This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Jeff Greenfield) The endorsement of Senator Barack Obama by the Kennedy family featured; details given of the flap over former President Bill Clinton’s appearances campaigning for his wife, Senator Hillary Clinton. [JFK's daughter Caroline KENNEDY, Senator Edward KENNEDY – back Obama.] [Democratic pollster Geoffrey GARIN- reacts to Obama being the “next Kennedy.”] The backing of Clinton by Robert Kennedy’s children and others discussed.
(Washington: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's Republican primary in Florida noted; poll figures cited.
(Miami: Byron Pitts) The tight race between Mitt Romney and Senator John McCain in Florida featured; details given of the high stakes for Rudolph Giuliani. [McCAIN, ROMNEY – criticize each other.] [GIULIANI – says we’re going to win.]
(White House: Jim Axelrod) President Bush's final State of the Union address previewed; details given of what he will say about the economy, Iraq and Congressional earmarks; excerpt quoted. [White House communications director Kevin SULLIVAN†- says the economy is the big issue.] [Presidential historian Douglas BRINKLEY†- comments on the troop surge in Iraq.]
(Washington: Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer) The response from Congress, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, to Bush’s challenges on immigration and the economic stimulus package and Bush’s state of mind discussed.
(Washington: Armen Keteyian) Claims that the CDC was pressed by FEMA to suppress warnings about the health risks from formaldehyde in the trailers examined; documents from the CDC’s Toxicology and Environmental Medicine director Dr. Christopher De Rosa quoted. [Representative Bennie THOMPSON- says it borders on malfeasance.] The uncertainty about when people will be moved out of the trailers and the long-term health effects discussed.
(Mosul: Mark Strassmann) The offensive to rid Mosul of insurgents featured; scenes shown of the firefight when a US patrol was attacked and of soldiers searching cars for weapons. [3rd Armored Division Capt. Hunter BOWERS- states the city is unpredictable.] [Iraqi Army 2nd Division Col. Dofki DILDAR- says it is a capital for terrorists.]
(New York: Jon LaPook) The CDC report on the risks of children’s cold remedies reviewed; details given about side effects. [Pediatrician Dr. Jamie WELLS- notes the importance of keeping the medications out of reach because they taste good.] [Mother Erin ROY- comments.]
(Atlanta: Daniel Sieberg) Technology to help seniors live on their own safely featured; scenes shown of an experimental house containing tools to help the elderly, including motion detectors, a cell phone recording device and a chip that tracks whether someone has taken their medication. [Senior Sandy DAVIS, her mother “MARGARET” – comment.] [Georgia Tech professor Gregory ABOWD- describes what the gadgets do.]