This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Major Garrett) Discussions between President Obama & House Republicans reviewed; details given about the Republican proposal to extend borrowing authority until November. [Representative Eric CANTOR – says we’ll have more discussion.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Stock Market Report.
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The efforts of House Republicans to end the shutdown reviewed; details given about Speaker of the House John Boehner’s moves to drop his demands for changes to Obamacare and about the Tea Party position; Gallup Poll findings on the public’s view of Republicans & Democrats cited. [BOEHNER, Representative Robert PITTENGER- comment.] The reaction of Senate Republicans to the House plan noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Figures on furloughed workers and the cost to the economy of the shutdown cited.
(Polo, Illinois: Dean Reynolds) The impact of the shutdown on farmers examined; details given about the suspension of the Agriculture Department’s daily reports on the markets and applications for federal assistance and loans. [Farmer Brian DUNCAN- complains about the lack of information.]
(Washington: Jim Axelrod) House hearings on veterans receiving lethal amounts of pain medications from V.A. hospitals reviewed; details given about reports of concerns about narcotics distribution in Las Vegas, New Orleans and Texas; letter of resignation from a V.A. doctor in Alabama quoted. [Retired Sgt. Justin MINYARD, retired Sgt. Josh RENSCHLER- testify.] [V.A. deputy undersecretary for health Dr. Robert JESSE- asks Minyard & Renschler to give the V.A. a chance to restore their trust.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The kidnapping and release of Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan reviewed; scenes shown from Tripoli; details given of speculation about Abu Anas al-Libi and the competition among militias. [Secretary of State John KERRY – comments on relations with the Libyan government.]
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The failure of some supermarkets to pull the tainted chicken from their shelves featured; letter to Foster Farms from the USDA quoted; details given about the USDA’s classification of salmonella. [Consumer Laura DREXLER- comments.] [Center for Food Safety Rebecca SPECTOR- explains why it’s not illegal to find salmonella in chicken.]
(Wales: Elizabeth Palmer) The stories of Shazia Ramzan & Kainat Riaz, classmates who were also wounded in the attack on Malala, presented; scenes shown of them at school at Atlantic College in Wales. [RAMZAN, RIAZ – comment on their fears after the shooting and girls’ rights.]