Seg. 1: Residents Grade Kansas City Snow Removal. Seg. 2: Michael Beschloss On "Presidents Of War."
Segment 1: Road conditions led to schools being closed for three days after Sunday's storm.
November is ending but the winter season is just beginning as Kansas Citians continue recovering from the effects of last weekend's blizzard. The city is responsible for clearing 6,400 miles of pavement and listeners called in to let city council members know just what they thought of how well the city did, or didn't, do in plowing and treating their streets.
- Quinton Lucas, Kansas City councilman, Third District at-large
- Jermaine Reed, Kansas City councilman, Third District
Segment 2, beginning at 22:08: Why U.S. presidents have bypassed Congress to go to war.
War was meant to be an option of last resort for this country, and the power to declare it was bestowed by the Constitution upon Congress — not the president. Today, we learned how this procedure has been largely ignored by commanders-in-chief since 1942.
- Michael Beschloss, NBC News presidential historian and author of "Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times"