This program is 29 minutes long
(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Linsey Davis) The flood waters in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of the water from the river in Wilkes-Barre, Binghampton, New York, the zoo in Hershey, Pennsylvania. [Residents Matthew CRAIG‡, three PEOPLE - comment.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Sam Champion) The flooding in Wilkes-Barre featured; scenes of the water and water table figures shown.
(White House: Jake Tapper) What Obama will say in his speech previewed; details given about his proposals for infrastructure spending, tax cuts extensions and changing unemployment benefits. [OBAMA - says there is work to be done and money to be put back in pockets.] [Arlington florist John NICHOLSON†- says there is no market to expand.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) ABC News coverage of the speech noted.
(New York: Terry Moran) The view of the economy from Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz featured; details given about his national conference call about unemployment with big ideas, including cutting off the politicians' money. [In interview, SCHULTZ - notes the disconnect between Washington and the needs of the people; states Congress should represent America not a party; suggests business leaders galvanize their own constituencies; notes he is the poster child for the American dream.]
(New York: Brian Ross) Audiotapes from September 11, 2001, as four planes neared their targets featured; excerpts played: Mohamed Atta†, flight attendant Betty Ong†, air traffic controllers, a military pilot, a Cleveland controller about United Flight 93, military controllers about shooting down planes quoted.
(New York: Andrea Canning) A medical journal weight loss report on the effectiveness of the Weight Watchers diet examined; statistics cited. [Dieter Becky MARINE‡- comments.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Karen COOPER†- says the support works to help the dieters.] [Randy and Susie STANBERRY - talk about their diet book.]
(New York: Bill Weir) The story of Patrick Lyons, son of firefighter Pat Lyons††, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, presented; scenes shown from the firehouse and from NFL films "The Bravest." [Mother Irene LYONS†- recalls her reaction to losing her husband.] [Young Pat LYONS - reads a letter to his father.]
(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Further coverage of the story on "Nightline" noted.