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Mattis, Obama speak out; The anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown; Arctic oil spill

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis broke his silence Wednesday, denouncing President Donald Trump’s call for a military response to the civil unrest. And, Thursday marks the 31st anniversary of China's bloody Tiananmen Square democracy crackdown. Also, in another echo of 1989, a huge fuel leak into a river within the Arctic Circle has lead Russian President Vladimir Putin to call for a state of emergency.

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Conflict & Justice

Washington and Mubarak's downfall

President Barack Obama has said that Hosni Mubarak's resignation is just the start of the transformation in Egypt. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mouin Rabbani, an independent analyst in Amman, Jordan, about President Obama's comments.

Roberta McCain

Todd Levin and Faith discuss Roberta McCain's recent C-SPAN interview about her son, Senator John McCain, and whether it's wise to let family members chat with reporters on the campaign trail.

Arts, Culture & Media

Duncan Watts

Duncan Watts, a sociologist at Columbia University, talks about trends, marketing and whether supposedly influential "trendsetters" actually carry as much weight as experts have long thought they do.