tv Andrea Mitchell Reports MSNBC March 6, 2015 9:00am-10:01am PST
on both sides. >> and 50 years after selma, the impact of that seminole moment in our nation's history, now and then. >> i think it was the most powerful and dramatic civil rights protest that has ever taken place in the south. good day, everyone i'm andrea mitchell in washington. federal investigators are now examining thursday's frightening crash that sent a delta jet skidding off the runway at laguardia. almost into the bay. that runway reopened a few hours ago and now we're hearing more from passengers stunned by the sudden term of events seconds after the flight touched down. >> the pilot came on and said we're actually not going to be in a holding pattern, they are going to bring us in. i thought, that's a good sign.
then i saw the runway and it was just white. you don't realize how fast a plane is coming in to land when there's to brakes. so you're sliding -- >> you're literally sliding for thousands of feet and you know what's happening but your mind can't really get there. >> that exclusive interview from the "today" show joining me now sara dollof what have they learned so far about the reasons for the crash? we know several other planes had landed on the same runway minutes before. >> reporter: that is correct andrea, and the pilots of those planes had reported that the braking conditions were good. they didn't have any problems stopping or slowing down. airport managers also say the runway had recently been plowed but obviously weather is going to be a big factor that investigators look at during the next several months. it was snowing at the time pretty rough conditions out there yesterday. the ntsb assigned two teams to
this incident one team is going to focus on passengers and the pilot. the other team is going to focus on the damage to the airplane. as for the black boxes, the voice cockpit recorder and flight data recorder those are going to be taken to washington, d.c. and be analyzed there. this is a several -- this is a lengthy investigation. this isn't going to be something we're going to have answers for immediately as the ntsb gathers information and witness reports and then issues their findings after that. at laguardia they are trying to get things back on track. you mentioned runway 13 now open again, we've heard and seen the planes taking off. laguardia flights experiencing on average about a 46 minute delay. earlier there were 150 cancellations. it's going to take some time to sort things out here going to require some patience by both the flight crews and passengers still. >> sarah, even in the best of
circumstances, laguardia is a tricky landing. the approaches can be steep taen it's surrounded by water as national airport is. >> reporter: that is correct. laguardia's runways about 7,000 feet that is a shorter average than other airports more of a precise landing and is built out there on the pier. some of the freezing can happen faster than you might think out there. on a good day -- i've talked to some pilots who enjoy flying into laguardia but things can get hairy and you have to be on your toes. >> sarah dallof thank you very much. on the west coast it was a very close call. an emergency landing on a golf course only one block from a heavily populated residential area of santa monica california, a world war ii vintage plain piloted by 72-year-old actor, harrison ford. >> look he's gliding in right here. >> oh, no. >> i hope he's going to be make
it. >> oh, man -- [ bleep ]. >> oh, no. >> come on dude. >> ford was seriously injured and is recovering today in the hospital. he had radioed the control tower just after takeoff. >> 53178 engine failure with immediate return. >> clear to land. >> ntsb investigators have arrived at the scene, ford's son tweeted afterward that his father is battered but okay he's expected to make a full recovery. hallie jackson joins me. it is very scary and could have been a whole lot worse. >> reporter: andrea harrison ford is in fair to mod rad condition at the hospital. he did go surgery, a broken arm and nasty gash in the head. amazing thing, you can see the plane behind me here. ntsb is on the scene. a couple of hundred feet a residential street a lot of
cars and people. ford did the right thing, an aviation experts agree by coming down in this golf course where there weren't a lot of people or potential for injuries ford may have saved a lot of other folks from getting hurt. amazingly when he landed a couple of doctors were here playing golf and those are the first folks who came upon the crash scene of he was dazed by responsive. he is expected to make a full recovery. >> and one of those doctors, one of those witnesses who had just been golfing there, dr. sanjay carana this is what he had to say. >> there was fuel leaking and my first instinct was i'm a spine surgeon so i can kind of vouch for spinal stability issues and i did a brief examine, smelled the fuel didn't want it to ignite. i knew if it ignited it would be a very bad problem. we unbemted him and carefully extracted him as best as we can by immobilizing his spine and
took him to the grass and laid him down. >> hallie, one of the things about this harrison ford an experienced aviator had a hard landing with a helicopter that he was in i guess back in 1999 but only a year ago he had a very serious accident on the set of the "star wars" movie and seriously broken shattered his leg and been in rehab. he's had a tough couple of years. hallie, can we hear you -- can you hear me? i think we've -- i think we've lost contact with hallie jackson out there. but our thanks to her. right there in front of the plane the harrison ford vintage plane which of course was crushed in that crash. the highways are clear in kentucky today after a freak storm stranded drivers on a
major interstate some for as long as 15 hours. the national guard was sent in but not before people were stuck in their cars without food or water overnight. john yang reports from shepherdsville, kentucky. >> reporter: trucks heading on i-65 now that it's open and moving again. some have been here for two days waiting out the storm. of course, other truckers were stuck on the highway as long as 15 hours. rescued from their stranded cars now motorists are speaking out about their ordeals. larry reece was relieved to be in a red cross shelter after 11 hours in his car. the fuel tank running low. >> i have diabetes and neuropathy concerns with my feet were frost bit, started to get numbness and tingle. >> with no food or water called on navy training. >> went and got snow and started to eat the snow. >> reporter: the snow and ice froze traffic in place for about 30 miles for nearly 18 hours.
