Week in the News

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The news did everything but take a vacation this week.

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales bowed out. A bathroom sting and now Idaho Senator Larry Craig is fighting for his job. President Bush talked compassion in New Orleans but tough on Iran.

Quarterback Michael Vick plead guilty. A love-struck astronaut plead temporary insanity.

Fred Thompson signaled he's about to jump into the '08 race. A Hillary donor is on the lam.

The official report faults Virginia Tech in the massacre.

This hour On Point: hour: we go behind this week's headlines with top analysts.


Liz Mair, political blogger and columnist for the New York Sun

David Yepsen chief political correspondent for the Des Moines Register

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

This program aired on August 31, 2007.


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