China's stock market fire drill had the world by the throat this week but, behind the wild downs and ups of the markets, there was a lot going out there.
Dick Cheney in earshot of the bomb blast in Afghanistan. A general out on his ear for the disgusting conditions facing wounded American soldiers at Walter Reed Army hospital.
New polling shows a majority of Americans now support government guaranteed health insurance for every American. John McCain comes laughing into the presidential race, and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. is dead.
This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable, with a reporter straight off Cheney's plane, top analysts, Jack Beatty, and you.
Mark Silva, White House correspondent for the Chicago Tribune
Garance Franke-Ruta , senior editor at the America Prospect
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly
This program aired on March 2, 2007.