This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Norah O'Donnell) What President Obama's State of the Union address will be about previewed; details given of the focus on income inequality and the "four pillars," including tax reform and the "Buffett rule." [Last month, OBAMA - calls for everyone doing their fair share.]
(Washington: Scott Pelley) The sense of unity in last year's State of the Union following the assassination attempt on Representative Gabrielle Giffords recalled.
(Washington: Scott Pelley) Today's interview held with Speaker of the House John Boehner about Congress. [BOEHNER - says the president's policies have failed and made the economy worse; states we have reached out to the president and asked him to work with us; opposes raising taxes in a troubled economy; hopes for common ground to work together.]
(Washington: Scott Pelley, Bob Schieffer) The big gap in Washington that will keep anything from happening this year discussed.
(Washington: Scott Pelley) CBS News coverage of the State of the Union and tomorrow's CBS interview with Vice President Joe Biden announced.
(Orlando: Jan Crawford) A look at presidential candidate Mitt Romney's last two tax returns presented; his tax statistics, including income, taxes, charitable giving, cited. [ROMNEY - says he pays the required taxes.] [Tax attorney Alan GUGALACK- analyzes Romney's taxes.] [Romney policy director Lanhee CHEN- says the income is double taxed.]
(Ft. Myers, Florida: Dean Reynolds) Gingrich's contract as a consultant with Freddie Mac from 1999-2008 examined; contract excerpts quoted. [In debate, GINGRICH - recounts his advice made as an historian.] [Opponent Mitt ROMNEY - criticizes Gingrich.]
(White House: Bill Plante) White House audiotapes from the last three months of JFK's administration examined; tape excerpts from JFK about his kids, the economy and Vietnam played with transcriptions on screen.
(Los Angeles: Bill whitaker) A massive eruption on the sun's surface that traveled toward the Earth examined; scenes from space shown. [Space Weather Prediction Center's Doug BIESECKER- describes what happened; cites how GPS is affected.]
(Union, Ohio: Jim Axelrod) What the people in Union, Ohio, want to hear from President Obama in his State of the Union address featured; scenes shown from across Union. [Finance manager Paul and Mrs. FORREST- offer views on the economy, what Obama will say about fixing things.]