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Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on how the economic downturn has hit Silicon Valley and what it means for the future of U.S. technological innovation.
While manufacturing has taken a noticeable hit during the recent financial upheaval, the technology sectors of Silicon Valley have fared better -- while acknowledging that the future economic picture is anything but clear. Spencer Michels reports.
Citing the lack of qualified domestic candidates, many U.S. technology companies are hiring foreign workers to stay competitive in a global marketplace. The NewsHour reports on the fight to allow more foreign workers into the United States.
In the fifth part of a series about how to deal with climate change, a coal industry advocate and the author of a book critical of the coal industry debate whether new coal technologies hold promise or peril.
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