This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The rise in homeowners at risk of foreclosure examined; details given about the artificial decline in foreclosures; statistics on mortgage problems cited. [RealtyTrac Rick SHARGA- says the market is getting back to normal; says housing prices should bottom out this year.] The problems for homebuyers to get loans discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Statistics on bank-owned homes cited.
(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) Frustration with foreclosed, abandoned houses that are bringing down property values featured; scenes shown of trashed homes in Chicago; figures on banks with vacant properties cited; details given about a new ordinance requiring banks to board up houses, mow lawns and clean up debris. [Neighborhood Housing Services Bryan ESENBERG- comments on a “bank walkaway” building with no legal owner.] [Alderman Pat DOWELL- comments on taxpayer money spent to board up abandoned buildings.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Speaker of the House John Boehner’s push for tax reform featured; details given about his proposals and overhaul plans from 3 separate committees. [BOEHNER – criticizes President Obama’s jobs plan.] [Super committee co-chair Representative Jeb HENSARLING- says he’d like to throw the code in the garbage.]
(Washington: Bob Orr) The strength of the Al Qaeda network since the death of leader Osama bin Laden examined; photos shown of terror leaders Atiyah al-Rahman, Ilyas Kashmiri and Fazul Mohammed, who were killed in the last 4 months, and Younis al Mauritani, who was captured; details given about threats from Al Qaeda franchises in Somalia and Yemen. [Former National Counterterrorism Center director Michael LEITER- says it’s less likely they could pull off a catastrophic attack like 9/11; notes Al Qaeda’s message and methods are becoming less popular.]
(Carrizo Springs, Texas: Bigad Shaban) The jobs boom at the Eagle Ford Shale formation in Texas featured; details given about the energy companies rushing in to tap oil deposits. [Property owner David BRODSKY- recalls being asked to lease his land and how he is using the profits.] [Job seeker Denise MORALES- comments on the possibility of getting a job.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The number of people who work drilling for oil and gas in the US cited.
(Murray, Utah: John Blackstone) Wright’s account of what happened presented; scenes shown from the hospital. [WRIGHT - thanks the heroes that put their lives on the line; reacts to the video of the incident; describes being under the car; says he should have died.] [Girlfriend Michelle FREDRICKSON- agrees nothing will stop Brandon from riding his motorcycle.]
(No location given: David Martin) The military incident in Ganjgal in which insurgents attacked Marines and Afghan troops reviewed; photos shown of those who died. [MEYER – explains what he and Navy S/Sgt. Juan Rodriguez-Chavez did; says he felt like a failure because he couldn’t get them out.] Chavez shown receiving the Navy Cross.