This program is 29 minutes long
(La Canada Flintridge: Ben Tracy) The concerns about mudslides due to the rainfall in California featured; scenes shown of rain, a closed highway, sandbagging operations, the hillsides and snow in the mountains. [Flooded HOMEOWNER, two rescue GUYS, California resident James DEROSE, Jet Propulsion Lab Bill PATZERT- react to the rain.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) This happier holiday sales season reviewed; scenes shown from the stores; details given about the winners and losers in sales and the use of the Internet. [ShopperTrak co-founder Bill MARTIN- says it has turned.] ["Ad Week" editor Mike CHAPMAN, analyst Chandrae NEUBAUER- comment on sales.] The good news for Wall Street discussed; Dow Jones figures cited.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The reasons for the higher gas prices examined; map by states shown. [AAA director of public relations Nancy WHITE, MOTORIST, PFGBEST analyst Phil FLYNN- comment on the prices.]
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The battle over START and the results of the Census on US population reviewed; statistics on the population growth cited with regional maps shown. [CBS News election director Anthony SALVANTO†- says the population has been moving to the Sunbelt.] ["The Rothenberg Political Report" Stu ROTHENBERG†- says the Democrats will take a hit by losing Congressional seats.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- downplays the impact on the 2012 election.]
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The real-life drama at the theatrical production "Spider-Man" with the fall of actor/stuntman Christopher Tierney during a performance featured; scenes of the accident and of show stunts shown. [Audience members Charles BERNARD, Jonathan De ALWIS- describe what happened.]
(Hartford, Connecticut: Seth Doane) The plans for the women's college basketball team from the University of Connecticut to break the consecutive win records tonight previewed; scenes shown from the basketball gym. [UConn coach Geno AURIEMMA- says the record will raise the level of awareness.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Interviews held with billionaires Forstmann Little and Co. founding partner Ted Forstmann and AOL co-founder Steve Case about giving money away presented; details given about the philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie and the foundations of Forstmann and Case. [FORSTMANN - explains why he gives money away; comments on adopting South Africa street orphans.] [CASE - comments on his decision to pledge his resources and helping to solve world problems.]