This program is 29 minutes long
(Dearborn, Michigan: Phil LeBeau) Ford’s rebound examined; details given about cost-cutting measures, the boost in revenue, and negotiations with the U.A.W. [Global Insight George MAGLIANO- assesses Ford’s gain.] [Ford CEO Alan MULALLY- says we’re on a steady trajectory of growth.] [Ford employee Terrence HICKS- comments on rejecting the contract offer.] [Galpin Ford’s Andy GRAFF- comments on renewed interest in Ford.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) President Obama’s reaction to the news that Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai will remain in office after the cancellation of the runoff election featured. [OBAMA – recounts what he told Karzai.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) What the White House and Republicans will be looking for in tomorrow’s elections, including races in New Jersey and New York, featured.
(London: Dawna Friesen) The global spread of the H1N1/swine flu featured; details given about outbreaks and Saudi Arabia’s concern about pilgrims set to arrive for the hajj. [WHO’s Dr. Sylvie BRIAND- says it’s not abnormal to see this explosive start of the epidemic.]
(Washington: Tom Costello) The claim from Kellogg's that its cereals boost children’s immunity at this time of concern about H1N1/swine flu examined; the San Francisco city attorney’s request for research findings and statement from Kellogg’s quoted. [Washington, DC shopper Nancy HERNDON- reacts.] [Yale University's Kelly BROWNELL- offers skepticism.] The food industry’s decision to drop its controversial Smart Choices program noted. [FDA commissioner Dr. Margaret HAMBURG- says consumers want good information they can rely on.]
(Chicago: Kevin Tibbles) The CPS Shakespeare program, in which Chicago Public Schools students and teachers perform a Shakespeare play, featured; scenes shown from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” [STUDENT, Warren BASKIN, Olivia GALLA– recite their favorite lines; comment.] [Prosser Academy English teacher Sandra SHIMON- says they come together and form an intimate connection.] [Chicago Shakespeare Theatre Marilyn HALPERIN- notes the impact on the students.] [Warren’s mother Raquel O’BRYANT- comments.]