from wednesday night into thursday evening, the national guard rescued about 200 people delivered food and helped dig out cars and trucks from as much as 20 inches of snow. plows were a welcome sight. >> appreciating those guys right there. >> reporter: signaling the end of very long waits. >> i'm bored. >> very and hungry. >> overnight another semi jack knifed on i-65 south of here. kentucky state police say the accident was quickly cleared and the highway is open and moving again. andrea? >> john yang a tough night on i-65. thank you. reply all. how big a deal is hillary's e-mail controversy? chuck todd has the answers coming up next. later the president heads to alabama to mark 50 years since the day that became known as bloody sunday. you're watching "andrea mitchell reports," only on msnbc. americans...
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the state department is combing through 55,000 pages of hillary clinton's private e-mails trying to determine whether she violated regulations against sensitive and unclassified information on a nongovernment server. this will take months during the anticipated rollout of her presidential campaign and 2016 itside. chuck todd joins me now. just to set the table. contrary to some reports on other networks and elsewhere in print, they have not determined that she violated any rules. >> right. >> they are trying to determine whether she violated sensitive security rules and this can take a long time. that is a cloud hanging over
her. >> it is, the best case scenario following the letter of the law but right on the edge and doing this feels as if it's right on the edge and gives off that issue of transparentcy. the most important fallout from this for her is this issue is means the congressional investigation is not going away and it could get expanded and it's just always going to be sitting out there as a -- they could go weeks without saying anything and all of a sudden it's a three-day extraction and they want to call it a fishing competent digs but in some they catch fish. >> the benghazi investigation was viewed by many as overkill and all been cleared up two years ago. the fact is that some people, certainly the partisans for hillary clinton thought it was a witch hunt now they can say we didn't have the e-mails. >> and we don't know what else is out there. i mean another thing that i know has democrats that i've
talked to a little bit nervous, the benghazi committee knew about this e-mail issue months ago. >> why didn't they -- >> because the clinton folks and they were in negotiations if you watch the jeb bush example, florida has aggressive sunshine laws. he knew this and wanted to get in front of it. he released it before it became an issue or call jeb bush to release e-mails. he got in front of it. the alarming thing that i talked to some democrats, the clinton folks got a head's up that the benghazi committee was trying to figure out what was going on with the e-mail server for months. the concern that i've talked to with some folks, this was the lawyers getting in the way of the political strategists. it happens a lot in clinton world, the lawyers have -- >> same lawyers. >> david ken dell and others that the lawyers have more sway in decision-making that ends up being bad politics. >> the problem then becomes that this is a campaign in waiting,
they are staffing up but don't have anyone with her around her now who can say this is what you should do let's work it this way. and there's no one to research all of these e-mails. they don't have the staff to do that. >> this is part of this where you wonder why did they do this in the first place? i talked to people in the obama white house in the beginning and they didn't know about this. you've got to think, remember the obama white house was very much -- would veto staffers she wanted to hire, including sidney blumenthal you to think where they forced -- no longer take foreign contributions, i would have been surprised if the obama white house signed off on an off site e-mail server like this. i talked to some folks and none of them knew about this at the time, so they told me. >> we learned two weeks ago from
"the wall street journal" and "washington post," that the foundation did take foreign money while she was secretary of state. another question people are asking me and you would know this better than i, barack obama had his blackberry did he ever e-mail his secretary of state? >> i think that is -- i'm interested in that question my self. i would bet they did. and i have a feeling the president is doing a few interviews over the next few days with different folks. why do i have a feeling that question will come up. >> because her address was never hillary clinton at state.gov. >> it wasn't. people -- you and i both know this. when we dealt from the state department, people that were close to her as ever you reached with state.gov e-mails. there's been conspiracy theories that her aides too -- >> not true at all. >> always state.gov. >> exactly. >> all of this is happening at the same time as the campaign is
