This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: David Muir; Kabul: Martha Raddatz) The war that US Central Command Gen. David Petraeus is taking on after the deadliest month in Afghanistan & how he wants to make this a low-key transition of command discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) A Taliban attack on a compound holding an American aid agency reported.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The controversy over comments about the war from Republican National Committee Michael Steele in which he called it Obama's war reviewed; details given about the angry reaction of conservatives. [Voice of STEELE - says it is a war of Obama's choosing.] [In 2001, President BUSH - talks about the battle.] [Republican strategist Kevin MADDEN- says Steele is at odds with the Republican position.] The opposition to the war from liberal Democrats noted. [Representatives Dennis KUCINICH, James McGOVERN - oppose the war.] Steele's clarifying statement quoted.
(Studio: Bianna Golodryga) An analysis of the unemployment numbers presented; details given about long-term unemployment & about the jobs created. [Moody's economy.com economist Mark ZANDI- says the discouraged stop looking.] [Unemployed Fred SHERROD- talks about his situation.] [Business owner Bill BEGAL- talks about worker frustration. What the Federal Reserve can do & how the public has lost its appetite for economic stimulus discussed.
(Dauphin Island, Alabama: Matt Gutman) The empty beaches on the South coast featured; map of the loop current & scenes from Dauphin Island & Grand Isle, Louisiana, shown. [NOAA oceanographer Debbie PAYTON- comments on the oil in Florida.] [Real estate agent Amy VICE- cites the low numbers of renters.] [Grand Isle's Dottie VEGAS - comments.]
(Studio: David Muir) The work by the massive oil skimmer "Whale" noted.
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The fate of the children of the Russian spies living in suburban America featured; photos shown of Richard & Cynthia Murphy & their two daughters; details given about their deep cover as families. [Murphy neighbor Joelle CAPONE- talks about the family.] [Columbia University child advocacy clinic Jane SPINAK; father confessed to being Russian spy, Boria SAX- talk about the children's rights & lives.]
(No location given: Bob Woodruff) Tim Medvetz, who founded the Heroes Project after his motorcycle injury to lead the Wounded Warriors to the top of mountains around the world via his Heroes Project, profiled; details given about supoort for the veterans project from singer Cher; scenes shown of Matt Nyman, who lost his leg in Iraq, & him & others on the mountain peaks. [NYMAN - describes his injuries.] [MEDVETZ - comments on wanting to save one guy at a time.] [CHER - explains the concept of the project.] [Wounded Warriors Sgt. Neil DUNCAN, Sgt. Keith DEUTSCH, NYMAN - talk about their climbs.]