This program is 29 minutes long
(Mt. Vernon: Washington: Ayman Mohyeldin) The investigation into the bridge collapse reviewed; scenes/photos shown of the bridge and cars in the water; emergency dispatch tape played; details given about how the bridge is listed as “functionally obsolete” and the vulnerability of bridges across America; statistics on structurally deficient bridges cited. [Survivor Dan SLIGH- says he thought there was no hope.] [Governor Jay INSLEE- says a heavy vehicle crashed into multiple girders and it failed.] [Transportation of America David GOLDBERG- says this bridge was a fracture critical design.] The bridge collapses in 2007 & 2002 recalled.
(White House: Kristen Welker) President Obama's commencement address at the US Naval Academy in which he highlighted the growing problem of sexual abuse in the military reviewed; statistics on unreported sexual assaults cited; details given about the recent spate of sex scandals, including a case at West Point. [OBAMA – says we have to be determined to stop these crimes.] [Secretary of Defense Chuck HAGEL – says we’ll do everything we need to do to fix it.] [Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America Tom TARANTINO- says this should be unthinkable in a structure like the military.]
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The forecast for Memorial Day weekend featured; maps/diagrams shown; details given about threats of severe weather.
(Moore, Oklahoma: Kate Snow) Discussion held with staff members from Plaza Towers Elementary School, where 7 children died; scenes shown of the destroyed building. [Principal Amy SIMPSON, teacher Linda PATTERSON- recount what happened.] [Moore Public Schools superintendent Susie PIERCE- says money has gone for classroom space and not for shelters.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The firestorm over comments from hedge fund billionaire & philanthropist Paul Tudor Jones about working mothers reviewed; his apology quoted; statistics on women CEOs quoted. [JONES – talks about women traders and breast feeding.] [“Washington Post” Ruth MARCUS- says fathers think about their children just as much as mothers.] [Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. president Karen FINERMAN- questions Jones’s remarks.] [February 20, Yahoo CEO Marissa MAYER- comments on being a mother and a CEO.] [Facebook CFO Sheryl SANDBERG- tells women to “lean in.”]