This program is about 1 hour long
(Topeka, Kansas: Carl Cameron) Clinton’s campaign strategy allowing her to dominate political news coverage, her upcoming web chats with voters, and Republican Senator Sam Brownback's entrance into the race reviewed; scenes from Clinton’s website video and of Brownback on the campaign trail shown. [BROWNBACK- declares his candidacy.]
(Amarillo, Texas: Kim McIntyre) The impact of the storm in Amarillo, Texas, and southwest Oklahoma featured; scenes shown of slow traffic in snow, kids sledding, a wrecked truck; details given on power outages and traffic accidents. [2 Amarillo RESIDENTS; Oklahoma resident Jamie RAINBOLT- comment.]
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) Continuing coverage previewed.
(Washington: Rudi Bakhtiar) President Bush’s meetings with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the White House to discuss his plan for a troop surge examined; details given on Gates’ and Rice’s recent trips to the Middle East, the Democratic Congress’ preparations for a vote of no-confidence on Bush’s plan. [In radio response, voice of Montana Governor Brian SCHWEITZER- reiterates the Democratic position.] Bush’s upcoming State of the Union address on Tuesday noted.
(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) The nationwide crackdown on people who fail to report for jury duty featured; no-show rate cited; details given on the legal implications. [Attorney Bob MASSI- talks about the problems with people’s time and pay.] [Center for Jury Studies’ Paula HANNAFORD- comments on the cost of to the courts.]
(Persian Gulf: David MacDougall) A look at the US Air Force’s B-1 Bomber, which is used in combat over Afghanistan, presented; details given on the Taliban targets; scenes shown of the plane and from a combat mission. [B-1 weapon systems officer Capt. Jaime HERNANDEZ- lists various targets; describes the bombs.]
(Washington: Julie Kirtz) The candidates’ use of the Internet for online campaigning examined; scenes shown from Clinton’s website, Senator John McCain’s MySpace page, former Senator John Edwards’ video on YouTube; Pew Internet Project poll of Americans online for political news cited on screen. [Columnist Charles KRAUTHAMMER†- comments on the shift towards YouTube announcements.]
(Pentagon: Molly Henneberg) President Bush’s upcoming State of the Union address to the new Democrat-led Congress previewed; details given on the issues Bush is expected to address. [In radio address, BUSH – speaks about reforming the tax code to provide an incentive to buy health insurance; in interview, comments on his last 2 years in office.] [In Democratic radio response, Montana Governor Brian SCHWEITZER– speaks about achieving energy independence.]
(New York: Todd Connor) New York City college students’ lawsuit against their school for removing a sign honoring Guillermo Morales and Assata Shakur examined; scenes shown of the sign and its replacement. [Student activist Rodolfo LEYTON- asks why they do not have the right to express themselves.] [Son of FALN victim Joe CONNOR- says when the students realize who Morales was they will be ashamed.]
(Due West, Georgia: Jonathan Serrie) The removal of unincorporated towns from the state of Georgia’s official 2007 highway maps featured; scenes shown from Due West; details given on plans to put the communities back on the map. [DOT commissioner Harold LINNENKOHL- explains the reasons for the change.] [Governor Sonny PERDUE, Due West Hardware’s Sara ASKINS- comment.]
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) National forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Studio: Trace Gallagher) The impact of the below-freezing temperatures on California’s citrus growers updated; scenes shown.