This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The US military’s suspension of joint operations with Afghan forces because Americans are being killed by the men they are training examined; details given about the deaths of American and British troops over the weekend; statement from Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey quoted; video and animation shown of the Taliban attack on Camp Bastion, where fighter jets were destroyed. The motive for killing US troops discussed.
(Benghazi, Libya: Charlie D’Agata) The attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens reviewed; cell phone video by Benghazi resident Fahd al-Bakoush showing Libyans trying to save Stevens shown; details given about the evacuation of the remaining Americans to a safe house that was later attacked.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A report finding that doctors in military hospitals often overprescribe pain pills resulting in addiction examined; details given of the findings about outdated programs, poorly trained staff and a lack of confidentiality for patients. [Veteran Michael LONG- talks about his drug abuse problem.] [Retired Lt. Gen. David FRIDOVICH- notes the nation has a debt to these men and women who've served.]
(Columbus, Ohio: Nancy Cordes) President Obama’s announcement that he is filing an unfair trade complaint against China featured; details given about presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s response. [In Ohio, OBAMA – says it is an action against illegal subsidies that encourage companies to ship auto parts manufacturing jobs overseas.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Jan Crawford) Romney’s efforts to win over Hispanic voters featured; scenes shown from a meeting of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles; Gallup Poll results showing Obama leading over Romney among Hispanic voters cited; details given about Romney’s focus on campaign fundraising; map shown. [ROMNEY – criticizes Obama over Hispanics in poverty.] The views of Romney’s donors on how he is spending so much time fundraising discussed.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The second week of the teachers strike in Chicago with a stalemate in the negotiations featured; scenes shown of protests; Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s court filing to end the strike and the union’s response quoted. [Teachers Union president Karen LEWIS- states the problem is trust.] [Parent Debbie ROSEEN- says it’s hard to explain to her kids why they’re not at school.]
(Philadelphia: Wyatt Andrews) The Independence Hall Bell Ringers Society, who ring the Centennial Bell, the successor to the Liberty Bell, by hand once a year, featured; details given about how the ringers become members of the society. [Head bell ringer Susan PHILLIPS, ringers Keith TAYLOR, Rich ASHBURN, “HARRY” - comment on what it means to ring the bell.]