April 2011

PBS NewsHour: LaHood: 2 Controllers Fired, but All Must Take 'Personal Responsibility'

April 20, 2011 

Federal officials moved to dispel new air-travel safety concerns after a military plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama breached the safety zone of another plane landing ahead of it. Gwen Ifill talks to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood about the latest in a series of incidents involving air-traffic controllers.
 

PBS NewsHour: Obama Looks to Grassroots Base, Battlegrounds With 2012 Bid

April 4, 2011 

In a YouTube video posted Monday, President Obama announced his candidacy for the 2012 election and filed official paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. Gwen Ifill discusses the announcement with political editor David Chalian.