Nobody knows what happened to $350 billion, so will Congress hand out the second half of last year's financial bailout? On this rebroadcast of today's To the Point, If Obama can't show that he can do better, he may suffer his first defeat before he takes office. Also on Which Way, L.A.?, parents are in for a shock as Los Angeles Unified issues report cards on schools, reporting the bad as well as the good. We talk with Superintendent Ray Cortines and State Superintendent Jack O'Connell about the crisis in public education. And on the same weekend, Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino wins at the box office and Detroit tries to overcome the legacy of 1970's muscle cars.
Los Angeles Unified Issues Report Cards on Schools
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Can Barack Obama Follow the Money?
At Barack Obama's request, President Bush will ask Congress before he leaves office for the second half of the $700 billion financial bailout . But the first half was so...
Gran Torino Wins Box Office but Signaled Downfall of Detroit
Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino had played in just 84 theaters since limited release in December. This weekend, it expanded to 2,808 theaters and, to the surprise of industry...