The Colorado-Nebraska match-up on the gridiron pre-empted ABC's World News on the east coast. At least ABC posted three packages on-line of what we would have seen if the newscast had aired. First, Hilary Brown contributed her take on the reprisal attacks against Sunni mosques in Baghdad.
Next, the crackdown on illegal immigration at the Mexican border has created a shortage of field labor for California agribusiness. John Quinones visited a pear orchard where fruit is rotting on the ground because of a lack of pickers.
And the Person of the Week we missed celebrating was Paul Newman. Together with chef Michel Nischan, the actor is trying to turn suburban Westport Ct back into the New England cultural center it once was. Charles Gibson recounted their idea to combine a community theater with a fine-dining restaurant with a farmers' market…with a go-kart track.
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