On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
The Palestinian legislature is scheduled to vote on a new cabinet to be led by the first Palestinian Prime Minister, Mahmoud Abbas. A panel joins guest host Sheila Kast to discuss the new leadership and prospects for the so called ‘road map’ peace plan.
- Ed Abington former Consul Genral in Jerusalem and political consultant to the Palestinian Authority
- Shibley Telhami Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland, and author of "The Stakes: America in the Middle East" (Westview Press)
- Martin Indyk vice president for foreign policy, the Brookings Institution.
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