This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Kelly O’Donnell) The perjury trial of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who contends that NBC correspondent Tim Russert disclosed to him the identity of a CIA officer, reviewed; courtroom sketches by Art Lien and TV clips of Russert talking about the case shown; testimony from Russert, Libby’s attorney Ted Wells and prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald quoted.
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Tim Russert) Russert’s role in the trial discussed.
(Washington: Tom Costello) The CDC report reviewed; details given about the higher numbers and the need for early intervention therapies. [Parents of autistic triplets Randy and Lynn GASTON- comment.] [CDC birth defect epidemiologist Dr. Marshalyn YEARGIN-ALLSOPP- comments on the findings.] [Autism expert Dr. Gary GOLDSTEIN- says his feeling is that there are more cases than ever.]
(Hollywood, Florida: Mark Potter) Smith’s death in Hollywood, Florida, featured; scenes shown from the Hard Rock Hotel where she was staying with husband Howard K. Stern; details given about her life as footage and photos are shown. [Voice of Hollywood fire department Capt. Dan FITZGERALD, Seminole police Chief Charlie TIGER- review emergency procedures performed on Smith.] [WOMAN – describes seeing Smith’s body arrive at Memorial Regional Hospital.]
(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) Progress in the effort to convince North Korea to halt its nuclear weapons program featured; scenes shown from the talks in Beijing, China; details given of the terms of the proposed agreement. [Assistant Secretary of State Christopher HILL- comments on the negotiations.] [Former U.N. weapons inspector David ALBRIGHT- states President Bush’s administration made a mistake in busting up a deal made by President Bill Clinton.]
(Parish, New York: Peter Alexander) The snowfall in upstate New York featured; scenes shown from Oswego County; statistics cited. [Parish resident Kim MURPHY, MOM, Mexico resident Forrest MEEKS- react.]
(Scottsdale, Arizona: Kevin Tibbles) The auctions of vintage American cars in Scottsdale, Arizona, featured; scenes shown. [Corvette seller Sherri STEFFI- says they’re gorgeous.] [Kruse Auctions Dean KRUSE- comments on the frenzy over the cars.] [Buyer Roger ROWLEY, WOMAN – comment on buying a 1972 Challenger.]