- Newsmaker: Federal Reaction to California's Energy Crisis - California's energy crisis is cause for national concern since the state accounts for 15% of the nation's GNP. Peter Navarro, who teaches economy and public policy at UC Irvine, says there's blame to spare in a crisis that continues to attack production, consumption, wages, buying power -- even global trade.
- Reporter's Notebook: Strike Sends Studios Rushing into Production - The entertainment industry begins serious negotiations on Monday in anticipation of labor trouble this spring. Writers and actors across the US are threatening to walk out over residuals and creative rights. Bob Dowling, of The Hollywood Reporter, says to expect more TV news magazines and reality-based programs.
George W. Bush raised big money from big contributors for his "people's inaugural," but those who take to the streets will include his critics. Police will provide the tightest security in the history of inaugural parades, as they try to juggle protests and protection. We hear about their plans, how Bush supporters will respond, and what the impact is likely to be from a liberal historian, grassroots organizers, including one who's pro-Bush, and actor-activist Ed Asner.