This program is 28 minutes long
(Miami: Dan Harris) Falwell's legacy in American religion and politics reviewed; statement from Rev. Billy Graham quoted; scenes and photos shown from his life. [Jesse JACKSON, Thomas Terrace Baptist Church Mark GROOMS, Southern Baptist Convention Richard LAND- react to Falwell's death.] [On "700 Club," FALWELL - speaks against those secularizing America.] [Columbia University religion historian professor Randall BALMER- says Falwell reached self-parody late in his career.]
(Ft. Drum, New York: David Muir) The agonizing wait at Ft. Drum, the home base for the missing and dead soldiers of the 10th Mountain Div., featured; scenes shown from the base. [Spc. David WESTMORELAND- hopes for the best.] [Pfc. Daniel Courneya's mother Wendy THOMPSON; in Lake City. Tennessee, Sgt. James Connell's daughter Courtney CONNELL; in Ft. Drum, Pamela WEAVER- react to the losses.]
(Washington: Charles Gibson) The death in Iraq of Andy Bacevich, Jr., the son of war critic Boston University professor and retired colonel Andy Bacevich, reported.
(New York: Betsy Stark) The role in business of private equity firms like Cerberus Capital Management, which bought Chrysler, examined; private equity deals listed on screen; details given about the equity companies' tendency to play hard ball, which could lead to bankruptcy or union concessions on health care benefits. [Chrysler Group president Thomas LaSORDA- says the company will go private.] [Dartmouth College business school professor Colin BLAYDON- says the equity companies are going "elephant hunting."] ["Car and Driver" magazine editor Csaba CSERE- says the goal is to make a buck.] [University of Chicago business school professor James SCHRAGER- outlines what Cerberus will likely offer; states these companies are pure capitalism.]
(New York: Brian Ross) The growing scandal surrounding a multi-billion dollar federal program, Reading First, to help children read examined; details given about the millions going to President Bush's friend Randy Best and the conflicts of interest. [Georgia program developer Cindy CUPP- comments on reading and how the program has been tarnished.] [BUSH - speaks about the Reading First program.] [Representative George MILLER - says it was designed for friends and cronies.] [Johns Hopkins University Robert SLAVIN- calls it cronyism.]
(In the Colorado Rockies: Bill Blakemore) The fate of the American pika, a tiny member of the rabbit family that is on the brink of extinction, featured; scenes shown from the Colorado Rocky Mountains of the pikas; details given about the role of global warming in killing off the pikas in the mountains. [University of Colorado professor Chris RAY- says many pikas are gone and they could be extinct in a century.]