This program is 28 minutes long
(Johannesburg: Bill Whitaker) The memorial service attended by dignitaries, celebrities, and throngs of mourners reviewed; scenes shown of the applause for President Obama, the crowd jeering current South African President Jacob Zuma, Obama shaking hands with Cuban leader Raul Castro. [OBAMA – eulogizes Mandela.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) A similar incident in 2000 when President Clinton shook hands with Cuban leader Fidel Castro recalled.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The promotion of Mary Barra as CEO of General Motors, making the automaker the biggest company in America ever headed by a woman, featured; details given about her background. [Retiring CEO Dan AKERSON- introduces Barra.] [BARRA - comments.] [“Automobile” editor Jean JENNINGS- says Barra has really proved what she can do.] Other female CEOs, including Meg Whitman at Hewlett-Packard, Virginia Rometty at IBM, and Patricia Woertz at Archer Daniels Midland mentioned; graph shown of top earning executives among men & women.
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The new bipartisan budget deal reviewed. [Representative Paul RYAN, Senator Patty MURRAY- comment on the deal.] The chances for this bill passing discussed.
(White House: Major Garrett) The findings of a new CBS News/"New York Times" poll on Obama and his handling of health care examined; details given about plans for President Clinton’s former chief of staff, John Podesta, to become counselor to Obama.
(Morristown, New Jersey: Don Dahler) The impact of the winter storm reviewed; scenes shown of snow in Baltimore, Newark, Philadelphia & Chicago, ice in Texas, a traffic pileup in Rockford, Michigan, a chain reaction crash in Germantown, Wisconsin; details given about travel problems, including flight delays & cancellations. [In Dallas, William and Abbie Allen Elementary School principal Rachel JOURD- comments.]
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The continuing efforts in Chicago to combat the city's high murder rate featured; details given about gun seizures, increased police presence in high crime areas and beefed-up street intelligence-gathering; the decrease in the murder rate cited. [Police superintendent Garry McCARTHY- comments on his push to increase prison terms for crimes committed with a firearm.] 15-year-old murder victim Hadiya Pendleton mentioned; photo shown of suspect Michael Ward, who was given probation and returned to the streets.
(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The rescue of a family lost in Nevada after being stranded for 2 nights in sub-zero weather reviewed; photos shown of family members James Glanton, Christina McIntee, and 4 children; scenes shown of the rolled-over Jeep, search teams. [Volunteer Chris MONTES- comments.]
(Soweto: Mark Phillips) The celebrations of Mandela’s life by his people featured; scenes shown of people singing & dancing in the streets of Soweto and at the national soccer stadium, the performance by the Soweto Gospel Choir. [Several PEOPLE, choir member Gugu MBONGWA– comment.]