This program is 29 minutes long
(Ridgefield, Connecticut: Anne Thompson) Frustration over the slow restoration of power on the East Coast featured; details given about the police presence to protect utility workers from angry customers; scenes shown of crews from Denver working in Ridgefield, Connecticut. [Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy MARCONI- says it took 3 days to get a crew here.] [Connecticut Light and Power Ken BOSE- says we will learn and get better the next time.] [Columbia University Roger ANDERSON- states the problem is with putting wires on poles.] [Ridgefield resident Joyce JAFFEE- reacts.]
(Oklahoma City: Janet Shamlian) The battle against the fires in the Southwest featured; scenes shown of burned-out homes in Oklahoma City, smoke and flames at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas; details given about the role of the drought, heat and wind. [Oklahomans Michael LINCECUM, Steveann BELEK- comment on losing their homes.] [Deputy fire chief Mark WOODARD- says this is the worst in his 27 years.] [Firefighter Tim PERKINS- comments on the wind.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) A study finding a higher rate of cancer in firefighters who worked at Ground Zero after the September 11 attacks in 2001 examined; footage shown; details given about the release of cancer-causing chemicals from the pile at the World Trade Center site. [FDNY chief medical officer Dr. David PREZANT- calls for a cancer prevention and screening program.] [Firefighter Kenny SPECHT- says there is a wave of illness.]
(White House: Kristen Welker) The debacle over scheduling President Obama’s jobs speech featured; projected unemployment rate cited; details given about ideas Obama may present. [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says the unemployed don’t give a lick about what day the president speaks.] [Brookings Institution William GASTON- says he will have to offer 1 or 2 ideas that grab people’s attention.] [At a Baltimore jobs fair, Priscilla RUSSO- comments.]
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The announcement that tennis player Venus Williams is pulling out of the US Open because she is suffering from Sjögren's syndrome featured; details given about the difficulty in diagnosing the autoimmune illness and its symptoms; Williams’ statement quoted; statistics cited.
(Dadaab, Kenya: Kate Snow) How Plumpy'nut peanut paste is saving the lives of famine victims in Africa featured; scenes shown of malnourished children in Dadaab, Kenya and the Edesia plant in Providence, Rhode Island. [Dr John KIOGORA- comments on a sick child.] [Edesia founder Navyn SALEM- says that children are dying from a lack of essential nutrients is shocking.] [Edesia employee/former refugee Andrew KAMARA- wonders why the world is not acting soon enough.]