This program is 29 minutes long
(Colorado Springs: Barry Petersen) The epic firestorm updated; scenes shown of burning homes; details given about the health issues. [Homeowner Mary SMITH – comments.] The evacuation of the Air Force Academy mentioned.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Colorado Springs resident Scott Deeds shown saving his American flag before evacuating. [DEEDS – says the flag is his son’s and he lost him in Iraq.] Photo of Deeds’s son, L/Cpl. Roger Deeds, shown. The announcement that President Obama will visit the fire zone noted.
(No location given: Seth Doane) The FDA’s approval of a new drug, Belviq, to fight obesity featured; average weight loss with the pill cited; details given about the initial rejection of the drug due to concerns about tumors and heart valve damage. [Trial participant Lisa SUTTER- says it was like a flip was switched in her brain.] [University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine Dr. Jeanmarie PERRONE- says the benefit doesn’t outweigh the risk.]
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The arguments leading up to tomorrow’s historic Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s health care law reviewed; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown; details given of concerns about the individual mandate provision; CBS News/"New York Times" poll findings cited.
(Belfast: Mark Phillips) The historic handshake in Belfast, Northern Ireland between Britain's Queen Elizabeth and former Irish Republican Army leader Martin McGuinness featured; footage shown from the years of bloody conflict; scenes shown of the handshake, Prince Philip avoiding McGuinness, rioting last night. [McGUINNESS – says it went really well.] [Witness Graeme TEWESBURY- reacts.]
(Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania: Michelle Miller) The decision of some high school graduates to skip college due to the high cost of tuition featured; statistics on technical school students, average tuition cost, unemployed college graduates and student debt cited. [Mechanicsburg High School graduate Rebecca BRADLEY, graduate Sage HILSINGER- explain their decisions.]
(New York: Martha Teichner) Ephron’s life and career reviewed; film clips and photos shown. [EPHRON – comments.]
(Hampton, Virginia: Byron Pitts) The recollections of Montford Points Marines Rudy Carter about his service in World War II presented; photos shown; details given about the black Marines’ role at Iwo Jima and Okinawa. [CARTER – says he hated segregation and joining the Marines gave him a chance to become a full-fledged citizen; says they wanted us to become stewards and wait on their officers; says the Marine Corps taught him to be a man.]