This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Anthony Mason) The FBI investigation into the collapse of the MF Global trading firm led by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine examined; details given about allegations the company used customer money to shore up the firm. [Egan-Jones Ratings Co. Sean EGAN- calls the charges serious; comments on the massive investment in European debt and the company's debt leverage.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Nice, France: Mark Phillips) The European deal to rescue Greece from its debt and bankruptcy and the potential financial habit across Europe examined; scenes shown of demonstrations in a divided Greece and a march in Nice. [IG Index market strategist David JONES- talks about the massive volatility.]
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The deadline for the Congressional supercommittee to come up with a deal for deficit reduction examined; details given about the division over the issue of Medicare and taxes, the need to restructure health care programs and overhaul the tax code. [Bipartisan commission for debt reduction co-chairs Erskine BOWLES, Alan SIMPSON - address the committee.] [Former Senator Pete DOMENICI - says they don't want to make tough decisions.] The across-the-board cuts that will go into effect if the committee fails to come with a plan noted.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) An AMA study finding of a link between breast cancer and drinking alcohol examined; details given of the risk of breast cancer linked to alcohol. [Study author Dr. Wendy CHEN- outlines the study and the recommendations.] What to do with this medical study information discussed.
(Naples, Florida: Mark Strassmann) The problem facing painkilling drug addicts examined; scenes shown from the county jail in Naples, Florida. [Jail head Chief Scott SALLEY- says jail is not the place for an addict; notes his son died of an overdose.] [In jail, drug user Kyle LaHANCE - talks about his addiction.]
(Lubbock, Texas: Anna Werner) The increase in dust storms in the Southwest examined; scenes of the October 17 dust storm in Lubbock, Texas and from Arizona and film of the 1930s Dust Bowl shown. [Spectator Kevin WATT- says the storm looked scary on video.] [Climate expert Richard SEAGER- links the Texas dust storm to the severe drought.] Weather map shown of how La Nina alters the jet stream trapping dry air. [Cotton farmer Brad HEFFINGTON- says even weeds don't grow.]
(Glen Echo, Maryland: Chip Reid) The Team River Run that provides a kayaking experience for wounded military veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from the kayaks on the Potomac River. [Triple amputee Todd LOVE- talks about feeling free on the water.] [Fellow vet/instructor Jared BOLHUIS- praises the program for getting him out.] [Program founder high school teacher Joe MORNINI- says they can be enabled, not disabled.]