This program is 29 minutes long
(Boston: John Berman) The people paying respect in Boston to the late senator featured; scenes shown of celebratory crowds as the hearse moved by. [Octogenarian "LOIS", union laborer "JIMMY", Irish immigrant Martin ALLEN, five PEOPLE - remember Ted.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Washington: George Stephanopoulos) The status of Kennedy's request for a Massachusetts law to enable the naming of a successor to the Senate after some lobbying by Senator Harry Reid & Vicki Kennedy with the possibility of Michael Dukakis as an interim & the possibility of Joe Kennedy running for the seat discussed.
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Kennedy's involvement in the health care reform debate noted.
(Capitol Hill: Jonathan Karl) The possibility of a new unity on health care reform with Kennedy's death examined. [At meeting hosted by Senator John McCain, WOMAN - says "nuke it now."] [HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS - says you could honor his legacy by passing reform.] [Representative Edward MARKEY - promotes a bill.] [Democratic strategist Tad DEVINE- recounts what President Lyndon Johnson did to pass civil rights.] [Republican Senator Orrin HATCH - reacts.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson; Hyannis Port: David Muir) The question of whether any Kennedy will become a political force after Teddy discussed; details given about Caroline Kennedy, Joe Kennedy II, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Chris Kennedy & Robert Shriver III; scenes shown of all the Kennedys.
(Placerville, California: Mike von Fremd) An astonishing end to the 1991 kidnapping in California of Jaycee Dugard featured; photos of the 11-year-old girl shown with the 911 call from her stepfather Carl Probyn played. [California under sheriff's office, El Dorado County, Undersheriff Fred KOLLAR- comments on the woman.] [PROBYN - reacts to the news.]
(New York: Ned Potter) Findings of a new study in the "New England Journal of Medicine" on the dangers of radiation from widely used medical tests such as CD scans examined; details given about the technology. [Emory University medical school Dr. Reza FAZEL- comments on the radiation risks.] [American College of Radiology-Harvard Dr. James THRALL- cites the value of imaging.]
(Bloomfield, Connecticut: Sharyn Alfonsi) The telephone calls & letters from Senator Edward Kennedy to each of the Massachusetts families who lost someone in the World Trade Center & Pentagon on September 11, 2001, featured. [9/11 widow Cindy McGINTY - recalls a phone call from Kennedy & his follow-up help; reads his letter to her.] [9/11 widow Christi COOMBS- reads a letter from Kennedy.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) The families' plans to sit vigil with the senator's body tonight noted.