This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Spartanburg, South Carolina: John Dickerson) Whether Perry can recover from this debacle and the importance of the next debate to his campaign discussed.
(Grand Rapids, Michigan: Dean Reynolds) The boost to the campaigns of Herman Cain and Mitt Romney after Perry’s mistake featured; scenes shown of Cain in Michigan; details given about the claims of inappropriate behavior dogging Cain. [In debate, ROMNEY – says he is man of steadiness and constancy.] [Ypsilanti resident Stephanie BASAR- reacts to Cain.] [CAIN – says the American people are sick of gutter politics.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) CBS coverage of Saturday’s Republican debate noted.
(College Station, Pennsylvania: Armen Keteyian) The student riots at Penn State University over the firing of football coach Joe Paterno due to the child sex scandal featured; scenes shown of the chaos in the streets last night; Paterno’s statement quoted; details given about allegations of assaults by former coach Jerry Sandusky. [Trustee John SURMA- says the university is much larger than the athletic programs.] [PATERNO – tells students to go study.] [Interim head coach Tom BRADLEY- speaks of Paterno.] The status of assistant coach Mike McQueary, who reported an incident in 2002, discussed.
(Calgary, Canada: Mark Strassmann) The administration’s delay in approving TransCanada’s construction of an oil pipeline from western Canada to Houston featured; map shown; details given about environmentalists’ argument that the pipeline could pollute the Ogallala Aquifer. [TransCanada CEO Russ GIRLING- notes we’re throwing out an opportunity for people to go back to work.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) New developments in the investigation of the mishandling of military remains at the Dover mortuary examined; scenes shown of a Virginia landfill where remains were dumped as medical waste. [Widow Gari-Lynn SMITH- says no human being should be put in a landfill.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A promising treatment for cancer that targets tumors with fewer painful side effects than chemotherapy featured; details given about chemical engineer Mark Davis’s use of nanotechnology to build a new drug delivery system; animation shown. [Wife Mary DAVIS - says she thought the treatment was going to kill her.] [Mark DAVIS – comments on Mary’s suggestion that he find a better way to treat cancer; says he looked at it as an engineering problem.] [University of California at San Diego David CHERESH- explains the benefits of nano-medicine.]
(California: John Blackstone) The close encounters between humans and humpback whales off the California coast featured; scenes shown of whales near surfers, kayakers and boats. [Santa Cruz whale watching captain Ken STAGNARO- comments on how the whales seem to be watching out for the humans.] [Naturalist Maureen GILBERT- says it gives people a life-changing experience.]