This program is 28 minutes long
(Madison, Wisconsin: Barbara Pinto) The early winter storm featured; scenes shown from Madison, Wisconsin, rain in Tennessee, snow in the North, winds. [DRIVER, Waukesha County sheriff's department Lt. Thom MOERMAN, Delafield snow plow driver Chad DUVALL; in airport, TRAVELLER - comment on aspects of the cold, snowy weather.]
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) A Senate compromise on health care reform featured; details given about private insurance & a Medicare option for Americans 55-64. [Senator Harry REID - talks about the bill.] [Representative Anthony WEINER, Senator Chuck GRASSLEY - offer differing opinions on the bill.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson, George Stephanopoulos) How this Senate deal may have been public-driven with the Medicare option, questions about how the CBO scores the costs for the bill & how the CBO will be the referee discussed.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Pakistan's detention of five Americans on possible terrorism charges examined; details given about Ramy Zamzam, Zaran Khan & a farewell video suggesting jihad left by one of the men. [Council on American-Islamic Relations Nihad AWAD- says five young men have been missing.]
(Kabul: Nick Schifrin) Examples of corruption & how it affects the poorest people who have to pay bribes examined; scenes shown of the "poppy palaces" of Kabul that are funded by the drug trade; details given about the investigation of minister Mohammad Chakiri for smuggling money & of minister Muhammad Abel & Kabul mayor Abdul Ahad for accepting bribes & about the bribery of the people. [US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl EIKENBERRY - says some government officials are cheating their people.] [Integrity Watch Lorenzo DELESGUES- says the government is not legitimate.]
(Washington: David Wright) The climate controversy over the scandal over stolen e-mails from scientists examined; comedy skit by Jon Stewart shown; some e-mail messages quoted & protests, including one aimed at former Vice President Al Gore, shown; details given about how some scientists & politicians are on the defensive. [MAN, Center for Atmospheric Research Kevin TRENBERTH, EPA administrator Lisa JACKSON, Hoggan & Associates public relations CEO James HOGGAN- offer views on the e-mails & how they are being interpreted.]
(Ocowee, Florida: John Berman) Some views on what golfer Tiger Woods could do about his public image in light of his current troubles presented; scenes shown of actor Hugh Grant's confession on TV. [Vigilante Advertising Larry WOODARD, crisis management consultant Eric DEZENHALL, Levine Communications Office founder Michael LEVINE, "ESPN the Magazine" writer Rick REILLY- offer suggestions about & for Woods.]
(Beijing: Clarissa Ward) The story of a Chinese artist who disappears into his own work presented; scenes shown from Beijing of his art that is intended as a political statement about the environment around them.