This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Randall Pinkston) The economic slowdown among wealthier consumers examined; details given about the slow sales at Tiffany and Co. [WSL Strategic Retail president Candace CORLETT- says upper-tier shoppers hit the wall.] [Platt Retail Inst. Steven PLATT- says consumers are cutting back.]
(White House: Joie Chen) The Democrats' push for an economic stimulus package and what the Republicans want examined; details given about potential plans. [President BUSH - comments on the economy.] [Voice of Senator Charles SCHUMER - comments.]
(Madison Heights, Michigan: Chip Reid) The campaigning by Republicans in Michigan on the economic issue featured; scenes shown of Senator John McCain, Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee on the trail. [In Detroit, McCAIN - outlines what he would do to give workers another chance.] [Mitt ROMNEY - asks where is Washington.] [HUCKABEE - speaks out.] The absence here of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Fred Thompson, who are focusing on other states, noted.
(Studio: Jeff Glor; Reno: Jim Axelrod) What the Democrats are saying about the economy, including the views of Senator Hillary Clinton and Senator Barack Obama about the campaign after New Hampshire, discussed; CBS exit poll cited.
(Baghdad: Mark Strassmann) The battle for Iraq featured; scenes shown of an operation against insurgents, including the bombing of targets and military raids; details given about troop numbers and the renewed threat from weapons from Iran. [Lt. Steven KIM, 3rd Infantry Div. commander Maj. Gen. Rick LYNCH, First Armored Div. commander Maj. Gen. Mark HERTLING- comment on the mission to whack the insurgents.]
(Lauren, South Carolina: Seth Doane) The technology behind the extreme hybrid car featured; details given of the capabilities of this plug-in hybrid with diagrams and the car shown. [AFS Trinity chief technology officer Don BENDER, AFS Trinity Power Corp. Ed FURIA- comment on the car that can produce massive change via the technology.]
(Killer Point, California: John Blackstone) The annual Mavericks surfing event in northern California featured; scenes shown of the huge waves and of some competitors; details given about the dangers. ["Surfer Magazine" editor Chris MAURO, fans Aaron HARDY, WIFE, surfer Matt AMBROSE, winner Greg LONG- comment on the contest.]