On Monday’s NewsHour…
VOLCANO ERUPTION IN EUROPE | European officials announced limited air traffic may resume on Tuesday, five days after volcanic ash grounded air traffic around the world. Ray Suarez, who is one of hundreds of thousands of stranded passengers, reports from London.
SUPREME COURT: FREE SPEECH AND PRIVACY | Judy Woodruff talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about two major cases before the Supreme Court. The first is a clash over free-speech rights of religious groups on college campuses and the second deals with the text messages and workplace privacy.
CATHOLIC CHURCH ABUSE SCANDAL | Pope Benedict celebrated his fifth anniversary as head of the Catholic Church under continuing scrutiny over the church’s handling of sexual abuse allegations. Tom Bearden reports from Denver on the reaction of American Catholics to the scandals plaguing the Vatican.
GOLDMAN SACHS INDICTMENT UPDATE | As allegations powerful Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs mislead investors enter the financial reform debate in Washington, Jeffrey Brown talks to Michael Greenberger of the University of Maryland School of Law about the government’s decision to bring charges against the firm.
GROWING DISCONTENT WITH GOVERNMENT | Anger toward government is on the rise, as candidates across the country kick their primary campaigns into gear. Margaret Warner talks to Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center, about a new poll showing dwindling satisfaction with U.S. leaders.
OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING ANNIVERSARY | Survivors and family members gathered in Oklahoma City to mark the 15th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, which killed 168 people. Kwame Holman reports on the anniversary ceremony.
Monday’s anchors are Judy Woodruff and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at Web features, including more on the Pew poll about attitudes toward government, journalist Miles O’Brien weighing in on proposed changes to the space program on NewsHour Plus and links about the newest edition of American Experience, which tells the story of the modern environmental movement.
We hope you join us.