In this edition of Perspective...
President Obama's Budget
On Wednesday, President Obama unveiled his budget proposal for 2014, saying it would shrink federal deficits and expand the economy. The president's plan also calls for reductions in Social Security and Medicare spending. ABC's Ann Compton with more from the White House.
Breaking Down the Budget
The president's budget proposal seems aimed at enticing Republicans into a new round of deficit negotiations while trying to keep faith with Democrats who favor higher taxes. For more on the political implications surrounding the president's plan, ABC's Dan Kloeffler speaks to ABC News Political Director Rick Klein.
Rep. Paul Ryan
After Mr. Obama announced his budget plan, Representative Paul Ryan said he was disappointed. Ryan is the chairman of the House Budget Committee and remains skeptical that the president's proposal will lure Republicans back to the negotiating table. ABC News Senior Washington Correspondent Jeff Zeleny sat down with Representative Ryan to get the details.
The Iron Lady
This week Britain's former prime minister passed away at age 87. To some, Margaret Thatcher was the woman who saved England from socialism. To others, she was the lady with a heart of iron. ABC's David Wright brings us more on her legacy.
Four months after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, CT, questions still remain about how to keep our schools safe. In Arizona's Maricopa County, Sheriff Joe Arpaio believes the answer is having armed civilians patrol school boundaries. But not everyone agrees. ABC's Terry Moran reports.
There's a new song from Brad Paisley and LL Cool that has some saying that they've gone too far. The track has become a controversial commentary that's spawned criticism from the media and from the web. Here's ABC's Rob Nelson.
Motown the Musical
"Motown the Musical" is the story of a one-of-a-kind sound that hit airwaves in 1959 and then changed American culture forever. The new Broadway show details the rise of performers like Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and Marvin Gaye. ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Bill Diehl with our report.
Host: Aaron Katersky
Producer: Colin Tipton