This program is 29 minutes long
(Congress, Arizona: John Blackstone) The tragedy in Arizona reviewed; scenes of the vans carrying the victims’ bodies, the flames & smoke; Hot Shot training video shown; details given about the role of the heat and wind; photos of the Hotshots battling a fire in New Mexico shown. [Homeowners Sage VISSERLING, Gordon ACRI- comment.] [Incident commander Roy HALL- notes the explosiveness of the brush.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The names of the 19 victims listed on screen; remarks from Arizona’s governor & President Obama quoted.
(Prescott, Arizona: Carter Evans) A visit with Deborah Pfingston, the mother of victim Andrew Ashcraft, featured; details given about his last texts to his wife; photos shown. [PFINGSTON – talks about Andrew and his job and his final moment.] The role of the fire shelters discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) A “60 Minutes” report on the increasing heat and size of wildfires previewed; scenes shown of a fire in Idaho. [Bureau of Land Management Chief of Fire Operations Tom BOATNER- notes fires of this size and intensity were rare 15-20 years ago and they are commonplace today; states firefighters have had climate change beat into them.] The heat wave in the West noted; map shown.
(Cairo: Clarissa Ward) The protests in Cairo for and against Morsi reviewed; scenes shown of army helicopters flying Egyptian flags over Tahrir Square, the attack on the Muslim Brotherhood’s headquarters, anti-Morsi graffiti; details given about complaints that Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood mismanaged the economy and the death of an American student. [Muslim Brotherhood spokesman Gihad al HEDDAD- notes the government of former President Hosni Mubarak needs to be fixed.] What happens next in Egypt discussed.
(Milwaukee: Dean Reynolds) Documents revealing that officials of the Catholic Church knew about sexual abuse by priests in Milwaukee and that Church money was maneuvered as lawsuits mounted examined; details given about the request from Archbishop Timothy Dolan to shift millions of dollars to a trust fund in 2007; statement from Dolan quoted. [Abuse victim John PILMAIER- recalls being abused by David Hanser.] [Victims’ attorney Jeff ANDERSON- comments on Dolan’s motive.] A letter from Dolan to Pope Benedict XVI arguing for the dismissal of an abusive priest mentioned.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Hanser’s refusal to speak to CBS noted.
(Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Chip Reid) Gettysburg guide Gary Roche’s personal connection to the battlefield featured; details given about his great-great-grandfather Sgt. Patrick DeLacy, a Medal of Honor recipient who was part of Pickett’s Charge; historical photos shown. [ROCHE – says DeLacy is a true American hero; recalls having an epiphany at Gettysburg; reads his relative’s account of the battle.] [Tourist Cordelia PETERS – reacts to Roche’s tour.]