This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Rebecca Jarvis) A statement from Fitch that America's AAA credit could be lowered because of political brinkmanship examined; details given about what happened in 2011 with a credit downgrading, a prospective domino effect on the economy. [Senator Harry REID - comments on downgrading.] [Meridian Equity's Jonathan CORPINA- says Thursday could be eerie: selling in the market.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The need for Congress to act to prevent a downgrade examined; details given about a possible deal amidst sharp political divisions. [Veterans Audrey MORRISON, Gary BENINANI- react.] [for WABC, President OBAMA - talks about dealing with Speaker of the House John Boehner.]
(Los Angeles: David wright) The mystery at the Los Angeles International Airport over the planting of homemade bombs examined; scenes shown from LAX where dry ice bombs have been in restricted areas and of how these explosions go off.
(Lakeland, Florida: Matt Gutman) The wake-up call from a Florida sheriff after the suicide of a young female bullying victim, Rebecca Sedwick, examined; details given about the charges against two juvenile girls in Lakeland and about the online abuse against Rebecca. [Polk County Sheriff Grady JUDD- quotes the bullying messages; states the police will discipline them.] [MOTHER - comments.]
(Studio and Rio de Janeiro: Dan Harris) The police efforts to clean up the criminal underworld in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before the World Cup and Olympic Games, featured; scenes shown from the massive shanty towns ruled by drug gangs where drugs are sold; details given about police corruption. [Disguised DRUGLORD - jokes about killing the reporter.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The later report on "Nightline" noted.
(Studio: Cynthia McFadden) Study findings on how parents yelling at their children leads to depression, anxiety and low self-esteem examined; scenes shown from a Parents Anonymous meeting in New Jersey and a Cleveland family. [JOHNSON family - comment on yelling.] [UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Carolyn IEVERS-LANDIS- offers advice to parents.] The advice of apologizing to the kids after yelling at them discussed.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The reason for the awarding of the Medal of Honor to Army Capt. Will Swenson for heroism in the war in Afghanistan reviewed; animated diagram, war helmet cam video and Swenson being honored now shown. [Former captain SWENSON - recounts what he told his wounded comrade soldier.]