This program is 29 minutes long
(Kabul, Afghanistan: Jim Sciutto) Senator Barack Obama's visit to Afghanistan featured; scenes and photo shown of his meeting with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai and with the troops in Kabul; details given of Obama's proposal to send more troops here. [On CBS, OBAMA - says we got distracted by Iraq.]
(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) The issue of the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq featured; details given about pullout timeframe and the positions of Obama, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the US military and Iraqis on it. [Iraqi parliamentarian Mahmoud OTHMAN- comments on a timetable.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Rachel Martin) The hazard for the US troops in Iraq due to faulty wiring examined; photos shown of Sgt. Ryan Mesa, who was electrocuted while taking a shower; details given about the role of the KBR contractor that overseas electrical setups at US facilities. [Victim's mother Cheryl HARRIS- testifies as to what happened to her son.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN - comments on the job.] Pentagon e-mail on electrical problems cited.
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The start tomorrow at Guantanamo Bay of the military trial for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden††'s driver Salim Hamdan on charges of supporting terrorism previewed; details given about the war crimes trial. [US Military Tribunal System adviser Brig. Gen. Thomas HARTMANN†- comments on this US justice system.] [Former chief prosecutor Col. Morris DAVIS - opposes using evidence gotten from waterboarding.]
(Beijing: Stephanie Sy) The program by China to clear the polluted air in Beijing before the Olympic Games in August featured; details given about the traffic measures and greenhouse gas emissions; scenes shown of the smog, cars and bicycles on the road. [Georgetown University Asian studies director Victor CHA- worries about the air.] [Three Chinese MEN - complain.]
(Chicago: Eric Horng) The organized efforts to offer illegal immigrants safe haven in churches featured; details given about churches and the government's policies. [In a church, Flor CRISOSTIMO- comments on her family and her internet writings.] [US Immigration and Customs Enforcement John TORRES, Illinois Minuteman Project Rosanna PULIDO, Migration Policy Inst. fellow Doris MEISSNER, Adelberto United Methodist Church Rev. William COLEMAN, Our Lady of Angels/La Placita Father Richard ESTRADA- offer differing opinions on immigration and law enforcement.] [August 2006, illegal Elvira ARELLANO- says "I am not terrorist."]
(Hollywood: Miguel Marquez) The transformation of the Joker character during the course of the Batman movies capped by the performance by the late Heath Ledger in "The Dark Knight" featured; video of the various Jokers in old movies, new movies and TV shown. [Joker fanatic Marz RICHARDS- praises Ledger's Joker.] [Two MOVIEGOERS - react to Ledger.]