This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The findings of acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris Lushniak’s report on the newly discovered dangers of smoking reviewed; details given about the diseases linked to smoking. [LUSHNIAK – says cigarette smoking affects almost every organ in the body.] [Smoker Tim HOESCHEN- comments on his efforts to quit through the Yale Smoking Cessation Program.] [Yale University oncologist Dr. Roy HERBST- says we need new methods.] The relationship between the diseases caused by smoking discussed.
(White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s order for changes to surveillance programs exposed by NSA leaker Edward Snowden featured; details given about the reforms. [OBAMA - says we cannot prevent attacks without penetrating digital communications; comments on spying on foreign leaders.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Snowden’s status in Russia noted.
(Glendora, California: Carter Evans) The fight against the fire in Glendora updated; scenes shown of firefighters starting backfires; details given about Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to declare a drought state of emergency; drought map shown; rainfall amounts for Wichita Falls, Texas, Lamar, Colorado and San Francisco cited. [Los Angeles County battalion chief Patrick ERRETT- comments on the backfire operations.] [BROWN – comments.] [US Forest Service Tom CONTRERAS- comments on the unusual conditions for January.]
(West Virginia: Jeff Pegues) Ongoing problems with the water supply featured; details given of the uncertainty about the effects of the chemical MCHM. [Putnam County WOMAN – reacts to the order to avoid drinking and limit contact with the water.] [Voice of CDC Dr. Vikas KAPIL- comments on the warning for pregnant women.] [Charleston business owner Jeni BURNS- comments.] The lawsuits against Freedom Industries noted.
(London: Mark Phillips) Umarov’s involvement in past bombings, including attacks in Volgograd, Russia and the Moscow subway bombings, reviewed.
(Fort Worth, Texas: Manuel Bojorquez) The flu outbreak in Texas featured; details given about the impact on hospitals in Fort Worth; death toll for Dallas, Indiana and California cited; scenes shown of people waiting for flu shots in Plano. [Ambulance DRIVER – comments.] [MedStar Mobile Healthcare public affairs director Matt ZAVADSKY- comments on people calling 911 because they think they have the flu.] [John Peter Smith Hospital Dr. Gary FLOYD- notes flu patients are taking up ER beds.]
(Windsor, Connecticut: Steve Hartman) The story of Mark & Mia Schand, who stayed together despite his imprisonment for nearly 27 years, presented; details given about Mark’s conviction for murder and eventual clearing with help from The Innocence Project. [SCHANDs – comment on their long separation.]