This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Richard Besser) ABC News investigation into osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax that lead to broken bones in women presented; X-rays shown; details given about how long use of the drug can lead to brittle bones & about Merck's revised packaging information. [Femurs broken, Sandy POTTER, Sue HELLER- describe what happened to their bones.] [New York University orthopedic surgery professor Dr. Kenneth EGOL- comments on femur breaks.] Advice to Fosamax patients presented.
(Studio: David Muir) The response from Toyota to a professor's claims about acceleration problems in their vehicles featured; scenes shown of professor Dave Gilbert with ABC's Brian Ross testing Toyota electronics; details given about Toyota's own tests. [Toyota Motor Sales USA Mike MICHAELS- denies electronics is linked to unintended accelerations.] The reports that fixed Toyotas still have acceleration problems discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Washington: Jonathan Karl) Obama's focus on insurance companies with a grassroots version included & how he wants to get the bill through the House in this fourth final push discussed.
(Baghdad: Miguel Marquez) The watershed moment for Iraq with record ballot casting in the parliamentary elections & what it means for withdrawing American troops featured; scenes shown from a shopping district in Baghdad where the local men talked about voting. [Iraqi voter Hussien al-BAHRAINI- talks about the meaning of the vote.] [US Forces-Iraq commander Gen. Raymond ODIERNO- says we are on track.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of Russo's report on "Nightline" noted.
(New York: John Berman ) The incident at the race track in which driver Carl Edwards deliberately bumped Brad Keselowski's car causing it to flip reviewed; scenes shown of Keselowski's car flying; details given about NASCAR's encouragement of drivers banging fenders. [NASCAR driver EDWARDS - comments.] ["ESPN the Magazine" writer Ed HINTON- says fans are complaining about NASCAR.] [KESELOWSKI - worries someone will be hurt.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) A look back at the baffling moments at last night's Academy Awards presented; scenes shown of a film producer interrupting the director's acceptance speech, Mo'Nique's tribute, Ben Stiller's Avatar blue speaking nonsense, Sandra Bullock thanking Meryl Streep & actor George Clooney in the audience looking annoyed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The historic win for director Kathryn Bigelow, once an ABC Person of the Week, noted.