This program is 28 minutes long
(Chicago: Chris Bury) The announcement by Ford & GM of hiring to make Ford Explorers & GM motors featured. [Laid-off workers Lance & Darnell WILLIAMS, unemployed Levan BRADSHAW - comment on bills & jobs.] [IHS Global Insight analyst Rebecca LINDLAND- calls it a slow, steady recovery.]
(White House: Jake Tapper) The reaction to President Obama's call for a spending freeze not related to national security examined; statistics cited; details given about items that cannot be touched & what is left to freeze. [Senators Bernie SANDERS, Mitch McCONNELL - react to the freeze plan.] [OBAMA - says we face a deficit.] [OMB director Peter ORSZAG- defends drawing a line.] ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on the public's view of Obama's handling of the deficit cited. Obama's announcement that White House staff salaries will be frozen discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Live coverage of the State of the Union noted.
(Port-au-Prince: David Wright) The situation in Haiti two weeks after the earthquake featured; scenes shown of the crowd converging on U.N. food trucks & a tent city on a golf course in Port-au-Prince. [World Food Programme spokesman Natasha SCRIPTURE- talks about organization.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) The debate over a CBS Super Bowl anti-abortion, pro-life ad that stars Heisman Trophy winning football player Tim Tebow examined; details given about the yet-unshown ad. [TEBOW, mother Pam TEBOW - comment.] [Ad OPPONENT, Focus on Family president Jim DALY- offer differing opinions on the ad.] A statement from CBS on advocacy ads quoted.
(Studio: Brian Ross) The issue of cruelty to animals at milk factory farms examined; "happy cow" milk ads & cow farms shown; details given about the practice of tail docking of cows. [Mercy for Animals director Nathan RUNKLE, National Milk Producers Federation Chris GALEN- speak against/for the treatment of cows.] [Willet Dairy CEO Lyndon ODELL- says we treat the animals well.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the story on "Nightline" noted.
(New York: John Berman) The victory by female bowler Kelly Kulick in a men's PBA tournament featured; scenes shown from the bowling lanes. [KULICK - comments on her approach to bowling.] [Father Bill KULICK- talks about his daughter's work at his auto shop.]