This program is 28 minutes long
(Burma: Seth Doane) The parliamentary election victory in Myanmar for Aung San Suu Kyi after years of house arrest by the military government featured; scenes shown from the streets of Rangoon and from a hamlet; details given of concerns about voting irregularities. [WOMAN - expresses feelings about democracy.]
(Istanbul: Clarissa Ward) The gathering of world delegates to deal with the brutal crackdown by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad examined; details given about the violence despite a epace proposal and pledges of aid to the rebels. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - says there is no more time.] [In interview, CLINTON - says Assad must go; comments on Kofi Annan's proposal, how a group of nations will provide assistance for the Syrian fighters and the communication problems.] Indications economic sanctions are having an impact in Syria discussed,
(Milwaukee: Dean Reynolds) The Republican campaign in Wisconsin featured; TV ads and campaigning shown; details given about Mitt Romney's wealth and his styling as an underdog. [Former President George BUSH, Senator Mitch McCONNELL - back Romney.] [ROMNEY - campaigns.] [Rick SANTORUM - says we run well against Romney in the swing states.]
(Studio: Jeff Glor) "USA Today"/Gallup poll standings of President Obama over Romney cited.
(Miami: Elaine Quijano) The protests in Florida over the killing of black teenager Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman featured; scenes shown from the rally and from Sanford. [Black man Michael SWEETING, WOMAN - comment on justice.] [NAACP head Ben JEALOUS†- expresses frustration over Zimmerman going free.]
(Los Angeles: Lee Cowan) Coast Guard efforts for a rescue in the Pacific Ocean of a stranded racing yacht featured; scenes and photos shown from off the coast of California where a wave damaged the boat and injured four of the crew. [Geraldton Western Australian crew member Ian GERAGHTY- talks about the weather threat.] Diagram shown of what happened to the boat and crew. [Sailor Tom HUITSON, sailor Michelle McCANN- comment.]
(Fukushima: Lucy Craft) The threat of the radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan to the farm crop of shitake mushrooms examined; scenes shown of the shitake that is now shunned; details given about possible alternative farming for ethanol production.