This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Ron Allen) This cold spring due to the jet stream featured; scenes shown from Washington, DC, Maine, Cleveland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Michigan. [Maine utility LINEMAN, TV WEATHERMAN, WeatherPlus.com Jeff RANIERI, Pennsylvania berry FARMER, Butter Farms Jack RITTER- talk weather.]
(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The sinking of the Sea Diamond cruise ship in the Aegean Sea after hitting a reef featured; scenes shown of the ship listing and then going under; details given of the negligence charges against the captain. [Four PASSENGERS, Samantha DUCET - describe what happened.]
(Crawford, Texas: John Yang) The emotional debate over immigration examined; scenes shown of a protest march in Los Angeles and of a roundup of illegal immigrants in the Phoenix area. [MARCHER - comments.] AP analysis findings that98 percent of the illegal aliens caught were set free noted. [On cable TV, Bill O'REILLY, Geraldo RIVERA - scream at each other.] [March 14, President BUSH - hopes for comprehensive reform.] [Political analyst Charlie COOK- says the immigration issue splits the Republican Party.] Bush's plans to celebrate Easter at Ft. Hood with his parents, former President George and Barbara Bush, noted.
(Indianapolis: Kevin Tibbles) Plans to return National Guard units from Indiana, Oklahoma and two other states to the war zone in Iraq featured; statement from Oklahoma National Guard Maj. Gen. Harry Wyatt about the timetable. [Indiana National Guard Lt. Col. Ronald WESTFALL- talks about duty and mission.] [Military analyst P.J. CROWLEY- cites the pressure on the Guard.] [Lt. Col. Deidre TOMLINSON - talks about her kids.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The story of three brothers, Bill, Huber and Charlie Parsons, serving in Iraq presented; family photos shown. [In Coral Gables, Florida, parents Phyllis and Huber PARSONS- talk about their sons stepping out and serving.] [In Jackson, Mississippi, sister Christine PARSONS - jokes about West Point.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) The case of "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh, who is imprisoned with a 20-year sentence for terrorist activity in Afghanistan, examined; details given about the lighter sentence given Australian David Hicks, who was captured in Afghanistan and held at Guantanamo Bay and questions about the sentence for Lindh versus that for Hicks. [Mother Marilyn WALKER, Lindh family attorney James BROSNAHAN, defense lawyer Edward MacMAHON, ACLU's Ben WIZNER- react to the two cases.]
(London: Jim Maceda) The story of Knut, the popular polar bear cub at a German zoo, featured; scenes shown from Berlin of the star of the zoo; details given about the marketing. [Marketing expert Patrick BARROW, National Zoo spokesman John GIBBONS- comment on Knut.]