This program is 29 minutes long
(Columbia, South Carolina: Lee Cowan) The high voter turnout in South Carolina featured; scenes shown from the campaign trail; details given of the issue of race, especially as raised by former President Bill Clinton. [Senator Barack OBAMA - campaigns.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Senator Hillary Clinton's campaign introduced.
(Nashville: Mike Taibbi) Clinton's campaign in South Carolina featured; scenes shown from Columbia. [On Friday, CLINTON - comments on the contest.] [In last debate, CLINTON - links Obama to a slumlord.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Columbia, South Carolina: Kevin Corke) The window of opportunity for South Carolina native son former Senator John Edwards featured; scenes shown of his campaign and his late night stop with David Letterman. [EDWARDS - says he knows the people; admits he is climbing a steep mountain.] [Voter Patsy KNOTT‡- comments.] [In debate, EDWARDS
(Studio: Brian Williams; Tampa: Tim Russert) The impact of the negative campaign on the South Carolina voters and the importance of the economy issue discussed; poll figures of the view of unfair attacks in the campaign between Obama and Clinton cite Report introduced.
(Columbia, South Carolina: Lester Holt) The race issue in primary campaign in South Carolina examined. [In barbershop, voters Norman BISHOP†, Brunson ROBERTS; salon owner Fortrail CHILES†, hairdresser Jennifer BYRD†; Representative Jim CLYBURN‡- comment on the race, voting on race and Obama and Clinton.]
(Los Angeles: Don Teague) The latest round of winter storms in California featured; scenes shown from the mountains near Los Angeles, snow on Interstate 5, rain and flooding in Los Angeles. [Victim's brother Erik COFFEE- describes what happened in the avalanche.] [Two CALIFORNIANS - react.] [NBC WeatherPlus.com Gary ARCHIBALD- comments on the weather.]
(London: Tom Aspell) The arrest of Jerome Kerviel for his 7-billion dollar fraud at the Societe Generale bank featured; details given about Kerviel's trading that may have exacerbated the tumbling European market. [French finance minister Cristine LARGARDE- says its "one single mad individual."] [Kerviel NEIGHBOR - comments.]
(Elberta, Alabama: Michelle Kosinski) The story of Chinese teacher Chang Hai-Wang who is a guest teacher in the small town of Elberta, Alabama, presented; scenes shown from St. Benedict's School and the town. ["Fred WANG" - comments on the quiet life here and his adventures.] [St. Benedict's School's Bob BROWN, parent Ron LEE- comment on Wang.]