December 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, and Jeffrey Brown looks back
on a century of aviation history.
October 24, 2003
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, curator at the Smithsonian's National
Air and Space Museum, about the supersonic rise and rapid fall of the only commercial
aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound.
August 4, 2003
The Department of Homeland Security has warned of possible
plots by the al-Qaida terrorist network to strike the airlines this summer.
Margaret Warner discusses the threat with Asa Hutchinson, undersecretary for
border and transportation security in the Department of Homeland Security and
Rep. Edward Markey D-Mass.
July 30, 2003
How We Live
Ray Suarez reports on the evolution of the sport utility
vehicle and the SUV's role in American culture.
June 17, 2003
Ted Robbins of KUAT Tucson reports on the on-again, off-again
plan to allow Mexican trucks on U.S. highways. V
April 2, 2003
Betty Ann Bowser reports on the war's impact on the airline
March 19, 2003
Oil prices have tumbled this week, responding to the uncertainty
of war. Business correspondent Paul Solman reports on the volatile oil market.
February 17, 2003
Times for United
Elizabeth Brackett reports on the plight of United Airlines
and its efforts to survive bankruptcy.