At least 1 million people again filled streets across France and disrupted traffic to protest a proposed retirement age hike. ITN’s Jonathan Rugman reports from Paris about the ongoing — and sometimes violent — demonstrations. Continue reading
Young voters only made up 12 percent of the 2006 midterm electorate but voted overwhelmingly for Democrats. Judy Woodruff gets three views on the battle for the youth vote and the potential impact in the upcoming elections. Continue reading
Art Beat talks to Phillip Hoose, who last week won the National Book Award for young people’s literature for “Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice.”
Opening in theaters nationwide today is the film adaptation of Maurice Sendaks’ beloved children’s book, “Where The Wild Things Are.” Directed by Spike Jonze, the film has been years in the making and the reviews have been generally positive.
At least 7 people were reported killed in Tehran during ongoing protests of last week’s disputed presidential election as Iran’s 12-person Guardian Council said it would begin a partial recount of votes. Los Angeles Times reporter Borzou Daragahi talks to Margaret Warner from Tehran. Continue reading
In his junior year at Morehouse College, Tony Anderson started the Let’s Raise a Million Project to bring energy-saving technologies to African-American low income communities previously left out of the green movement. Continue reading
While record numbers of young and first-time voters are engaged in the political process this year, questions remain as to how strong their turnout will be at the polls. Kwame Holman reports on the youth vote in Virginia and how it reflects national trends. Continue reading