Transportation

 Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

April 20, 2010

Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the...

A New Approach to Transportation Security

A New Approach to Transportation Security

April 5, 2010

The Obama Administration establishes a new intelligence-based screening system for airline passengers on U.S.-bound flights. What it means for travelers and what's being done to improve security on domestic trains, highways and subways.

Toyota Auto Safety Hearings

February 24, 2010

Congress holds hearings to examine how Toyota handled vehicle safety problems. Government watchdog groups raise concerns about ties between lawmakers and the world's largest carmaker. The latest on the Toyota-recall controversy.

News Roundup - Hour 1

February 12, 2010

A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of...

The State of Traffic in the U.S.

November 25, 2009

Millions of Americans will brave crowded highways this holiday weekend to visit friends and family. Traffic today and what's being done to ease congestion and improve the nation's roads and highways.

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger: "Highest Duty" (Morrow) (Rebroadcast)

October 18, 2009

Airline pilot "Sully" Sullenberger's emergency landing of a passenger jet on the Hudson River has been called "The Miracle on the Hudson." He offers his thoughts on heroism and what the future holds for commercial airline pilots.

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger: "Highest Duty" (Morrow)

October 15, 2009

Airline pilot “Sully” Sullenberger's emergency landing of a passenger jet on the Hudson River has been called “The Miracle on the Hudson.” He offers his thoughts on heroism and what the future holds for commercial airline pilots.

Shuttle Disaster

February 3, 2003

Diane and her guests talk about the tragic loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and its crew over the weekend, and about what the disaster may mean for the future of the space program.

Amtrak

October 3, 2002

The federally-supported passenger railroad Amtrak nearly shut down earlier this year because of funding shortages. Amtrak CEO David Gunn talks about Amtrak's financial problems and about what he is doing to try to ensure its survival.

Airlines

August 15, 2002

This week, US Airways filed for bankruptcy, and American Airlines announced restructuring and layoffs. Diane and her guests look at the financial pressures facing airlines in the U.S., and talk about how the troubles may affect travelers...

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