Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/22/13: President Obama, Clark County School District, And The City Of Detroit
CBS LAS VEGAS – In some of his most extensive comments on U.S. race relations since entering the White House, President Obama on Friday gave a very personal perspective of the shooting of 17-year-old African-American Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial of George Zimmerman, offering an explanation for why the case has created so much anxiety within the African-American community.
Glenn Cook, Las Vegas Review-Journal Columnist, talks about his latest column in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Karen Gray, Investigative Reporter for the Nevada Journal, talks about why CCSD lawyer said school board members should be exempt from ethics law, since trustees serve ‘the children.’
Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto manufacturing. Should the Federal government approve a financial bailout for the city of Detroit?