Business, Labor Aligning on Health Care

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It was a watershed event: The CEO of Wal-Mart and the head of the Service Employees International Union said they want to work together to help solve the nation's health-care crisis.

The meeting signals growing support within the business community, labor leaders and politicians of both parties for comprehensive health-care reform.

Len Nichols of the New American Foundation talks with Scott Simon.



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