This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Bill Neely) The U.N.’s efforts to evacuate civilians who have been trapped by a siege in Homs, Syria for nearly 2 years during what is supposed to be a cease-fire featured; scenes shown of the people fleeing, a woman screaming for her son, shooting.
(Sochi: Kevin Tibbles) The day’s events at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia reviewed; details given about the victory for Alpine skier Julia Mancuso and about concerns about the condition of the halfpipe; scenes/photos shown of Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulating an Austrian skier and Russian figure skater Yulia Lipnitskaya. [MANCUSO, snowboarder Shaun WHITE, NBC snowboarding analyst Todd RICHARDS- comment.] [Spectator Andrew BOGGS- comments on the warm weather.] [SPECTATOR – says the Russians are yelling their face off.] Putin’s visit to Holland House, where he hugged a gay athlete, noted.
(Sochi: Brian Williams) The presence of Canadian skier Alex Bilodeau and his brother Frederic, who has cerebral palsy, at these Games noted.
(New York: Kate Snow) The revelation from college football player Michael Sam, an NFL prospect, that he is gay examined; Tweets from President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and statement from the NFL quoted; scenes shown of his name written in the snow at the University of Missouri. [SAM – comments on the support of his teammates.] [“Sports Illustrated” Jon WERTHEIM- notes Sam’s NFL stock has dropped and he may not get drafted.] [Former player Chris KLUWE- comments on the NFL’s use of the word “distraction.”] [Aunt Geraldine SAM- says Michael has gone through a lot of adversity in his life.]
(Atlanta: Mark Potter) Georgia’s preparations to avoid a weather disaster like the one that paralyzed Atlanta 2 weeks ago reviewed; details given about the closing of schools. [Governor Nathan DEAL- says we’re not looking back, we’re looking forward.] [Atlanta Public Works Richard MENDOZA- says we’ll have 125 pieces of snow equipment.] [PARENT – reacts to the overreaction.] [The Weather Channel’s Kelly CASS- states this storm will be worse.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Revelations about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s reactions to the Monica Lewinsky scandal and other tough times while she was First Lady examined; excerpts from friend Diane Blair’s diary quoted. [University of Arkansas Dr. Angie MAXWELL- says the excerpts posted on an anti-Clinton website are very selected.] [Republican National Committee chair Reince PRIEBUS- says we’re going to have a truckload of opposition research on Hillary Clinton.] [“Time” magazine’s Mark HALPERIN- comments on potential presidential candidate Rand Paul’s remarks about President Bill Clinton being a sexual predator.]
(Park City, Utah: Anne Thompson) The story of American ski jumper Sarah Hendrickson, who overcame an injury from a crash last year to compete in the Olympics in Sochi, Russia presented. [HENDRICKSON – describes her crash; comments on her skiing career.] [Parents Nancy & William HENDRICKSON- comment on Sarah.] [Teammate Lindsey VAN- says 5 months ago Sarah didn’t think she was going to make it.]