Solyndra and the Future of Clean and Green Technology

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Solar-panel maker Solyndra’s bankruptcy is an embarrassment for the President Obama, even though the Bush Administration got the ball rolling. We hear about loan guarantees, competition with China and the "Green Economy." Also, deadly riots in Cairo, and Sesame Street gets a new character who exemplifies a growing American problem: hungry children.

Banner image: President Barack Obama smiles during a tour of the Solyndra solar panel company, May 26, 2010 in Fremont, California. Photo by Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images