This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) Zawahiri profiled; details given about his background. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says it’s not a position anyone should aspire to.] [Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN – states we will kill him like we did bin Laden.] [Author Lawrence WRIGHT- notes he went to prison as a surgeon and came out a butcher.] A terrorist hit list targeting Americans that was posted on the internet discussed.
(Miami: Jim Axelrod) The decision of some homeowners to walk away from their mortgage examined; details given about strategic default, when people with no hope of breaking even stop paying their mortgage; statistics on the Florida housing crisis cited. [Homeowners Bob and Julie SISTIK, Victoria WILKINSON- comment.] [Morris duPont foreclosure attorney Chae DUPONT- explains the impact on credit ratings.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The increase in people choosing to live in apartments or condos noted.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The loss of construction jobs despite the increase in apartment and condo construction, which takes fewer workers than single family houses, examined; statistics cited; map shown. [City Constructors Inc. project manager Kyle DONOVANH- says you had to go where the money was.] [Construction worker Delvin KNIGHT- comments.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The housing construction numbers mentioned.
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The resignation of Representative Anthony Weiner over the scandal involving his lewd texts and Tweets featured; details given about his lack of support and the role of the New York City press. [WEINER – speaks of the distraction he has created.] [June 1, WEINER – says it was a hoax.] [Tuesday, Representative Nancy PELOSI, President OBAMA – call for Weiner to resign.] Weiner’s role in Congress discussed.
(White House: Chip Reid) The impatience of some in Congress over the situation in Libya featured; details given about the White House report saying the War Powers Resolution does not apply to Libya because the level of hostility is not high enough. [Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – questions that we’re not in the midst of hostilities.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Tripoli: Allen Pizzey) The reaction in Libya to the debate in the US and the unknown whereabouts of Muammar el-Kadhafi discussed; scenes shown of Kadhafi and fighting.
(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The debate over testing newborns for the painful genetic disease Krabbe examined; details given about the decision not to add Krabbe to the list of diseases that are screened due to the risk and expense of diagnosing and treating it with stem cell transplants. [Parents Steve and Nicole ALDRIAN- comment on Trevor.] [Mother Anne RUGARI- says parents don’t get the opportunity to save their children’s lives.] The cost and incomplete science discussed.