On Wednesday’s NewsHour…
HAITI DEVASTATION – We’ll have full coverage of the situation in Haiti, including a report from Judy Woodruff on the aftermath and rescue efforts.
VIEW FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE – Hari Sreenivasan speaks with freelance journalist Ansel Herz, a radio reporter who has been in Haiti for the past four months.
MEDICAL RELIEF EFFORT – Two guests describe the logistical challenges on the ground: Greg Elder, the Haiti operations manager for Doctors Without Borders, which oversees the La Trinite Hospital in Port-au-Prince; and Yves Colon, who was born in Haiti, reported for the Miami Herald and now teaches journalism at the University Miami.
AID GROUP RESPONSE – Margaret Warner explores how international groups are scrambling to provide emergency help. Then Jim Lehrer talks with Dr. Rajiv Shah, the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
FINANCIAL MELTDOWN HEARINGS – Kwame Holman reports on day one of congressional hearings on the origins of the financial crisis.
GOOGLE AND CHINA – Jeffrey Brown interviews guests about Google’s impending departure from the mainland Chinese market, citing China-originated hacking into its e-mail service and increasing government censorship of search results.
WEB-ONLY – Finally, Hari Sreenivasan gives a tour of new features on the Web site, including interviews with Trinity College Professor Robert Maguire about why the quake in Haiti was particularly devastating to the fragile nation, and Father Gerry Creedon about how the international community should respond. There’s also a list of organizations responding to the crisis. And we have an interview with Patchwork Nation Director Dante Chinni on how the unemployment picture has changed over the past year.