This program is 21 minutes long
(London: Annabelle Roberts) The final assault on the 40 militant perpetrators featured; scenes shown of the gas plant in the Sahara desert; details given about missing and dead gas workers. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says we cannot accept attacks on our interests abroad.] [BP chief executive Bob DUDLEY - says we fear we will see fatalities.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) The online romantic hoax involving Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o updated; details given of Te'o's denials about any involvement in the hoax in which the imaginary girlfriend was supposed to have died, the role of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo and the girl in the picture. [TE'O - comments on the deaths.] [Crisis manager Jonathan WILCOX - says Te'o will have to come up with a believable story.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) The preparations for the inauguration on Monday and the political pitfalls ahead featured; scenes shown of ceremonies as part of the National Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, the GOP plan for the upcoming debt ceiling crisis and President Obama's proposals to end gun violence and for immigration reform. [At a school, OBAMA - speaks about us all being in this together.] [Representative Kevin McCARTHY†, former Obama campaign press secretary Ben LABOLT†- talk about the budget.] [OBAMA - calls for a ban on assault weapons.] [On the street, DEMONSTRATOR - talks about guns.] [NPR White House correspondent Ari SHAPIRO†- says Obama has two years to accomplish big things.]
(Studio: Lester Holt, David Gregory) The political situation facing Obama over debt, gun legislation, the toxic Washington atmosphere, the hard reality of a second term presidency discussed.
(New York: Robert Bazell) New research from the University of Connecticut on how some children are able to overcome autism via therapy examined. [Mother Karen Siff EXKORN, formerly autistic, teen Jake EXKORN- talk about his autism and overcoming it.] [University of Connecticut Dr. Deborah FINE, Yale School of Medicine Dr. Fred VOLLMAR- comment on the autism research.]
(Washington: Ron Mott) The National Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King on the eve of President Obama's second inauguration featured; scenes shown of Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington, DC, and people across the country helping out in several cities. [OBAMA - talks about King and being a drum major for service.] Statistics on volunteers in 2011 for the National Day of Service cited. [At the National Mall, parent Shantae BROWN, actress Eva LONGORIA - comment.]