This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: Tom Foreman) McCain’s position that more troops are needed in Iraq examined; statistics on troop numbers cited; details given about the issue of a new draft. [In 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, McCAIN - says we need more troops in Iraq.] [Brookings Institution Michael O'HANLON- assesses the standards of history.] [Senator Jack REED- cites personnel and equipment shortages.]
(Studio: Carol Lin) Earlier interview held with Saudi chief surgeon Dr. Abdullah al-Rabia about the surgery. [From Riyadh, AL-RABIA – describes the most difficult part of the operation; admits the media makes him nervous; comments on coordinating the many different specialists; explains the challenges for the girls.]
(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The impact of the winter storm and the weather forecast featured; iReport photos from Jack Barry of snow in Missouri shown; maps shown.