This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: John Yang) The warning to parents in Prince George's, Maryland, to have childhood vaccinations carried out now or face punishment featured; details given about the public health issue; map shown of states with vaccination exemptions. [Outside court, grandmother Anna BROWN, mothers Velma FLOYD, Janet HOLLEY- react.] [Maryland state's attorney Glenn IVEY, county public schools John WHITE- talk about the kids.] [Anti-vaccination activist Charles FROHMAN- backs parent autonomy.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Live interview held with Montefiore Medical Center Dr. Brian Currie about the vaccination issue. [CURRIE - outlines the risks for children without vaccinations and the need for community requirements to prevent disease transmissions; comments on the rare side effects and concerns about a preservative and a link to autism.]
(Studio: Anne Thompson) A U.N. report on the rise in global warming due to greenhouse gases examined; details given about the Kyoto Protocol not supported by the US and China and the reasons for President Bush's administration's opposition to the international agreement up for reconsideration in Bali. [Princeton University Dr. Michael OPPENHEIMER, National Environmental Trust vice president Angela ANDERSON- says the message is we have to act soon.] [IPCC chairman Rajendra PACHAURI- speaks about climate change and the need for action.] Whether there will be stronger action from the US government about the environment and greenhouse gases and the timetable in the IPCC report discussed.
(New Delhi: Ian Williams) The massive relief operation in Bangladesh after the super cyclone featured; scenes shown of the damages from the storm, helicopter drops of food and medicine and survivors in shelters.
(Islamabad: Jim Maceda) The meeting of US diplomat John Negroponte with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf about the state of emergency he declared two weeks ago examined; details given about coming elections and about the state of turmoil in the country; scenes shown of lawyers protesting against Musharraf in Islamabad.
(Manchester, New Hampshire: Mike Taibbi) The importance of the race in New Hampshire for Clinton featured; scenes shown of Bill Clinton in New Hampshire. [CLINTON - campaigns for Hillary, the doer.] [Local Democratic power broker George BRUNO - says we get a "twofer" with the Clintons.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The use of older applicants to combat the severe shortage of volunteer firefighters examined; details given about why there are fewer young recruits. [Syosset, New York, fire volunteer Joe KENNEDY - talks about family responsibilities and the fire department.] [Syosset assistant fire chief Peter SILVER- talks about the need for the older applicants.]
(Southlake, Texas: Darren Ravel) Friday night high school football in Texas featured; scenes shown from the football Dragon Stadium in Southlake. [Resident Dana McELYEA, Carroll director of athletics Ronnie TIPPS- talk about football tickets.] [Carroll High School principal Daniel PRESSLY, player Tre NEWTON- talk football.]