This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Gloria Borger) The conviction of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby for obstruction in the leak of the name of undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame reviewed; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown; details given about the political dispute involving the administration's strike back against Plame's husband Ambassador Joe Wilson led by Vice President Dick Cheney. [Special prosecutor Patrick FITZGERALD- comments on the trial.] [Juror Denis COLLINS- comments on Libby's claims he forgot.] [WILSON - says the president and vice president owe Americans a full explanation.] [Legal analyst Andrew COHEN- speculates about the sentence.] Why Cheney did not wind up testifying discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric; White House: Jim Axelrod; Washington: Bob Schieffer) The issue of a presidential pardon, the reaction of President Bush and Cheney and how badly this verdict reflects on Cheney and the administration discussed.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Congressional hearings on the firing of the prosecutors presented; photos shown of the seven US attorneys ousted yesterday; details given of the issue of retaliation because of the unusual nature of their release before the end of a presidential term. [Former US attorney John McKAY- speaks about being asked about an ongoing investigation.] [Former US attorney David IGLESIAS- comments on his phone conversation.] [Justice Department William MOSCHELLA- defends the administration.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The investigation into the care for wounded veterans at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other military facilities featured; details given about special concerns about brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. [Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Kevin KILEY- says what is going on at Walter Reed is mirrored at other facilities.] [Senator Claire McCASKILL- reads a veteran's letter calling for Kiley's resignation.] [President BUSH - says the treatment at Walter Reed is unacceptable.] [Commission head former Senator Bob DOLE - says the commission will investigate DOD and V.A. facilities nationwide.]
(Baghdad: Allen Pizzey) The attack south of Baghdad in Hillah on Shiites and a deadly day for American troops across Iraq featured; scenes shown from the explosion sites and of the religious pilgrimage; details given about the locations of the casualties.
(Danville, California: John Blackstone) The greening of California featured; scenes shown from a solar neighborhood designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions. [Homeowner David WHITE- talks about the state rebates.] [September 27, 2006, Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER - says we need to slow down global warming.] [Old Country Roofing Fred DEVER- comments on the change in using energy tiles on the roof.] [80-year-old California energy commissioner Art ROSENFELD - promotes new bulbs, better windows and a more efficient furnace.] [Homeowner Sandra WHITE- cites low electric expenses.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
(New York: Jon LaPook) The question of whether CT scans can help in the early detection of lung cancer examined; details given from two contradictory studies in the "Journal of the American Medical Assn." and the "New England Journal of Medicine" on diagnosis, surgery and deaths. [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Peter BACH- says screening does not seem to be saving lives; outlines the harm from the screening.] [New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Dr. Claudia HENSCHKE- cites her findings.]
(Chatham, New Jersey: Kelly Wallace) Sleep disorders among post-menopausal women examined; film clips shown from "Sex and the City"; details given about the use of hormone replacement therapy to treat sleep apnea. [Insomniac Pat WONG - comments.] [University of Wisconsin epidemiology professor Terry YOUNG- tells women there may be an underlying sleep disorder.]