This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Pope Francis’s remarks on gay Catholics reviewed; scenes shown of him in Brazil and speaking on his plane; details given about the past views of the Church and of Pope Benedict XVI on homosexuality. [Gay Catholic Michael HERMAN – predicts a positive ripple effect.] The pope’s view on women priests noted.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The impact of investors buying crude oil contracts on the rise in gas prices examined; commodities investments for JPMorgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley cited; details given of concern about banks manipulating prices. [Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bart CHILTON- says using concentration of power in the market in a speculative way can increase the price at the pump.]
(Cairo: Clarissa Ward) The crisis in Egypt updated; scenes shown of the protest camp set up by supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the bodies of protestors killed over the weekend; details given about fears of a crackdown by security forces. [Government advisor Mostafa HEGAZY- says people in Egypt equate Muslim Brotherhood supporters with terrorists.] [Protestor Mohamed OKDA- says we’re not going to back down.] The tension in Cairo discussed.
(State Department: Margaret Brennan) Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to restart Middle East peace talks reviewed; scenes shown of Kerry with Israeli & Palestinian leaders, protests on both sides; details given about Israel’s decision to release Palestinian prisoners and the key sticking points, including Israeli settlements, the future of Jerusalem, and the return of Palestinian refugees to a new state. [KERRY – says difficult choices lie ahead as we seek reasonable compromises.] The likelihood this round of talks will be successful discussed.
(London: Charlie D’Agata) The brazen jewel theft in broad daylight at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France reviewed; clips from the film "To Catch a Thief" shown; details given about the recent jail break by the Pink Panther gang of jewelry thieves. [Former Scotland Yard commander John O’CONNOR- says it’s a brilliant piece of utterly simplistic, easy robbery.]
(Off the coast of Long Island: Chip Reid) The decision to change the tradition in the shark fishing tournament off the coast of Montauk, New York so that the sharks are released featured; photo shown of fisherman Frank Mundus, the model for Quint in the movie “Jaws” and the blue shark Beamer. [Fishing captain Jason BEHAN- says this type of tournament will change people’s minds.] [Tournament organizers Sean & Brooks PAXTON- comment on their catch and release policy and tracking the sharks by local schoolchildren.]