This program is 29 minutes long
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The Justice Department’s criminal investigation of this scandal reviewed; details given about disciplinary action against 2 IRS employees in Cincinnati and the denials from Miller, former IRS commissioner Douglass Shulman & Lois Lerner that Tea Party groups were targeted; Treasury Department report quoted. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER – says we are looking at civil rights & IRS provisions and potentially the Hatch Act.] [Representative Charles BOUSTANY- comments on a culture of abuse within the agency.] Whether Miller will testify in hearings discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The IRS scrutiny of the Tea Party that began in the tax exemption unit based in Cincinnati reviewed; details given about how approval for tax-exempt status was easier for liberal groups. [Action for a Progressive Future Jeff COHEN- says they shouldn't scrutinize certain groups because they're on the left or the right.]
(Dallas: Anna Werner) Allegations of sexual misconduct against an Army sergeant who is a sexual assault prevention and assault coordinator at Ft. Hood, Texas examined; scenes shown of Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski, who was in charge of sexual assault prevention for the Air Force and was arrested last week for groping a woman; statistics on unwanted sexual conduct in the military and the general public compared. [HAGEL – says sexual assault is one of the most serious challenges facing our department.] [Retired Air Force Col. Kimberly OLSON- states if the commander is lackadaisical when it comes to violence or innuendos then an environment will be created in which these issues occur.]
(White House: Major Garrett) The White House release of e-mails that deal with the administration's public description of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya featured; details given about the revisions to the CIA’s talking points for U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice; scenes shown of a page with hand-written changes ordered by CIA director Michael Morell.
(Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush: David Martin) The Navy’s test of its X-47B stealth drone featured; scenes shown of the launch from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush off the coast of Virginia and the landing in Maryland; details given about plans to put drones on each carrier. [Rear Adm. Ted BRANCH- says it’s a big part of the evolution for naval aviation.] [Rear Adm. Mat WINTER- says it went exactly where it was supposed to be.] [Rear Adm. William MORAN- notes the improved capability of unmanned aircraft.]
(Short Hills, New Jersey: Jim Axelrod) The re-emergence of cicadas on the East Coast after living 17 years underground featured; scenes shown from the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills, New Jersey; map shown of areas with a 17-year cicada cycle. [University of Connecticut John COOLEY- talks about the cicadas’ life cycle; describes the noise.]
(Boston: Michelle Miller) The battle for recovery for Marc Fucarile, who lost one leg and may lose the other, featured. [FUCARILE – says to have a prosthesis would be better than a useless leg; says a good day is not being in pain; says all the victims have had it hard.] [Sister Stephanie Baron- says she wishes for him to be home with his son.]