This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: David Muir) An ABC tribute to Clark presented; scenes shown from Times Square and the groundbreaking "American Bandstand" he hosted from the 1950s that introduced singers and black artists; details given about Clark's business empire. [CLARK - comments on being called the oldest teenager; recalls wanting to do radio and TV.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) How Clark heralded in the first New Year after 2001 recalled; scenes shown from Times Square.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The other side of the story in the US Secret Service prostitution sex scandal in Colombia examined; details given from the "New York Times" about what a ColombiaN "escort" said about her agreement with an American man and plans for Senate Judiciary Committee hearings. [Senators Chuck GRASSLEY, Dianne FEINSTEIN - talk about the agency culture and the investigation.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The controversy over "Los Angeles Times" photographs taken two years ago of American soldiers in Afghanistan posing with body parts of dead insurgents examined; photos shown; details given about other recent incidents. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says the behavior in the photos is against our core values.]
(Washington: Jim Avila) A controversial change in the way the FDA inspects chickens by turning line inspections over to the chicken companies themselves examined; diagrams shown of inspections at traditional plants and a pilot plant shown; details given of the FDA view this is modernization, not cost cutting and the criticism of the system. [USDA meat inspector Stan PAINTER- opposes plants inspecting themselves.] [Shaded INSPECTOR - says we are monitoring, not inspecting.] [USDA administrator Al ALMANZA- comments on the system.] [Food and Safety Watch Tony CORBO, PAINTER - say tests are rigged.]
(Red Bud, Illinois: Ryan Owens) The winners in the Red Bud, Illinois, MegaMillions lottery retired couple Merle and Pat Butler featured; scenes shown from their house in Red Bud. [The BUTLERS - recount what happened when the found they won.] [St. Peter United Church of Christ Pastor William GRAVES- comments on the Butlers.]
(Washington: Lisa Stark) Gas peddle car accidents especially in older drivers examined in light of a recent driving incident; scenes shown of a car driven by Thelma Waggonhoeffer into a Florida supermarket and of other driver problems. [WITNESS - describes what happened.] [AAA traffic safety advocacy director Jake NELSON- comments on a safe driving test.] [Senior driver Sidney LEVY- backs the simple test.]