beginning to start for the republicans going to iowa this weekend. >> a cattle call with an agricultural summit we joke these are cattle calls but they are talking ag issues so it makes it more appropriate. >> what about the jobs today and political impact of that? >> the biggest impact and we've been talking about this for months as the economy i am proves it will be less of an issue in 2016. the biggest issue is going to be foreign policy. you saw it at cpac they know, they are reading the poll numbers too. the economy is not the driving issue. the wage issue is and parts of the economy people want to address but it is not going to be the dominant theme the way it was in '12 that foreign policy will take the lead. >> it's going to be isis and who lost libya and it's also going to be -- look at the headlines today. the head of the revolutionary guard in iran is now the commanding general of the shiite
militia helping iraqis try to retake tikrit -- >> let me one up you -- >> someone we consider a terrorist who tried to assassinate the saudi ambassador in georgetown. >> how about the assad regime announcing today they have one of the heads of al news ra? the issue in syria and iraq is the enemy of our enemy is helping us deal with isis but at the same time are you empowering a new future combatant? it is the complications of this middle east fight with isis sometimes you're with shia groups and sometimes sunni groups, it feels as if we'll look back on this in ten years and go what were we doing getting in bed with them or not getting in bed with them. nothing but bad options. >> on the west coast, ucla something happening in a lot of campuses this was an egregious example, you have a student group selecting student select
members for a student body and objecting to one of the candidates because they said she had a conflict ofibility interest because she was jewish and active in jewish groups and therefore this young woman could not be on the review board. she eventually was chosen. what is that all about? >> i don't know i have to stay we're sitting here andrea and we've got jews in france who feel as if they are no longer welcome there and moving away. we saw what happened to the nastiness that took in missouri where a republican took his life. >> tragically. >> where is this coming from? is some of these things and our ancestors would have thought this had gone away. this stuff is bubbling up a little bit more lately and hopefully these are random anomalies and not a start of a trend. >> a lot to talk about on "meet
the press." thank you so much chuck, who do you have coming up? >> a lot on hillary clinton and dianne feinstein and lindsey graham and john lewis, moving interview on the 50th anniversary of selma and claire mccaskill and curt shilling with a very interesting thing -- >> bullying online. >> cyber bullying and jack danforth former senator, his eulogy for the politician who took his life was all about cyber bullying and problem of politics. >> i was watching that eulogy he was actually officiating at the funeral and he's an extraordinary man from a u.n. ambassador and minister. thank you so much. we'll all be watching. how safe are our diplomats. christopher hill coming up next. ameriprise asked people a simple question: in retirement, will you have enough
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officials in south korea continue to investigate the motive behind thursday's shocking attack on u.s. ambassador mark lippert in seoul. police raided the home of the accused attacker seizing hundreds of documents from his home and computer files and books. the ambassador is recovering in the hospital and is expected to be released early next week. questions are swirling about security for u.s. diplomats overseas. i'm joined by someone who would know all about that christopher hill, now the dean of the joseph corbell university of denver. i understand you just returned from south korea. tell me when you were there, did you meet with mark lippert or what was the atmosphere as military joint exercises is
going on and there was some tension with north korea? >> i didn't get a chance to meet with him. i was only there basically one night. i was there when the attack happened and the korean people are very shocked by this. this is not an every day occurrence in korea. i can't think of another diplomat being attacked in korea. but certainly the idea of attacking public officials does come up as president park geun-hye knows when she was campaigning, she was attacked in a similar way. pretty shocking development for everybody. >> it's considered a low threat posting. you were in south korea -- you were the negotiator who kept going back and forth to north korea to try to negotiate the nuclear agreement. should diplomatic security be doing? from all reports they were unarmed, local police but there was no big security circling around him or even in the room. >> when i was ambassador in south korea, which was before i
was doing the north korean issue, i had a person from the korean law enforcement authorities who was kind of close in protection or bodyguard. that person would kind of help me find my seat at a breakfast of the kind that ambassador lippert was going to. i felt it was an appropriate level of security. it is low threat. and according to the vienna convention, it's the host country that is responsible for foreign diplomats. i feel it was very appropriate. in a place like iraq where i was after that i had an army wherever i went and that army was -- u.s. national that is it was not -- it was not iraqi officials. it kind of depends on the country but i think it's a matter of managing risk and i think generally speaking we've done a good job of it in places like south korea. >> when you were in iraq back in 2009 you had a close call with a roadside bomb going off near your motorcade.
