This program is 28 minutes long
(Ventura County, California: Ben Tracy) The battle against the California wildfires that are being pushed toward neighborhoods by the winds featured; scenes shown of smoke & flames in Ventura County, firefighters, a man watering down his house, firefighting aircraft, a fire in Banning, a burned-out home; details given about the scarcity of rainfall. [Homeowners Katherine HOFFNER, Kristy BAGWELL- comment.]
(Fargo, North Dakota: Dean Reynolds) The shift in the weather across the Midwest examined; scenes shown of floodwaters, volunteers with sandbags. [Fargo, North Dakota Mayor Dennis WALAKER- states 4 floods in 5 years is extremely unusual; says he doesn’t know if it’s climate change.] [Fargo city engineer April WALKER- says this flood is not over.] [Fargo resident Danja HALL- comments.]
(Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire: Chip Reid) The backlash against Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte for her vote against expanded background checks for gun buyers featured; scenes shown from town hall meetings. [AYOTTE – cites concerns about a registry that will create a privacy situation; says we need to focus on mental health.] [At town hall, Newtown victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica LAFFERTY- questions Ayotte.] [Today, LAFFERTY – says Ayotte is avoiding the question.] [Newtown victim Lauren Rousseau’s father Gilles ROUSSEAU- says he would like for Ayotte to reconsider.]
(Boston: Elaine Quijano) The release of the body of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev to a funeral company and a statement from his widow, Katherine Russell, that she wanted the Tsarnaev family to take care of the body noted.
(Juarez, Mexico: Bill Whitaker) The impact of drug-related violence on families in Juarez, Mexico featured; details given about the story of Maria Torres, who is raising 3 grandchildren and her niece after her 4 children were killed. [Juvenile detention center director Christina Ramos DIAZ- outlines types of juvenile crimes she’s seeing.] [Father Mario MANRIQUEZ- comments on the freezing of funding for his programs to keep kids off the streets.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The increase in suicides among middle-aged people aged 35-64 examined; statistics for men & women cited. [Widow Tammy CUNNINGHAM- talks about her late husband Noel Cunningham.] [Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Kelly POSNER- explains the combination of reasons for the increase.]
(Birmingham, Alabama: Michelle Miller) A look back at the Children’s March presented; historical footage & photos shown of the group of 12- to 18-year-olds in the streets; details given about the truce negotiated by Dr. Martin Luther King, city officials and President John F. Kennedy. [Marcher James STEWART- says when they brought the dogs & water hoses out it was war time; says non-violence was a more powerful weapon than violence.] [Marcher Arnetta Streeter GARY- says children being treated like that was dehumanizing.] [KENNEDY – says Birmingham has committed itself whole-heartedly to continuing progress.]