This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) The call from President Obama for the drilling for oil & gas offshore in the Atlantic Ocean featured; map of new drilling areas shown; details given about the oil & gas potential of the Virginia & other sites. [In Wrightsville, North Carolina, two PEOPLE - express concern.] [OBAMA - says we need to harness traditional sources of fuel; comments on our long-term energy needs.] [Virginia Governor Robert McDONNELL - reacts to the job & investment opportunities.] A skeptical statement on Twitter from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin quoted.
(West Warwick, Rhode Islan: Ron Claiborne) The flooding in New England featured; scenes shown from New Hampshire & Rhode Island of the rescues of a trapped boy & a security guard & of the flood waters; details given about the various impacts of the flood waters. [Three RESIDENTS - react.] [WCBV-TV meteorologist Harvey LEONARD- comments on the extent of the rain.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) What has happened to the relief aid for Haiti examined; statistics on Americans' charitable donations & how much has been spent/not spent cited; details given about the massive homeless crisis & the progress in food delivery. [American Red Cross international services David MELTZER- opposes spending too quickly.] [Two aid WORKERS - worry.]
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The near disaster over San Francisco in which a jet & a small Cessna almost collided reviewed; animated diagram shown while the air traffic control-pilots exchanges are played.
(Northville, Mchigan: Chicago: Barbara Pinto) How states are considering taxing all kinds of services to bring in money examined; examples of proposed taxes in Nebraska, Kentucky, Maine, Pennsylvania outlined. [WOMAN, Council of State Governments Sujit CANAGARETNA, Michigan barber Jeff WICKLANDER, his customer Frederick YANKEE, Small Business Administration of Michigan Rob FOWLER- offer views on the states taxes.]
(Los Angeles: Neal Karlinsky) The coming release of the Apple iPad following the hype featured; scenes shown of the device that can combat Amazon Kindle for the e-book market; details given about other potential uses. [Gameloft business development Mark HICKEY- talks about applications.] [Stanford professor Smule founder Ge WANG- talks about the critical mass of mobile devices.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The unsung heroes of the war in Iraq & Afghanistan & the senior citizens who come to greet them upon their return to the US featured; scenes shown from the Bangor, Maine, airport where the troops go & come. [87-year-old vet Bill KNIGHT, returning SOLDIER, 78-year-old Joan GAUDET, son Aaron GAUDET - comment on the heroes.]