This program is 29 minutes long
(Padang, Indonesia: Ian Williams) The grim situation in Sumatra after a second earthquake featured; scenes shown from Padang of collapsed buildings, covered bodies, survivors being pulled from the rubble, rescue work at a wrecked school. [MAN – says everybody is frightened about a tsunami.] [MAN – talks about digging his mother out.] [Chief surgeon Dr. Hasril ZAHARI- comments on the shortage of supplies.]
(Washington: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Apia, Samoa: Lee Cowan) The aftermath of the tsunami in Samoa and American Samoa reviewed; scenes shown of a memorial service, recovery and cleanup work, rubble, refrigerated containers where bodies are being kept, aid deliveries. [Lalomanu, Samoa, firefighter Tony HILL- says people were sleeping at the time of the tsunami.] [MAN – comments on his friend who died.]
(Geneva: Andrea Mitchell) Talks in Geneva, Switzerland, between the US and Iran over Iran's nuclear program reviewed; scenes shown of the diplomats; details given about the US demand for U.N. access to the Qom plant. [At the White House, President OBAMA – says we are prepared to move towards increased pressure.] [Nuclear expert David ALBRIGHT- comments on a proposal for Iran to turn over enriched uranium to Russia and France.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) The discovery in Ethiopia of a 4.4-million-year-old fossil of an early human ancestor featured; diagrams shown of “Ardi” and a model of Lucy, who was previously the oldest known human ancestor. [University of California Tim WHITE- says we found an amazing time capsule; explains how Ardi is different from Lucy.] [Kent State University Dr. Owen LOVEJOY- speculates on interaction between the males and females.] [GIRL – says Lucy looks about 36.]
(Salt Lake City: Chris Jansing) The testimony from kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart reviewed; courtroom sketches by Scott Snow shown; details given about her ordeal when she was abducted by Brian Mitchell in 2002. [US attorney Brett TOLMAN, father Ed SMART- comment on her testimony and the hearing.]
(New York: Tom Costello) The return to flying for pilots Capt. Chesley Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles to complete the flight that ended with a crash landing on the Hudson River last January featured. [SULLENBERGER – says it’s very familiar.] [Flight 1549 passenger Barry LEONARD, passenger Emily MOORE- comment.]