On Tuesday’s NewsHour…
AMERICAN RELEASED FROM IRANIAN PRISON | Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers who were captured and accused of spying by Iran, was released from prison on $500,000 bail after being held for 410 days. Jeffrey Brown speaks with two analysts on the release.
NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: TONY BLAIR | Margret Warner talks to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair about the latest Middle East peace negotiations and how world leaders should deal with Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
HOSTILE NEIGHBORS BECOME TRADE PARTNERS | A Jewish entrepreneur is struggling to bring together conflicting neighboring countries in an effort to make peace and profit. Special correspondent Fred De Sam Lazaro reports.
HEALTH REFORM FALLOUT | As health reform begins to take effect, opposition efforts continue. A judge in Florida listened to arguments filed by 20 attorneys general who are challenging the law’s validity. Gwen Ifill discusses the latest developments with two journalists.
CARTOONIST CREATES POETRY FROM NEWSPAPERS | As a part of the NewsHour’s poetry series, Jeffrey Brown talks to Texas-based writer Austin Kleon who creates poetry inspired by newspapers. Kleon’s first book “Newspaper Blackout” was published this summer.
Tuesday’s anchors are Gwen Ifill and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan has the day’s other top news stories and look at the Web features. On The Rundown, Paul Solman follows up on the labor standoff at a Mott’s apple sauce plant in New York. Also, there is good news about a dancer who lost a leg in the Haiti earthquake.
We hope you’ll join us.