Week in the News

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Oslo to Al Gore: You may not be the American president, but you're a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Holy moley! And that just capped the week's news.

The Dow's over the moon again, but inequality widens too. Armenian genocide history lands in the lap of Turkish-American relations just when America needs Turkey. Fred Thompson joins the GOP debate. Jimmy Carter rips Dick Cheney. Obama and Hillary tangle over war talk on Iran.

There's a lot on the docket. We'll dive in. This hour, On Point: Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:

Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning nationally syndicated columnist for The Chicago Tribune

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

Stephen Spruiell, staff writer for National Review and National Review Online

This program aired on October 12, 2007.


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