WIKILEAKS RELEASES AFGHAN RECORDS | More than 75,000 classified documents detailing five years of war in Afghanistan were released by the website WikiLeaks and reported on by major news organizations Monday. Jeffrey Brown talks to Steve Coll, president of the New America Foundation and a staff writer at the New Yorker, and Philip Smucker, an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker, for analysis.
WHAT IS WIKILEAKS? | For more on the WikiLeaks organization and the man behind it, Judy Woodruff talks to Philip Shenon, a contributor to the “Daily Beast” and former investigative reporter for the New York Times.
JUDGMENT IN CAMBODIA | The first sentence was handed down by a U.N. war crimes tribunal to a member of Cambodia’s “Killing Fields” regime Monday. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the case.
PUBLIC SCHOOL REFORM IN NEW ORLEANS | Paul Vallas, the man hired to overhaul New Orleans’ devastated New Orleans public education system after Hurricane Katrina, is finishing up his efforts in the region as he prepares to leave. Special Correspondent for Education John Merrow, who has been following the three years of efforts, wraps up his story.
AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT AT 20 | As the American Disabilities Act turns 20, Judy Woodruff talks to Andrew Imparato, President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities, and Amelia Wallrich, a student at the University of Illinois, about what the act changed 20 years ago and the challenges that remain today.
Monday’s anchors are Judy Woodruff and Jeffrey Brown. Hari Sreenivasan will have the day’s other top news stories and a look at features on the Web, including a blog by Judy Woodruff on the anniversary of the Americans of Disabilities Act, a closer look at a Library of Congress copyright ruling that may make it easier for iPhone users to “jailbreak” their devices and download new software and apps, and an Art Beat interview where Jeffrey Brown talks with the director of the acclaimed movie “The Kids Are All Right.”
Also on the NewsHour website, you can find links to the Afghan field reports published by Wikileaks.
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