This program is 28 minutes long
(Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Jake Tapper) The official entrance of Senator Barack Obama into the 2008 presidential election campaign featured; scenes shown from the state capital in Springfield, Illinois and from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. [OBAMA - campaigns.] [In the street, two PEOPLE; state senator Bill BRADY- react to Obama.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) The campaign travels of candidates Senator Hillary Clinton in Berlin, New Hampshire, former Governor Mitt Romney in Michigan and former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani in Sacramento, California, shown.
(Washington: Sonya Crawford) The choices for Republican conservatives examined; ABC News/"Washington Post" poll numbers for conservatives Senator Sam Brownback and Governor Mike Huckabee cited. [ROMNEY - says he's pro-life.] [GIULIANI - backs choice.] [South Carolina Republican Party chairman Katon DAWSON, Republican Frank LUNTZ, Heritage Foundation Lee EDWARDS- offer analysis.]
(Baghdad: Martha Raddatz) Another battle plan for Baghdad's security featured; scenes shown of the helicopter that was shot down. [USMC Brig. Gen, Robert NELLER- says we came here to win; opposes rushing for results; comments on Marines lost.]
(Redfield, New York: Nancy Cordes) The continuing snow in upstate New York featured; scenes shown from Redfield, New York, which has gotten over 130 inches. [MAN - cites the threat to roofs.] [GUY - comments.]
(Texarkana, Texas: John Hendren) The shortage of US military hardware due to the targeting in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from the staging areas for repairs at the Red River Army Depot in Texarkana, Texas. [Army chief of staff Gen. Peter SCHOOMAKER- says we are wearing out vehicles and we have the smallest Army in some time.] [Depot's Col. Douglas EVANS- cites the repair work needed.] [GlobalSecurity.org. John PIKE- cites training problems without equipment.] [Army assistant deputy chief of staff Maj. Gen. Vincent BOLES- cites costs and the need to be ready.]
(Princeton, New Jersey: Bob Jamieson) The rising cost of private and public colleges examined; statistics cited; details given about where the money goes at colleges and universities. [Debt-laden graduate Taylor REED, community college student Tara BURGESS - comment on cost.] [Representative George MILLER, Princeton University Christopher EISGRUBER- cite the crisis for the middle and lower classes.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) The soccer players at the open tryout for roster spots with the Los Angeles Galaxy featured; scenes shown; details given about the elatively low attendance at major league soccer games. [Trying out, Steve WRIGHT, Joe HORLOCK- explain why they came.] [Galaxy general manager Alexi LALAS- talks about the hurdle for professional soccer.] [Former women's soccer player Brandi CHASTAIN- talks about the star power of David Beckham.]