Week in the News

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The news didn't take a vacation this week--not by a long shot.

In Minnesota a bridge collapses at the height of rush hour. The tragedy triggers concerns about the state of the nation's infrastructure. Chief Justice John Roberts suffers a seizure.

In Washington, lawmakers roll up their sleeves and get it done on healthcare and ethics reform. Barry Bonds hasn't gotten it done yet in his chase to become the homerun king. Rupert Murdoch takes reigns of the Wall Street Journal.

This hour On Point: The week in the news with top analysts, Jack Beatty and you.


Molly Ball, political reporter for the Las Vegas Review Journal

Dwight Lewis, columnist and member of the editorial board for the Tennessean

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at the Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on August 3, 2007.


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