This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The saga of Chen’s escape from house arrest examined; animation shown of how he was brought to the US embassy in Beijing; photos shown; details given about his decision to leave the embassy and his change of heart. [US Ambassador to China Gary LOCKE††- says we engineered almost a maneuver out of “Mission: Impossible”; recounts the negotiations with China.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Chen’s opposition to forced abortions noted. Earlier discussion held with Sky News correspondent Holly Williams about why Chen changed his mind; details given from Chen’s account of his treatment in his village reviewed; scenes shown of his house. [From Beijing, WILLIAMS – recounts her interview with Chen; says Chen would ask President Obama and Clinton to protect his family; states the Chinese are embarrassed and angry by this issue.]
(Washington: Bob Orr) Letters found at Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's Pakistan house the night he was killed examined; excerpts about his struggle to control the Al Qaeda network, his concern about US drone strikes and the Arab Spring uprisings quoted; details given about tensions between bin Laden and other terrorists, including Ayman al-Zawahiri and Anwar al-Awlaki, and his terror plots. Whether the letters reveal who was helping bin Laden in Pakistan discussed.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The death in San Francisco of medical researcher Richard Din after being exposed to a deadly bacteria featured; statistics on lab worker infections cited; details given about other cases of lab workers becoming infected. [San Francisco V.A. Medical Center Dr. Harry LAMPIRIS- says Din was highly competent and experienced.] [Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Dr. Rekha MURTHY- says we often don’t realize how often we touch our face in the course of a day.]
(Albany, New York: Jim Axelrod) The jobs created by Albany, New York's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering featured; scenes shown from the facility where computer chips are made. [Employee John KEEFE- says the recession seems to be every place but here.] [Physicist Alain KALOYEROS- says the computer chip and nanotechnology industry put together a consortium that is run and managed by a state and college.]
(Bethesda, Maryland: Chip Reid) The story of combat artist Mike Fay, who sketches military veterans, presented; his drawings that include names and details of what happened shown; scenes shown of L/Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, who has a Purple Heart on his fake eye. [Veteran Marine L/Cpl. Timothy DONLEY- says some guys have worse injuries.] [FAY – says he wants to get their stories into history so it doesn’t get lost.] [Veteran Marine Cpl. Josh LOPEZ- recounts what happened.] [CARPENTER – says people need to see the wounds and scars and the stories.]