A view of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan

A view of Ground Zero in lower Manhattan

Political debate heats up nationally over the proposed Islamic Center in lower Manhattan, the Blagojevich trial ends in a hung jury and GM begins cutting ties to the U.S. government. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.

Guests

  • Eleanor Clift contributing editor for "Newsweek."
  • Byron York chief political correspondent, Washington Examiner, and author of "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy."
  • Dante Chinni director of the PBS NewsHour's Patchwork Nation Project; journalist, Christian Science Monitor.

News Roundup Video

The panelists discuss the controversy over the proposed building of an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan and explore what may be behind a recent Time Magazine poll finding more Americans incorrectly believe President Obama is a Muslim:

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