you faced a lot of things on a number of these posts but in south korea, normally there would nol be what we consider diplomatic security the armed guards who are the secret service equivalent for traveling ambassadors. >> normally what would happen is when an event is put on the ambassador's schedule the security officer might be in touch with the local police about the event, they might be in touch with the organizers to make sure there's proper security. after all, what is truly astounding is the assailant appears to have been a member of that organization. i think the korean security forces or services are going to have to get to the bottom of how that could have happened. >> i also wanted to ask about hillary clinton, you worked for her and greeted her, i remember the trip to baghdad in 2009 when we came down the steps of that plane and you were right there on the tarmac.
tell us about the e-mails, did you have any experience with using private e-mails when you were an ambassador. i know xolt was removed for a lot of reasons, not just the use of private e-mails but a lot of problems on that posting. what about the guidance that you were given as a foreign service officer and then ambassador about using a private e-mail server, in this case exclusively, she didn't have state.gov. >> i can't speak to the secretary. when i did talk to her, i usually did it by telephone rather than e-mail. any official in the state department issued a state department e-mail and state department e-mail is in two forms, you have regular unclassified e-mail where you can talk to someone from the outside and then you have an intere-mail system where you are discussing confidential type of material. so normally you have these two e-mails then you probably have
your own private e-mail where you're booking vacation or something like that. everyone has a private e-mail as well. it does become a little tricky sometimes to manage all three of these e-mail accounts but that's normally what people do. >> isn't it unusual to have only a private e-mail system? >> well everybody is issued an official e-mail i'm not in a position to comment on what happens with the secretary of state. but it never occurred to me to get in touch with her by e-mail because i figured there would be about 20 people saying is this e-mail necessary, et cetera. i always found it better to try on the tellephonetelephone. >> chris for hill, an old fashioned by direct method. crossing the bridge after bloody sunday martin luther king put out the call for more activists to come to selma and they did. they are one in a million, what it takes to make a genius. you're watching msnbc. (vo) maggie wasn't thrilled when ben
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it's been 50 years since the bloody sunday march in selma, alabama, today the events were turning point for these american civil rights movement and tens and thousands are expected to gather in selma this weekend to commemorate it including the president and first lady. i'm joined by nbc's kristen kel we are joining me live from president where the president will speak tomorrow right on the pettus bridge and lloyd williams, a witness to history, one of the students called upon by martin luther king to join the third and successful voting rights martha led thousands of activists from selma to montgomery in the name of civil rights. thank you both. first to you, kristen, there in selma. what is anticipated? for you, as well coming to selma on this anniversary it must be
meaningful. >> reporter: it's incredibly meaningful. i feel as though i stand on the shoulders of all of the people who marched here 50 years ago. i can tell you the understand is just building here people have started to come in from all across the country and there's so much emotion as they anticipate tomorrow's anniversary that they are going to share with this community and of course the rest of the country. just to remind people what happened andrea it really started on bloody sunday march 7th 1965 when hundreds of protesters tried to march across the bridge behind me, the edmund pettus bridge some were trampled by troopers on horse back and it was a brutal brutal scene. it was not until several weeks later that thousands of protesters were successful in marching from selma all the way to montgomery a four-day trek
that spanned more than 50 miles. i've been talking to a lot of people who participated in both of the marches, andrea and they say the memories are vivid and say the fight continues today because of the tension that exist between law enforcement communities and minority communities and because of the 2013 supreme court decision that effectively gutted the voting rights act. they are also looking forward to hearing president obama speak. i'm told by a senior official he'll talk about the significance of not only being the first african-american president but the fact that the sacrifices that were made here in selma continue to this day and he's going to talk about the work that remains, he's going to talk about the voting rights act and talk about ferguson. of course, he'll be joined by former president george w. bush as well as 100 members from congress and tens and thousands of people all across the country to mark this incredibly monumentous anniversary of our nation's history. >> mr. williams you were one of
the students ufs at smu and answered the call from dr. king to join the march. they really wanted to show an interracial show of force after what happened on bloody sunday. were you afraid? >> yes, yes i didn't know whether montgomery would repeat what had happened in selma or not. >> and what motivated you to want to go? i understand you did not tell your parents you were doing this. >> no i didn't tell them after seeing the events of bloody sunday, it was just compelling. we needed to do something. we needed to respond and dr. king said you really have not lived a full life until you know what you're willing to die for. and this seemed appropriate. >> we're showing some of your
photos your extraordinary photos. i know you said that when you walked by some of the people who were gesturing, some of the white people who were threatening the marchers as well, how did you feel and what was your reaction then? >> well we were singing the civil rights songs, i guess to kind of keep our courage up and keep moving. at one point when it became particularly intense, a big black man in line next to me got to the line of we shall overcome that said i'm not afraid and he said i ain't a singing this one. and he was silent for a few minutes there. it was it was quite anxiety producing. >> and apparently you didn't want your sister to join because you were afraid for her safety?
