This program is 29 minutes long
(La Canada, California: Mike von Fremd) The impact of the rainstorm and snowstorm in California featured; scenes shown of flooded streets, a car pileup in Spokane, Washington, a storm basin as flood defense and barriers against mudslides. [KABC meteorologist Indra PETERSONS- blames the "pineapple express" weather system] [RESIDENT - comments.]
(London: Nick Watt) The travel crisis in Europe due to the snow featured; scenes shown of people trapped in London's airport and train passengers. [Three TRAVELLERS, British Airports Authority executive Clint MATHEWS†, France TRAVELLER, Brussels WOMAN- comment on holiday disruptions.]
(London: Jim Sciutto) Police raids in Britain against terrorism this holiday season reviewed; scenes shown of the police presence; details given about the 12 arrested suspects and about the bombing in Sweden and threats in Germany. [RESIDENT, Scotland Yard's John YATES†- comment.]
(Washington: Diane Sawyer) Earlier discussion held with Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, counterterrorism adviser John Brennan and National Intelligence director James Clapper about threats to homeland security. [NAPOLITANO, BRENNAN. CLAPPER - offer views on the threat of terrorism activity during the holidays.]
(Washington: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage tomorrow night previewed.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The accomplishments of this lame duck Congress over the last six days reviewed; details given about the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays in the military, a food safety bill, the tax cut with a START treaty and the 9/11 rescue workers health bill to come. [Senators Joseph LIEBERMAN, Susan COLLINS - back the repeal.] [Senator Jon KYL - opposes START.] The report from Senator Tom Coburn on wasteful government spending with examples cited. The confidence in the START vote discussed.
(New York: Linsey Davis) War and slavery examined; details given about the secession events on 1860 that led to the first shots in the rebellion; scenes shown of picketers. [African American Heritage Commission Jannie HARRIOT, Charleston Mayor Joe RILEY- talk about the war, history and slavery.] [In interview, RILEY - says slavery made the South distinct.] Contemporary photos and art shown.