This program is 28 minutes long
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The fire at the Monte Carlo Hotel in Las Vegas featured; scenes shown of the smoke and flames, evacuees; details recalled of the deadly 1980 MGM Grand Hotel fire. [Helicopter pilot Dana WAGNER- describes the scene.] [Reporter/hotel guest Quynh NGUYEN- reacts.] [Las Vegas fire department Chief Steven SMITH- praises the firefighters.]
(Clemson, South Carolina: Lee Cowan) The Democratic race reviewed; details given about African American support for Senator Barack Obama, increasing support for John Edwards in South Carolina; scenes shown of Senator Hillary Clinton at a barbecue restaurant. [To Lester Holt, OBAMA – downplays the race issue.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) The upcoming Republican primary in Florida noted.
(Miami: Ron Allen) The Republican race reviewed; details given of Senator John McCain’s attacks on Mitt Romney; Web ad shown. [McCAIN – criticizes Romney.] [ROMNEY – responds.] Senator Mel Martinez’s endorsement of McCain noted.
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) Talks on an agreement for the future of US troops in Iraq featured; scenes shown of an anti-American sermon in Baghdad’s Sadr City; details given of the 4 points the US is pushing. [Iraq commander Gen. David PETRAEUS – comment.] [Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar ZEBARI†- supports US troops staying on their bases.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The reaction to the administration’s proposed military agreement featured. [Senators Hillary CLINTON, Jim WEBB, Christopher DODD – react to the administration trying to bypass Congress.] [In last week’s debate, Senator Barack OBAMA – agrees with Clinton.] [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – says we have no interest in permanent bases.] [Former Pentagon treaty negotiator Kurt CAMPBELL†- says they’re trying to make it difficult for the US to depart Iraq easily.] [Mitt ROMNEY, Senator John McCAIN – support the administration’s stance.]
(Washington: Pete Williams) The questions from 2 former flight instructors who called the FBI on Moussaoui about why they were left out of the reward that was given to Clancy Prevost featured. [Instructor Tim NELSON – reacts.] [Senator Norm COLEMAN – notes a number of Minnesotans contributed to the only conviction we have in connection with 9/11.]
(Delray Beach, Florida: Maria Menounos) The children of presidential candidates John Edwards and Mitt Romney profiled. [Kate EDWARDS – talks about her dad; expresses her view on same sex marriage.] [J. EDWARDS – talks about Kate’s strength after the death of her brother Wade.] [Ben, Craig, Tagg ROMNEY – comment.]
(Jacksonville, Florida: Roger O’Neil) The Safe Harbour Boys Home in Jacksonville, Florida, for troubled teenagers featured; scenes shown of the boys on their boats and in classes. [Volunteer Randy OLSON- comments on how the boys change.] [Founder Doug SMITH – says being on the water helps stop the anger.] [Safe Harbour students “CHRIS,” “CODY” – comment.]