This program is 29 minutes long
(Columbus, Ohio: Ron Mott) Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum's series of controversial comments over the weekend reviewed; scenes shown of him speaking about President Obama's religion, prenatal testing and government-led education; poll findings cited. [SANTORUM – states his views.] [Obama campaign advisor Robert GIBBS – denounces the mindset that if we disagree we have to question character and faith.] [Republican strategist Mark McKINNON- says he knows what he believes and he’s authentic.] Mitt Romney shown campaigning in Cincinnati.
(Los Angeles: Miguel Almaguer) The spike in gas prices early in the year examined; average prices by state cited; scenes shown of a fire at a Washington refinery. [DRIVERS – complain.] [Oil trader Dan DICKER- outlines the reasons: geopolitical issues in the Middle East, investors and speculators trying to buy oil, and refinery closings on the East Coast.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The tension over whether Israel will attack Iran over its nuclear program featured; details given about National Security Advisor Tom Donilon’s warning to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; map shown of the 3 routes Israel could use to strike Iran. [IAEA team deputy director general Herman NACKAERTS- says we hope to have constructive days in Tehran.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY– says a strike at this time would be destabilizing.] [Former State Department Middle East negotiator Aaron David MILLER- says the administration doesn’t want to see military action.] [NBC military analyst retired Gen. Barry McCAFFREY- notes Israel may be counting on this triggering a wider war.]
(Antakya, Turkey: Richard Engel) Concern about a massacre in Homs, Syria by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s forces featured; scenes shown; details given about the involvement of outside parties, including Russia, China, Iran, Hizballah and Iraqi Shiite militia groups, who are backing the regime.
(Los Angeles: Kristen Dahlgren) The deadly weekend for skiers in Washington reviewed; photos shown of the victims; details given about the role of the airbag; video of a slide in Colorado shown. [King County Sheriff Kathleen LARSON- says the CPR was not successful.] [Stevens Pass Ski Resort John GIFFORD- says they knew the area.] [Friend Joel HAMMOND, skier Alex GABRIEL- comment.] [Survivor Elyse SAUGSTAD- describes what it was like.] [Colorado Avalanche Center John SNOOK- comments on the consistency of early season snow.]