This program is 19 minutes long
(Ground Zero: Scott Pelley; Washington: Bob Orr) What is known about this threat from Pakistan involving the use of car bombs in New York City and Washington, DC, the 3 Al Qaeda operatives, and the credibility of the threat discussed.
(Ground Zero: Scott Pelley) The tightened security measures in Washington noted; scenes shown of police.
(Times Square: Mark Strassmann) The security measures in New York City featured; scenes shown of the police presence; details given about the unmanned submarine patrolling the harbor, security cameras and the reliance on residents to report anything suspicious. [Police Chief Ray KELLY – says we prefer to be first preventers.] Last year’s Times Square bomb attempt mentioned.
(Ground Zero: Scott Pelley) The memorial at Ground Zero visited; scenes shown of the granite pools with waterfalls on the footprints of the World Trade Center towers. [Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive director Chris WARD- says this is the largest manmade fountain in America and we built 2 of them.] The deaths of 658 employees of the Cantor Fitzgerald brokerage firm in the North Tower on 9/11 noted.
(New York: Anthony Mason) The decision of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick to dedicate his life to helping the victims’ families featured. [LUTNICK – talks about the grief; comments on the impact on his company.] [Sister Edie LUTNICK- says he made a commitment the relief fund would be in existence until the last child went through college.]
(Merrick, New York: Byron Pitts) The decision of the sons of New York City firefighter Ronnie Gies, who died on 9/11, to follow in their father’s footsteps by becoming firefighters featured; video of Ronnie walking toward the towers shown. [Tommy GIES, Ronnie GIES, Bobby GIES – talk about the brotherhood, their father’s love of his job, losing him.] [Their mother Carol GIES – says she worries and never says goodbye to them.]