This program is 28 minutes long
(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) Truck bomb suicide attacks by insurgents using chlorine gas featured; scenes shown from the sites of attacks. [Bioweapons expert Jerry HAUER- assesses the psychological impact of the gas bombs.]
(Studio: JuJu Chang) The US casualties in Iraq this month noted.
(Washington: Sonya Crawford) The anti-war protests in Washington, DC, featured; scenes shown of the demonstration and of the 1967 march against the Vietnam War and of smaller protests in the US and overseas. [Iraq war veterans Nathan LEWIS, Mike PRYSNER, anti-war protesters Cindy SHEEHAN, Mary DATWYLER- criticize the war.] [Gold Star mom Jan JOHNSON- defends the soldiers.]
(Studio: JuJu Chang) ABC's week-long series "Iraq: Where Things Stand" four year after the start of the war previewed.
(Washington: John Hendren) The high-pressure week for the attorney general due to the firings of US attorneys featured; poll findings on the public's belief the firings were political. [American Enterprise Inst. Norm ORNSTEIN- says the chances are slim Gonzales can survive the week.] [GONZALES - accepts responsibility.] [President BUSH - backs Gonzales.]
(New York: Bob Jamieson) The impact of the snowfall on New England and New York City featured; scenes shown from the crowded airports in Washington, DC and New York City and of the St. Patrick's Day parade. [Several stranded PASSENGERS - complain.]
(Studio: JuJu Chang, Betsy Stark) The spike in foreclosures due to the rising sub-prime interest rates, the bad news for home sellers, investors' worries about lending standards in an economy that runs on credit and the economic messages for the coming week discussed; statistics cited,
(Donegal, Ireland: Jim Sciutto) The descendents of the 5th century Ireland king Naill of the Nine Hostages featured; scenes shown from Donegal; details given about the link of Irish and American males to Naill's line. [Donegal resident Brendan ROHAN- talks about the connection.] [Trinity College Dr. Dan BRADLEY - talks about the DNA tests that argue for the existence of a historical figure.] [Descendent Denis DOOHAN- jokes about his ties.]