This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The scandal involving the New Orleans Saints football team paying players to injure opponents on the field examined; audiotape made by Sean Pamphilon with former defensive coach Gregg Williams telling his team to target specific players and body parts played; statement from Pamphilon quoted.
(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) The demand from Texas appeals court Judge Jerry Smith for an explanation of President Obama’s comments on the Supreme Court's review of his health care law featured; letter from Attorney General Eric Holder quoted. [Voice of SMITH – notes people have read it as a challenge to the federal courts.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL – says the president needs to back off.] The time frame for the Court to rule on this case discussed.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) Billionaire Julian Robertson’s support of presidential candidate Mitt Romney featured; details given about his role in the super PAC Restore Our Future; ads shown. [ROBERTSON – explains what he wants for his million-dollar donation; comments on the barrage of anti-Newt Gingrich ads in Florida; denies his donation is tied to Romney’s promise to end the Dodd–Frank financial reforms; says he would expect Romney to speak to him occasionally if elected.] Film producer Jeffrey Katzenberg’s donation to President Obama’s super PAC noted.
(Sanford, Florida: Anna Werner) The efforts of Zimmerman’s family to get his side of the story out featured; scenes shown of demonstrators demanding justice; Zimmerman family letter to the NAACP quoted. [Zimmerman attorney Hal UHRIG††- says it is a simple but tragic case of self defense.] [In silhouette, father Robert ZIMMERMAN††- says George’s story is consistent with eyewitness accounts and the evidence.] [Martin family attorney Ben CRUMP††- questions the decision not to file charges against Zimmerman.] The 3 options for special prosecutor Angela Corey†† noted.
(Phoenix: John Blackstone) The Justice Department’s threat to sue Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to force him to accept federal oversight of his department because of his treatment of Hispanics examined. [ARPAIO – says they’re going after him because they don’t like him enforcing illegal immigration law; says he will not surrender or resign.]
(Naperville, Illinois: Jim Axelrod) Doak Ewing, who owns the largest collection of baseball films in the country, featured; clips shown. [EWING – says he likes to show people how it used to be; recalls lending footage to film maker Ken Burns.]