It's Monday morning and we've got all the news you'll need to keep an eye on in the week ahead. The Takeaway is joined by Marcus Mabry, International Business Editor for The New York Times, and Jonathan Marcus, diplomatic correspondent for the BBC.
Many questions remain about Michael Jackson's death, but the most immediate issue is the future of his three young children. Journalist and author Diane Dimond joins The Takeaway to talk about Jackson as a parent and who might take charge of his children.
The media coverage of Michael Jackson's death irritated people who wanted to hear news on other topics, including two wars involving American troops and unrest in Iran. Joining The Takeaway is Don Gomez of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
When news broke of Michael Jackson's death, people around his hometown of Gary, Indiana, made their way to his childhood home. Chicago Public Radio reporter Michael Puente was in Gary last night, and is on The Takeaway to talk about the scene there.
What will Michael Jackson be remembered for: his work as a musical artist or his latter-day weirdness? Joining The Takeaway to discuss Jackson's legacy is Bill Wyman, former arts editor for Salon and writer for the blog ?Hitsville.'
Michael Jackson was planning a 50-consecutive-night comeback in London this summer, and fans snapped up the pricey tickets. For more, The Takeaway talks to Chris Hawkins, a presenter on the BBC's 6Music radio station.
Farrah Fawcett died after a long fight with cancer, and she will be remembered for a haircut that inspired generations of 'dos. Joining The Takeaway is April Barton, celebrity hairstylist and owner of the salon in New York's Chelsea Hotel.
The King of Pop says 'This is It.' That's what Michael Jackson is calling a 50-consecutive-night comeback he's planning for London this summer. For more, The Takeaway turns to Britain's Chris Hawkins, a presenter on the BBC's 6Music radio station.
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