This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: John McKenzie) The autism report examined; details given about the research, the interest in the staggeringly higher numbers and the need for programs for the autistic. [Autism Society of America Lee GROSSMAN, mother of autistic child Lynn FREEMAN- react to the report numbers; state we need more services for this population.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Boston: Tim Johnson) The significance of the new autism numbers, the resulting demand for more services and questions about why rates are higher in some states discussed.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The internal crisis in the Department of Homeland Security examined; scenes shown of President Bush meeting with agency officials; details given about the problems with employee morale. [Former inspector general Clark Kent ERVIN- offers an assessment on the lack of progress in aviation security.] [In response to question from Representative David Price, Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - comments on government agencies.] [New York University public service studies professor Paul LIGHT- lists the agency problems.]
(Al Anbar province, Ramadi: Martha Raddatz) The problems facing US troops in Al Anbar featured; map shown of the heart of the Sunni insurgency; details given about the troop strength and of problems in training Iraqis to take over. [Multi-national force-West/Iraq commander Maj. Gen. Richard ZILMER- says Anbar should not be a safe haven for insurgents; talks about the training for the Iraqi police.] [MARINE, Army Sgt. Louis BARNUM- comment on the situation.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) A raid on the health ministry in Baghdad, where the number two official was arrested for diverting money to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, noted.
(Washington and Quantico: Gigi Stone) American Muslims in the military featured; scenes shown from the Pentagon and the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia. [Department of Defense official Hesham ISLAM- recalls what happened on September 11 and the hate messages he received after.] [US Marine Sgt. Kenetta HAMILTON- comments on the name-calling.] [Navy Lt. Cmdr. Abuhena SAIFULISLAM- says we can connect better by being a Muslim.] [Chief of Navy Chaplains R/Adm. Robert BURT- comments on faith and the military.]
(Washington: John Donvan) The details of Smith's death and life reviewed; photos and video shown; details given about how she achieved fame without achievement. [Seminole police department Chief Charlie TIGER- announces the death.] [Columnist Liz SMITH- recounts the reaction to Smith.]
(New York: Nancy Cordes) The issues raised by student cell phone videos of teachers in the classroom examined; video samples from YouTube shown; details given about how to regulate the technology. [National School Board Assn. Anne BRYANT, boingboing.net editor Xeni JARDIN, Malibu High School principal Mark KELLY- comment on the videos and behavior.] New York City's hard line on cell phones in the schools noted.