This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: David Wright) The strong response of Senator Barack Obama to the controversial statements from and actions of his former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, featured. [OBAMA - comments specifically on Wright's "ridiculous propositions"; expresses outrage over the spectacle we saw yesterday.] [At the National Press Club, WRIGHT - comments on Obama being a politician.] [University of Maryland Ronald WALTERS- says Obama needed to stop the freefall.] [In Chicago, MAN; TheRoot.com Lynette CLEMETSON- comment on Obama's response.] Obama's struggle to connect to white working class voters noted.
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The realization by Obama's camp that Wright became a threat with his national statement yesterday, how the Wright matter became a big deal to Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton's campaigning on jobs in North Carolina and Indiana discussed.
(Studio: Betsy Stark) President Bush's blaming of Congress for the economic problems featured; details given about his proposal to open up the Alaska oil reserves and for new refineries. [BUSH - speaks about high prices; states Congress blocks his proposals.] [The Stanford Group Anne MATHIAS- says Bush is trying to preserve his economic legacy.] [Energy Intelligence analyst Barbara SHOOK- says we have no quick fixes.] Senator John McCain's proposal to lift the federal tax on gasoline noted. [Senator Hillary CLINTON - calls for a windfall profits tax on big oil.] [Senator Barack OBAMA - comments on gas prices.]
(Washington: Elisabeth Leamy) Congressional hearings on tainted blood thinner Heparin featured; details given about charges the Chinese drug producers substituted chemical compounds to save money; scenes shown from the hearings in Washington. [Heparin victims' husband/father Leroy HUBLEY - testifies about his loss.] [Representative Michael BURGESS- calls this thievery and high crimes.] [Representative John DINGELL - criticizes the FDA.] [Alliance for a Stronger FDA William HUBBARD- says foreign drugs are a string of time bombs.]
(Suffolk, Virginia: David Kerley) The Virginia tornadoes featured; scenes shown from Suffolk of the wreckage of cars and homes. [Tornado survivors Chris KAROL, Jennifer MAI, Debretta COLEMAN- react to surviving.] Virtual view of tornado conditions shown. [National Weather Service Bill SAMMLER- talks about the potential for a tornado.]
(New York: John McKenzie) The ritual of childhood vaccinations examined; details given about outbreaks of measles and about children missing vaccine doses. [CDC Elizabeth LUMAN- says incomplete vaccinations increased the risk of outbreaks.] [Two PARENTS - react.] [Emory University Dr. Paul SPEARMAN- says it is a risk.]
(Chitwan National Park, Nepal: Dan Harris) The endangered one-horned rhinoceros of Nepal featured; scenes shown of the animals that are being poached into extinction and of horns confiscated from poachers. [World Wildlife Federation Christy WILLIAMS- says the rhinos do not have lifesaving properties.] [Chitwan National Park chief warden Megh Bahadur PANDEY- talks about the poachers.]