This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Stephanie Sy) The questions about the February jobs report examined; details given about the unemployment numbers & the economic transformation of some jobs; statistics on jobs losses & jobs creation cited. [Moody's economy.com economist Mark ZANDI- comments.] [National Employment Law Project Christine OWENS, Heritage Foundation James SHERK- cite age discrimination, retraining for new jobs & jobs creation.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Cleveland, Georgia: Betsy Stark) Plan B for workers whose jobs have vanished examined; details given about how laid-off workers are now pursuing their passions as careers. [49-year-old JumpinGoat Coffee Forrest GRAVES- comments on his situation & his new business.] [Montclair State University new math teacher Mary KUKNA- explains the stress.]
(White House: Rachel Martin) This weekend's war of words over the end game in health care reform reviewed. [In White House video, President OBAMA - criticizes the insurance companies.] [In GOP video, Representative Parker GRIFFITH- opposes a massive government takeover.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Matthew Dowd) How close the Congressional vote on the president's bill will be with Obama starting to pressure Democrats for a vote by March 17 discussed.
(Santiago: Jeffrey Kofman) The situation in Chile a week after the earthquake & the prospects for recovery featured; scenes shown of US planes helping ferry in supplies, of recovery efforts & a national telethon to build temporary homes. [US Ambassador to Chile Paul SIMONS- talks about getting urgently needed supplies in.] [Chilean air force Brig. Gen. Carlos BERTENS- lists the priorities.] [DHL humanitarian affairs director Chris WEEKS- praises the response to the earthquake.] [Eurasia Group analyst Daniel KERNER- says the Chile is the best-managed economy in Latin America.]
(Washington: David Kerley) The attack on the Pentagon by John Bedell that is part of a pattern of lone wolf attacks on the government updated; audiotape played of Bedell's anti-government comments; details given about prior incidents, including the surge in anti-government groups. [February 26, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano - speaks about the lone wolf terrorist.] [Southern Poverty Law Center Mark POTOK- characterizes the view that the government is the primary enemy.] [FreedomWorks Matt KIBBE- criticizes the report linking the Tea Party movement to lone wolves.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The disarming of bomb in the war in Iraq featured; clip shown from the film "The Hurt Locker"; details given about the death of over 50 bomb technicians. [Former USMC EOD technician Timothy COLOMER- reacts to the movie; recounts the fear on the job & working in the bomb suit.] [Army EOD technician S/Sgt. Gabriel BURKMAN- comments on staying alive via calculated risks.]
(New York: John Berman) How movie trailers give away too much about the film examined; clips shown from "The Blind Side," "Leap Year" & "Castaway." [Two MOVIEGOERS - complain.] [Golden Trailer Awards CEO Evelyn BRADY- explains how far a trailer should go.]