This program is 29 minutes long
(Centennial, Colorado: Barry Petersen) Holmes’ court appearance reviewed; scenes shown of Holmes and victims’ family members, including Ian Sullivan, the father of 6-year-old Veronica Moser-Sullivan††. [Voice of public defender Daniel KING†- says we waive any further advisement.] [District attorney Carol CHAMBERS††- notes the consideration of the death penalty will be the decision of the prosecutors.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) A statement from Holmes’ family noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley, John Miller) The investigation into a motive for Holmes’ shooting spree discussed; details given of the focus on his computer, a potential break-up with a girlfriend, his planning and the money he spent on gear and weapons.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Injury and death figures cited.
(Aurora, Colorado: John Blackstone) The survivors featured; photo shown of Caleb Medley, whose wife is in the same hospital about to give birth. [Brother Seth MEDLEY††- comments.] [Medley’s friend Michael WEST††- comments on his effort to raise money for Caleb’s medical expenses.] [13-year-old “KAYLAN††” – says she wants to be strong and help the injured.]
(State College, Pennsylvania: Armen Keteyian) The sanctions against Penn State University for covering up child sex abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky examined; details given about the penalties, which include the nullification of wins under former head coach Joe Paterno; scenes shown of Paterno’s statue being removed; Paterno family statement quoted. [NCAA President Mark EMMERT- notes sports can become too big to fail or even challenge; speaks of the victims.] [NCAA Executive Committee Chairman Ed RAY- defends the ruling.]
(Beirut: Elizabeth Palmer) The fighting in Syria’s civil war updated; scenes shown of fighting in the streets of Aleppo, the rubble left after 100 days of fighting in Azaz, refugees in Lebanon; online video of Syrian Free Army colonel Abdel al-Akaidi ordering forces to move toward Aleppo shown. [Opposition activist Wael al-KALDY- worries about the fighting in civilian areas.] The increased tempo of the fighting discussed; death toll this month cited.
(New York: Seth Doane) Ride’s life and career reviewed; photos/footage shown; details given about her efforts to inspire young women to pursue careers in science through her Sally Ride Science program.
(Denver: Lee Cowan) The victims of the theater massacre in Aurora, Colorado featured; details given about the stories of Matt McQuinn†, John Larimer††, Air Force S/Sgt. Jesse Childress†, Jonathan Blunk††, Micayla Medek††, Veronica Moser-Sullivan††, Gordon Cowden††, Rebecca Wingo††, Alex Sullivan††, Alexander Teves†, Alexander “A.J.” Boik††, and Jessica Ghawi††; photos shown; scenes shown of memorials. [Blunk’s friend Jansen YOUNG††, Ghawi’s boyfriend Jay MELOFF††- comment.] [Governor John HICKENLOOPER††- says we will honor you by living our lives a little better.]