This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Anthony Mason) The cloudy forecast for the American economy examined; details given about manufacturing jobs and the possibility the Federal Reserve will stimulate the economy. [Bank of America economist Ethan HARRIS - says the economy is in a limbo state; predicts soft growth.] [San Francisco American Giant clothing company founder Bayard WINTHROP- comments on the economy.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Spain: Clarissa Ward) The crumbling European economy as indicated by Spain examined; scenes shown from Madrid of a grassroots protest movement and of a development turned ghost town; details given of fears the Bankia bank will collapse and concerns about reckless bank lending with examples cited.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; London: Clarissa Ward) The several shaky economies in Europe discussed.
(Sanford, Florida: Mark Strassmann) The return to jail for George Zimmerman after the judge revoked his bail in the case of the murder of Trayvon Martin reviewed; details given about the issue of Zimmerman's money in an Internet Website account and the Zimmermans' jailhouse phone conversations. [Zimmerman attorney Mark O'MARA - says his client was not completely honest and the judge is teaching him a lesson.]
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The story of the letters written by Army Sgt. Steve Flaherty during the Vietnam War examined; letters quoted; scenes shown of the symbolic exchange with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Vietnam; details given about the reasons for the exchange of artifacts. [Flaherty sister-in-law Martha GIBBONS - laments how alone and scared Steve was.] [PANETTA - comments.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A cancer research report on how childhood cancer treatment is linked to cancers later in life examined; details given about the study findings on several cancers. [36-year-old cancer patient Jeannie MILLER - talks about her teenage cancer, followup screenings indicating breast cancer and how she deals with it.] [Memorial Sloan-Kettering Dr. Chaya MOSKOWITZ††- talks about the young women's radiation treatment.]
(Philadelphia: Elaine Quijano) The rare occurrence of the transit of Venus in the 1700s that ignited the first great space race examined; historical images shown of the astronomers who travelled to track the transit to determine the distance from the sun to Earth. ["Chasing Venus" author Andrea WULF- says the 18th century astronomers wanted to use the transit of Venus to determine the size of the solar system.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The celebrations in Britain of Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne featured; scenes shown of the pageantry, including the boats on the Thames; details given about the rebranding of the royals. [Public relations agent Mark BORKOWSKI- says the royals focused on the assets.] [Society magazine editor Rachel JOHNSON- says the young cool royals are emerging and bringing star power celebrities; states Elizabeth simply has to "be."]