This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The frustration over the transportation nightmare in New York and New Jersey featured; scenes shown of gas lines, people arguing, traffic jams, crowded buses, water being pumped out of flooded subway tunnels; details given about how the power blackouts are keeping gas pumps from operating. [Commuter Cedric TAYLOR, salvage worker Tommy COYNE- comment.] The timeframe for restoring power discussed.
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The skyline of Manhattan before and after the electricity went out shown.
(New York: Michelle Miller) Efforts to help the elderly stranded in high-rise apartments featured; scenes shown of volunteer Nick Caswell climbing stairs and checking on residents. [CASWELL - says all he needs is a thank you.] [Apartment resident Lilly LIFFLANDER- comments.] [Residents Elaine BRODY, Mark HANS- say coming up is a hardship.]
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The damage caused by the Category 1 hurricane noted; satellite photos of Sandy and Hurricane Andrew compared; details given about the role of storm size and surge. Arrangements for voting in the presidential election noted.
(Las Vegas: Nancy Cordes) The resumption of President Obama’s campaign in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy featured; details given about his response to the storm; scenes shown of a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Obama with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. [OBAMA – campaigns.]
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Virginia Beach: Jan Crawford) Mitt Romney’s campaign updated; scenes shown of chanting crowds in Virginia; details given about the impact of the hurricane on his momentum. [ROMNEY – campaigns.]
(Freeport, New York: Seth Doane) The plight of Long Island, New York residents, who are coping with the power outage after Hurricane Sandy, featured; scenes shown of storm damage, downed trees, people gathered in the Freeport library. [Freeport residents Jacqueline MATTIS, Ebonee THOMAS, Kareem JARRETT-LEWIS, “AMANI” - talk about the hardships.]
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Ben Tracy) The reaction of residents of Long Beach Island, New Jersey to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy featured; historical photos and scenes of the storm damage shown; details given about the impact of a 1962 nor’easter and a 1944 hurricane. [Residents Leslie HOUSTON, Glenn REITINGER- talk about the island.]