This program is 28 minutes long
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The unusual weather reviewed; scenes of wind damage near Ft. Worth, snow and map shown. [WITNESS - describes what happened.] [Accuweather.com's meteorologist Bernie RAYNO, New York Governor Elliot SPITZER - comment.]
(Baghdad: Hilary Brown) More bombings near a mosque and at a bridge in Iraq following the suicide attack on the Parliament building in the supposedly secure Green Zone featured; scenes shown from the bus station in Karbala and from the Parliament cafeteria in Baghdad.
(Washington: Stephanie Sy) The gatherings across the country demanding action by Congress on global warming featured; scenes shown of events in New York City, Maine, Florida, New Orleans and Washington, DC; photos shown of the first Earth Day rally in 1970. [StepItUp Kyle GREAVES, "The End of Nature" author Bill McKIBBEN, League of Conservation Voters Courtney FRYXELL, environmental activist Doug ROSS- comment on the issue.]
(Washington: John Cochran) Income tax scamming examined; details given about the telephone tax started during the Spanish American War, defense contractors not paying back taxes and doctors and medical companies cheating Medicare. [Treasury Department deputy inspector for tax administration J. Russell GEORGE- calls it outrageous; states the IRS is paying suspicious tax refunds.] [IRS Commissioner Mark EVERSON- cites the lack of prosecution by the Justice Department.] [In February 2004, GAO Gregory KUTZ, Senator Norm COLEMAN- cite examples of unpaid back taxes.]
(Jerusalem: Wilf Dinnick) The translation into Farsi of the history of the Holocaust in response to the call by Iranian Prime Minister Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's that the Holocaust is a myth featured; photos shown. [Yad Vashem director Avner SHALEV- cites the power of knowledge via today's technology.] Iranian e-mails quoted. [Yad Vashem Website content manager Dana PORATH- cites the reaction from Iran.]