This program is 29 minutes long
(Zanesville, Ohio: Cynthia Bowers) The wild animals on the loose in Zanesville, Ohio, after their owner, Terry Thompson, set them free before committing suicide featured; owner and animal photos shown. [Columbus Zoo director emeritus Jack HANNA- comments.] [Muskingum County Sheriff Matt LUTZ- talks about the animals that had to be shot; recounts a confrontation with a tiger; notes we have had numerous complaints about Thompson's animals.] [NEIGHBOR, witness Joel HARRIS - react.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The reasons for Thompson's past gun violation arrest noted. Report introduced.
(Sylmar, California: Ben Tracy) The question of state laws allowing the ownership of exotic animals examined; scenes shown from the Wildlife Waystation in Sylmar, California, a sanctuary for animals that had been pets. [Sanctuary owner Martine COLETTE- talks about the animals as pets: a tiger is a tiger.] How exotic animals are sold and kept in states with lenient laws outlined.
(Athens: Elizabeth Palmer) A riot in Athens, Greece, following the latest government spending cuts featured; scenes shown of the violence during the protesters' general strike; details given about the country's austerity measures and the overall refinancing plan for Europe. [Accountant Panassis RELIS- says he has lost 32 percent of his wage.] The reporter's run-in with the mob in Athens discussed.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The candidates' actual proposals for the immigration debate examined; details given about what Romney and Perry would do about the wall on the Mexican border, how to treat illegal immigrant college students, charges Romney hired a landscape company that used illegal workers and the issue of work by illegal immigrants in Texas. [PERRY, ROMNEY - offer views on immigration.]
(Dallas: Anna Werner) The issue of public financing for pro basketball arenas now that the sport is shut down examined; scenes shown of the Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City; details given about a possible lawsuit against the NBA in Memphis. [Basketball FAN, Oklahoma City Mayor Nick CORNETT††- comment on the season.] [University of Chicago economist Allen SANDERSON††- says arenas do not bring in revenue.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The announcement that Citigroup will pay 285 million dollars to settle a civil fraud case examined; details given about the duplicitous securities deal in which investors lost money, but the bank did not.
(Panama City Beach, Florida: Mark Strassmann) A national baseball tour for the Wounded Warriors team made up of injured soldiers featured; scenes from the ball park in Panama City Beach, Florida, shown. [Coach Dave VAN SLEET, veteran amputees ball players Matt KINSEY, Josh WEGE- talk about the sport and their injuries.]