But our Federal Aviation Administration has been helping our airlines fly us in unsafe planes. Threatening to fire outraged inspectors who complained. How can this be?
This hour, On Point: Fear of flying, and a whole lot more. Our Friday news roundtable goes behind the headlines.Guests:
Robin Wright, diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post and author of "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
Charles Babington, political reporter for the Associated Press.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.
This program aired on April 4, 2008.