This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) Breaking news on a shooting at the Ft. Hood Army base in Texas featured; details recalled about the shooting by Maj. Nidal Hasan in 2009.
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court ruling striking down limits on the number of candidates and political parties a person can support examined; details given about the case of Alabama businessman Shaun McCutcheon; majority opinion from Chief Justice John Roberts and the dissent from Justice Stephen Breyer quoted. [MAN, campaign finance reformer Fred WERTHEIMER- comment.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The significance of this ruling to American politics featured; details given about casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who contributed 93 million dollars to candidates in 2012.
(Capitol: Jeff Glor) The Senate hearing on GM’s delayed recall of cars with faulty ignition switches reviewed; diagrams shown to illustrate the problem with the switches; 2005 email showing that GM executive Lori Queen was aware of the problem quoted; details given about the 2009 bailout giving GM immunity from accident claims. [Senator Claire McCASKILL- wonders why engineer Ray DeGiorgio still has his job.] [GM CEO Mary BARRA- responds.] [Senators Ed MARKEY, Barbara BOXER, Marco RUBIO – comment.]
(Miami: Vicente Arenas) The impact of a powerful earthquake in Iquique, Chile featured; scenes shown of the damage from the quake and the destruction in the harbor from a tsunami; diagram of the “ring of fire” in the Pacific Ocean and animation from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center shown. [Voice of resident John Paul DOSTREZ, University of Miami geophysicist Shimon WDOWINSKI- comment.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The increase in measles cases examined; details given about the outbreak in New York City; statistics on the vaccination rate cited. [Orange County, California public health officer Dr. Eric HANDLER, mom Susan IRICK- comment.]
(Boston: Elaine Quijano) The funeral in Boston for firefighter Edward Walsh, who was killed in the line of duty, featured; scenes shown of firefighters at attention while a firetruck carries Walsh’s remains; details given about the request from widow Kristen to find his wedding ring. [Sister Kathy MALONE, Boston Fire Department Patricia DONOVAN- comment.]
(Washington: Bob Orr) Breaking news on the shooting at the Ft. Hood Army base in Texas updated.
(Washington: Don Dahler) The latest selections added to the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress reviewed; clips played from U2’s “The Joshua Tree” album, George Washington Johnson’s “The Laughing Song,” President Lyndon Johnson’s conversations, Jeff Buckley’s recording of “Hallelujah,” and others.[Curator Gene DeANNA- explains the purpose of the registry.]