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Protests all over this week: on UAW picket lines outside GM plants while a lightning strike lasted; in New York against Iran's president; in Washington and Europe against George Bush's greenhouse gas plans; and in Myanmar, with bloodied monks in the streets and a government crackdown.

Democrat presidential contenders debated again as Hillary seemed to cement a lead. The top half of the Republican field was a no-show for a black voters' forum. Home sales and prices tumble again.

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

Anne Kornblut, national political correspondent for The Washington Post.

Barbara Slavin, diplomatic correspondent for USA Today and author of the forthcoming book, "Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation."

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

This program aired on September 28, 2007.


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