This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Armen Keteyian) The plans by the defense team for Bonds to accuse the government of misconduct for leaking information examined; details given about the role of special agent Jeff Novitsky in the Bonds case and about the direct evidence the prosecution has about Bonds lying under oath about performance-enhancing drugs. [Bonds attorney Michael RAINS- speaks about the Justice Department's "persecution."] [Legal analyst Andrew COHEN- outlines the case.] The release from jail of former Bonds personal trainer Greg Anderson noted.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The rise in Army desertions in the last year examined; statistics cited; details given of the relation of desertion to the extension of tours of duty. [Army personnel spokesman Lt. Col. Darryl DARDEN- cites the stress of combat.] [In Canada, deserter Phil McDOWELL- explains refusing to go back to Iraq.]
(Las Vegas: Jim Axelrod) A look at the facts behind the charges and countercharges at last night's Democratic debate in Las Vegas reviewed; excerpts shown while the "facts" about three main candidates are checked. [Senators Hillary CLINTON, Barack OBAMA, former Senator John EDWARDS - speak about each other and Social Security.] [Democratic political consultant Dane STROTHER- assesses the candidates.]
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Farm subsides that go to the wealthy examined; details given about farm subsidy beneficiaries who live in New York City, including billionaire Edgar Bronfman and about members of Congress. [Environmental Working Group Kenneth COOK - says big farms get most of the money; suggests we ask farmers if they need the money.] [In interview, Representative Marion BERRY- reacts.]
(New York: Daniel Sieberg) Last night's story on an Internet game that helps feed the hungry updated; scenes shown from the freerice.com game for the UN World Food Programme. [Site creator John BREEN, Bloomington, Indiana, KIDS - comment.]
(Madison, Wisconsin: Steve Hartman) The story of two 80-year-old twin sisters, Dora Bennett and Doris McAusland, who have always been close, presented; scenes and photos shown of the Madison, Wisconsin, pair who have never been seen in separate outfits. [The SISTERS - speak in tandem and about their outfits.]
(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) The sisters' story and the next week's story discussed.