This program is 30 minutes long
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The anger in Congress over Obama’s failure to inform them about the prisoner release featured; details given about the timeline for negotiations. [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN- says we should have been consulted.] [Senator Saxby CHAMBLISS- expresses doubts about Bergdahl’s health.]
(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The Army’s plans to question Bergdahl about what led up to his capture featured; remarks from Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey and Secretary of the Army John McHugh quoted. [Platoon-mates Cody FULL, Joshua KORDER- say it’s desertion.]
(Studio: Maurice DuBois) Live discussion held with CBS security contributor Mike Morrell about the prisoner swap. [MORRELL – notes it will be difficult to monitor the prisoners once they leave Qatar; says there are ways to inform Congress in a secure way.]
(Chicago: Megan Glaros) The threat of severe storms and tornados featured; maps/diagrams shown. The derecho event discussed.
(Antakya, Turkey: Clarissa Ward) The presidential election in Syria reviewed; scenes shown of planes dropping barrel bombs, voters in regime-held areas, Syrian President Bashir al-Assad casting his ballot, gas attack victims; details given about claims the government has used poison chlorine gas in recent bombing attacks.
(Beijing: Seth Doane) China’s censoring of references to the massacre in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 25 years after it happened featured; scenes shown of a woman calling police when the reporter tried to interview activist You Weijie, whose husband was killed, and of a museum about Tiananmen in Hong Kong. [Museum founder LEE Cheuk-Yan- recalls his experience in the square.] [Chinese museum visitor JIANG Luo- says it wasn’t mentioned in the high school text book.] The increased security in Beijing due to the anniversary noted.
(Waukesha, Wisconsin: Dean Reynolds) Charges against two 12-year-old girls for stabbing their friend in Waukesha, Wisconsin out of devotion to the horror character Slender Man featured; statement from the Creepypasta wiki administrator quoted. [Waukesha Police Chief Russell JACK- notes the suspects had difficulty distinguishing fact from fiction on the websites they were on.] [CNET’s Lindsey TURRENTINE- says for a lot of people the real world and the internet world are the same.]
(Frederic, Wisconsin: Jim Axelrod) The deadly, botched rehearsal for the landing on Utah Beach featured; historical footage/photos shown. [Survivor Doug HARLANDER- recalls his ship being ripped apart by German torpedoes and being in the cold water for hours.]