This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Mark Phillips) Parliament’s rejection of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s support for military action examined; details given about the view of many Britons that they were lied to about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. [CAMERON – says the regime will conclude that it can use chemical weapons again and again on a larger scale and with impunity.] [Britain's opposition leader Ed MILIBAND- says evidence should precede decision.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(White House: Major Garrett) The White House reaction featured; details given about what needs to happen for President Obama to act unilaterally.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The revolt in Syria against President Bashir al-Assad that began 2 years ago reviewed.
(Damascus: Elizabeth Palmer) The U.N. inspections and the response in Syria to the US threat featured; scenes shown of U.N. inspectors wearing gas masks & protective suits in the Zamalka neighborhood of Damascus; details given about Assad’s reaction; letter sent by Syrian politicians to British Parliamentarians quoted. The current situation in Damascus as it prepares for an American strike discussed.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The settlement deal by the NFL to compensate former players with brain injuries examined; details given about the charge that the NFL concealed information about the effects of head trauma and commissioner Roger Goodell’s push for the settlement. [Former player with ALS Kevin TURNER – reacts to the settlement.] [Player Ralph Wenzel’s widow Eleanor PERFETTO- comments on her husband’s dementia.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Live discussion held with "NFL Today" host James Brown about this deal. [BROWN – says the league can now focus on football and there is no question mark hanging over what the owners will have to pay out; explains what it means for the players.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The administration’s decision to relax enforcement of federal marijuana laws prompted by votes legalizing its recreational use in Colorado & Washington examined; scenes shown of the celebration in Washington last December; details given about the Justice Department’s marijuana enforcement guidelines; map shown of states allowing medical marijuana. [Washington Governor Jay INSLEE- says the government believes there is a reason to trust that the states have a well-regulated system of enforcing these laws.] [Marijuana Majority's Tom ANGELL- notes President Obama’s administration has overseen the closure of more medical marijuana businesses than the Bush administration.]
(New Orleans: Mark Strassmann) The ongoing struggle for many New Orleans residents 8 years after Hurricane Katrina featured; scenes shown of Cassandra Scott’s house after the flooding in the Lower 9th Ward; details given about the money spent by the Army Corps of Engineers on levees, floodwalls & pump stations and about the St. Bernard Project that helps rebuild homes. [SCOTT – says she gave up all hope.] [Volunteer Susie PERELMAN- describes what her charity Event Pros Take Action does.]
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The tough road to victory for 17-year-old tennis player Victoria Duval featured; scenes shown of her reaction to her upset win over Samantha Stosur in the first round of the US Open; details given about how she was held hostage at gunpoint when she lived in Haiti and her father’s injuries from the 2010 earthquake. [DUVAL – talks about her victory; says she uses her experiences to help in her tennis.] [Mother Nadine DUVAL- says Victoria was always the one picking her up.]