This program is 29 minutes long
(Norman, Oklahoma: Dean Reynolds) The warnings about the massive storm featured; details given about the new warning language and technological breakthroughs, including dual polarization radars. [National Weather Service meteorologist Mike FOSTER- says we are better able to provide more warning lead time.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley, John Miller) The increase in police killings discussed; details given about the explanation from Philadelphia Commissioner Chuck Ramsey involving the impact of predictive policing leading to more encounters with armed, violent felons, the superior weapons used by some criminals and changes to the computer database.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The fallout from North Korea’s decision to launch the rocket despite international opposition featured; scenes shown of protests in South Korea and the Philippines; details given about the US cancellation of food aid and the embarrassment for leader Kim Jong Un; photo shown of the site of an expected underground nuclear explosion. [North Korea expert Joel WIT- notes it says a lot about the confidence of the regime that North Korea admitted the failure; worries about South Korea’s response to provocations from the North.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Some photos taken by reporters on board a bus that took a wrong turn in Pyongyang shown.
(Damascus: Elizabeth Palmer) The situation in Syria on the second day of the cease-fire between Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s troops and the opposition reviewed; scenes shown of a demonstration in Douma, a building damaged by a tank shell, Syrian Free Army members. [With face blurred, ACTIVIST – says we will never stop.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Damascus: Elizabeth Palmer; Istanbul: Clarissa Ward) The future for Syria, the lack of faith in the regime’s ability to maintain the cease-fire and the reaction of the people in the streets in Syria discussed.
(Newtown Square, Pennsylvania: Steve Hartman) A return visit with Pennsylvania science teacher Bob Speca, who set a world record for setting up and knocking down dominoes 29 years ago, featured; excerpts from Kuralt’s original visit shown; scenes shown of domino topplings through the years and of Speca’s world record human mattress domino attempt. [SPECA, student “JOE” – comment.]