This program is 28 minutes long
(Carlsbad, California: Carter Evans) The battle against the fires featured; scenes shown of burning homes and fires in Carlsbad and Rancho Bernardo; details given about the impact of the drought, the heat, and strong winds. [Carlsbad homeowner Greg SASKA, MAN – comment.] [CAL FIRE chief Ray CHANEY- says we have fire conditions year round.] The weather forecast discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Carlsbad, California: Steve Price) The rough day in San Diego County reviewed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The declaration that California’s fire season has begun noted; map shown.
(Soma, Turkey: Holly Williams) The search for survivors of a coal mine catastrophe in Turkey featured; scenes shown of people cheering for rescued men, bodies being carried out, a line of ambulances, and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visiting the mine; details given about anger at the government. The cause of the fire and explosion discussed.
(Arlington, Virginia: Jeff Pegues) The depletion of the federal Highway Trust Fund examined; statistics on deficient roads & bridges cited. [Virginia transportation secretary Aubrey LAYNE- comments on a bridge that is being reconstructed.]
(Studio: Vinita Nair) A study finding a strong link between obesity and breast cancer deaths examined; statistics cited; details given about the role of insulin, fat tissue & estrogen. [Patient Karen HACKETT- comments.] [American Society of Clinical Oncology president Dr. Clifford HUDIS- says being heavy may create an environment for the promotion of growth of cancer.]
(Studio: Jim Axelrod) An investigation finding that many veterans are being overmedicated in federal hospitals reviewed; statistics on narcotics patients cited. [Veteran Lance Cpl. Jeremy BROOKING- says he took over 100 pills a day; says he’s lost more friends to narcotics than he did in combat.]
(New York: Jeff Glor) The National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City previewed; scenes shown of the items in the museum, including remnants of the old structure, a mangled fire truck, a bloody shoe, the original foundation wall and the “last column”; message from Flight 93 passenger Lauren Grandcolas to her husband played. [Museum director Alice GREENWALD, victim’s brother Anthony GARDNER- talk about the museum and its contents.]