This program is 29 minutes long
(Eureka, Missouri: Barbara Pinto) The water from the fast rising rivers featured; scenes shown from Eureka, Missouri, flooded homes and streets, the levee in Valley Park, Missouri. [Two RESIDENTS, Army Corps of Engineers Col. Lewis SETLIFF, MOTORIST, Valley Park Mayor Jeffrey WHITTEAKER, residents Rick GRAY, Janet HAGLER- comment on the flooding.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(Milltown, Indiana: Ryan Owens) How the residents of Milltown, Indiana, are coping with the flooding featured; scenes shown from the flooded main street. [MAN, business owner Tony PHILLIPS, cafe owner Art WOODS - react to the flooding.]
(Washington: Jake Tapper) The Democratic presidential campaign and the issue of race and politics examined; details given about Senator Hillary Clinton's claim about Senator Barack Obama's baggage in light of the controversial statements from his pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright and her need to convince superdelegates to support her. [CLINTON - campaigns.] [University of Virginia professor Larry SABATO- notes there is nothing fair about politics.] Obama's elaboration about the racial fears of his white grandmother noted. [On the radio, OBAMA - says his grandmother had in-bred reactions.]
(London: Ron Claiborne) McCain's whirlwind tour reviewed; scenes shown from London; details given about his misstatement about an Al Qaeda-Iran link. [ABC political analyst Mark HALPERIN - says McCain is overseas looking like a president.] [McCAIN - says he has supported the surge, which has succeeded; comments on misspeaking.]
(Cleveland: Bob Woodruff) The stories of US servicemen who suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iraq presented; scenes and photos of the veterans recovering &/or rehabilitating from their injuries shown. [Marine Cpl. Jeff LANDAY, soldier's wife Megan BOOTHBY. Sgt, Michael BOOTHBY, Sgt. Will GLASS, wife Amelia GLASS, Sgt. Shurvon Phillip's mother Gail ULERIE, mother Michelle LANDAY- comment on their experiences with TBI and their care.]
(Chengdu, China: Stephanie Sy) The possible impact on the Olympic Games of the crackdown by China on the demonstrations in Tibet featured; different scenes shown from inside Tibet. [Asia Society vice president Jamie METZL- says China cannot stage manage the reporting.] The written plea from Representative Frank Wolf calling for President Bush not to attend the games quoted.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) State Department warning to Americans going to the games noted.
(Dearborn, Michigan: Ned Potter) An electric hybrid car of the future featured; scenes shown from the New York City auto show and a test drive of the Ford Escape prototype. [Ford hybrid vehicles program director Nancy GIOIA, engineer Greg FRENETTE- praise the hybrid.]