This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Rebecca Jarvis) The competition for the jobs available examined; statistics on jobs and employment cited; graph shown. [Job seeker Carol HARDEN- comments on her situation.] [Moody’s Analytics Mark ZANDI- says it will take 3-5 years to get back to full employment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Stock Market Report. Graph of jobs created since President Obama took office in 2009 shown.
(Las Vegas: Bill Whitaker) The issue of jobs in the presidential campaign featured; details given about candidate Mitt Romney’s 5-point plan; scenes shown from Las Vegas of unemployed people lined up at the Professional Institute of Technology for help with resumes and interview skills. [ROMNEY – criticizes today’s jobs numbers.] [Job seeker Jim HAGEN- expresses uncertainty about who to vote for.] [Unemployed John WRIGHT- criticizes the bickering in Washington.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(White House: Nancy Cordes) Obama’s focus on the good in the jobs report featured; details given of his push for Congress to extend the Bush tax cuts for the middle class; findings of a Quinnipiac University/CBS News/"New York Times" poll cited. [OBAMA – says there are neighbors and family members finding work.] [Obama economic advisor Alan KRUEGER- calls for Congress to act on Obama’s proposals for lowering the unemployment rate.]
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The work left undone as Congress begins a 5-week vacation featured; details given about their failure to agree on issues including drought relief for farmers and ranchers, a plan to protect infrastructure from cyber attacks, tax cuts and spending cuts. [Representative Frank LUCAS- says let’s just go home.]
(Kilis, Syria: Charlie D’Agata) The suffering of families during Syria’s civil war featured; details given about the story of Ahmed Humayda, who killed a suspect in the deaths of his 2 brothers; scenes shown from a town where graves are dug in advance and a funeral procession. The role of religion in this war discussed.
(Pasadena, California: John Blackstone) NASA’s effort to land the Curiosity rover on Mars featured; animation shown. [NASA’s Adam STELTZNER- comments on the sky crane that will help land the rover; says he uses robots to extend our human reach.] [NASA’s Jessica SAMUELS- says the landing will be tense.]
(Virginia Beach: Elaine Quijano) The influence of the gold medal-winning performance by gymnast Gabby Douglas at the London Olympics on young gymnasts in her hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia featured; scenes shown from Excalibur Gymnastics; details given about Gabby’s move to Iowa to train with a new coach. [Excalibur coach Dena WALKER- comments on Gabby’s early promise.] [Former Olympic gymnast Mary Lou RETTON- says she has inspired a generation of African Americans.] [9-year-old Micah SWABY- says Gabby makes her want to push herself harder.] [Friend Chase WALKER- reacts.] [DOUGLAS – talks about pushing through hard days.]