There was a time when aerospace was nearly as much a part of Southern California's identity as the entertainment industry. At the height of the Cold War, 15 of the 25 largest aerospace companies in the US were headquartered here. Guest host Terrence McNally reflects on that history and how it helped shape the region, then looks forward at what the future may hold. Also, toll lanes inch our way on the 10 and 110 freeways. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the big three and mileage standards: Round Two with President Obama.
Banner image: Space shuttle Atlantis is silhouetted on the Vehicle Assembly Building as it begins its journey from High Bay 3 in the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch. Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls