On Monday’s NewsHour…
NUCLEAR SECURITY SUMMIT BEGINS | World leaders gathered in Washington Monday for an unprecedented meeting on nuclear security. Jeffrey Brown reports on the summit and efforts to slash nuclear arsenals.
NEWSMAKERS: MADELEINE ALBRIGHT AND BRENT SCOWCROFT | For perspective on the nuclear summit, Jim Lehrer speaks with two summit organizers and participants: former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft.
POLAND MOURNS PRESIDENT’S DEATH | Poland mourns its president and other government officials who were killed in a weekend plane crash. Ray Suarez reports on the national tragedy and talks to Andrew Nagorski, author and vice president of The East-West Institute, an international affairs think tank.
SPOTLIGHT CITY: FLORIDA’S FORECLOSURE CRISIS | The NewsHour kicks off a week of reports from Tampa, Fla. on what Americans think about their government. Business and Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the winners and losers in Florida’s real estate crisis.
SPOTLIGHT CITY: FLORIDA’S ECONOMY | Gwen Ifill reports on the impact of the sluggish economy on the American dream. For perspective on how Florida’s boom went bust, she talks to Norm Stephens, president of South Florida Community College; Holly Tomlin, owner of a Tampa employment agency; Jennifer Orr, an unemployed retail worker whose home is in foreclosure; and Chuck Thomas, an out-of-work electrician who has gone back to school in hopes of finding a new career.
Monday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Gwen Ifill. Kwame Holman has the day’s other top news stories and a look at Web features, including more Spotlight City coverage from Tampa, a Patchwork Nation look at foreclosures across the country and Jeffrey Brown’s interview with Egypt’s foreign minister at the nuclear summit.
Plus, submit your questions for guests Christina Romer and Sen. Mel Martinez at NewsHour’s Tax Day Town Hall event in Tampa.
We hope you join us.