Week in the News

It's been a week of arresting confrontations and odd run-ins. In Baghdad, the Iraqi government wants Blackwater's burly security men out. In Jena, Louisiana, thousands marched charging racial injustice after nooses and a beating.

Alan Greenspan disses George Bush on spending and taxes. A major Democratic campaign contributor confesses fraud. Israel's airstrike on Syria is said to have had a North Korean nuclear connection.

Sally Field gets censored at the Emmy's. A Florida student gets tasered in front of John Kerry. OJ Simpson's booked in Vegas, and not to sing.

Up next, On Point: our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:

Linda Douglass, contributing editor, National Journal.

William McKenzie, editorial columnist, Dallas Morning News.

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

This program aired on September 21, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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