This program is 29 minutes long
(Sochi: Alphonso van Marsh) The first day of the Olympic Games reviewed; snowboard and skiing photos and video of the torch-lighting ceremony shown; details given about the issue of dissent about anti-gay laws. [Gold medal winning American snowboarder Sage KOTSENBURG- comments.] [Sochi 2014 organizing committee president Dmitry CHERNYSHENKO- speaks about flame lighter Irina Rodnina.] [American visitor Morgan GANDHI- comments.]
(Atlanta: Mark Strassman) The trial in Florida of Michael Dunn for the shooting death of teen Jordan Davis at a Jacksonville gas station over the issue of loud music featured; photos and courtroom video of witness Kevin Thompson testifying and what Dunn earlier told police shown; details given about the state's stand your ground laws as used in the George Zimmerman trial. [Last year, father Ron DAVIS - blames the stand your ground law.].
(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The breaking of the cease-fire in Homs, Syria, featured; scenes shown of people waiting for evacuation, fighting in the city between rebels and government forces.
(Washington: Jeff Pegues) The impact of cuts in the food stamp program on needy families examined; illustrative scenes shown of one family. [Unemployed man and daughter Jeff and Beatrix BRETT - comment on their food situation.]
(Seattle: Carter Evans) The impact of the Affordable Care Act on some people's health choices examined; details given about cases in Washington state under new insurance plans. [Mother Sarah FINK - talks about her daughter's hearing problems.] [Seattle Children's Hospital Dr. Sandy MELTZER talks about insurance exclusions.] The findings of a new study by the McKinney Center for US Health System Reform outlined on screen.
(New York: Vinita Nair) The use of engineering technology to improve athletic performances for the Olympic Games examined; scenes shown of the bobsled track. ["Popular Science" magazine editor Jennifer BOGO- shows skeleton and bobsled and ski suit technology.]
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The introduction of mixed breeds at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show featured; scenes shown of show dogs and mixed breeds in agility courses. [Dog owner Irene PALMERINI- talks about the dog she bought.] [Dog show co-host David FREI- talks about the canine sport of agility competition.]