Week in the NewsPlay
A bloody raid off Israel. A criminal investigation for BP. The Taliban bombs a peace jirga in Kabul. Our roundtable unpacks the headlines.
Oil spill drama was all over this week, as the struggle went on in the Gulf to staunch the gusher.
But there was plenty more news besides. Gaza and Israel’s blockade were world news, with a relief flotilla and a deadly raid. More to come there.
A big U.S. jobs report, but unemployment barely budges. The Supreme Court says you must speak up for your right not to speak without an attorney.
Meanwhile, a U.N. report criticizes American drone attacks. And a pitcher’s perfect game goes down to an ump’s bad call.
This Hour, On Point: Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:
Trudy Rubin, foreign affairs columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Gerald Seib, executive Washington editor of the Wall Street Journal, where he writes the “Capital Journal” column. Co-author (with John Harwood) of "Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power: Making Washington Work Again."
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.
This program aired on June 4, 2010.