This program is 29 minutes long
(Chapel Hill: North Carolina: Ron Claiborne) The courage and dignity of Elizabeth in her finals days reviewed; a family statement quoted; family photos and video shown while her life is reviewed; details given about the presidential aspirations of former Senator John Edwards. [EDWARDS - speaks about her cancer and her life.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A later look at Elizabeth Edwards previewed.
(White House: Jake Tapper) The White House press conference in which President Obama defended his tax cut compromise reviewed. [OBAMA - says taxes are the holy grail for the Republicans and he had to negotiate with the hostage takers; comments on the standards for measuring success and the "purist position."] [Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Harry REID, Tom HARKIN, Bernie SANDERS - offer views on the tax compromise.]
(London: Jim Sciutto) The surrender and arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in connection with a rape investigation in Sweden featured; courtroom sketches shown while the sex charges made by two women are detailed. [Accusers' lawyer Claes BORGSTROM- defends the charges as separate from the leaks.]
(Studio: David Muir) The impact of the "Shanghai numbers" examined; math, science and reading ranking lists by country outlined on screen; details given about education in China and Finland as compared to the US. [Asia Society education adviser Vivien STEWART- says everyone wants to be in the scientific sector.] [In 1960, President John F. KENNEDY - speaks about Sputnik.] [President OBAMA - speaks about our generation's "Sputnik moment."]
(Grant County, Kentucky: Linsey Davis) The debate over the idea in Kentucky of building a replica of Noah's Ark featured; project diagrams shown; details given of the issue of separation of church and state re: state funding in Kentucky. [Ark Encounter developer Mark LOOY- comments on the project.] [Kentucky Governor Steven BESHEAR- says his aim is to create jobs.] [California at Irvine law school Erwin CHEMERINSKY- calls it unconstitutional.]