Brian Williams, anchor and managing editor
Not since the grave illness of former Chief Justice Rehnquist have we realized this far in advance that the president will have an upcoming vacancy to fill on the Supreme Court. I follow the court fairly regularly, and this kind of public airing of his life is in keeping with the straight-ahead approach of John Paul Stevens. It will be interesting to see how it accelerates the "pre-debate" over the president's selection.
In other news: A number of e-mails from Florida say we misreported the facts of the bus collision that took the life of a little boy at Walt Disney World. We are looking at the anatomy of how we told and reported that story based on what we knew when it aired.
And finally, a great item on women in space.
We're back from Easter weekend to start a new week. We hope you can join us.