This program is 29 minutes long
(Bristow, Virginia: David Wright) The beginning of the campaign featured; scenes shown of Obama in Virginia, where he was given a wooden cane and McCain in Florida; map shown of the battleground states; details given of the issue of vice presidential choices. [ABC News political director David CHALIAN- names key states.] [McCAIN - praises Senator Hillary Clinton for inspiring women.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The next move for Clinton, who will concede the race on Saturday, noted.
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: Kate Snow) What Clinton said about the vice presidency, her preparations for the big event to show support for her and Obama and the unlikelihood Obama and Clinton will appear together on Saturday discussed.
(Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The start of the trial of September 11 terrorism mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants featured; 9/11 photos and video shown; courtroom sketches from Guantanamo Bay, of Mohammed and Ramzi Binalshibh shown while their words about martyrdom and those of Judge Ralph Kohlmann are quoted.
(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The firing of Air Force chief of staff T. Michael Moseley and Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne† following embarrassing lapses involving the nuclear arsenal examined; details given about the blunders, including a plane carrying live nuclear weapons and the mistaken sending of nuclear fuses to Taiwan. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - speaks about the stewardship of our nuclear deterrent.]
(New York: David Muir) How the rebate dollars are being spent examined; details given about success at the discount stores like Wal-Mart, B.J.s and Costco, about what is being bought and bought in bulk. [NPD Group analyst Marshal COHEN- says Americans don't save or invest.] [Parent Ana JIMENEZ- comments on her spending habits.]
(No location given: Robert Krulwich) The impact of rising food prices in the poorer countries of the world examined; photos shown of an American family, a Chinese family and a family in Mali with the food they each buy in a week; details given about the African family's reliance on grain.