This program is 28 minutes long
(White House: Jonathan Karl) President Obama's 15-minute phone call with the new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, examined; details given about the obstacles to US-Iran diplomacy. [OBAMA - says this was the first communication since 1979; believes we should pursue diplomacy with the new leadership in Iran; suggests the US has been threatened by Republicans for political reasons.] The likelihood of a government shutdown for a few days and the debt ceiling issue discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) "This Week"'s interview with Iran's foreign minister noted.
(New York: Dan Harris) The announcement by U.N. scientists about global warming due to human behavior examined; details given about a potential global temperature rise by 2040 that would lead to catastrophes and about changes that have to be made. [Secretary General of World Meteorological Organization Michel JARRAUD- comments on human influence.] [Princeton University's Michael OPPENHEIMER- says this is coming at us.]
(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) The reaction on a plane when the pilot, Henry Skillern, had a heart attack in flight reviewed; United 1803 call to air traffic control played; animated diagram shown. [Passengers Scott HYDE, Bryant MAGILL- describe what happened on the plane.] [MIT's John HANSMAN- explains why planes have two pilots.]
(London: Lama Hassan) The security threat from a Muslim extremist group against a beauty pageant being held in Indonesia examined; scenes shown from the Miss World competition in Bali and of protesters in Jakarta.
(Rickersville, Virginia: David Kerley) How collision avoidance systems on vehicles work presented; test video of auto braking shown; details given about which models performed best according to the Insurance Inst. for Highway Safety. [Insurance Inst.'s David AYLOR- says crashes could be reduced.]
(Dallas: Paula Faris) A look at how to save money while attending an NFL football game presented; statistics cited. [Dallas Cowboys fans Butch and Adita HARMON- worry about the cost of a game.] [SeatGeek.com Will FLAHERTY- offers advice on buying tickets, game parking and food.]
(Los Angeles: Nick Watt) A look at people, pictures and quotes that captured our imagination: 14 baby pandas in China; whales off New York City; a dog rescuing a runaway baby at he beach in Turkey; the reunion of a daughter and her military mother at the University of Wisconsin football field and a drivetime singalong on the L.A. freeway.
(New York: David Muir) The first black actress in a Broadway production of "Romeo and Juliet" starring with Orlando Bloom profiled; scenes shown from the stage. [Condola RASHAD- talks about playing Juliet, the adventure of all the callbacks, her mother, Felicia, playing the role.] [BLOOM - talks about Juliet and the play.]