This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Norah O'Donnell) A secret night visit by President Obama to Afghanistan on the first anniversary of the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden reviewed; scenes shown of Obama at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan and signing an agreement with President Hamid Karzai; details given about the US role in Afghanistan until 2024. [OBAMA - calls this an historic event between our two countries; states the US will stand by the Afghan people.] [With the troops, OBAMA - says we brought bin Laden to justice.] The timing of the Obama speech on the anniversary of bin Laden's death discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The context of the president's trip at a bad time in the US-Afghanistan relationship and CBS News coverage of the address noted.
(Abbottabad, Pakistan: Clarissa Ward) A return visit to the former home of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a US raid a year ago, featured; scenes shown from the former site of the compound. [Former Taliban spokesman Inayatullah KAKAR††- says he was impressed by bin Laden; notes the drone attacks have eliminated the leadership circle of Al Qaeda; indicates the US broke Al Qaeda's strength.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Islamabad: Clarissa Ward) The view in Pakistan one year later that bin Laden did not live there or die there and that the people are angered that the US staged the raid discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) A look at an insider's view of the mission to take out bin Laden presented; famous photo of the White House staff watching shown. [For "60 Minutes," former CIA head, Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA - says capturing bin Laden was considered and we would have taken him into a detained area; explains how he briefed the staff at the White House about the operation, the words he heard from the SEALs team in Pakistan, and what was talked about in the gathering.]
(Studio: John Miller) The FBI's foiling of a anarchists' terrorism plot to bomb the Cleveland Route 82 bridge as a strike against corporate America reviewed; photos of the five men and the bridge shown; details given about their other possible targets. [US attorney Steve DETTELBACH, FBI's Steve ANTHONY - comment on the bomb plot to blow up the bridge.] Their theory about what blowing up the bridge would do discussed.
(Studio: Rebecca Jarvis) The mixed signals about the US economy examined; statistics on corporate profits, job creation and jobs cuts cited. [Chicago Federal Reserve president Charles EVANS- comments on the economy and hiring.] [Economist Richard BERNSTEIN- talks about US perceptions of US and the world economics; offers a perspective on recovery.] The two key economic issues of the tax cuts and planned budget cuts noted.
(London: Elizabeth Palmer) A British parliamentary committee report blasting media baron Rupert Murdoch for the phone hacking scandal examined; details given from the report on the hacking into voice mail messages. [Committee MEMBER - says Murdoch is not fit to run an international company and the company covered up rampant lawbreaking.] [Conservative WOMAN - votes against the report.] [MURDOCH - says we were victim of a coverup.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The resignation of Les Hinton as publisher of the "Wall Street Journal" at the height of the hacking scandal noted.