This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The historic Senate health care vote examined; scenes shown from the Senate of Vice President Joe Biden reading the vote that went on party lines; details given of the bill's tenets, requirements & costs. [Senators Charles SCHUMER, John ENSIGN - offer differing opinions on the legislation.] [President OBAMA - says we are poised to deliver on meaningful health insurance reform.] The lack of a margin of error for passage of a combined bill discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The crucial vote from 92-year-old Senator Robert Byrd noted; scenes shown of Byrd. [BYRD - says he does his duty.] [May 2008, BYRD - weeps for Senator Edward Kennedy.]
(Chicago: Eric Horng) The major winter storm in the Midwest featured; scenes shown from Oklahoma, cars on snowy roads, a Texas tornado, the Chicago airport. [In Houston & Chicago airports, two PEOPLE - comment on their travel travails.]
(Rio de Janeiro: Jeffrey Kofman) The coming return to the US of Sean Goldman with his father, David, after the courts released him from Brazil after a five-year custody dispute featured; scenes shown of the boy in a crowd in Rio de Janeiro; details given about how this was a legal case of child abduction. [Representative Christopher SMITH - calls it cruel theater; comments on the Goldman reunion.] [Attorney for Brazilian family Sergio TOSTES- speaks out.]
(Philadelphia: Richard Besser) The "granny effect" at the holiday season in which children get into the prescription drugs of their grandparents featured; scenes shown from the hospital in Philadelphia; details given of advice to protect the kids. [Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Dr. Kevin OSTERHOUDT- recounts what happened to his own son; states medicine has to be out of sight/out of mind.]
(Studio: David Muir) The story of a Milwaukee couple, Phil & Michelle Caudle, in which Phil joined the Army to keep health insurance for his wife, who has cancer, presented; photos of Phil at boot camp shown. [CAUDLES - talk about preventing a lapse in coverage & what they are doing; reads Phil's letter.] [Daughter Alycia CAUDLE- reacts.]