This program is 28 minutes long
(Bangkok, Thailand: Nick Schifrin) The impact of the cyclone featured; scenes shown of the rain and wind, damaged trees, ships, buildings, flooded rice farms, homeless people; details given of the government's reluctance to accept foreign aid. [Former Swedish minister Jens ORBACK, WOMAN - describe what happened.] [East Asia political analyst Larry JAGAN- talks about the government.] [MAN - lists needed relief supplies.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The rule of Myanmar by a military junta that cracked down on Buddhist monks last fall noted. [At the White House, First Lady Laura BUSH - says the junta has failed to meet its people's needs; calls for the government to accept aid from everybody.]
(Indianapolis: Jake Tapper) The down to the wire populist campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton featured; scenes shown from Indiana; details given about her positions on trade, gas tax and her appeal to white working class voters. [On Sunday, CLINTON - campaigns for the middle class and on the gas tax; criticizes Senator Barack Obama.] [On "This Week," CLINTON - speaks about her position.] [Two Indiana VOTERS - respond.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.
(Durham, North Carolina, Terry Moran) Obama's campaign in Indiana and North Carolina featured; details given about his opposition to a gas tax suspension. [In Evansville, Durham, OBAMA - campaigns for the vote; says people find him trustworthy; opposes the gas tax; denies being an elitist--that he is from the working class.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage of the campaign on "Nightline" noted.
(Washington: David Kerley) A bold move by Chrysler whereby car buyers will get a gas card guaranteeing gasoline at 2.99 per gallon for three years examined. [Chrysler vice chairman and president James PRESS- comments on the volatility of fuel prices and Chrysler's incentive.] [Wachovia bank economist John SILVIA- says this will get buyers to switch brands.] The impact of higher gas prices on other products examined. [Chicago cab driver Alfred HALTOON, Wawa coffee BUYER, ice cream vendor Jay ETHERIDGE, Empro Products Vinny VARMA- talk about higher prices.]
(Louisville and Versailles, Kentucky: Jeffrey Kofman) Why the horse died examined; scenes and photos shown from the race track where Eight Belles finished second behind Big Brown; details given about dirt versus synthetic tracks and about horse breeding. [Trainer Larry JONES- describes his reaction.] [Breeder Ric WALDMAN - says "unsound strains" have been bred into the pedigrees.] [Representative Ed WHITFIELD - says the money is in breeding....]
(Charleston, South Carolina: John McKenzie) The story of an Iraqi boy named Ammar and the Marines who befriended him and his father, Hammad Muhammad, presented; photos shown of the boy with a life-threatening heart problem whose surgery was paid for in the US. [Marine Maj. Kevin JARRARD- talks about the young child.] [Charleston, South Carolina, Rotary Club member Steve PEPER- talks about protecting the children.] [Medical University of South Carolina Dr. Andrew ATZ- comments on Ammar's condition.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Ammar's medical condition updated.