On Tuesday’s NewsHour…
NYC BOMBING SUSPECT IN CUSTODY | A Pakistani-American man has been charged with acts of terrorism across international lines in the foiled bomb plot in New York City’s Times Square over the weekend. Jeffrey Brown talks to Newsweek reporter Mark Hosenball for more on the dramatic arrest.
BOMB PLOT HIGHLIGHTS DOMESTIC TERROR CONCERNS | Jeffrey Brown talks to counterterrorism experts Lydia Khalil of Tufts University, and Brian Fishman, a counterterrorism research fellow at the New America Foundation, about the security implications of the bombing attempt.
GULF OIL SPILL CLEANUP UPDATE | Crews made headway in dispersing millions of gallons of oil the water in the Gulf of Mexico calmed. Tom Bearden reports from Louisiana on the challenges still ahead for containing and cleaning up the spill and Judy Woodruff talks to Kenneth Arnold, an oil industry consultant, and Michael Gravitz, an ocean policy expert.
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES CAMPAIGN WITH NEW MEDIA | As part of a look at how both political parties are connecting with constituents on the Web, Ray Suarez reports on how Republicans and their allies are looking to harness new media in advance of this year’s elections.
GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS OF GREEK DEBT CRISIS | Angry protesters again took to the streets in Athens over the cuts and tax hikes the Greek government is planning amidst a financial bailout from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund. Margaret Warner talks to economist Fred Bergsten about the potential fallout for the U.S. economy from the escalating debt crisis.
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 a talk with Politico’s Josh Gerstein for more on the Times Square bomb plot and a NewsHour Plus conversation with CNET’s Molly Wood about the latest iPad and a new robotic diet coach.
Plus, Jim Lehrer checks in from his cross-country trip discussing his new novel, with an update from Albuquerque about the questions he fields about regular political columnists Shields and Brooks.
We hope you join us.