This program is 29 minutes long
(Los Angeles: David Wright) The dramatic attempts to rescue snowbound Alaska featured; scenes shown of the Russian oil tanker bring fuel to Alaska with the help of a Coast Guard icebreaker ship Healy and from slushy, snowbound Cordova; details given about the ice at sea. [Alaskan villager Robert KIRK - says we ran out of home heating fuel.] [Coast Guard Cmdr. Greg TLAPA- comments.]
(Jackson, Mississippi: Steve Osunsami) The first public statements from outgoing Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour defending his pardon of four murderers and other prisoners featured; details given about possible legal challenges for those released.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The investigation of four US Marines who seem to be desecrating the bodies of four Taliban fighters in Afghanistan featured; details given about two Marine sergeants who should have said this is wrong; photos from the incriminating video shown. [ABC consultant retired Col. Stephen GANYARD- comments on Marine training.]
(Studio: David Muir) A meeting in Texas of Christian conservatives before which Mitt Romney will make his case as the Republican presidential candidate previewed; a statement from Pastor Robert Jeffress about the choice for evangelicals quoted; TV ads against President Obama and Romney shown; details given of the issue of conservative/evangelical support for Romney, a Mormon. [In interview, Rev. Franklin GRAHAM - admits our positions change; comments on former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich's answers; states we share common values with Mormonism and we are voting for president, not pastor-in-chief.]
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The announcement from comedian Stephen Colbert that he will run for president to oppose the power of Super PACs examined; details given about super PACs and unlimited funding money being spent on TV ads. [COLBERT - jokes about running.] The backgrounds of the leaders of the super PACs spending millions on Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich outlined.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The "This Week" interview with Colbert announced.
(New York: Ron Claiborne) Tebow's game day story featured; details given about his warmup routine and his work with the disabled young and their families. [TEBOW - talks about the NFL playoffs.] [Father of disabled Zach, Pat McLEOD- talks about Zach and Tim.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Today's interview held with Oprah the future for her and her girls; scenes shown from the school in South Africa. [WINFREY - talks about the conditions her girls face, the questions the students ask her, the girls' complaints about rules; reacts to her life "suiting up" for new adventures; indicates she will be celebrating as the girls graduate.] [Students Buhle ZULU, Lesego TLHABAYANE, Mashadi KEKANA- comment on their lives.]