This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Robert Bazell) A "New England Journal of Medicine" article warning that CT scans could increase the risk of some cancers due to radiation examined; statement from the CT manufacturers’ trade group quoted. [Columbia University Dr. Eric HALL- says there is a small but real cancer risk.] [Radiological Society of North America Dr. Donald FRUSH- says the risk is not proven.]
(New York Stock Exchange: Erin Burnett) The impact on the stock market of drops in housing and oil prices and the injection of Middle Eastern money into Citigroup featured.
(New York: Mike Taibbi) Former President Bill Clinton’s role in his wife Hillary’s presidential campaign examined; details given of his conflicting remarks about the Iraq war; Pew Research Center poll findings cited; Bill’s previous comments on the war quoted. [In Iowa, CLINTON – says he opposed Iraq from the beginning.] [Harvard Kennedy School of Government David GERGEN- says it resurrects an issue Hillary would like to have go away.] [Former advisor to President Bush Karl ROVE – blames Congress for rushing into war.]
(London: Ned Colt) Charges in Sudan against British school teacher Gillian Gibbons for inciting religious hatred after her 7-year-old students voted to name the class teddy bear Mohammed examined; scenes shown of Unity High School; statement from the Muslim Council of Britain quoted. [From Khartoum, voice of Reuters’ Opheera McDOOM- says there is a group who feel someone has committed some sort of crime.] [Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed SHAFIQ- reacts.] [“Al Quds” editor Abdel Bari ATWAN- says Sudan cannot climb down now.]
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The story of Manuel Jesus Cordova, a Mexican man who was trying to enter the US illegally when he stopped to help 9-year-old Christopher Buztheitner, whose mother Dawn Tomko was killed when their van crashed in the Arizona desert, presented. [Christopher’s uncle David TOMKO, grandmother Jean TOMKO- comment.] [Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony ESTRADA- says the undocumented alien decided to stay with this little boy.]
(Galachipa, Bangladesh: Ian Williams) The restrictions on US troops’ relief efforts in Bangladesh after a devastating cyclone due to the government’s unease about their presence in the Muslim country featured; scenes shown of Chinook helicopters unloading supplies in Galachipa and the crowds waiting for aid. [Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron Capt. Andrew TRAYNER- says we’re doing everything we can.] [Bangladeshi army Imam FOKRUDDIN- comments on the limited role of the Marines.] [Aid worker “NOBEL” – says the people expect more from them.]
(No location given: Rehema Ellis) Black women’s relationships with men examined; statistics from the Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics on marriage and children cited; excerpts from the film “Why Did I Get Married” and the documentary “Soulmate” shown. [“JACKIE,” “LISA,” “CHERYL” – comment.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Rehema Ellis) This series and the response discussed; tomorrow’s segment previewed.