This program is 29 minutes long
(Centennial, Colorado: John Blackstone) The court hearing for James Holmes, who is charged in the Aurora, Colorado movie massacre, reviewed; courtroom sketches by Bill Robles shown; defense attorney Daniel King’s remarks about Holmes’s mental illness quoted; photo shown of psychiatrist Dr. Lynne Fenton, who reported concerns about Holmes to University of Colorado police. [Shooting survivor Miranda NORRIS- expresses anger at Holmes.] The response of university police to Fenton’s report discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The condition of the wounded reported.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) Signs of improvement in the housing market examined; median home prices cited. [Toll Brothers Inc. vice president Fred COOPER- says buyers are coming back.] [Inside Mortgage Finance CEO Guy CECALA- says the construction industry is creating jobs and helping the economy.] The critical role of the housing market in the economic recovery discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer; Turkey-Syria border: Holly Williams) The battle for Aleppo and Assad’s appointment of a new prime minister, Wael al-Halqi, to replace Riad Hijab, who defected, discussed; scenes shown of the fighting in Aleppo.
(Beijing: Barry Petersen) The trial in China of Gu Kailai for the murder of her British business associate Neil Heywood reviewed; details given about political corruption and the suspension of her husband Bo Xilai from the Politburo; scenes shown from the courtroom. [China expert Orville SCHELL- predicts there will be a guilty verdict.]
(Pawnee City, Nebraska: Michelle Miller) The increasing number of farmers producing sorghum because it is more drought resistant than corn featured. [Nebraska farmer Donald BLOSS- says sorghum is a solid income base.] [University of Nebraska professor Ismail DWEIKAT- says sorghum is more efficient in utilizing the sun, the temperature and water.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The female athletes at the London Olympics featured; scenes shown of runner Sarah Attar, the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete in the Games, Saudi judo athlete Wodjan Shaherkani, American beach volleyball players, women boxers; details given about the International Olympic Committee’s pressure for all countries to include women. [ATTAR – says it can be inspiring for women in Saudi Arabia to not give up on your dreams.] [SHIELDS – says she doesn’t box like a girl.]
(Milwaukee: Byron Pitts) Former basketball player and Procter and Gamble executive Will Allen’s Growing Power, an enterprise aimed at bringing healthy food to the inner city and creating jobs, featured; scenes shown of his urban farm in Milwaukee and of his book, “The Good Food Revolution.” [ALLEN - says he wants to make sure everybody has access to culturally appropriate good food regardless of their economic status.] [Growing Power director Karen PARKER- credits Allen for her position.]