This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) The warning that terrorists may attempt to smuggle explosives onto planes by hiding materials inside tubes of toothpaste or skin care products as part of a threat against Russia and the Olympics in Sochi featured; statement from the Department of Homeland Security quoted.
(Poughkeepsie, New York: Terrell Brown) The impact of the winter weather featured; scenes shown of road crews, snow in Worcester, Massachusetts, a milk truck that slid into a house in Belmont County, Ohio, a traffic pileup in Jackson, Michigan, trees bent by ice, downed power lines; details given about travel problems, interstate closures, snow emergencies in New Jersey and New York, power outages in Pennsylvania & Maryland. [WOMAN – comments.] [New York State Police Lt. Gene HALLENBECK- says the most common call is cars sliding off the interstate.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The estimated cost of the weather cited.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The economic impact of the severe winter weather examined; details given about blows to the manufacturing and construction industries, the damage to citrus crops in California. [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK- notes people are not going out spending money.] [Spiaggia Restaurant Alexandra BARTON- notes the impact of O’Hare International Airport shutting down.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The CVS decision examined; estimated sales loss and smoking statistics cited; Marlboro ad shown. [CVS CEO Larry MERLO- notes the contradiction between cigarettes and better health.] The reaction from Walgreens noted.
(Washington: Margaret Brennan) Syria’s failure to comply with its agreement to hand over its nuclear weapons in order to avoid a US military strike featured; details given about Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s strengthened position and his regime’s continuing attacks on civilians; photos shown. The next steps for the US discussed.
(Phoenix: David Martin) Remsburg’s fight against his injuries from a bombing in Afghanistan featured; photo shown of him with Obama at the 65th anniversary of D-Day. [REMSBURG – says he’d go back if they let him.] [Father Craig REMSBURG – describes Cory’s injuries and the standing ovation during Obama’s address.]
(Sochi: Mark Phillips) American snowboarder Shaun White’s decision to withdraw from the slopestyle event in the Sochi Olympics because the course is too dangerous featured; details given about injuries sustained on the course; scenes shown of White crashing last month. [WHITE – comments on his decision.]
(New York: Anthony Mason) Beatles fan Andrea Tebbetts’s account of being in the audience for the Beatles performance presented; footage shown. [TEBBETTS – recalls the show.]