This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The impact of the drought on food prices featured; the rise in the global price of corn cited. [Trean Group trader Scott SHALLADY- notes there may be a 10 percent rise.] [Agricultural economist Jim DUNN- predicts a rise for meat, dairy products and eggs.] [Whole Foods co-CEO Walter ROBB- says it’s not good for farmers or consumers.] The impact on the economy discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer)Report introduced.
(Edwardsville, Illinois: Seth Doane) The drought’s impact on farmers featured. [Illinois farmers Glen LeDUC, Roger WILKENING- comment on their losses.]
(Ft. Worth, Texas: Manuel Bojorquez) The outbreak of West Nile in Dallas featured; scenes shown of crews spraying pesticide; CDC map of cases shown. [Patient and wife James and Mary Jo BLESSING- comment.] [Dallas County Health and Human Services director Zachary THOMPSON- says it’s a Third World virus and we still don’t have a medication for humans.]
(Kabul: Kitty Logan) The fatal shooting of 3 US Marines by an Afghan police officer in Helmand Province, Afghanistan reported.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The growing number of “green on blue” attacks by Afghan forces on the troops they are working with examined; photos shown of Spc. Ethan Martin and his flag-draped coffin; statistics on insider attacks and troops in Afghanistan cited. [May 20, Afghanistan commander Gen. John ALLEN- says there are tens of thousands of interactions between the Afghans and ISAF forces that don't go that way.]
(New York: Elaine Quijano) New York’s controversial stop and frisk policy featured; photo shown of 4-year-old Lloyd Morgan, who was killed by a stray bullet; scenes shown of a rally by Harlem Mothers, which advocates for stricter gun laws; details given about the criticism that the policy encourages racial profiling. [Harlem Mothers founder Jackie ROWE-ADAMS- says it’s a war with our children killing each other; supports stop and frisk.] Photos shown of Rowe-Adams’ 2 sons, who were killed in shootings.
(Glouster, Ohio: Steve Hartman) The influx of volunteers to Glouster, Ohio after the CBS story about how resident Jim Cotter is painting all the buildings aired featured; scenes shown of people painting and fixing buildings. [COTTER –says you have to get off your rear end and get it done.] [VOLUNTEER – comments.]