This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) The final hours for President Obama's push for health care reform featured; scenes shown from a rally at George Mason University; details given of his plans to speak to the entire Democratic caucus tomorrow, the members being targeted for their vote & his secret White House meeting with some of them. [OBAMA - says we will do something historic this weekend.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) Where the Democratic vote stands at the present reviewed; photos shown of the key Democrats, including Representative Kathy Dahlkemper, whose parents both recently died. [Representatives John BOCCIERI, Nick RAHALL, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - offer their views on the bill.] [DAHLKEMPER - comments on the ads critical of her.] The stand by the Republicans for a battle in the Senate discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) What will change if the bill passes & when the changes will happen reviewed.
(Studio: Ron Claiborne) The debate over the low graduation rate for college basketball players examined; statistics on white/black graduation by specific schools cited. [Voice of Education Secretary Arne DUNCAN- says priorities are out of whack; notes many of the college players will not make a dime out of basketball.] [Voice of University of Maryland coach Gary WILLIAMS- responds.] [Xavier University academic counselor Sister Rose Ann FLEMING- talks about getting the degree.]
(Fargo, North Dakota: Barbara Pinto) The rising of the Red River in Fargo, North Dakota, featured; scenes shown from on the river, a flooded neighborhood & one man's moat around his house. [Homeowner Barry OLANDER- says he is the only one here.]
(Gaza: Simon McGregor-Wood) The secret network of tunnels dug by Palestinian entrepreneurs under the disputed Gaza Strip featured; scenes shown from the inside tunnels used to bring in supplies & weapons; details given about the risks for the smugglers & the Israelis' strict blockade.
(At Camp Lejeune: Steve Osunsami) The story from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, of toxic drinking water presented; details given about how the water became contaminated, the government's denial & the later V.A. ruling acknowledging the problems with the water. [Marine veteran Paul BUCKLEY- recalls what happened to him from the water.] [Bergman & Moore attorney Joe MOORE- says more doctors will be willing to take the veterans' side.]