This program is 28 minutes long
(Lake City, Florida: Dawn Fratangelo) The fires in Florida and Georgia featured; scenes shown of heavy smoke, people wearing masks, people praying; voice mail evacuation order played. [PEOPLE – comment.] [FIREFIGHTER – says it will romp and stomp.] [Florida Division of Forestry Sonny GREENE- says it’s still a dangerous fire.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Avalon, California: Michael Okwu) The fire on California’s Catalina Island featured; scenes shown of flames approaching Avalon, people evacuating, firefighters and equipment arriving from the mainland; details given of the logistical problems in firefighting on the island. [FIREFIGHTER – comments on the growth of the fire.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The bleak assessment of the Iraq war from Maj. Gen. Benjamin Mixon featured; details given about the violence in Diyala province. [MIXON – says he does not have enough soldiers in Diyala.]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) Terror threats against US military interests in Germany reviewed.
(Washington: David Gregory) Presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s position on abortion examined. [At Houston Baptist University, GIULIANI – says he would not be open to removing the right.] [In debate last week, GIULIANI – offers an ambiguous statement about Roe v. Wade.] [Conservative activist David KEENE- states he is trying to neutralize his stance.]
(Blacksburg, Virginia: Michelle Kosinski) An emotional graduation day at Virginia Tech a month after the campus massacre featured; scenes shown of memorials, the commencement ceremonies where victims were awarded posthumous degrees. [Graduating students Kate Campbell DEGLANS, Sarah SAXTON- comment.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The FBI investigation into political corruption allegations against Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons reviewed; scenes shown of defense contractor Warren Trepp, whose firm received millions in federal contracts; e-mail messages between Trepp and his wife Jale Trepp quoted. [Software designer Dennis MONTGOMERY- describes gifts given to Gibbons during a cruise paid for by Trepp.] [February 15, GIBBONS – denies accepting payment.] [Trepp’s lawyer Reid WEINGARTEN- doubts Montgomery’s credibility.]
(Green Bay, Wisconsin: Jennifer London) Former Green Bay Packers football player LeRoy Butler’s mission to help women through his Foundation for Breast Cancer featured; footage shown of Butler’s “Lambeau Leap.” [BUTLER – comments on making a difference.] [Cancer survivor Kym LINDAU- reacts to Butler’s help.]