This program is 29 minutes long
(Cleveland: Dean Reynolds) Castro’s court appearance to face charges of kidnapping, raping & confining Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus & Michelle Knight reviewed; scenes shown of Castro in court, his house on Seymour Avenue; police radio transmission of the rescue played; details given about the suicidal note written by Castro in 2004. [Prosecutor Brian MURPHY- speaks of the hope that justice will be served.] [County prosecutor Timothy McGINTY- says this child kidnapper operated a torture chamber and private prison.]
(Studio: John Miller) Charges against a gang of cyber thieves who robbed banks around the world using bogus debit cards at ATMs featured; maps shown of Manhattan ATMs hit by Jose Reyes of the New York cell and of the 26 countries struck by other cells; details given about how banks are targeted by hackers who write programs to eliminate withdrawal limits on pre-paid debit cards. [US attorney Loretta LYNCH- says once they get the PINs they become a criminal flash mob.] How the “Mr. Big” in this operation knows he will get his cut and the murder in the Dominican Republic of the head of the New York cell discussed.
(No location given: Jon LaPook) The discovery of the GDF-11 hormone that regenerates old hearts examined; animation shown of what happens during age-related heart failure; details given about the research involving mice. [Researcher Dr. Amy WAGERS- says we wanted to know whether we might be able to stop or reverse the decline in function.] [Researcher Dr. Rich LEE- says there has been a suspicion that there has been a hormone that can reverse some of the aging process.]
(Islamabad: Elizabeth Palmer) The campaign of former cricket star Imran Khan, who is running for prime minister, featured; scenes shown from a rally in which Khan appeared on video from a hospital bed after falling off a forklift and from Peshawar, where 3 bombs went off yesterday; details given about the violence of this campaign, which has been marked by deadly Taliban attacks, and Khan’s opposition to drone strikes on Taliban militants. [Khan SUPPORTER – says he has done everything for Pakistan.] [Candidate from Khan’s party Shoukat YOUSAFZAI- says we support negotiating with the Taliban.] The impact of a good showing for Khan on the US war on terror that is being fought in Pakistan discussed.
(West, Texas: Manuel Bojorquez) The push to find ways to better track dangerous chemicals at businesses such as West Fertilizer examined; scenes shown from the blast site in West; details given about the company’s failure to notify the Department of Homeland Security that it stored large amounts of ammonium nitrate and the GAO’s assessment of the timeframe for Homeland Security to inspect & review facilities it knows about. [Volunteer firefighter Robert PAYNE- says the firefighters weren’t aware of how much was in there.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN – says the system has failed when we have not regulated a facility with this level of chemicals.] The use of ammonium nitrate in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing mentioned; photo shown.
(Oakland, California: John Blackstone) The identical twin principals, Ronald & Reginald Richardson, at Claremont Middle School in Oakland, California featured; details given about the poverty, crime & gang violence in Oakland and the improved behavior at the school since the Richardsons arrived. [RICHARDSONS - say it’s our jobs to model, support, listen to and provide resources for the students; say if you’re committed to a child and you’re going to teach them, magical things happen.] [Teacher Ian LESSER- says they’re interchangeable people.]