This program is 28 minutes long
(Capitol Hill: Jake Tapper) President Bush's administration's dropping of Gen. Peter Pace, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, because of his close association with the war in Iraq examined; details given of his role in the war and of the criticism of him. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says the re-confirmation process could have been contentious.] [Senator Susan COLLINS- wants new military leaders.] [Council on Foreign Relations Maj. Gen. William NASH- says Pace was seen as too compliant with Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.] [March 5, 2006, on Fox News, PACE - speaks on the war,] The likely easy confirmation for Pace's replacement, Adm. Michael Mullen, noted.
(Studio: Brian Ross) A report from the Council of Europe that secret CIA prisons for terrorism did exist in Europe examined; scenes shown from the prison locations in Poland and Romania; details given of the transfer of top Al Qaeda leaders to these prisons for torture and about the US pressure on Poland and Romania to allow the secret prisons. [Human Rights Watch Veronika SZENTE-GOLDSTONE- cites the human rights abuses for long years.]
(State Department: Lisa Stark) The government's moves to ease the passport jam in the system designed to provide security examined; scenes shown of people in long lines at passport offices; details given about the new alternative procedure. [In line, several PEOPLE - complain about not getting their passports.] [Senator Susan COLLINS- says the bureaucracy is not operating efficiently.] [Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Maura HARTY- expresses regret about the passport situation.]
(New York: Jim Avila) The custody battles for single parent soldiers featured; examples cited; details given about proposed legislation to help them. [US Army Reserves Maj. Shannon SUTHERLAND- wishes her country served her interests; expresses pain over her children.] [Attorney for military families Bruce CLEMENTS- says the spouse in the states gets custody.]
(New York: David Muir) A plan in the New York City schools for cash incentives for students to get better standardized test scores examined; examples cited of other schools paying for test results. [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- speaks.] [Time Out for Testing Jane HIRSCHMANN- reacts to paying children to take tests.] [Sierra Intermediate School assistant principal Meg LLOYD- backs new ways to motivate kids.] [Two STUDENTS - react.]