This program is 29 minutes long
(Queens, New York: Kelly Wallace) Preparations along the East coast for the storm featured; scenes shown from New York’s Rockaway Beach; details given of the threat of rip currents; projected wave heights cited; diagram of rip current formation shown. [MAN – comments.] [WFOR-TV meteorologist David BERNARD- comments on the strength of the hurricane.] [Rockaway Beach chief lifeguard Javier RODRIGUEZ- notes the biggest mistake made in rip currents.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The increase in homes sales due to falling prices, low interest rates and a government tax credit examined; statistics on sales and prices cited. [First time homeowner Inho CHOI- comments on his deal.] [USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Richard GREEN- says things are better than they were 6 months ago.] [Realtor Tanarsha BROWN- comments on multiple offers for homes.]
(White House: Bill Plante) President Obama's reaction to the triumphant reception in Libya for Pan Am Flight 103 bomber Abdel Ali al-Megrahi featured; scenes shown of Megrahi leaving the plane; details given of criticism of Obama for shaking hands with unsavory world leaders. [OBAMA – says the hero’s welcome was highly objectionable.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – says the images were outrageous and disgusting.] [Center for Strategic and International Studies Reginald DALE, national security analyst Juan ZARATE- comment on the danger of Obama looking weak.] [Bombing victim’s mother Susan COHEN- says the release is shameful.] Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi’s trip to the US next month noted.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Seniors’ fears about health care reform featured; scenes shown of a rally in Orlando; details given of concern about rationing and of proposed Medicare changes; findings of a CBS News/"New York Times" poll cited. [Yesterday, President OBAMA – says we are going to make Medicare more efficient.] [2 WOMEN – comment.]
(Combat Outpost Sharp, Afghanistan: Lara Logan) The tough conditions for Echo Company featured; scenes shown from their base, where they sleep on the dirt. [Echo Co. Lt. T. TOMPKINS- describes the filth when they arrived; notes there is no escaping the heat, dust and mud.] [Echo Co. Sgt. Sam WALTERS- says he hasn’t showered in 2 months; states we live in better conditions than 2/3 of the world.] [Echo Co. Sgt. Anthony MATTHEWS- comments on the war stories he will tell his children.]
(Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts: Randall Pinkston) The vacation next week for Obama and his family at Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, previewed; scenes shown of welcome signs, Obama-related specials at local businesses, t-shirts, the Blue Heron Farm where they will stay; details given about presidential vacations. [3 PEOPLE – comment.]
(Burlington, Vermont: Steve Hartman) Vermont Red Cross worker Eric Hagen’s Recession Ride Taxi Service, a pay-what-you-want cab service, featured. [HAGEN – describes his other business ideas; says it’s about trust.]