This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Martha Raddatz) The reaction to North Korea's defiant launch of a Taep'o Dong 2 missile rocket that could carry a nuclear weapon featured; animations of the launch shown; details given about the 2006 & this test & what the U.N. may do. [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†- says this launch gives them more capability.] [US Ambassador to U.N. Susan RICE†- calls this a "provocative act."] What North Korea wants: aid & attention & the health problems of leader Kim Jong Il discussed.
(Prague, Czech Republic: Jake Tapper) The response of President Obama to the North Korean missile launch featured; scenes shown of Obama with NATO leaders & his later arrival in Turkey; details given about nuclear nonproliferation proposals. [In Prague, Czech Republic, OBAMA - says violations must be punished by a strong international response; speaks about a world without nuclear weapons.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Findings of a new ABC News/"Washington Post" poll on the public support for Obama's efforts to reach out to Muslim nations & the people's view of the Muslim faith cited.
(Binghamton, New York: Stephanie Sy) The murders at a Binghamton community center & of three policemen in Pittsburgh reviewed; statistics on the jump in gun applications cited; scenes shown from the American Civic Assn. building in Binghamton. [Northeastern University James FOX- says the American dream is now a nightmare & people are looking for someone to blame.] [Broome County D.A. Gerald MOLLEN, Brady Center board of trustees Michael WOLKOWITZ- comment on motivation.]
(Chicago: Eric Horng) The visit by the International Olympic Committee to Chicago, which is seeking to host the 2016 Olympic Games, featured; scenes from the city & TV ads promoting it shown. [Chicago 2016 Committee Bob BERLAND, Chicago Mayor Richard DALEY- comment on the Olympic idea.] [NYU Tisch Center for Sports Management Robert BOLAN- outlines what a successful Olympic Games could do for the city.]
(Islamabad: Nick Schifrin) The reaction to the videotape from Pakistan of the Taliban whipping a teenage girl featured; video excerpts & anti-Taliban protests shown; details given about how the Taliban is terrorizing the population in Swat. [Human rights activist Tahira ABDULLAH- says life for women is cheap in north Pakistan.] [Lawyer Sher MOHAMMED- criticizes the Taliban.] [On "This Week," US Ambassador to U.N. Susan RICE - comments on this incident.]
(Kenosha, Wisconsin: Jim Avila) The plight of school teachers in Kenosha, Wisconsin, whose retirement money was lost via investments in toxic assets, featured; video & audiotapes played; details given about the subprime mortgage packages that were sold to pension funds. [Teacher Anne KNAPP - worries; says we deserve to be bailed out because we are the victims.] [School SPOKESMAN - says these were not high-risk investments.] [Columbia University professor John COFFEE- calls this an "exotic security."]