This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The strengthening of the economy examined; statistics on jobs lost or added by education level cited. [Accelerate Diagnostics CEO Larry MEHREN- says the economy is not creating the types of workers he needs.] [Wells Fargo Securities economist John SILVIA- notes the public sector is continuing to restructure and lose jobs.] The unemployment rate for college and high school graduates cited. The significance of these job growth numbers to the unemployed discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The rise in the stock market this year noted.
(Ventura County, California: Carter Evans) The battle against the fires updated; scenes shown of flames approaching homes; details given about the impact of the dry conditions, the wind and the terrain. [Homeowner Michael O’DRISCOLL- comments.] [Battalion Chief Reno DiTULLIO- says it’s very difficult.] [Firefighter Capt. Dan FRANCE- explains the purpose of the backfires.]
(Boston: Elaine Quijano) The FBI investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing updated; details given about the questioning of bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s widow, Katherine Russell, the search of areas around the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended college, in an effort to find sites where bombs may have tested, and the transfer of Tamerlan’s body to a funeral home in Worcester.
(Studio: Scott Pelley, John Miller) The investigation of Russell, the phone call between her & Tamerlan after the bombing, the investigation in the Tsarnaev brothers’ native Dagestan, and Tamerlan’s links to Canadian boxer William Plotnikov & Mahmud Nidal, who was fighting against the Russian regime, discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The decision by the Department of Homeland Security to make sure international students have valid student visas after it was known that Azamat Tazhayakov, who was accused of hiding evidence in the bombings, was allowed to return to the US even though his student visa was terminated reported.
(Houston: Anna Werner) The NRA convention in Houston 2 weeks after the defeat of the Senate proposal to expand criminal & mental health background checks for gun buyers reviewed; scenes shown; CBS News/"New York Times" poll findings cited. [NRA president David KEENE- says we will not support these proposals ever.] [Gun violence victim Zina Daniel’s brother Elvin DANIEL- supports background checks.] Invitations for Texas Governor Rick Perry & former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to speak at the convention and Senator Joe Manchin’s continuing effort to pass the background check bill noted.
(Minnesota: Jim Axelrod) Minnesota’s Makers Coalition formed of 60 companies that trains people to become highly skilled sewers featured; scenes shown from the J.W. Hulme leather goods factory in St. Paul. [J.W. Hulme CEO Jen GUARINO- comments on the program.] [Former construction worker Larry CORBESIA- says without this program he’d probably be on welfare.]
(Corpus Christi, Texas: Steve Hartman) The surprising move by popular Miller High School football player Tyrell Clay, who gave his prom king crown to Adam Chadwick, featured; scenes shown from the school in Corpus Christi, Texas; prom photos shown. [CHADWICK – speculates that people were messing with him when he was nominated; says he can walk the halls with his head held high.] [CLAY – says he doesn’t want to regret not doing something for someone that he could have.]