Dec. 31, 2003
Holiday Security Concerns
As Americans prepared to ring in the new year, unprecedented security measures were in place from coast to coast. Homeland security and counterterrorism experts assess the heightened terror alert and the nation's security preparations.
Dec. 31, 2003
Holiday Security Concerns
As Americans prepared to ring in the new year, unprecedented security measures were in place from coast to coast. Spencer Michels offers a report on the security preparations.
Dec. 17, 2003
100 Years of Flight
Wednesday marked the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' historic first flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C. Kwame Holman reports on the ceremony President Bush attended there today, and Jeffrey Brown looks back on a century of aviation history.
Oct. 24, 2003
The Concorde: End of an Era
The Concorde took off from New York this morning and arrived in London three-and-a-half hours later, ending its final passenger flight. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Bob Van der Linden about the supersonic rise and rapid fall of the only commercial aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound.
Oct. 20, 2003
Hydrogen power, a prospective candidate in the race to find a non-fossil fuel source, has the potential to fuel vehicles for transportation and generate most of the world's electricity. Tom Bearden reports on the process of bringing hydrogen fuel from the laboratory to the showroom.
Oct. 6, 2003
Century of Cars
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune shares some thoughts on a century of cars.
Sept. 19, 2003
Ford, GM and Chrysler reached tentative contract deals with the United Auto Workers this week. Industry experts discuss how the labor negotiations will impact the future of America's auto industry.
Sept. 12, 2003
U.N. Votes to Lift Sanctions Against Libya
Moammar Gadhafi's government was implicated in two airliner bombings in the late 1980s.
Aug. 18, 2003
U.N. Debates Libya Sanctions
As Libya accepts responsibility for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, the United Nations debates lifting sanctions against the country. Experts assess how an end to sweeping economic sanctions could affect Libya.
Aug. 4, 2003
Securing the Skies
Asa Hutchinson, undersecretary for border and transportation security in the Department of Homeland Security and Congressman Edward Markey, a member of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security discuss the adequacy of current air safety measures and the need for additional funding in the wake of new terror threats.
July 30, 2003
Riding High: Sport Utility Vehicles
A report on the evolution of sport utility vehicles from critics who challenge their environmental impact and safety record to drivers who are buying them in record numbers.
June 17, 2003
Open Border: Mexican Trucks on U.S. Highways
Ted Robbins of KUAT Tucson reports on the on-again, off-again plan to allow Mexican trucks on U.S. highways.
May 30, 2003
The Transportation Security Administration is now fully in charge of passenger and baggage screening at all commercial airports in the United States. Tom Bearden reports on changes and problems within the agency.
April 25, 2003
Unions Agree to Pay Cuts As American's CEO Resigns
Following the resignation late Thursday of American Airlines chairman and chief executive Donald Carty, flight attendants at the struggling carrier agreed Friday to the wage and benefit concessions that the airline said it needed to avoid bankruptcy.
April 2, 2003
On the Homefront: The Airline Industry
The White House announced that it considered Republican-led proposals to provide $3 billion in aid to the airline industry "excessive," saying that the war with Iraq has not damaged air travel as badly as the industry had projected. Betty Ann Boswer examines the impact the war has had thus far on travel industries.
Feb. 18, 2003
Subway Fire Kills At Least 130
The fire spread quickly, burning some victims beyond recognition while others, including passengers standing outside the trains on the subway platform, died of smoke inhalation.
Feb. 17, 2003
Troubled Times for United Airlines
Elizabeth Brackett reports on the plight of United Airlines and its efforts to survive bankruptcy.
Jan. 9, 2003
The Legacy of Airline Deregulation
Alfred Kahn, the architect of airline deregulation, discusses the current state of the industry with Paul Solman.