This program is 29 minutes long
(Baghdad: Miguel Marquez) The surprise visit by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to Iraq at the start of the US troop surge in Baghdad featured; scenes shown of the military presence, of Rice meeting with Iraqi officials and the marketplace bombing in Kirkuk. [RICE - says this can be a new phase.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) Report linking the recent rash of attacks on US helicopters in Iraq to a planned insurgent assault noted.
(Capitol: John Hendren) The Saturday Senate vote on the resolution to condemn the US troop surge in Iraq featured; details given about the crossover vote; scenes shown from the Senate floor. [Senators Harry REID, Lindsey GRAHAM, Jim BUNNING, Robert BYRD, Edward KENNEDY, Hillary CLINTON - offer views on war and the non-binding resolution.] The primary reason for the Democrats' push for the Senate vote discussed.
(Washington: Sonya Crawford) The house fires in Pittsburgh and New Hampshire in the cold winter weather featured; statistics on house fires cited. [Pennsylvania state trooper Brian BURDEN- talks about the heat sources.] [Washington fire department Spokesman Alan ETTER- calls the trend alarming; states people get complacent.] [International Assn of Fire Chiefs president Chief Jim HARMES- promotes smoke alarms.]
(New Orleans: Steve Osunsami) The soaring murder rate in New Orleans featured; scenes shown from the site of the latest shootings; details given about the policing tactics. [Two RESIDENTS, Cheryl and David GROSS - react to the killings.] [Police Sgt. Joe NARCISSE- recounts the case in which Vanessa Johnson gave her son a gun to kill them all.] [Mayor Ray NAGIN - reacts.]
(Berlin, Germany: Nick Watt) A supermarket chain in Germany that is catering to senior citizens featured; scenes shown from Berlin to illustrate the store changes. [Senior SHOPPER, Kaiser's Supermarkets manager Tobias TUCHLENSKI- comment.]