This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Richard Besser) The medical crisis with the shortage of vital drugs in the US examined; details given about the drugs in short supply that are now causing deaths, the reasons for the shortages and the solutions. [Cancer patient Allison CURRAN†- says she wants to live and can't grab the medicine.] [Assistant Secretary of health Dr. Howard KOH†- says the health care system is impacted.] [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Mandy LEONARD†- talks about managing the shortages 7 days a week.] The need for a government warning system noted.
(Studio: Chris Cuomo) A look at the decision to contract Chinese companies and workers to help rebuild the American infrastructure examined; details given about three bridge projects hiring China. [President OBAMA - speaks about rebuilding America.] [Alliance for American Manufacturing Scott PAUL†- says we are subsidizing jobs in China, not the US.] Radio ad from Alaska union workers played. [California assemblyman Luis ALEJO†- talks about jobs for the state.] [California department of transportation Tony ANZIANO†- explains why Chinese workers are hired.] The view from US firms that the jobs could be done and how states evade the rules discussed.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) A fact check on a statement by Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry in last night's '12 Fox news debate presented; details given about the timeframe for Perry's ties to a young cancer patient, Heather Bertram, who later died. [In debate, Representative Michele BACHMANN, PERRY - offer views on the vaccine and the drug company.] The debate audience's booing of a gay soldier serving in Iraq heard.
(Ramallah, West Bank: Alex Marquardt) The celebration in Ramallah by Palestinians in response to the speech by Abbas examined; scenes shown of the cheering crowds.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The call from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Palestinians to meet with him about the statehood issue noted.
(Studio: David Muir) An ABC interview with Netanyahu presented. [NETANYAHU - says there is no reason why we should not meet; states peace with two states will require the Palestinians recognizing the Jewish state; criticizes the Palestinian position; comments on what Texas Governor Rick Perry said about President Obama's Middle East policy; calls Obama a friend of Israel.] The US opposition to the statehood move discussed.
(New York: Ron Claiborne) New grocery store marketing techniques examined; scenes shown from a store to indicate the strategies: symbolic, hedonic, dwell time and ice packing. ["The Shopper Economy" author Liz CRAWFORD†- shows the marketing moves to influence shoppers.] [Shopper Sharon McCAIN†- reacts to the market placement.]
(El Segundo, California: Neal Karlinsky) The imminent arrival of the NASA satellite that will fall to Earth featured; global map shown to illustrate where reentry may take place and what the pieces may look like.