This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The final appeals in the parents' effort to keep Terri Schiavo alive noted.
(Pinellas Park, Florida: Mike von Fremd) The Schiavo case updated; Judge George Greer's decision quoted; details given of the arrest of Richard Meywes for putting a bounty on the judge. [Father Bob SCHINDLER - says Terri is fighting to stay alive.] [Aunt C.B. TAMMARO- says Terri went "I...I..."] [PROTESTER, family spokesman Randall TERRY- speak out.] [Florida State University law school professor Steve GEY- says the governor cannot change the Constitution.]
(Studio: Bob Woodruff; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The political implications of the Schiavo case outlined & discussed.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) A car bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, noted.
(Camp Victory, Iraq: Martha Raddatz) The military's investigation of the construction of a large tunnel at the prison Camp Bucca in Iraq featured; photos shown; details recalled of a prison riot in January. [Multinational corps commander Lt. Gen. John VINES- comments on the tunnel & the possibility weapons might have been smuggled in.]
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The death of four US soldiers in Afghanistan after their vehicle hit a mine reported.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The rise in credit card debt for Americans 65-59 cited.
(Philadelphia: Gigi Stone) The problems of retiree debt examined.; details given about reverse mortgages & credit card debt. [In Philadelphia, senior Clara UNRUH- comments on debt.] [Researcher Tamara DROUT- says credit cards are becoming the safety net for those on a fixed income.]
(Studio: Bob Woodruff; Chicago: Mellody Hobson) How the reverse mortgage works for seniors & options for retirees, including IRA/401
(k) catchup provisions, discussed.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Demonstrations in Taiwan against a new Chinese law authorizing an attack on Taiwan if it moves towards independence shown.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The declining health of Prince Rainier of Monaco reported.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The debate over stem cells & cloning featured; scenes shown from Harvard University where stem cells are being developed; details given of the implications for medical research & of the differences between therapeutic & reproductive cloning. [Dr. Doug MELTON- shows stem cells; explains the process of cloning human embryo cells.] [Priest/scientist Father Pat MAHOLCZYK- questions the morality of making life to destroy it.] [University of Pennsylvania Dr. Arthur CAPLAN- questions comparing real people to what is going on in a dish.] Tomorrow's segment on stem cell funding previewed.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The memorial in Florida for 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford, who was killed by a registered sex offender, reported.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) The first funerals in Minnesota for the victims of the shooting at the Red Lake Indian reservation & school reported.
(Studio: Bob Woodruff) Report introduced.
(Alue Deah Tengoh, Indonesia: Dave Marash) A return to the Aceh province in Indonesia three months after the tsunami featured; scenes shown of the damages; details given of the recovery effort by the fishermen & the role of the U.N.-sponsored program. [U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Michelle LIPNER- says over one million people were affected.]