This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The impact of the stock market misery on the US economy examined; details given about the drop in oil prices. [JPMorgan Chase economist Bruce KASMAN- says we face a challenging global environment.] [Stock trader Ken POLCARI- offers an assessment.] Labor Department unemployment numbers cited. The drop in Treasury yield discussed.
(Amman: Allen Pizzey) A new massacre in Syria featured; scenes shown of slain civilians shot execution style in the east, of the Houla massacre and shelling. A statement from U.N. Maj. Gen. Robert Mood† about this appalling act quoted. [U.N.'s Kofi ANNAN - hopes for a democratic solution and an end to the killing.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The US military options in Syria introduced.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The Republican criticism of President Obama's Syria policy examined; details given of questions of what would come next if President Bashir al-Assad were to be ousted. [In interview, Representative Mike ROGERS - opposes arming the rebels and we should have been engaged earlier.] [March 5, Senator John McCAIN, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - offer views on what to do in Syria.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; White House: Norah O'Donnell) The White House opposition to arming an opposition that is not unified and whether the president is engaging Russia on Syria discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Washington: John Dickerson) The standings in battleground state of Ohio and what voter groups to watch and the picture in Florida, where the state is hit by the housing and jobs crises, and the Hispanic and senior voters discussed.
(Baltimore: Wyatt Andrews) The new version of American nuns examined; Vatican letter quoted; scenes shown of protests. [At a Baltimore hospital, Catholic Sister of Mercy nun Dr. Karen SCHNEIDER††- says she is Sister Karen; states she does not have time for social issues while performing as a doctor.] [Catholic Betty HILL††- says we feel trampled on.] [Bishops' spokesman Sister Mary Ann WALSH††- calls for a peaceful dialogue.]
(New York: Jon LaPook) A look at one centenarian "superager" presented; details given about the longevity of his family of Ashkenazi Jews and the quality of their lives and the presence of the protective CETP gene. [106-year-old Irving KAHN- recalls the old days; talks about his health; jokes about his legacy.] [69-year old son Tom CAHN- comments.] [Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dr. Nir BARZILAI- says we study their biological components to prevent age-related diseases.]
(New York: Jim Axelrod) How some of the many First Responders at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, are doing 10 years later examined; scenes shown. [Retired cop Mike MAZZIOTTI- recalls a man going off the World Trade Center so he just wants peace.] [Retired NYPD officer Bill BEAURY- recalls looking through The Pile for buddy Ronny Kloepher's remains; recalls he did his job.]