This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) A visit to the Cook County Trauma Center at Chicago’s Stroger Hospital, where victims of gang violence are brought, featured; photos shown of child victims Heaven Sutton and Kitanna Peterson. [Trauma Center Dr. Fred STARR- notes the rise in victims caught in the crossfire.] [Paramedic Wesley METCALF- recalls a teen victim shot on his way to his prom.] [Gang MEMBER – describes his wounds.]
(Chicago: Scott Pelley) Earlier interview held with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the escalating crime. [EMANUEL –outlines his strategy for dealing with gangs; says they have a Chicago version of stop-and-frisk; warns gangbangers to stay away from the children; tells kids to think about their studies.]
(White House: Norah O’Donnell) President Obama’s push for an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts for households making less than 250,000 dollars featured; details given about the Republican tax proposal. [OBAMA – calls for Republicans to agree to do what we agree on.]
(Kabul: John Bentley) The drop in fatalities from IEDs in Afghanistan featured; details given about the roadside bombing that killed 6 Americans in Wardak province.
(Chicago: Scott Pelley; Hatay, Turkey: Clarissa Ward) The view of the opposition on Assad’s insistence that he will not step down and the flow of refugees into Turkey discussed; scenes shown of a refugee camp.
(New York: Seth Doane) A judge’s refusal to drop USADA’s doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong featured; excerpts from Armstrong’s lawsuit and the order from Judge Sam Sparks quoted. [From “60 Minutes,” former teammate Tyler HAMILTON- says he saw Armstrong getting a blood transfusion during the Tour de France.]
(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) The Los Angeles program that trains former gang members to negotiate peace among the gangs featured. [Former gang member Ray RODRIGUEZ- describes his violent youth; says our job is to go into the neighborhoods and let them know this is a safe zone; says the lifestyle is not glamorous.] [Police Chief Charlie BECK- says there is nothing safe about stopping gang violence.]