This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jeff Glor) The investigation into the ignition problems updated; scenes shown of the wrecked Chevy Cobalt that killed teenager Amy Beskau in Wisconsin in 2006; details given about the models that were added to the recall; GM recall notification with a timeline of the problem quoted. [Mother Margie BESKAU, Center for Auto Safety Clarence DITLOW- comment.]
(Wilmington, Illinois: Dean Reynolds) The damage caused by ice jams reviewed; scenes shown of destruction from buckling ice on Wildcat Creek in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, an ice jam on the move in Ohio, and ice on the Kankakee River; details given about the danger of flooding. [Illinois resident Steve HIGHBAUGH, Illinois Emergency Management Agency Trent THOMPSON- comment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The weather forecast reported; maps shown.
(Washington: Jan Crawford) The pressure on Arizona Governor Jan Brewer stemming from a proposed state law that would make it easier for businesses to deny services to gays based on religious beliefs featured; details given about the call for a veto from national corporations and the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee. [Business owner Scott KOEHLER, Center for Arizona Policy Cathi HERROD- comment.]
(New York: Anthony Mason) The risks of the bitcoin currency system examined; details given about the collapse of the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox exchange. [SecondMarket CEO Barry SILBERT, bitcoin user Japheth STEVENS- comment.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) President Obama’s call to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to inform him of plans for pulling US forces out of Afghanistan after Karzai refused to sign a troop agreement featured; details given about the recommendation from Gen. Joseph Dunford and the possible impact on the Afghan army and NATO allies.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The FDA’s meetings on a controversial procedure that removes a mother's nucleus from her fertilized egg, leaving behind defective mitochondria, and places it in a donor egg featured; animation shown. The concerns about this technique, including the possibility of “designer babies,” discussed.
(Miami: Jim Axelrod) The fight between boxer Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay, and Sonny Liston 50 years ago featured; footage shown; details given about the role of cornerman Angelo Dundee. [Clay’s doctor Ferdie PACHECO- recalls the fight; says if Dundee had not sent Clay back into the fight after his vision was impaired there would have been no Ali; says it was the birth of something great.] ["New York Times" Robert LIPSYTE- calls the historic night the moment when the 1960s began.]