This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The huge recall of window shades due to the strangulation risk for children from the cords featured; retailers listed. [Consumer Product Safety Commission Inez TENENBAUM- responds to criticism that the government is overreaching.] [Window Covering Safety Council Kristen KURTZ†- comments.] [Young Collier’s parents Robert and Susan URSPRUNG- recount what happened to their son.] The common sense angle discussed.
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama’s White House meeting with Senate Democrats to push for a consensus on health care reform featured; details given about what was omitted due to opposition from Senator Joseph Lieberman; scenes shown of a protest against Lieberman and a Tea Party protest against the bill. [OBAMA - says Americans are waiting for us to act.] [LIEBERMAN – says he’s ready to vote for health care reform.] [On “Morning Joe,” Vice President Joe BIDEN – says if it does not pass it is going to be kicked back for a generation,]
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) President Obama’s plan to bring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to a prison in Illinois featured; scenes shown from Thomson; details given about the legal issues. [NSC director Jim JONES- says we are removing from terrorist organizations a recruiting tool that Guantanamo has come to symbolize.] [Governor Pat QUINN- says this will be the most secure prison in America.] [Senator Richard DURBIN- notes the jobs that will be created.] [Thomson RESIDENT – reacts.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL- speaks against “Gitmo North.”] [Amnesty International Tom PARKER- says Obama is changing the venue but not policies.]
(Mt. Hood, Oregon: Lee Cowan) The continuing search for 2 climbers missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood updated; photos shown of Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti.
(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Roberts' career as faith healer and televangelist reviewed; scenes shown from his ministry and the financially troubled Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. [Televangelist Pat ROBERTSON – speaks of Oral’s legacy.]
(New York: Lester Holt) The maiden flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane featured; scenes shown of the takeoff in Everett, Washington and from inside the plane; details given about the many delays. [Teal Group aviation analyst Richard ABOULAFIA, Boeing 787 supplier management Bob NOBLE- comment on the delays.] [Boeing 787 Program Scott FANCHER- cites the efficiency improvement.] [Boeing Commercial Airplanes Blake EMERY- comments on the design.] [MAN – says there were no surprises.]
(Atlanta: Roger O’Neil) The Portraits of Love project in which volunteer photographers take pictures of military families for deployed troops featured. [Army 2nd Infantry Capt. Nicholas McDERMOTT- notes the impact of seeing his family.] [PhotoImaging Manufacturers and Distributors Assn. Jerry GROSSMAN- says photographers are a special breed.] [Photographers Jay DICKMAN, Summer ADAMS- comment.] [Military wife Rachel JERNIGAN- reacts.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.