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Week in the News45:15
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photoIt has been the kind of week to make people hot under the collar.

Senator Chuck Schumer accused U.S. Attorney General Albert Gonzales of lying; Lieutenant General Ray Odierno said militant networks in Iraq are getting weapons and training from Iran; the Dow took a plunge; and White House aides are held in contempt of Congress.

This hour On Point: our weekly news round-up goes behind the headlines.

Guests:

David Gergen, Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He served as an advisor to four Presidents: Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.

Ruth Marcus, editorial writer and columnist for The Washington Post

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic

This program aired on July 27, 2007.

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