This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) The FBI’s capture of most wanted criminal James "Whitey" Bulger featured; courtroom sketches by Bill Robles shown; scenes shown of his apartment in Santa Monica, California; details given about his criminal background, the charges against him, his role as an FBI informant and the conviction of FBI agent John Conolly after he went to work for Bulger; FBI ad focusing on his girlfriend Catherine Greig shown. [FBI agent Richard DesLAURIERS- announces the capture.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The late Ed Bradley’s “60 Minutes” interviews with Bulger’s mob lieutenants presented. [In 2001, Eddie MacKENZIE– says people would almost go to the bathroom in their pants in his presence.] [In 2006, Kevin WEEKS- says after he would kill somebody it was like a stress relief.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The administration’s decision to release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve examined; map shown of the reserves. [Oil analyst Steve KOPITS- says it’s an economic Hail Mary.] [Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE – notes the uncertainty about whether the slowdown is temporary or permanent.] [US Chamber of Commerce Karen HARBERT- says this is not a supply disruption.] The impact on the markets discussed.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The reaction of Afghanistan commander General David Petraeus and Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen to President Obama’s drawdown plans for US troops featured; scenes shown of the military leaders before Congress; details given about the different views of Obama’s military advisors vs. his civilian advisors. [MULLEN – says the president’s decisions are more aggressive and incur more risk.] [PETRAEUS – states it was more aggressive in terms of the timeline.]
(Dallas: Mark Strassmann) The exploding video game industry in Dallas featured; details given about why the industry took off in Dallas. [Gearbox Software vice president Steve GIBSON- says more talent keeps coming to Texas.] [Southern Methodist University Peter RAAD- cites the average salary.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Tomorrow night’s story previewed.
(Paterson, New Jersey: Michelle Miller) Recommendations from the Institute of Medicine to combat childhood obesity outlined. [Overweight boys Sebastian and Xavier Gutierrez’s FATHER – comments.] [Pediatrician Dr. Jennifer SIVITZ- says we worry about diabetes; notes sleep deprivation is an important factor.]
(Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan: Mandy Clark) The reaction of wounded troops at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan to Obama’s drawdown plan featured. [L/Cpl. Steven AITHENS- talks about the reality of the war; says he does not believe we are making gains.] [Pvt. James SITTER- says a platoon is your family.]