This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The risky mission by SEAL Team Six to rescue American aid worker Jessica Buchanan and her colleague Poul Thisted reviewed; animation and map shown; photo shown of Obama on the phone with Buchanan’s father. [Vice President Joe BIDEN – says Jessica’s health was beginning to decline.] [Danish Refugee Council Ann Mary OLSEN- reacts.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The emotional farewell for resigning Representative Gabrielle Giffords featured; scenes shown of the applause on the floor of Congress, Giffords delivering her letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, hugs from President Obama and Capitol workers. [Representatives Steny HOYER, Nancy PELOSI, Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Eric CANTOR – praise Gabby.] [WASSERMAN SCHULTZ – reads Gabby’s letter.]
(Chandler, Arizona: Kristen Welker) President Obama's road trip to battleground states to harness the momentum from last night’s State of the Union address and bolster his case for re-election featured; scenes shown from Cedar Rapids, Iowa; details given about his proposed "Buffett Rule" tax rate for millionaires and billionaires. [Today and last night, OBAMA – talks about the economy and taxes.]
(Cocoa, Florida: Ron Mott) The campaigning by the Republican presidential candidates updated; details given of the focus on the personal wealth and character of Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney; scenes shown from a candidates forum in Miami. [GINGRICH – responds to questions about prosecuting President Bill Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky scandal while he was having an extramarital affair; criticizes Romney.] [ROMNEY – comments on his wealth; criticizes Obama.] Gingrich’s vow to establish a US base on the moon as president noted.
(Washington: Chuck Todd) The findings of a new NBC News poll on the direction of the country and the economy reviewed.
(The Weather Channel: Jim Cantore) The extreme weather this winter featured; scenes shown of tornado damage in Alabama; details given about the drought relief for Texas; animated maps shown.
(New York: Anne Thompson) The scientific debate over whether to classify grief as a mental disorder that can be treated with medication examined; details given of the fear over an increase in the use of anti-depressants. [Columbia University Dr. Katherine SHEAR- says it is so clinicians can consider whether to treat depression in someone who's bereaved.] [New York University Dr. Jerome WAKEFIELD- says it would become a target for drug development.] [Cancer patient’s mother Andrea RIEGER- comments on her sadness over her daughter’s death.]
(No location given: Rehema Ellis) The overhaul of the school lunch program featured; details given about the changes aimed at offering healthier food and fewer calories.