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Disaster and a junta in Myanmar this week. Putin out but not out in Russia. The brink of civil war in Lebanon.

And at home — maybe the political end game in the Democrats' long primary battle.

Hillary Clinton's campaign, hanging in and fighting for its life at the same time. Senator Clinton publicly and plainly pinning her hopes on white Americans. What does that mean for the party and the country?

Obama keeps running. Police go wild on tape in Philly.

This hour, On Point: We go behind the headlines at home and abroad with top reporters, Jack Beatty, and you.Guests:

Janine Zacharia, diplomatic correspondent for Bloomberg News.

Jonathan Kaufman, political editor at The Wall Street Journal.

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

This program aired on May 9, 2008.


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