On Thursday’s NewsHour…
HURRICANE EARL UPDATE | Coastal communities from North Carolina to Maine boarded up houses and businesses to prepare for Hurricane Earl. Jim Lehrer talks to the deputy director of the National Hurricane Center, Ed Rappaport, for the latest developments.
MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS | Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to more peace discussions in the future in Thursday’s meeting in Washington. Judy Woodruff gets two views from Daniel Levy, director of the Middle East Task Force at the New America Foundation, and Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al-Arabiya.
IRAQ’S GOVERNMENT | Five months after Iraqi elections, a government is still yet to be formed and some Iraqis are getting frustrated. Margaret Warner reports from Baghdad on the political stalemate.
LOCAL GUN REGULATIONS | Recent Supreme Court rulings are placing limits on gun control laws at the state level. Special correspondent Spencer Michaels reports on the Supreme Court rulings effect on local gun laws in California.
TAP DANCE SENSATION RETURNS TO THE STAGE | Tap Dancer Maurice Hines steps back on stage but this time he’s passing the tradition to a new generation. Jeffrey Brown talks with the dancing master in an encore report.
Thursday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. On the Art Beat, a performance from Maurice Hines and more from Jeffrey Brown’s interview with him. Also on The Rundown, Margret Warner has a special video dispatch and answers questions on security and daily life in Iraq.
Plus, read what David Chalian and the political team have to say about the heated senate race in California between Carly Fiorina and Barbara Boxer on the Morning Line.
We hope you’ll join us.