This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Jeff Glor) The return to golf for scandal-plagued Tiger Woods at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia, featured; scenes shown from the golf course; statements from Woods quoted; details given about his comeback & its timing. ["Sports Illustrated" writer Damon HACK†- comments on Woods & Augusta National.] [PGA golf commissioner Tom FINCHEM†, amateur golfer Paul GIORDANO†- offer perspective on the event.] Photo of Woods with wife, Elin, shown.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Live interview held with Golf Channel's Steve Sands about Woods. [From Orlando, SANDS - says it is a good place for Woods to come back, why it is important for him to play well for him & for golf & what he needs to do to win backs sponsors & fans.]
(White House: Chip Reid) The growing controversy over a parliamentary maneuver the Democrats may use to get the health care reform bill passed featured; scenes shown of Tea Party protests in Washington, DC & from TV ads for/against the bill; details given about the short-cut procedure. [Representative Mike PENCE - speaks out.] President Obama's lobbying of key Democrats noted. [Representatives Dan MAFFEI, Jason ALTMIRE- offer views.] [Representative John BOEHNER - criticizes the vote.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) A Sony music deal with the estate of Michael Jackson for ten album projects featured; details given about Jackson's new material & the scope of the contract. ["Billboard" editor Gail MITCHELL- comments on the appeal & legacy.] The examples of the marketing of the Beatles & Elvis Presley noted.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The state of stem cell research examined; statistics cited; diagrams shown to illustrate the use of these cells in the science of disease, spinal cord injuries & cancer. [University of California at Davis stem cell program director Larry GOLDSTEIN- outlines the questions & the foundation of research.] [Northwestern University stem cell inst. John KESSLER- recalls a phone call about his daughter's injury that led him to work on spinal cord injury.] [In wheelchair, daughter Allison KESSLER- comments.] [University of California at Irvine Reeve-Irvine Research Center Hans KEIRSTAD- talks about stem cell research; hopes for incremental benefits.] [University of California at San Diego Moores Cancer Center Dr. Catriona JAMIESON- talks about cancer stem cells that can regenerate.] [Leukemia patient Theresa BLANDA- comments on her therapy.]
(Kansas City, Missouri: Cynthia Bowers) The story of Missouri man Roger Kemp, who developed a women's self-defense training program after his daughter's murder, presented; scenes shown of his billboard that generated tips that led to the conviction of the predator & from a self-defense class in Kansas City. [KEMP - explains his choice to fight; hopes Ali would be proud.]