This program is 29 minutes long
(Europe: Martha Raddatz) The deadly mission in Algeria to free hostages taken by terrorist Islamic extremists featured; scenes and diagrams shown of the gas plant where the hostages were taken and are held. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says the attackers will have no place to hide.] [Escaped hostage, Stephen McFAUL- comments.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Where Al Qaeda splinter cells are operating in Africa today noted; map shown.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer, Brian Ross) The hunt by the US and the French for shadowy terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhar and the problems of tracking extremists in Africa examined; video and map shown.
(Studio: Neil Karlinsky) The Oprah Winfrey interview with cyclist Lance Armstrong examined; interview scenes shown; details given about what he confessed and what he denied. [ARMSTRONG - says it was one big lie; denies doping in 2009 and 2010; comments on his apology to teammate Frankie Andreu.] [Wife Betsy ANDREU- reacts to what Lance said: disappointment.] What his cycling teammates are saying about the Armstrong apology/confession discussed.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The preparations in Washington for the flu during the inaugural festivities examined; details given about the potential for spreading the flu with diagrams shown. [Hotel WORKER - comments.] [George Washington University Hospital Dr. Bruno PETINAUX- offers advice to those with the flu.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The start of inauguration coverage with "This Week" noted.
(New York: Dan Harris) The issue of romantic deception in the age of the Internet examined in light of the hoax about Notre Dame football player Samoan Manti Te'o and his "late" girlfriend examined; three examples of Internet deception called "catfish," based on a movie of that name. ["Catfish" TV producer Rel SCHULMAN- talks about his world based on deception due to loneliness.] Where the Te'o story stands updated.
(No location given: David Muir) Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who co-hosted the Golden Globes this week, profiled; show and "Saturday Night Live" clips shown. [POEHLER - talks about her long friendship with Tina; gives advice on YouTube.] [With Barbara Walters, FEY - talks about the women of comedy.]