This program is 29 minutes long
(Moore, Oklahoma: Anna Werner) The devastation in Moore reviewed; details given about the difficulty in getting there; scenes shown of the twister, damaged cars and buildings, a house on fire, emergency crews, residents digging through rubble. [Voice of KWTV’s Karl TORP- says we have destruction everywhere.] [WOMAN, MAN – comment.] The rescue effort discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Map of the tornado path shown. Live interview held with CBS News weather consultant David Bernard about the forecast; maps/diagrams shown. [From Miami, BERNARD – comments on the tornado warnings and the bad weather coming tomorrow.] The 1999 tornado in Moore noted. [From KWTV, storm SURVIVOR - describes what happened.] Earlier interview held with Oklahoma City manager Jim Couch; scenes shown of a damaged elementary school. [Voice of COUCH – says it’s a significant event in Oklahoma City and in Moore; says we are in search and rescue mode; says we need patience and prayers; comments on the school.] [Voice of helicopter pilot Jim GARDNER- talks about the school.] [Voice of Governor Mary FALLIN- describes the impact of the tornado; notes concern about the 2 schools, the hospital and the movie theater that were hit; says we have collaboration with FEMA; says we’re praying the children were in a safe location; notes phone service is jammed; says we need prayers and contributions to local charities.]
(Cincinnati: Dean Reynolds) The account from retired IRS employee Bonnie Esrig, who worked in the Cincinnati office, about the scandal over tax exemption applications presented. [ESRIG – explains how agents used shortcuts to identify groups; says she feels certain the administration wasn’t using the IRS to target opponents.]
(Moore, Oklahoma: Anna Werner) The impact of the tornado updated; scenes shown of a devastated neighborhood.