This program is 29 minutes long
(Richmond, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The IRS scrutiny of the Tea Party examined; details given about the surge in applications for tax exempt status since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. [Richmond, Virginia Tea Party executive director Laurence NORDVIG- says it’s intrusion of big government into people’s personal lives.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The Treasury Department investigation of the singling out of Tea Party groups by the IRS reviewed; details given about IRS division head Lois Lerner’s instructions for the Cincinnati office to revise its criteria in 2011. [At House hearing in 2012, IRS commissioner Doug SHULMAN- denies there is targeting.] The call for acting commissioner Steven Miller to testify before the House noted.
(White House: Bill Plante) President Obama's criticism of Republican questions about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya featured. [OBAMA – denies there was an effort to downplay this incident.]
(Philadelphia: Michelle Miller) The conviction of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell for murdering babies that were born alive and the manslaughter death of Karnamaya Mongar featured; courtroom sketches shown; scenes shown of anti-abortion protests. [Defense attorney Jack McMAHON- says Gosnell is disappointed & upset.]
(New Orleans: Mark Strassmann) The manhunt in New Orleans for the gunmen in a mass shooting during a Mother’s Day parade yesterday featured; scenes shown from the site; surveillance video shown; details given about recent shootings on holidays in New Orleans. [Witness Jarratt PYTELL- describes what he saw & heard.]
(Studio: John Miller) Interview held with Boston officer Richard Donohue, who was wounded in the firefight that killed Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev; scenes shown of Donohue at the scene of the shooting. [DONOHUE – recounts what happened.] [Wife Kim DONOHUE- recalls the transit police sergeant coming to her door.] The timeframe for Donohue’s release from the hospital and getting back to work discussed.
(Cleveland: Dean Reynolds) Accounts from Jennifer Daunch, the Cleveland police dispatcher ordered the response to kidnap victim Amanda Berry’s 911 call, and police officer Anthony Espada, who was involved in the rescue of Berry, Gina DeJesus, & Michelle Knight from kidnapper Ariel Castro’s house presented; 911 call and police radio transmissions played; Espada’s police report remarks quoted. [DAUNCH – says she and her partner had a feeling it could be Berry; recalls Espada telling her he found them.]