This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) President Obama's consideration of military intervention in Syria examined; details given about the possible aid to the opposition. [Before Congress, Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Martin DEMPSEY†, Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - outline the study of the situation in Syria as compared to Libya and questions about supplying arms to the rebels.] How it is a long shot for the US to intervene if there is a coalition discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Beirut: Clarissa Ward) A video of abuse in a Syrian military hospital in Homs where torture was carried out featured; video from inside the military medical facility of men chained to their beds after torture shown; details given of a report from a now-wounded doctor about the hospital.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Washington: John Dickerson) The close race in Ohio won by Romney, the voters' view of presidential candidates Romney and Santorum and the issue in the general election of who understands the middle class discussed.
(San Francisco; John Blackstone) The impact of tablet computers examined in light of the unveiling of the new Apple iPad featured; details given about how easy tablets can be used. [Apple CEO Tim COOK- talks about iPad sales over PCs.] [Restaurateur iPad user Jordan LANGER, Zoom Room owner Mark VAN WYE- talk about business and iPads.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; studio: James Brown) The teams that may want Manning, the state of his health and whether he can take a hit and how the Colts organization handled this business decision discussed; football video and photos shown.
(San Jose, California: Ben Tracy) The high cost of union pension obligations for cities like San Jose, California, examined; scenes shown from San Jose of empty libraries; pension statistics cited; details given about the job cuts. [Mayor Chuck REED- says we can't open the libraries because of pension costs; states we cannot deliver services to taxpayers.] [Stanford University professor Joe NATION- says the pensions are high.] [Battalion fire chief Robert SAPIEN- comments on the agreement on firefighter pensions.]
(Tutwiler, Mississippi: Byron Pitts) The story of Sister Anne Brooks, the savior of Tutwiler, Mississippi, where she is the only doctor, presented; scenes shown from the poor Mississippi delta. [BROOKS - say we take care of those with no money; states we buy drugs with donations; comments on telling people the realities; notes her job satisfaction.]