In what has become an annual tradition, volunteers join Paul Monti, whose son died while serving in Afghanistan, to plant flags at each gravestone at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
The chances are good that a true economic recovery is underway in the United States, according to David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief for The New York Times. And whether it’s President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney who wins the election, he’ll be able to take credit for that improvement.
One big caveat to the economic recovery though, Leonhardt says, is the impending “fiscal cliff” – $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases that will take effect on Jan. 1, unless Congress does something.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.