- Making News: National Labor Leaders Unite in California Grocery Strike
Southern California-s striking grocery workers are getting nowhere with the big supermarket chains so they've decided to go national. Rick Icaza, president of United Food and Commercial Workers' Local 770, reports on today's strategy session that won a $4 million strike-fund commitment from over 200 unions, an agreement to extend the picket lines, and plans for a one-day closure of the Port of Long Beach in support of the strike.
- Reporter's Notebook: Saddam, the Paranoid Narcissist
Former President George H. W. Bush once compared Saddam Hussein to Adolph Hitler, but USC Professor Richard Dekmejian, an expert in political leadership, terrorism and genocide, says he was more like Joseph Stalin. Dekmejian was asked twice to write books about Saddam Hussein. Now, he-s working on Profiles in Power, a psycho-political profile that-s not what Saddam was looking for. (This segment was originally broadcast earlier today on To the Point.)