Shuttle Celebration Gets Downsized

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Inglewood and Los Angeles are "inviting the public" to view the Shuttle Endeavor as it proceeds from LAX to the Science Center in downtown LA.  But they're making it as difficult as possible.  Streets and sidewalks will be closed for a mile ahead and behind, and two official viewing areas will be restricted to a combined total of fewer than 20,000 people. Then there are all those trees that have been cut down and the electrical outages. Officials, merchants and residents along the route aren't the only ones disappointed and angry. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, affirmative action in college admissions and the US Supreme Court.

Banner image: Space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft performs a low flyby past the tower at Los Angeles International Airport, Friday, September 21, 2012. Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA



Warren Olney