Friday News Roundup - Hour 1
The U. S. east coast was shaken by a rare earthquake and now braces for a battering by Hurricane Irene. The storm has disrupted the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D. C. The Congressional Budget Office predicted high unemployment will continue until 2014. Bank of America announced it will receive a five billion dollar infusion from Warren Buffett. Apple faces a future without co-founder and longtime C. E. O. Steve Jobs. And Texas Governor Rick Perry took a commanding lead in the race for the G. O. P. presidential nomination. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
editor-in-chief of National Journal Hotline.
national political reporter, The Washington Post.
Washington editor for NPR.
Friday News Roundup Video
Diane and the panelists discuss some of the revelations in former Vice President Dick Cheney's memoir, including Cheney's deep disagreements with then-Secretary of State Colin Powell and other high-ranking administration officials: