PBS NewsHour

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

09/21/2011 | 54m 34s

Tonight on the program, we look at the U.S. standing in the Middle East as the Palestinian statehood issue takes center stage at the United Nations. Also, Iran frees two American hikers that were being held since 2009 and we get the latest from Libya where battles continue to rage in Moammar Gadhafi's hometown. Finally, a look at growing income inequality and a conversation with Denzel Washington.

Aired: 09/21/11

Expired: 10/21/11

Rating: NR

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