This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The hot, bloody summer in Chicago featured; photos shown of 10-year-old victim Kitanna Peterson; details given about how heat triggers chemical changes in the body that boost aggressiveness. [Peterson’s uncle Homer HARDIMAN- calls the shooter a fool.] [University of Chicago Jens LUDWIG- says crime is concentrated in lowest income neighborhoods.]
(Parma, Ohio: Norah O’Donnell) President Obama’s campaign bus tour of battleground states featured; scenes shown of the bulletproof Ground Force One bus; map shown of how the voting went in Ohio in 2008. [In Ohio, OBAMA – campaigns on his auto bailout; criticizes rival Mitt Romney for outsourcing at Bain Capital.] Obama’s announcement about action against China’s unfair trade fees on American-made cars noted.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jan Crawford) Romney’s response to Obama’s attacks on his record at Bain featured. [In interview, ROMNEY – says Obama is grasping at straws; cites the unemployment rate; states he knows how to create jobs; says if he continues to speak about the economy he will win.] Romney’s fundraising for June noted.
(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The final report on the crash of Air France Flight 447 over the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 examined; animation shown; details given about the co-pilots’ actions when the auto pilot disengaged due to a speed sensor malfunction; cockpit conversation, investigation report and Airbus statement quoted. [Aviation expert Capt. Chesley "Sully" SULLENBERGER – says it was possible to fly the plane under those conditions.]
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) A report finding that Countrywide Financial, which was at the center of the mortgage meltdown, had a VIP unit that made special deals in order to buy influence in Congress examined. [Representative Jason CHAFFETZ- notes Countrywide was probably getting favoritism no one else was getting.] [In 2009, Senators Kent CONRAD, Chris DODD – deny wrongdoing.]
(Shanghai, China: Chip Reid) The love of Chinese drivers for American cars featured; statistics on car sales in China cited; details given about Ford’s expansion there and the market in the western part of the country. [Car BUYER – explains why she chose a Ford.] [Ford Asia executive Joe HINRICHS- says if you’re going to be global auto player you have to have a large presence in China.]
(Granby, Colorado: Barry Petersen) Project Sanctuary, a Colorado retreat for military families once separated by war, featured. [Project Sanctuary director Heather EHLE- says the stress of deployments have taken a toll; says it becomes one big family.] [Military wife Staci TAYLOR- comments on being with other military families.] [National Guardsman Ty TAYLOR- notes the importance for his youngest daughter, who has a brain disorder, to play and be a kid.]