This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The increase in suicides in the military examined; statistics cited; details given about the suicide death of Spc. Carl McCoy and the role of the poor economy. [Widow Maggie McCOY- recalls Carl’s counseling appointment was cancelled.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Damascus: Elizabeth Palmer) The obstacles in getting to Qubair and what happened there discussed.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke’s assessment of the economy featured; poll findings on delaying retirement cited. [Before Congress, BERNANKE – notes the impact of the crisis in Europe on the US economy.] [Meridian Equity Partners, Inc. Jonathan CORPINA- says investors are concerned about what’s happening in Europe and China.] [63-year-old Bobbie SACKMAN- says she’s thinking about working longer.]
(Madrid: Clarissa Ward) The astounding unemployment problem in Spain examined; unemployment rate among Spaniards under age 25 cited; scenes shown of protests. [Unemployed Javier DIAZ- comments on his job search.] [Lost job, Irena ARIAS- talks about going to another country.]
(Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Anna Werner) The proposal in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to ban drivers from using cell phones, including hands-free devices, featured. [Accident victim Krista SLOUGH- comments on her brain injury after being hit.] [Business owner Mark ENGLAND- says it would hurt his business.]
(Seattle: Bill Whitaker) The second chance for former high school football star Brian Banks, who served 5 years in prison after being wrongfully accused in a rape case, with an invitation to try out for the Seattle Seahawks featured; video shown of Banks meeting with his accuser, Wanetta Gibson. [BANKS – reacts to his situation.] [Seahawks coach Pete CARROLL- says this is a guy that deserved it.]
(Lawndale, North Carolina: Nancy Cordes) The story of homeless high school student Dawn Loggins, who was admitted to Harvard University, presented; scenes shown of Dawn as a janitor and student in Lawndale, North Carolina. [LOGGINS – describes her daily schedule and adverse family life; lists her honors and achievements; praises school custodian Sheryl Kolton for taking her in.] [KOLTON - comments.]