This program is 29 minutes long
(Boulder: Barry Petersen) The flood disaster in Colorado reviewed; scenes shown of rescues by boat, zipline and National Guard helicopters & trucks, the floodwaters in Jamestown & Lyons, traffic on I-25, a geyser of sewage in Denver. [MAN, Coloradans Steve FLOWERS, Ryan PEREZ, Nathan WILLIAMS, Abe MARES- comment.]
(Seaside Park: Terrell Brown) The devastation from the fire on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, which was rebuilt after last year’s Hurricane Sandy, featured; scenes shown of the flames & smoke, charred rubble. [Business owner Bubba DeMURO, Ocean County fire chief Brian GABRIEL- comment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Geneva, Switzerland: Margaret Brennan) The talks between Kerry & Lavrov and what Kerry will do next discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Kerry’s remarks on expanding the talks into comprehensive peace talks to end Syria’s civil war noted.
(Damascus: Elizabeth Palmer) The struggle for Syrians living amid the civil war featured; scenes shown of shelling in Damascus. [Via Skype, resident “SARA” – describes what life is like; comments on the chemical weapons strike; says Syrian President Bashir al-Assad will kill us with the shelling.] The carving-up of neighborhoods in Damascus discussed.
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The vote in California to allow driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants featured; scenes shown of a protest; map shown. [Immigrant Araceli SANCHEZ- says she needs a car.] [California Coalition for Immigration Reform Lupe MORENO– says illegal aliens bring a lot of problems to our state.]
(Mojave Desert, California: Ben Tracy) The opening of a new solar energy plant in the Mojave Desert in California previewed; scenes shown of the heliostats; details given about how the sun’s energy is converted to electricity and about the relocation of tortoises on the property; project cost figures cited. [NRG CEO Tom DOYLE- says it is the largest concentrated solar thermal project in the world; notes there is no C02 going up into the sky.]
(Charleston, South Carolina: Steve Hartman) The end of Larry Swilling’s search for a kidney for his wife, Jimmie Sue, featured; scenes shown of Larry walking around Anderson, South Carolina last year wearing a signboard asking for a kidney and of the Swillings meeting donor Kelly Weaverling. [SWILLINGs, WEAVERLING – comment.]