OIL SPILL UPDATE| With hopes that a new containment cap installed on the broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico will put an end to the oil leak, the Obama administration is pushing forward with a revised moratorium on offshore drilling. Judy Woodruff talks to Washington Post reporter Joel Achenbach about the latest in the Gulf oil crisis.
BOMBINGS IN UGANDA | On Sunday, bombs killed at least 74 people watching the World Cup final match in Uganda. For insight on the attack, and on the Somali-based terror group Al-Shabab, which has claimed responsibility, Gwen Ifill talks to Ahmed Samatar, Dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College.
HAITI’S EARTHQUAKE: 6 MONTHS LATER | Ray Suarez returns to Haiti six months after the devastating earthquake for a week-long series of reports; starting in the capital of Port Au Prince, where one million people still live without homes.
NEW RULES FOR PTSD | Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on how new government rules will make it easier for veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to claim disability benefits. Then, Jeffrey Brown takes a closer look at how these changes will impact veterans with Carolyn Schapper of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, and Dr. Jeffrey Johns, a former Air Force psychiatrist.
FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE GEORGE SHULTZ | A new PBS documentary on the Cold War era shows life in the Reagan White House through the eyes of former Secretary of State George Shultz. Secretary Shultz sits down with Jim Lehrer to discuss key moments from his six years serving in the administration.
Monday’s anchors are Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at features on the Web, including a video dispatch filed by Ray Suarez from Haiti, where he describes what the NewsHour team is seeing six months after the damaging quake. Also, Betty Ann Bowser has a reporter’s notebook on covering the impact of PTSD on families; and our live video feed from the Gulf of underwater cameras monitoring efforts to cap the spill continues.
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