This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: John Donvan) The landmark court ruling on autism reviewed; family videotape of an autistic boy shown. [In Jackson, Tennessee, mothers of autistic children Angela HAZLEHURST, Alison SINGER; Autism Speaks Dr. Geri DAWSEN- offer views on autism and vaccines.] The outbreak of measles in the US and Europe due to the postponing of childhood vaccines noted.
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The questions about the courtship between President Obama and Gregg, the differences over the economic stimulus bill and why Gregg was originally picked discussed.
(New York: David Muir) A fierce wind storm in several states reviewed; map and wind-related accident scenes shown. [WCVB-TV Boston meteorologist Harvey LEONARD- talks about the wind gusts.] [WITNESS - describes what happened as a brick wall collapsed.]
(New York: Dan Harris) The collision in space of two communications satellites featured; animated diagram of a US and a decommissioned Russian satellite crashing shown. [NASA Nicholas JOHNSON- says there are so many objects in orbit that this had to happen; explains the dangers to the Hubble Space Telescope from even tiny particles.]
(Jalalabad: Martha Raddatz) The role of the volunteer "nerd surge" in helping the education system in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from the La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary Club school, Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's bomb-damaged compound nearby and a raft trip to a remote village where poverty is staggering. [Volunteer Dr. Dave WARNER- talks about the schools; says the system is broken here.]
(New York: Ned Potter) New research in "Science" on the common cold examined; details given about cold viruses and the genetic analysis of 106 of the viruses. [University of Maryland medical center Dr. Stephen LIGGETT, New York University school of medicine Dr. Martin BLASER- talk about treating the common cold.]