This program is 29 minutes long
(LeMars, Iowa: David Wright) Clinton's "hillicopter" campaign in Iowa and Mike Huckabee's lead in South Carolina featured; newspapers endorsements quoted. [CLINTON - campaigns.] [Former Senator John EDWARDS - reacts.] [On "Good Morning America," "Des Moines Register" editor Carol HUNTER- comments on the Democrats.] [McCAIN - reacts to his endorsement.] Senator Joseph Lieberman's expected endorsement of McCain noted.
(Rochester, New York: Sam Champion) The snowstorm that has barrelled across the country featured; scenes shown from the Midwest and Northeast of snow on the roads and streets and at the Cleveland Browns football game. [At Chicago airport, TRAVELLER; Rochester director of operations Richard SALTRELLI, two SHOPPERS, mom Gretchen WEBER- comment on the snowy weather.]
(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) The power shift in Basra, Iraq, from British to Iraqi troops featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies; details recalled of the British reduction of forces that led to them being driven out of the city. [Commander of British forces in Iraq Maj. Gen. Graham BINNS- says we rid Basra of its enemies.] [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN- assesses this as a political and military defeat.] US concerns about the British retreat in the south outlined.
(Studio: Dan Harris) The reaction of Al Qaeda via an Internet video from Ayman al-Zawahiri to the British handover in Iraq quoted.
(New Orleans: Gigi Stone) The plight of the homeless in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown of protests against the city's plans to demolish public housing projects. [Homeless man Robert TRAVIS, former housing project resident Stephanie MINGELL- say we have nowhere to live.] [Mayor Ray NAGIN - says we have to tear down first.]
(New York: Cynthia McFadden) How the story inside the film "The Kite Runner" may have put the young actors from Afghanistan in danger back home examined; film clips shown; details given about the controversial rape scene and what Paramount did to relocate the boys out of the country. [Director Marc FORSTER- says he never considered that the children would be in danger.] [Former CIA officer John KIKIAKOU- comments on the film and what was considered objectionable and shameful in Afghanistan.] ["The Kite Runner" author Khaled HOSSEINI- talks about his novel.]
(New York: Ryan Owens) Gourmet Dumpster diving featured; scenes shown from a trash tour on the streets of New York and from a dinner party from stuff thrown in the garbage. [Former corporate executive turned "freegan" Madeleine NELSON - says it is gross that this food is being thrown out.]