This program is 29 minutes long
(North Charleston, South Carolina: Peter Alexander) The Republican race updated; scenes shown from last night’s debate and of former candidate Herman Cain and comedian Stephen Colbert; details given about the focus on Mitt Romney’s wealth and the pressure for him to release his tax returns. [ROMNEY, GINGRICH – campaign.] [Yesterday on ABC’s “Nightline,” ex-wife Marianne GINGRICH – says Newt wanted an open marriage.] [In debate, GINGRICH - criticizes the media and the moderator on the open marriage issue.] [Rick SANTORUM – criticizes Gingrich and Romney.] [ROMNEY – says he doesn’t know how many years he’ll release.] [COLBERT – jokes about Romney.] An e-mail sent under Gingrich’s name saying he insisted his ex-wife have an abortion noted.
(Orlando: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Orangeburg, South Carolina: Ron Mott) Gingrich’s momentum featured; scenes shown from his event in Orangeburg.
(Orlando: Brian Williams) Program Note.
(Chicago: Mike Seidel) The impact of the winter weather reviewed; details given about flight cancellations and other travel problems and power outages in Washington state; scenes shown of snowy roads; map shown with snowfall totals cited. [2 DRIVERS, WOMAN – comment.] [Home Depot WORKER – comments on snow supplies.] The forecast for more snow noted.
(Reno, Nevada: Miguel Almaguer) The wildfire around Reno, Nevada featured; scenes shown of wind-driven flames and smoke, firefighters, a 13-car pile-up on US 395. [Reno Fire Department Chief Michael HERNANDEZ- comments on the conditions.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – comments on cutting his speech short.] [Residents Wes and Christina LYDON- comment.] [Residents Janice CANISSO, Connie CRYER- react.]
(Giglio Island, Italy: Michelle Kosinski) The search and recovery operations after the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship off Italy updated; scenes shown of families placing flowers on the sea, items underwater, the ledge drop-off; details given about options for tethering the shifting ship; video shown of a crew member telling passengers to return to their cabins.
(No location given: Rehema Ellis) James's life and career reviewed; photos and performance scenes shown.