This program is 29 minutes long
(Baghdad: Jan Arraf) New claims of an Iranian connection to the smuggling of bombs into Iraq examined; insurgent video of a roadside bombing and border crossing sites where the weapons enter Iraq shown; details given about the EFP explosive devices. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - cites Iranian involvement in provides the EFP IEDs.] [Iraq foreign minister Hoshyar ZEBARI- says he has raised the issue with Iran.] [Multi-national security transition command Lt. Gen. Martin DEMPSEY- says the government will close some border crossings.]
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(White House: John Yang) The skepticism from Democrats about the claims about the Iranian connection in Iraq examined. [On "This Week," Senators John KERRY; Christopher DODD- raise questions about Iran in Iraq.] [On Friday, GATES - repeats we have no intention of attacking Iran.] [Foreign policy analyst Bruce RIEDEL- says the allies are less likely to trust us.] [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON - cites the risks in any military escalation.] President Bush's coming speech on the war in Afghanistan noted.
(Keane, New Hamsphire: Andrea Mitchell) The questions about the vote by Senator Hillary Clinton in support of the war in Iraq featured; scenes shown of Hillary campaigning in a pizza restaurant in Manchester. [MAN - talks about his son going to Iraq.] [In interview, CLINTON - says it is fair for Americans to have strong feelings about Iraq.] [New Hamsphire state senator Lou D'ALLESANDRO- comments on whether it is the time for a woman to be president.]
(Studio: John Seigenthaler) A statement from Senator Barack Obama about the war in Iraq reported.
(Studio: John Seigenthaler; Washington: John Harwood) The unpredictable race among the Republicans, including former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, Senator John McCain and former Governor Mitt Romney, discussed.
(Beijing: Mark Mullen) The expansion of American businesses, such as fast food chains, in China featured; scenes shown; details given about the strict government regulations that make doing business difficult and of adapting to Chinese tastes. [Yum! China division president Sam SU, McGraw Hill Co. Rik KRANENBURG. American Chamber of Commerce in China James ZIMMERMAN, Starbucks Greater China president Jinlong WANG- talk about the business market in China.]
(Montreal: Tom Costello) A look at the Airbus 380, the largest passenger plane ever built, featured; scenes shown from inside the plane that can carry 555 and from flight simulators to train veterans pilots how to fly the A380. [Airbus John LEAHY- promotes the plane.] [CAE test pilot Peter WADDELL - talks about the A380.]
(Ann Arbor, Michigan: Janet Shamlian) A growing number of young Catholic women showing an increasing interest in convent life featured; scenes shown from the Sisters of Mary convent in Michigan where a new generation of women is embracing religion. [Dominican Sisters of Mary Sister Joseph ANDREW- jokes about the crowds.] [Sister Mary JUDITH - comments on the ultimate sacrifice.] [Possible nun Catherine JOHNSON - comments.]