This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) A confusing day in the war on terrorism with reports of the arrest of American-born terrorist Adam Gadahn in Pakistan reviewed; scenes shown of Gadahn's video praising Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan; details given about Gadahn's leading role for Al Qaeda calling for attacks on America & about who the captured man might actually be. [Former FBI agent Brad GARRETT - comments.]
(Baghdad: Miguel Marquez) The importance of the elections for stability & the withdrawal of US combat troops featured; scenes shown from the site of a bombing in Baghdad, voters in line & casting ballots at a polling station. [Iraqi American Mazin al-ESHAIKER- says every Iraqi has voted.] Possible election problems discussed.
(White House: David Kerley) The ACLU's criticism of President Obama for backing away from trying terrorism suspects in civilian courts examined; details given of a Republican plan to try the five worst terrorists at Guantanamo & then close it; scenes shown of an ACLU ad. [On "Face the Nation," Senator Lindsey GRAHAM- asks can the administration reverse course on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.] [Senator Evan BAYH - comments.]
(Washington: John Hendren) The next coming deadline for passing health care reform examined; details given about the possible use of the reconciliation tactic for the bill's passage. [On "This Week," Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Orrin HATCH, Lindsey GRAHAM - raise criticism.] [Several times, President OBAMA - calls for a bill.] [On "This Week," HHS Secretary Kathleen SEBELIUS - doubts there will be Republican votes.]
(Studio: Stephanie Sy) A negotiating standoff between ABC parent company Disney & Cablevision over airing the New York station WABC7 examined; details given about viewer frustration with the cable war. [WABC president Rebecca CAMPBELL- says they profit from our signal & we want compensation.]
(Los Angeles: Laura Marquez) A Hollywood tour through Los Angeles gang territory featured; scenes shown from the city. [L.A. Gang Tours Alfred LOMAS- comments on the tour business.] [Tourist Mary Lou LICHT, L.A. human relations commission Francisco ORTEGA- offer views on the tour experience.]
(Hollywood: Brian Rooney) The history of acceptance speeches at the Academy Awards reviewed; scenes shown from tonight's red carpet & from past speeches, including Julia Roberts in 2001, Sally Fields in 1985, Roberto Benigni, Cuba Gooding, Jonathan Demme in 1992, Haley Berry, Russell Crowe in 2001, John Landau & Alfred Hitchcock in 1968. [Former Academy Awards producer Gil CATES- says the best speech has a lot of emotion.]