>> i was. i was, if something were to happen i didn't want it to happen to both of the children in the family. and she was -- she was a brave one and she would have gladly been there but i was happier for her to stay away. >> and you heard from dr. king personally? >> yes, got a telegram -- i had worked with dr. king's organization in dallas on voter registration. and i was chairman of the perkins social action committee. so i got the telegram and remember it word for word dr. king said come to montgomery on march the 25th and bring everyone you can. so i raised money and a greyhound bus and filled it up with students from smu. >> an extraordinary time indeed. my colleague and friend kristen
welker, you're going to be part of this amazing commemoration a half century later. one of the people that i respect most in the world is john lewis, he's going to be on "meet the press" but we've talked to him many times about how he almost died that day, kristen. >> reporter: that's right. he has talked about the fact that he almost died. he also talks about the work that remains, andrea. he will be introducing the president and you can expect incredibly emotional comments for him as well as you know he was beaten badly on that day but he talks about the significant of the blood that was shed here. and the fact that their fight continues. really emotional time for everyone who has the privilege to not only cover this anniversary but be a part of it. >> kristen welker and lloyd williams, thanks so much. more on president obama's visit to selma tomorrow and join
msnbc for special coverage with live coverage sunday of the march from selma to montgomery to commemorate bloody sunday. this is dr. king on "meet the press"" talking about that day 50 years ago. >> the march did more to drama ties the indignities and justices that negro people continue to face in the state of alabama and many other sections of the south, more than anything else. i think it was the most powerful and dramatic civil rights protest that has ever taken place in the south. and i think it well justified the cause we put in it. us try to exercise regularly. 83% try to eat healthy. yet up to 90% of us fall short in getting key nutrients from food alone. let's do more, together. add one a day. complete with key nutrients we may need. plus, for women, physical energy support with b vitamins.
changed the world. joining me from london walter isaacson author of "the innovators", also i should say the author of biographies of other geniuses. great to see you. first of all, what are you doing in london? >> one of the reasons i'm here i'm trying to do research in leonardo da vinci, most of the scientific drawings and engineering drawers are in the royal collection in windsor castle. it was a good excuse to come over here. i want to show when you talk about genius how the connection of science to art, the connection humanities to technology that's really the essence of genius and the great example of that was da vinci.
