This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Chip Reid) The IRS admission that it targeted conservative political groups for extra scrutiny when applying for tax exempt status featured; details given about how employees singled out groups with names like “Tea Party” or “patriots.” [Portage County, Ohio Tea Party leader Tom ZAWISTOWSKI- lists the documents he was asked to provide.] [Voice of IRS employee Lois LERNER- apologizes.] [In March 2012, then-commissioner Douglas SHULMAN- denies there is targeting.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The White House response noted.
(White House: Bill Plante) Republican charges that the White House watered down public statements about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya examined; details given about the changes in the talking points given to U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice; e-mail from State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland quoted. [Today, White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says the talking points have been shown to be wrong in only one instance.] Democrats’ charges that Republicans are politicizing this information to damage former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in case she runs for president noted.
(Cleveland: Dean Reynolds) The aftermath of the ordeal for Knight, Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus, who spent years in captivity in the Cleveland home of Ariel Castro, featured; scenes shown of the Seymour Avenue house being boarded up; details given about Berry’s daughter Jocelyn, who was fathered by Castro; police report detailing Knight’s account of forced abortions quoted. [Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWINE- notes the child confirms the victim’s claims of rape.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) A NOAA report finding that the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is higher than at any time over the last several million years examined; CO2 levels in 1958 & today compared; details given about the impact on sea levels. [Scripps Institution of Oceanography Ralph KEELING- says it’s unlikely we’re going to get through this without major turmoil.] [US Geological Survey Dan FAGRE- says these small glaciers are going to go away.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) Questions about whether racing boats are too fast examined in the wake of the death of sailor Andrew Simpson during training for the America's Cup races; scenes shown of the Team Artemis catamaran capsized in San Francisco bay and of Oracle boats tipping over. [America's Cup Regatta director Iain MURRAY- says yesterday we lost a person.] [Sailing instructor Rich JEPSEN- says you can’t say it’s safe but it’s not stopping people from pushing the limit.]
(Dallas: Steve Hartman) The story of Brenda & Gary Gorman, who adopted Zia, a 4-year-old orphan from the Congo with a serious heart condition who only lived 33 days after her arrival, presented. [B. GORMAN – says she wanted to love Zia for as long as she had her.]