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Euro leaders make a deal on debt. The President goes it alone on economic fixes. Occupy Wall Street under pressure. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

People try to save people trapped under debris in Tabanli village near the city of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey Sunday Oct. 23, 2011, collapsing some buildings and causing a number of deaths, an official said. (AP)
People try to save people trapped under debris in Tabanli village near the city of Van after a powerful earthquake struck eastern Turkey Sunday Oct. 23, 2011, collapsing some buildings and causing a number of deaths, an official said. (AP)

Europe pulls an all-nighter and pulls out a deal this week. Big enough? Deep enough? Nobody knows. Wall Street celebrated. China has yet to speak. In the U.S.A., Barack Obama goes executive – with student loan and refi moves. “We can’t wait,” is the new White House line.

Perry and Romney bob and weave. The economy gives a glimmer of hope. Titan Rajat Gupta is under arrest. Police in Oakland, Atlanta and beyond get tough on Occupiers. We’ve got a big quake in Turkey. Bangkok under water.

This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
-Tom Ashbrook

Guests

Clarence Page, Pulitzer prize- winning columnist for the Chicago Tribune.

Chrystia Freeland, Global Editor-at-Large of Reuters news.

Jack BeattyOn Point news analyst.

From Tom's Reading List

Al Jazeera "Erdogan admits government response was inadequate as woman is found alive after nearly three days buried under rubble."

The New York Times "OAKLAND, Calif. — After weeks of cautiously accepting the teeming round-the-clock protests spawned by Occupy Wall Street, several cities have come to the end of their patience and others appear to be not far behind. "

60 Minutes "In the first interview Ruth Madoff has given about her husband's crimes, she tells Morley Safer she and Bernard were so distraught over the burden of his crimes that they attempted suicide together."

This program aired on October 28, 2011.

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