This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Norah O'Donnell) The widening of the US Secret Service prostitution sex scandal in Colombia examined; details given about the women involved, the strip club where the prostitutes were met, the background of the Secret Service and military men involved and the issue of possible security breaches. [In interview, Senator Susan COLLINS - says guests have to sign in at the hotels; states this raises questions about the culture.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY- says the president has confidence in the USSS director Mark SUllivan.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The issue of oil trading and the impact of oil prices examined; details given of the Republicans' dismissive view of Obama's plan. [OBAMA - says speculators buy up oil to drive prices higher.] [Former Commodities Futures Trading Commission marketing director Michael GREENBERGER- says getting excess speculation out would be a surprise.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - reacts.] The reasons why there was only one prosecution last year discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Further coverage of the interview on "CBS This Morning" noted.
(San Diego: Ben Tracy) A simulation test for an earthquake in California examined; scenes shown from the test building at University of California at San Diego and from the 1994 Northridge quake; details given of the aim of building hospitals and schools so they can function after a major quake. [UCSD engineer Jose RESTREPO, California Seimsic Commission's Mike GARDNER- explain the earthquake test.]
(Chantilly, Virginia: Chip Reid) The reminiscences of astronaut Col. Mike Mullane†† about Discovery presented; photos and video shown. [MULLANE - talks about space flight, his young interest in flying, his emotional response to the shuttle; notes how Americans now have to buy rides to the International Space Station from Russia; expresses disappointment his grandson does not have the inspiration of the manned program.]
(Giglio, Italy: Allen Pizzey) The fate of the luxury cruise liner examined; scenes shown of the half-submerged ship off the island of Giglio; details given about what may happen to the boat after it is floated off. [Giglio tourist HEAD, boat GUY - say the ship needs to go.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Diagram of how the ship would be refloated and righted shown. The house arrest of the ship's captain, who awaits charges, noted.
(Bethesda, Maryland: David Martin) The road to recovery for military veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from a Washington, DC, Friday night dinner arranged by two Vietnam veterans Jim Mayer and Hal Koster. [Amputee vets Adam KEYS, John PECK- talk about supporting each other and how they are viewed as multiple amputees.]