This program is 28 minutes long
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The shooting at the Pentagon by John Bedell, who had a history of mental problems, reviewed; details given about his Internet rants; animation shown; photos shown of the Pentagon police officers who were wounded. [San Benito County, California Sheriff Curtis HILL- comments on the Bedell family’s cancellation of a missing person report.] [Pentagon police Richard KEEVILL- states it’s hard to judge what causes a person to snap like this.] [Witness Larry CURTIN- describes what happened.]
(Chicago: John Yang) The latest jobs report examined; details given about the impact of the severe winter weather; statistics on the “real” unemployment rate and the increase in temporary jobs cited. [President OBAMA – says it’s better than expected but more than we should tolerate.] [Royal Bank of Scotland Michelle GIRARD- comments on the blizzard.] [Bronx job seeker Spencer FARROW- says there are more opportunities.] [Kelly Services vice president John SYVERSON- notes businesses would rather hire on a temporary basis than go through the layoff process.] [Temporary worker Mark LYONS- says it’s a survival job.]
(Baghdad: Richard Engel) The significance of these elections for the US commitment in Iraq featured.
(Pelluhue, Chile: Mark Potter) The distribution of aid to the areas hardest hit by the earthquake in Chile featured; scenes shown.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(San Bernardino, California: George Lewis) The vulnerability of the US to an earthquake like Chile’s featured; map shown of the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the San Andreas Fault in California; details given about the impact of a quake in the Cajon Pass. [USGS seismologist Lucy JONES- says it could easily happen in the Pacific Northwest.] [San Bernardino County Museum geologist Kathleen SPRINGER- says a large earthquake is in our future.] [San Bernardino Building Department Joseph LEASE- comments on the threat to the old buildings in San Bernardino.]
(Phoenix: Kelly O’Donnell) The challenge for Arizona Senator John McCain from fellow Republican J.D. Hayworth featured; scenes shown of McCain campaigning in Phoenix with Senator Scott Brown and Hayworth meeting the people; details given about Hayworth’s “Avatar” spoof. [BROWN – campaigns.] [McCAIN – comments on his conservative voting; says Hayworth was thrown out.] [HAYWORTH – says this is not personal.] [“Arizona Republic” columnist Ed MONTINI- comments on the race.] McCain’s plan to campaign with former Governor Sarah Palin noted.
(Chicago: Peter Alexander) Conetta Stephens’ gift of new clothes and accessories for newborn babies at Chicago’s Mount Sinai Hospital featured. [STEPHENS – says she like to see the smile on the momma's face.] [New mother Rhonda ROSS- says it means a lot that a stranger is willing to help.] [Social worker Minerva ESPARZA- says to our moms it’s the world.] [New mother Marisol ESCOBAR- reacts to her baby being dressed up.]