This program is 29 minutes long
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) President Obama's surprise visit to Iraq reviewed; scenes shown from Baghdad’s Camp Victory and of Obama with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki; details given of his efforts to reach out to Muslims. [OBAMA – says it is time to transition to the Iraqis; says the troops will get the support they need.] [In a town hall meeting with Turkish students, OBAMA – likens being president of the US to steering a big ship.] [NBC News correspondent Chuck TODD – says he enhanced his presidential stature.] The stability in Baghdad discussed.
(L'Aquila, Italy: Martin Fletcher) The aftermath of yesterday’s earthquake near L'Aquila, Italy, featured; scenes shown of aftershocks, rubble in the town of Onna, family photos, rescue efforts, a dog waiting for its family, a rescued woman.
(Washington: Pete Williams) A judge’s order for an investigation of the attorneys who prosecuted former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens featured; scenes shown of Stevens outside the courtroom; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown while Judge Emmet Sullivan’s remarks are quoted. [Washington, DC, Bar Assn. Jim FLOOD- says the failure to turn over information is the third rail of prosecution.] [Former federal prosecutor Michael MADIGAN- reacts to the investigation.]
(Homestead, Florida: Jose Diaz-Balart) The government’s preparations for the 2010 census featured; details given of the challenge to count those who fear the government, including illegal immigrants who worry about being deported. [2010 Complete Count Committee Germaine SMITH-BAUGH- says to be counted means resources for your community.] [Secretary of Commerce Gary LOCKE- states federal law says everything is private.]
(Northridge, California: Maria Menounos) The job market for new college graduates featured. [Graduate Danielle MAGILL, California State University at Northridge seniors Krystal GILLIAM, David HANNING, college senior Whitney MIDDLETON- comment on their job searches.] [“Getting from College to Career” author Lindsey POLLAK- describes this generation of graduates.]
(Parkland, Florida: Amy Robach) The story of 41-year-old Olympic swimmer Dara Torres updated; scenes shown of her in the pool and signing her book “Age is Just a Number.” [TORRES – says she has unfinished business; comments on the possibility of competing in the 2012 Olympics; comments on being inspired by people she meets.] [WOMAN – comments on Torres.]