>> you always find wonderful -- not only wonderful people to explore but wonderful places. i know you have worked on steve jobs and of course alan turing and the forefathers and mothers of the commuter age. what is that special spark? >> i think one of the special sparks is a bit of rebelliousness, it occurred to me that everybody i've written about from steve jobs, albert einstein, mark zuckerberg they seem to at one point or another, drop out of school. maybe that's why i'm not invited to give graduation speeches or rebel or question authorities, or in steve jobs' words, they think different. it's that leap of the imagination that separates intelligence from genius. >> and when you start a project like this and i'm fascinated by
your books and, you know jucht the exploration of people like einstein, that you would think are so difficult to dig down into what they were really working on. somehow you managed to make it translatable. what about leo nard do do you think makes it so special. >> the great thing about da vinci are the notebooks, for most of his height of his career every day he's doing sketches of horses he may want in a painting or rocks. at one point i asked martin clayton, the curator of the collection, when he was doing the sketch of water, thinking of it as a scientific engineering project or something to do with a painting like the moan ha that lisa he said i don't think leonardo da vinci would have made that distinction. we're so blessed to have so much
of that with leonardo as we were einstein, 40 volumes of paper you can now get online because of the einstein papers project. ben franklin he wrote 20 or 25 letters a day. so unfortunately in our day in age, with our e-mail servers and that sort of thing, we don't have the great written record that we might have even had in 1500 with da vinci. >> it's extraordinary. i still remember in high school being assigned the autobiography of benjamin franklin and introduction of the way his mind worked. >> it's so fun when you read that autobiography and go back to the original document in the hunting library in california and see ben franklin's notes, he wrote it on big paper. even as he writes the wonderful scene which you know so well of coming into philadelphia with a few coins in his pocket and being spotted by his future wife
debra reed as he was shagy and messed up. and he makes all of the little notes about how she laughed at him and that sort of thing. you see a person's mind working and that's the essence of genius which you're celebrating this week. how does a mind work? >> fascinating stuff. well, safe travels and have fun over there, you're obviously doing great work. thank you very much walter. >> thank you very much andrea. >> our 7 days of genius aren't over yet. tune in tomorrow at noon for a genius special noon eastern featuring interviews with john mayer and carol king hosted by ronan farrow. we'll be right back. i don't miss the other stuff. meta health bars help promote heart health. experience the meta effect with our multi-health wellness line. ♪ ♪ whether you need a warm up before
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50 years later, you would be hosting a black president in south carolina who would then go over to commemorate the 50th anniversary of this courageous march? >> no way. >> and things have changed but some things haven't. msnbc contributor jonathan capehart joins me now. selma 50 years later, even as we have all of these issues of police using too much force, the deaths of african-american young men, the report that came out of the justice department there's so much history and so much that isn't done and of course voting rights itself. >> right, we are at this moment where we're about to celebrate the 50th anniversary of selma that helped push through president johnson to be able to do the things he did on civil rights yet here we are days after a doj report talking about
how the ferguson police the ferguson courts the ferguson municipal government worked hand in hand to finance their operations on the backs of the poor and backs of african-americans by trampling their constitutional rights. you read that report and you think this is 2015? this is happening today not back in the '60s or '50s? i think with the president going down to selma, with members of congress going to selma and attention of the country in the world on selma this weekend, i think you know the conversation that we have been having -- i think since the killing of trayvon martin will continue forward after this weekend still. >> the president was thinking about that clearly in his interview on sirius radio this morning. >> this is something that happened within my lifetime. this certainly happened within your lifetime. and so i want them to get that
sense that enormous change can happen. just because a group of people decide that they are going to be willing to take risks on behalf of justice. >> it just -- it becomes even more powerful after you see the movie and after you talk to john lewis and other survivors of bloody sunday. to think that lbj got that all through congress a week later he went to congress and said we shall overcome. >> because selma was such a moment that shocked the conscience of the nation. much in the way that the twin grand jury decisions in michael brown and ferguson eric garner on staten island in new york was a flash moment where people realized wait a minute something is not right here. especially with eric garner because people could see what was happening in video -- not in
real time but see what was happening and hear what was happening. and so that was a moment that shocked the nation's conscience. i think we're going to still as president clinton said raises america's constant curse that we're going to be having these conversations going forward, but each time there's a flash point, the flash is happening when the country has moved a step or two forward. >> jonathan capehart thank you very much. we'll all be watching and thinking about this weekend. and moments ago ntsb investigators on the west coast wrapped up a briefing about the plane crash involving actor harrison ford. they will interview him, the actor best known for roles of indiana joepz and hans solo in "star wars." they have to look at all of the facts as they come in and it will take a long time to determine why the plane's engine
just quit. we'll keep you updated on all of this as more details come in. that does it for this edition of quts andrea mitchell reports. follow us online and facebook and twitter at mitchell reports. join for special coverage for the 50th anniversary of bloody sunday on selma. >> have a great weekend, thanks. coming up next we'll have more on the harrison ford plane crashed. he survived and made split second decisions how to bring the plane down after a delta jet skidded and a.m. plunged into the icy waters in new york. should the runway have even been open? what did the dip in the unemployment rate mean to your bottom line? we'll talk about that and much more next on "live with thomas roberts." >> it's time for the your business entrepreneur of the week. ben kaufman, the 28-year-old
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