This program is 29 minutes long
(Birmingham, Alabama: Lee Cowan) Senator Barack Obama's moves after his victory in South Carolina featured; scenes shown of Obama at a church in Georgia. [In Alabama, OBAMA - campaigns for change.] [On the plane, OBAMA - says Senator Hillary Clinton has the advantage.] The endorsement of Obama by Caroline Kennedy and Senator Edward Kennedy noted. [CNBC's John HARWOOD- says the Kennedy endorsement has symbolic power.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON - calls for votes in Florida and Michigan to be reinstated.]
(Studio: Lester Holt; Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The importance of the Kennedy endorsements for Obama and how Senator Kennedy has been appalled by the negative campaigning by former President Bill Clinton explained and discussed.
(Orlando: Ron Allen) The Republican campaign in Florida that has become a war of words between Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney featured; details given about their bickering over the war in Iraq. [McCAIN - says Al Qaeda is not defeated; criticizes Romney for a withdrawal timetable.] [ROMNEY - campaigns on business; calls McCain "dishonest."] [On "Meet the Press," McCAIN - says he is strong on the economy.] [Florida Governor Charlie CHRIST- backs McCain.] [NBC's John YANG - comments on former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's campaign in Florida.] The potential impact of the closed primary in Florida discussed.
(White House: Kevin Corke) President Bush's State of the Union address previewed; details given about the issues to be covered, including the economic stimulus package.
(Studio: Lester Holt) NBC's coverage of the address tomorrow night noted.
(Andrews, Texas: Don Teague) A visit to the new oil boom town of Andrews, Texas, featured; scenes shown of the oil fields; details given about the market due to the global demand for oil. [Hotel owner Bill STEWART- talks jobs here.] [Range Resources Rodney WALLER- cites the opportunities.] [Roughneck Joe RAMIREZ - talks about his savings.]
(El-Arish, Egypt: Martin Fletcher) The flood of Palestinians out of Gaza into Egypt featured; scenes shown of the Palestinians shopping in El-Arish, Egypt and the reunion of one Gaza family with their married daughter living in Egypt; details given of Egypt's tightening of the restrictions on the visiting Palestinians.