This program is 29 minutes long
(Minneapolis: Dean Reynolds) The plight of the homeless in these frigid temperatures featured; scenes shown of people living under an overpass in Minneapolis. [St. Stephen's Human Services Joseph DESENCLOS- says if our folks are outside we can go outside.]
(White House: Major Garrett) Obama’s plans for dealing with climate change and immigration featured.
(Bamako, Mali: Elizabeth Palmer) The deployment of US planes to Mali to assist the French featured; scenes shown of planes at the airfield in Bamako, French soldiers, the explosion from an air strike; details given about the French mission to stop the advance of Islamic extremists. [Operations commander Col. Kevin OLIVER- says we expect operations to continue for the next several days.] The reluctance of the administration to be drawn further into the conflict discussed.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Documents suggesting that leaders of the Catholic Church in Los Angeles maneuvered to cover up for priests accused of sexually abusing children examined; correspondence between Cardinal Roger Mahony and Monsignor Thomas Curry about the fate of Monsignor Peter Garcia quoted. [Attorney Raymond BOUCHER- says they ignored the children while they protected themselves.] [Victim Manny VEGA- says conscious decisions were made to hide these priests and move them around.]
(Fairfax, Virginia: Bob Orr) The active shooter response method for reacting to school shootings that was prompted by the poor response to the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School examined; scenes shown of police involved in a training exercise at George Mason University. [University Police Chief Drew TRACY- says if one officer can respond we’re telling them to make entry immediately.] [Officer James RAPOLI- says we are the people who are going to the gunshot.]
(Syria and Studio: Clarissa Ward) The plight of Syrian refugees featured; scenes shown of a crowded camp; details given about the efforts of Syrian American businessman Yakzan Shishakly to help by building a camp funded by donations. [SHISKAKLY – comments on the conditions and the challenges; says we cannot turn people down.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) A visit with New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation and governor, who are all women, presented; scenes shown of Governor Maggie Hassan being sworn in by the state’s female chief justice. [Representative Carol SHEA-PORTER- says we have ballots full of women.] [Representative Ann KUSTER- says Senator Jeanne Shaheen has been a great mentor.] [HASSAN – says there is a camaraderie that comes from shared experiences.]