ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Houston: Lisa Stark) The first public hearings in the investigation of the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia featured; animated diagrams shown of the shuttle's final moments; details given of concerns about NASA's reliance on private contractors. [At hearings, former NASA official Henry McDONALD - expresses disappointment that recommendations could be implemented by NASA.] [Johnson Space Center director Jefferson HOWELL- expresses confidence in the shuttle program.] [NASA shuttle program manager Ron DITTEMORE- talks about the Boeing workforce.]
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