This program is 29 minutes long
(Bridgeport: Don Dahler) The collision in Connecticut of two commuter trains after one derailed featured; scenes of the wreckage and a diagram of the accident shown. [NTSB Earl WEENER- reads a statement about the elements of the investigation.] [Two PASSENGERS - describe what happened.] [Senator Richard BLUMENTHAL - comments on the resulting gridlock.]
(Studio: David Bernard) The tornado threat in the nation's heartland reviewed; weather maps shown.
(Studio: Jim Axelrod) Report introduced.
(Granbury: Anna Werner) The impact of a tornado on Granbury, Texas, featured; scenes shown of wrecked homes; details given about the weather warning system. [Cleburne Mayor Scott CAIN- cites planning due to an automated system.] [Resident Alton and Carol FLYNN, kids soccer COACH - comment.]
(Hawthorne, California: Carter Evans) The Powerball Lottery epidemic examined; scenes shown of a line of ticket buyers in California, which just became a Powerball player. [California lottery manager Jeff BERMONT- says the state got in at the right time.] [Ticket buyer Dana COOKSEY, MAN, USC math professor Kenneth ALEXANDER - comment on chances of winning.]
(Washington: Margaret Brennan) Congressional hearings into the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS featured; details given about prior investigations into the tax bureaucracy. [In response to question from Senator Carl Levin, Inspector Gen. Russell GEORGE - says there is no evidence of political motivation.] [Representative Aaron SCHOCK- says there is no evidence the White House is involved.] [Former IRS tax exempt div. Marcus OWENS- says it was a number of people at the IRS.] The role of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in the investigation noted.
(Parchman, Mississippi: Randall Pinkston) The shift away from solitary confinement in prisons examined; scenes shown from Parchman prison, where Unit 32 has been closed. [Three years in solitary, Kirby TATE - explains the confinement experience.] [Mississippi state corrections commissioner Chris EPPS- comments on moving away from solitary and into new programs.]