This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The search for radioactive material stolen from a truck in Mexico examined; details given about the dangerous material, how it could be used, the extent of the transport of radioactive materials by truck in the US. [Harvard University professor Matthew BUNN- cites the radioactive lethality in a "dirty bomb."]
(No location given: Ginger Zee) The big chill of cold winter weather featured; scenes shown of snow, wrecked cars in several states, a time lapse thermometer in Denver; details given about the danger of frostbite. [California citrus grower John GLESS, postal carrier Shelton ROSE, Denver zoo GUIDE - comment.] Snow/ice map and cold temperatures shown.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Zee's new role at ABC News acknowledged.
(Denver: Clayton Sandell) The search for a plane lost in the Idaho wilderness with Dale Smith and his family missing featured; scenes, animated diagram and family photos shown. [Pilot's daughter Crystal CHRISTENSEN, family spokesman Brad NORTON- comment.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the stories of hope on "Nightline" noted.
(Studio: Ron Claiborne) The problem of dozing off at the wheel examined in light of the train derailment in New York City after engineer William Rockefeller dozed off before the crash; scenes shown of the wreckage; details given about "highway hypnosis" as in long-distance driving and "micro-sleep"; scenes shown of the reporter in a sleep-deprivation study. [Yale school of medicine Dr. Meir KRYGER- comments on getting sleepy.] [Harvard medical school Dr. Charles CZEISLER- explains micro-sleep.] The sleep study discussed.
(Raleigh: Steve Osunsami) Photographer Shannon Johnstone, who takes pictures of unwanted shelter dogs, profiled; scenes shown from near Raleigh, North Carolina, of the shelter and some of the dogs. [JOHNSTONE - talks about rescuing the dogs by posting the dog pictures.] [Dog owner Sherri LYNCH- talks about the dog they adopted.]