This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Barry Petersen) The crash of a Russian military jet into the Black Sea featured; map shown; details given about the death of 60 choir members.
(Washington: Julianna Goldman) The weekend for President-elect Donald Trump, who is vacationing in Florida & dealing with conflicts of interest, reviewed; scenes shown from a church; details given about the closing of his charitable foundation, Jason Miller's turning down the job as White House communications director.
(New York: Tony Dokoupii) Christmas around the world featured; scenes shown from the Vatican, Syria, troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Australia, India, Hannukkah, Queen Elizabeth, the Obamas in Hawaii & Christmas lights at Kevin Lynch's house in Queens, New York. [LYNCH, three VIEWERS, Tunisia SANDY - talk lights.]
(Studio: DeMarco Morgan) Report introduced.
(New York: Michelle Miller) The light show at Saks Fifth Avenue store & the city's decorations from American Christmas featured; scenes shown from Manhattan. [American Christmas Brent SCHWAM- shows the factory & buildings he decorates.] [Saks Fifth Avenue president Mark METRICK, two PEOPLE - talk about American Christmas.]
(Kansas City, Kansas: Steve Hartman) The annual "Secret Santa" operation in Kansas City featured; scenes shown of police officers giving out hundred dollar bills to the needy. [Recipient Gwendolyn JONES, WOMAN - react.] ["SECRET SANTA", police officer J.M. TURNEY- comment on gift giving.]
(New York: Dana Jacobson) The story of a 1907 Christmas letter from "Mary" to Santa Claus found in the bricks of a fireplace presented; letter quoted; details given about the hunt for writer Mary Mcgaun. [Letter finder Steve RITALIANO- reads the letter; recounts finding Mary McGahan's grave.] [In Dublin, Mary's relative, Brian DEMPSEY - reacts.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) Physical education teacher Samantha Ford's quest to get running shoes for her school kids featured; scenes shown from Santa Clarita, California. [FORD - talks about her school kids' poor footwear; reads kid's letter.] [Ford's own teacher Dianna LUND- comments on generosity.] [Kid Jesse VALENCIA, "JULIETTE," teacher Sherry RAMSEY - talk about their new shoes.]