The Week in the News

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The big story that official Washington, the nation and much of the world is still digesting is the stunning rebuke the Supreme Court dealt the Bush Administration yesterday. The high court called the President's plan for military tribunals at Guantanamo unconstitutional. That's among the issues our weekly panel of journalists will take on this hour.

Also up for discussion: the impact of another Supreme Court ruling on redistricting, the political right's declaration of war on the New York Times, Congress' attempt to declare war on flag-burning, and the best way to spend one a half billion dollars.

Hear our weekly round-table consider the limits of presidential power, the politics of the flag and philanthropy. And are boys really doing so badly in school or is it all those education experts that need help with their homework?


Tony Norman, columnist for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Kathleen Parker, syndicated columnist for Tribune newspapers

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on June 30, 2006.


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