California case that would have blocked enforcement of the ban on gays serving openly. That leaves the matter for Congress. Margaret Warner has an update on what could turn out to be a Congressional showdown during its lame-duck session.
SHIELDS AND BROOKS | Jim Lehrer gets analysis of the week’s top news stories with columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks.
NEW TWIST ON SPY STORY | Ray Suarez has the story of Russia’s hunt for a spy who is reportedly fleeing to the U.S. after outing a spying ring.