On Thursday’s NewsHour…
INSURGENTS HINT AT ATTACKS IN PAKISTAN | The Pakistan Taliban is hinting toward attacks on aid workers in the flooded areas. The Taliban’s threat comes as flooding continues to worsen in southern Pakistan and the possibility of waterborne diseases continues to rise. Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from one of Pakistan’s northern provinces.
TRAPPED CHILEAN MINERS| The Chilean miners have been trapped underground for 21 days and reports say they may not get out until Christmas. Tom Clarke of Independent Television News reports on the mental challenges for the men.
MENTAL IMPACTS FROM TWO DISASTERS | Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examines the psychological impact of two disasters, Katrina and then the oil spill, among Gulf Coast residents.
NEW ORLEANS LEVEE SYSTEM | The state of the levee system in New Orleans continues to be a major concern if another storm were to hit. Jeffrey Brown gets two views on the city’s new coastal protection system.
HOW TO WIN TOUGH NEGOTIATIONS | Robert Mnookin, author of “Bargaining with the Devil,” talks about the rewards and challenges of negotiations. Mnookin gives tips on how to drive tough negotiations with non-trust worthy people.
Thursday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. On the Rundown, there is more coverage of the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a slide show on how the 9th Ward looks today and a blog post on how the levees are faring. Also on the Making Sense Page, rational optimist Matt Ridley answered questions about why we should be optimistic about the future.
Plus on the Art Beat, a look at how Minnesota artists are taking a business cue from small farmers.
We hope you’ll join us.