This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The deal that will help homeowners facing foreclosure examined; details given about what the 25 million will cover, including loan reductions, refinances and payments to foreclosure victims, in exchange for clearing the banks of state charges of fraud and about how this deal does not apply to loans held by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. [President OBAMA – says it’s good for communities and our economy.] [Homeowner Euna PALMER- comments.] [Foreclosure victim Jesse HINNEGAN- reacts to the payment.] How to take part in this deal discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) “60 Minutes” interview held with Chris Pendley, who was a robo-signer at a document mill called Docs and signed 4000 documents per day for major banks. [PENDLEY – recounts what he was told about his job; says there were no requirements for the job; says he was “vice president” for 5-6 banks per day; cites his pay.]
(Inside Syria: Clarissa Ward) The cycle of gun battles and funerals in one Syrian town featured; scenes shown of a funeral procession for men killed in yesterday’s battle and a boy caught in the crossfire, snipers, tanks moving in. How civilians are being killed in this conflict and their questions about why the international community is not helping them discussed.
(Secaucus, New Jersey: Michelle Miller) President Obama’s decision to grant waivers to 10 states that will free them from the No Child Left Behind law featured; map shown; details given about New Jersey’s plan to keep kids from dropping out and to require more accountability from teachers. [Huber Street School principal Linda WILHELM- says it puts a stressful situation on the teaching environment.] [Secaucus Schools superintendent Cynthia RANDINA- says the waiver means we no longer have to worry about reaching this unrealistic proficiency level.]
(Belfast, Northern Ireland: Mark Phillips) The subpoena from police in Northern Ireland for Boston College to release oral history tapes that include confessions of murder during the Catholic-Protestant violence featured; details given about the promise that the tapes would be kept secret until those who made them died. [Irishman Seamus McKENDRY- says there are families never knowing what happened to their loved one.] [On tape, voice of former IRA commander Brendan HUGHES- says he knew about the execution of Jean McConville; comments on the role of Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams in the Unknowns.] [McConville’s daughter Helen McKENDRY- recalls her mother’s abduction.] [Boston College spokesman Jack DUNN- says our ability to fight is limited in the face of a federal subpoena.] [Former IRA member Anthony McINTYRE- says the people who spoke are at risk.]
(Forest Hills, New York: Anthony Mason) Camera repairman Marty Moyal’s reminiscences of Kodak cameras featured; scenes shown from his workshop in Forest Hills, New York; Kodak ads shown. [MOYAL - comments on a camera made in 1909; reacts to Kodak’s bankruptcy.]