This program is 20 minutes long
(Tuscaloosa: John Yang) The stories of survival and loss in Tuscaloosa featured; scenes shown of President Obama and several cabinet members visiting, the start of cleanup, a church service, volunteers and a book recovery from a school. [Secretary of Homeland Security Janet NAPOLITANO - reacts to the devastation.] [Mayor Walt MADDOX, St. John's Baptist Church Pastor Roy FERGUSON, two VOLUNTEERS - comment.] [Tornado SURVIVOR - reacts to the loss of homes.]
(Tuscaloosa: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(Smithville, Mississippi: Ron Mott) The aftermath of the tornado in tiny Smithville, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown of makeshift church services and cleanup operations. [Pastor Reid WILKERSON - preaches.] [SURVIVOR, teacher Norah COLES - comment.]
(Tuscaloosa: Jim Cantore) The flood potential for the next few days reviewed; weather maps shown.
(Tripoli: Mike Taibbi) The air strike on the Kadhafi compound featured; scenes shown from the bombed site, celebrations in Benghazi and of pro-Kadhafi demonstrations; details given about other attacks near Kadhafi. [Government spokesman Moussa IBRIHIM- says the leader and his wife were not harmed; calls it an assassination attempt.] Statements from NATO commander Gen. Charles Bouchard and Kadhafi quoted.
(Rome: Anne Thompson) The beatification of Pope John Paul II featured; scenes shown from the Vatican of the emotional pilgrims at the ceremonies of the fast-tracking to sainthood; details given about the church's priest abuse scandal. [Minnesotans John SAUNEE, Coloradan Suzanne LOBELL- comment on being here.] [Cardinal Francis GEORGE- says John Paul's blood was spilled in 1981.] [Father Robert GAUL- talks about the pope.]