This program is about 1 hour long
(Mt. Hood, Oregon: Dan Simon) The successful rescue of mountain climbers on Mt. Hood, Oregon, who were caught in whiteout conditions, reviewed; scenes shown from the mountain; details given about electronic mountain units that helped in locating them. [Rescue climber Trevor LISTON- describes what happened.] The weather conditions on the mountain discussed.
(Studio: Kiran Chetry) The raw data on Mt. Hood and its climbers outlined on screen.
(Washington: Candy Crowley) The romancing of the religious right by the Republican presidential election candidates featured; details given about the Christian conservative political movement and its influence on politics; scenes shown from a convention of religious broadcasters. [Senator John McCAIN, "Revival" co-founder Suzanne TABOR, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt ROMNEY, former New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI, "Viewpoint" radio host Charles CRISMIER, Faith and Action Rev. Bob SCHENCK, Christian Defense Coalition Patrick MAHONEY, "Facing Life Head-On" Brad MATTES, Faith TV president Jim WEST- comment on issues and candidates.]
(Brazil: Anderson Cooper, Jeff Corwin) A look at one of the orphaned manatees of Brazil presented; scenes shown of a rescued manatee in a pool. [Brazil BIOLOGIST - talks about the manatees in the wild.]
(Brazil: Anderson Cooper) The conservation efforts in the wilds of the rain forest noted.
(Studio: Kiran Chetry) Live interview held with addiction specialist Drew Pinsky about Britney's state of mind. [From Los Angeles, PINSKY - offers an assessment of Britney's stressful situation and the possible extent of the danger in her case since she left a rehab facility; notes that the behavior may indicate serious issues.] Letter from Britney's former assistant Felicia Culotta on That Other Blog quoted.