This program is 28 minutes long
(New York Stock Exchange: Anthony Mason) Concerns the economy is heading toward a recession examined; scenes shown of an Illinois Chrysler plant where workers were laid off; statistics cited on jobs created and jobs lost in construction due to the housing slump. [Chrysler WORKER – reacts.] [John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. William CHENEY, President BUSH – comment on the economy.]
(Milford, New Hampshire: Dean Reynolds) The campaigning by Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire featured; scenes shown; entrance poll figures from Iowa cited. [In Concord, OBAMA – campaigns.] [Independent voters Will BRUNKHORST, Arthur CHICADERIS- comment.] [CLINTON – reacts to her loss in Iowa; says people need to ask where Obama stands.] The surge in online donations for Obama noted.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Mike Huckabee’s win in Iowa reported; poll findings on the Republicans in New Hampshire cited.
(Concord, New Hampshire: Nancy Cordes) Huckabee’s campaign in New Hampshire featured; scenes shown of him playing guitar and showing pictures on the plane; details given about his supporters. [In New Hampshire, HUCKABEE – campaigns.] [In interview, HUCKABEE – speaks of the middle class and small business owners.] Mitt Romney and Senator John McCain shown campaigning in New Hampshire. [ROMNEY – reacts to his second place finish in Iowa.]
(Studio: Katie Couric; Bedford, New Hampshire: Bob Schieffer; New Hampshire: Jeff Greenfield) The outlook for Mike Huckabee and Senator Barack Obama following their wins in Iowa and Senator Hillary Clinton’s campaign discussed.
(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The impact of the winter storm reviewed; scenes shown of an overturned truck in San Francisco, a tree falling in Sacramento, people filling sandbags, snow at the Magic Mountain ski area; wind speeds cited. [KPIX meteorologist Tracy HUMPHREY- comments on the rain and snow.] [California FIREFIGHTER – worries about flooding after the wildfires last October.] [Malibu RESIDENT – reacts.]
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The earmark projects of Senator Robert Byrd featured; details given about projects in West Virginia named after him. [Before Congress, BYRD – responds to criticism of earmarks by saying “hogwash.”] [Citizens Against Government Waste Leslie PAIGE- says he’s unabashedly unapologetic about his earmarks.] [At the opening of the Robert C Byrd Biotech Center, BYRD – says our effort to construct this facility began with a visit to his office.]
(Los Angeles: Steve Hartman) The plans of 7-year-old Keats Boyd†† to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa featured. [Parents Bryan and Dana BOYD††- comment on Keats; say it could not be a vanity project.] [Keats BOYD – says you just have to believe in yourself.] The charities Keats is raising money for noted.
(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) This story and next week’s story discussed.