This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The latest jobs report examined; details given about the impact of the winter weather; job creation graph shown. [Contractor Ed ELWELL- notes the difficulty in getting skilled labor.] [UBS chief economist Maury HARRIS- says most of the evidence is pointing to a better job market.] The likelihood that the Federal Reserve Board will reconsider winding down its stimulus discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Underemployment rate cited.
(Glenside, Pennsylvania: Terrell Brown) The impact of the severe weather reviewed; scenes shown of downed trees & power lines; details given about cases of carbon monoxide poisoning from bringing generators & grills inside the house. [McKenzie Brew House owner Bill MANGAN- comments on the impact of the power outage on his business.] [Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Paul HOPE- describes the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The problems from potholes due to ice & snow featured; scenes shown of road crews in Hudson County, New Jersey; map shown of potholes in Indianapolis. [Road crew supervisor Wally WOLFE- says we have no fresh horses.] [Indiana Govern Mike PENCE- comments on his plan for crews to work around the clock.]
(Sochi: Mark Phillips) Russia’s hope that sports will shift attention from terrorism and gay rights examined; scenes shown of the opening ceremonies, a protest; details given about the official US delegation which includes former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and openly gay former competitors Brian Boitano and Caitlin Cahow. [NAPOLITANO - says we recognize universal human rights.] [CAHOW – says it’s almost impossible to divorce the Olympics from politics.] [2014 Olympic Organizing Committee Dmitry CHERNYSHENKO- says demonstrations & propaganda are not allowed at any Olympic venues.] The inclusion of a woman thought to be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s girlfriend in the lighting of the Olympic torch noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The glitch with the floating snowflakes that were supposed to morph into the Olympic rings noted.
(Milwaukee: Dean Reynolds) The recovery in Milwaukee of a stolen 300-year-old Stradivarius violin worth 5 million dollars featured; scenes shown of owner Frank Almond playing the Lipinski Strad; photos shown of suspects Universal Knowledge Allah & Salah Salahadyn. [ALMOND – recalls his reaction to the theft.] [Milwaukee Police Chief Ed FLYNN- comments on the crime.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) How a medical mystery was solved because Dr. Juergen Schaefer, who works at the Center for Undiagnosed Diseases in Marburg, Germany, recalled an episode of the TV series "House" reviewed; details given about how patient Dieter Kleinschnieder developed cobalt poisoning after a hip replacement; clip from “House” with actor Hugh Laurie shown. [SCHAEFER – says he uses the series to teach students to think about rare and unusual diseases.] The reaction from “House” creator David Shore noted.
(Port Barre, Louisiana: Steve Hartman) The story of Gabe Sonnier††, who went from being janitor to principal at Port Barre Elementary in Port Barre, Louisiana, presented. [SONNIER – recalls the role of former principal Westley Jones†; says it’s not where you start – it’s how you finish.]