This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The division among Democrats over health care legislation featured; details given about the removal from the compromise bill of the provision for the expansion of Medicare & about what is included in the bill. [President OBAMA - says Americans are waiting for us to act.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - says the bottom line is health insurance for 31 million Americans.] [On radio, voice of Howard DEAN- calls this the collapse of health care reform.] [Senator Olympia SNOWE - comments on the bill.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson, George Stephanopoulos) How tenuous is health care reform with the vote of a few senators being vital, the problems for Democrats if there is no bill that can be promoted after passage & the importance for the president of creating jobs discussed.
(White House: Jake Tapper) The plan to bring some 100 prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to a prison in Illinois featured; scenes shown from the economically distressed town of Thomson, Illinois; details given about the pros & cons for this heartland region. [Three Thomson RESIDENTS, "Carroll County Register" publisher John WHITNEY, Representative Paul KIRK, former US attorney David KELLEY- react to the idea.]
(New York: David Muir) Roberts' career as an evangelist & televangelist reviewed; scenes shown from his ministry. [Family Research Council Tony PERKINS, Barnard College professor Randall BALMER- speak about Roberts.]
(Washington: Elisabeth Leamy) The confusion for consumers over the recall of 50 million window shades due to the threat of strangulation of children caught in the cords examined; scenes shown of Roman shades with problems. [Window Covering Safety Council Kristen KURTZ- comments.] [Victim's mother Susan URSPRUNG- reacts.]
(Papua New Guinea: Dan Harris) A look at a wild tree kangaroo from the undeveloped country of Papua New Guinea presented; scenes shown of the kangaroo in the forest; details given of efforts to protect the kangaroos, who are being fitted with "critter cams. [Conservationist Lisa DAEBAK- talks about the animals.]
(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage of the tree 'roos on "Nightline" noted.