On Tuesday’s NewsHour…
RESCUE EFFORTS FOR CHILEAN MINERS | Jonathan Franklin of the Washington Post reports on the rescue efforts to free the 33 trapped Chilean miners from the scene at the San Jose Mine.
SUPREME COURT WATCH| Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal recaps Supreme Court arguments on whether drug companies that make vaccines should continue to be shielded by the “No Fault” system established by The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act.
CHALLENGES OF GETTING AID TO PAKISTAN | As the need for food, water and shelter continue in Pakistan, American aid groups are running into difficulties in getting supplies to flood victims. Special correspondent Jeffrey Kaye reports from Pakistan.
OIL DRILLING MORATORIUM LIFTED | A temporary ban on deep water drilling has been lifted. The moratorium was put in place after the BP oil disaster in the Gulf Coast. Judy Woodruff talks to reporter Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post for more.
RELIGIOUS LITERACY IN AMERICA | As part of the continued PBS series “God in America,” Ray Suarez looks at what Americans know and don’t know about religion and each other.
AUTHOR JONATHAN FRANZEN’S BOOK ‘FREEDOM’ | Jeffrey Brown talks to novelist Jonathan Franzen who was recently on the cover of Time Magazine with the headline “Great American Novelist.” The author talks about his new book “Freedom.”
Tuesday’s anchors are Jim Lehrer and Judy Woodruff. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at features on the web. On the Rundown, we have a graphic showing the steps involved in bringing the Chilean miners to the surface. Also, Jeffrey Kaye’s blog post from Pakistan about the flood victims and his reporting trip there. Then see a newly released satellite image of the toxic sludge spill in Hungary.
On the Art Beat, author Jonathan Franzen reads a selection from his new book.
We hope you’ll join us.