On Thursday’s NewsHour…
AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ and IRAN | The Obama administration turned its attention to foreign affairs this week. Margaret Warner reports on developments on security fronts around the world.
NEWSMAKER: GEN. JIM JONES | National Security Advisor Gen. Jim Jones joins Jim Lehrer in the studio for a discussion about U.S. national security concerns and efforts to fight corruption and election fraud abroad.
HEALTH CARE REFORM: LEGAL CHALLENGES | Judy Woodruff reports on challenges to the new health care law’s constitutionality from 14 states, with opposing views from Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and Florida attorney David Rivkin.
FIGHTING HIV IN PERU | Ray Suarez completes his reports from Peru with a story about innovative AIDS research in the country that could lead to a possible breakthrough for vaccination against the virus.
LABOR HISTORY IN PROSE | Colorado poet David Mason shares a look at a dramatic moment in American labor history through his poem about a 1913 mine strike that ended in violence
Thursday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Kwame Holman will have the day’s other news and a look at Web features, including a chart of states’ legal and legislative challenges to health reform, more from Ray Suarez about AIDS research in Peru and poet David Mason reading a selection of his work. Plus, thoughts from an analyst about the next step for rebuilding in Haiti.
We hope you’ll join us.