This program is 28 minutes long
(Los Angeles: Dean Reynolds) The race between Obama and Clinton reviewed; details given about tonight's debate and Obama's fund raising in January. [CLINTON – campaigns.] [Clinton campaign manager Patti Solis DOYLE- says this is a race for delegates.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The race between Republicans Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney updated.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) McCain’s campaign featured; scenes shown of him touring a Los Angeles factory with Government Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rudolph Giuliani. [SCHWARZENEGGER, Texas Governor Rick PERRY – endorse McCain.] [McCAIN – says we need all parts of our party together.] [Conservative commentator Rush LIMBAUGH- says there is anxiety among conservatives about McCain.] [Conservative lobbyist Grover NORQUIST- says he has to convince conservatives that he’s credible.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The US offensive against terrorists in western Pakistan featured; details given about the death of Al Qaeda leader Abu Laith al-Libi, who was blamed for a suicide attack in Afghanistan during Vice President Dick Cheney’s visit in 2007. [Secretary of Homeland Security Michael CHERTOFF – explains the goal to disrupt Al Qaeda.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A study finding that the risk of blood clots in hospital patients is often ignored reviewed; statistics cited. [Patient Lorelei FREDHEIM- comments.] [NY-Presbyterian Hospital Dr. Nick MORRISSEY- says we should be addressing prevention in a formalized way.] What can be done to prevent clots discussed.
(Studio: Byron Pitts) Medical mistakes by military doctors examined; details given about the case of Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez, who claimed his skin cancer was misdiagnosed by military doctors, and about the Feres†† Doctrine, which bars active-duty military personnel and their families from suing the federal government for medical malpractice; scenes shown of Rodriguez as a fit Marine and on his deathbed and his family reacting to his death minutes after the reporter met him; photos shown of Air Force S/Sgt. Dean Patrick Witt††, whose family says he was misdiagnosed; statement from Rodriguez’s commanding officer, Lt. Col. B.W. Barnhill††, quoted. [Carmelo’s uncle Dean FERRARO†, sister Elizabeth RODRIGUEZ†, uncle Wilfredo NEGRON†- explain why they wanted a news crew there; talk about Carmelo.] [Military law expert Eugene FIDELL†- says the law doesn’t permit them to bring a lawsuit.] [Marine Corps medical officer Capt. William ROBERTS†- avoids giving answers.] The doctor who misdiagnosed Rodriguez discussed.
(East Rutherford, New Jersey: Nancy Cordes) A medical study finding an increase in heart attacks due to stress for sports fans watching high-stakes events reviewed. [New York Giants fans Eddie LOPEZ, Nancy PRETINO- comment.] [Cardiologist Louis TEICHHOLZ- comments on the risk for Super Bowl fans.]