This program is 29 minutes long
(Kiev: Holly Williams) The violence in the streets of Kiev and the end of the truce featured; scenes shown of the fighting between protestors and police in Independence Square, injured people in a makeshift clinic set up in a hotel, dead bodies, and captured policemen being led away by protestors. [Protestor Dima YURINOV- comments.] The chances for a peaceful resolution discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The background to the uprising, including anger with President Viktor Yanukovych, reviewed.
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The toll of this flu season on people under age 64 examined; photos shown of Brad Kersey, who died; CDC statistics cited. [Brother Mark KERSEY, CDC epidemiologist Dr. Joseph BRESEE- comment.]
(Wheaton, Illinois: Dean Reynolds) The threat of flooding from melting snow and pouring rain featured; scenes shown of water in South Bend, Indiana, a wrecked semi-truck in Sioux City, Iowa, ice being blasted with dynamite in Huron, Michigan, warm water being pumped from a nuclear power plant into the Kankakee River in Morris, Illinois, frozen snow drifts and sand bags in Wheaton, Illinois. [Wheaton director of public works Vince LAOANG- comments.]
(Studio: Jeff Glor) The investigation into GM’s recall of vehicles with ignition switch problems examined; scenes shown of the accident that killed teenagers Natasha Weigel & Amy Beskau in St. Croix County, Wisconsin in 2006; details given about charges from the family of Chevrolet Cobalt driver Brooke Melton that GM knew about the defect 10 years earlier; GM statement quoted. [Mother Margie BESKAU, Natasha’s stepfather Ken RIMER, former NHTSA director Joan CLAYBROOK- comment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Some details about WhatsApp presented; photos shown of co-owners Brian Acton & Jan Koum.
(Chantilly, Virginia: Chip Reid) Efforts to preserve US aviation artifacts at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum’s new facility featured. [Spacesuit curator Cathy LEWIS- explains what is being done to preserve the spacesuit worn by Owen Garriott on the Skylab space station in 1973.] [Chief Conservator Malcolm COLLUM- comments on a watch that belonged to Charles Lindbergh.]