This program is 29 minutes long
(Panama City, Florida: Peter Alexander) The Florida campaign between Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail and the ad wars featuring NBC News material with Tom Brokaw quoted on this political ad. [ROMNEY - campaigns; jokes about the debates.] [Senator John McCAIN - calls Gingrich desperate.] [In Panama City, ROMNEY - says Gingrich was fined for ethics violations.]
(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.
(Orlando: Ron Mott) The Gingrich campaign featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail; details given of a statement from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. [GINGRICH - jokes about golf; speaks against the "elites"; states he is ahead in national polls.] [McCAIN - jokes about Gingrich.]
(Studio: Kate Snow; Washington: David Gregory) What happens after the Florida primary with few contests in February that could give Gingrich time to refuel and regroup and the concerns within the Republican Party about the in-fighting discussed.
(Studio: Kate Snow) The guests on tomorrow's "Meet the Press" announced.
(Syria: Ayman Mohyeldin) The attacks on Syrian towns featured; scenes shown from inside a wrecked home; details given about the loose-knit government forces, including the free Syrian army and the locals call for international intervention.
(Isola de Giglio, Italy: Michelle Kosinski) The delays in pumping fuel out of the stricken cruise ship the Costa Concordia and the continuing search for bodies inside the ship featured; scenes shown of divers around the ship and the night of the accident; details given about the company's final offers to surviving passengers and potential lawsuits.
(New York: Tom Llamas) A word of caution about health care discount coupon deals presented; details given about consumer savings using online health coupons and screening procedures. [Seeking dental deal, Matthew MARKOVIC- talks positively about his dental deal.] [Dentist Dr. Greg DIAMOND- says it brought in new patients.] [American Council on Science and Health Dr. Gilbert ROSS- worries about credentials.] [Patient Kianna VAN PUTEN- talks about her medical issues.]
(St. Louis: John Yang) A parade in St. Louis for the troops coming home from the war in Iraq featured; scenes shown of the celebrations. [Parade organizer Tom APPLEBAUM, Craig SCHNEIDER- talk about the rallying for the parade.] [Two PEOPLE, SERVICEMAN, late veteran's father Edward FORREST, Sr., wounded vet Robert CANNAY, vet Rick RANFORD- react to the parade.]