This program is 30 minutes long
(White House: Steve Dorsey) The first death in the US from the coronavirus in Washington state & the administration's response featured; details given about US travel restrictions to Italy & South Korea; US case statistics cited. [Today, President TRUMP - says there is no reason to panic; accuses the Democrats of a hoax, that the markets will take care of themselves.] [On MSNBC, Representative Ted LIEU@- criticizes Trump.] Trump's pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates noted.
(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.
(San Francisco: Danya Bacchus) The details of the man's death in Washington state from the coronavirus featured; details given about three community spread cases. [Washington Governor Jay INSLEE%- comments on this case: get prepared.]
(Studio: Reena Ninan) The spread of the coronavirus to 59 countries noted; map shown.
(Rome: Charlie D'Agata) The coronavirus in northern Italy, South Korea & Japan featured; scenes shown from Rome. [In Rome, tourists the Cho FAMILY - outlines their security measures.]
(Columbia, South Carolina: Nikole Killion) The approach to this primary by former Vice President Joe Biden after the success of Senator Bernie Sanders in three previous states featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail. [BIDEN, SANDERS, Mayor Pete BUTTIGIEG, Senator Elizabeth WARREN - campaign.] [Two VOTERS - state their choices.]
(Washington: Katherine Herridge) President Trump's pick of controversial Representative John Ratcliffe as his next director of national intelligence examined. [On CBS, RATCLIFFE - defends his intelligence background; states he has been right on important issues; explains why he reconsidered the job.]
(London: Imtiaz Tyab) The US peace deal with the Taliban that could end the war in Afghanistan examined; tenets of the deal detailed. [Secretary of State Mike POMPEO - comments on Afghan peace.] [Today, President TRUMP - says it is time to bring our people home from Afghanistan.]
(Charleston: Nikole Killion) The booming economy of the state of South Carolina featured; scenes shown from the port & the new Volvo plant. [State Ports Authority CEO Jim NEWSOME%- talks about the cargo.] [Volvo plant manager Jerry WHITE - says South Carolina is the new Motown.] [Volvo worker Winnie HARLEY - talks about the job.] [WOMAN - talks about job opportunities.]
(New York: Jeff Glor) The leap year as part of man's obsession with time examined; details given about mankind's different calendars to deal with more than 365 days in a year. [Astrophysicist Jackie FAHERTY%- says we are placing a human conduct around an astronomical phenomenon; comments on the resistance to calendar changes.] [Johns Hopkins professors Dick HENRY, Steve HANKE%- explain their new Hanke-Henry calendar.]
(Denver: Janet Shamlian) The Denver Choir that sings "spirituals" that came from the experience of African American slaves featured; scenes shown of the choir singing & black history photos. [86-year-old Alice RASBERRY%- talks about this part of our history.] [Choir director Roger HOLLAND%- says we are a multi-ethnic country.]