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Pressure Mounts for Lott to Quit Senate Leadership Post

The drumbeat to remove Trent Lott as Senate Republican leader continues as Republicans publicly criticize Lott's recent remarks regarding segregation. Secretary of State Colin Powell "deplored the sentiments" of Lott's statements, and Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R-RI) says "It's time for a change." Hear NPR's Juan Williams.

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