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Week in the News23:36
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photoFive years after the launch of the Iraq war, the shock and awe was on Wall Street this week. Big ups, big downs, and uncharted territory for the Fed and the U.S. economy.

And that was just the start of this week's news.

Barack Obama raised the bar for American presidential campaign candor on race. Osama bin Laden threatened Europe, and maybe the Pope. And high in Tibet, angry Tibetans rioted, and China cracked down.

This hour, On Point: Our Friday news roundtable takes on the week's headlines, with top analysts, Jack Beatty, and you.Guests:

Joseph Williams, deputy Washington bureau chief for The Boston Globe.

Bill McKenzie, editorial columnist for The Dallas Morning News.

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

This program aired on March 21, 2008.

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