The Romney campaign has confirmed that the Republican presidential hopeful will attend an event in Salt Lake City next month commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Olympics.
The event gives the struggling campaign the chance to underscore one of Mitt Romney's signature accomplishments. "I worked at one company, Bain, for 25 years," Romney said in a debate and campaign ad. "And I left that to go off and help save the Olympic Games."
Fri. 1/27 10p: We visit one of the world's last untamed natural and musical wildernesses: The Guyanas. Riding along bumpy jungle roads and in dug-out canoes, Afropop producer Marlon Bishop travels from Suriname to French Guiana for the Transamazoniennes Festival, located in the remote border town of Saint-Laurent-Du-Maroni.
Fri. 1/27 8a: James O'Dea used to work for Amnesty International and head the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Now he is a social change activist writing about peacemaking and leading periodic "Peace Ambassador" trainings online.
Fri. 1/27 11a: Metal legend Chuck Billy (Pomo) has torn up the stage for decades. His captivating voice has scraped the inner soul of many metal concert rockers. Towering over the history of rock Billy has helped to form the raw metal scene and today heads up the band Testament, who just kicked off their 2012 tour.
Time now for some of your responses to our program.
And first, my interview yesterday with the CEO of Keen. The company is based in Portland, Oregon. It makes shoes. And we talked with CEO James Curleigh because Keen illustrates something President Obama advocated in his State of the Union Address. It recently opened a factory in the U.S. instead of China. President Obama called it insourcing.
Curleigh told us it not only makes financial sense, it's good marketing.