This weekend, President Bush will visit Ontario, focusing national recognition on a city hardly known as a major American political center. The heavily Latino city, nestled in the heart of Southern California's Inland Empire, has benefited by a tremendous growth of small businesses. This stop is just one of a series of visits that will allow him to refocus his attention from the war on terrorism to spotlight his upcoming economic summit. We find out why Ontario has drawn the most powerful politician in the world in a conversation with political analyst Sherri Bebitch Jeffe, Ontario Councilwoman Debbie Acker and LA Times
correspondent Edwin Chen.
- Reporter's Notebook: LA Jewish Leader David Lehrer Fired
David Lehrer has been Pacific Southwest Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith for 27 years. He's one of LA's best known Jewish community leaders. We hear the outraged reaction to David Lehrer's summary removal from the Anti-Defamation League from Rabbi John Rosove of Temple Israel and Rob Eshman of the Jewish Journal.
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