This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Major Garrett) President Obama’s response to the crisis at the border featured; details given about his request for emergency funding, the dilemma over the anti-sex trafficking law and his goal to speed up the deportation process; scenes shown of protests against his strategy. [OBAMA – notes children will go through the legal process and in most cases be sent back home.] [Casa de Virginia/Maryland Gustavo TORRES- says those kids are victims of violence & poverty and we need to treat them with compassion.] Plans for Obama to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry noted.
(Tel Aviv: Holly Williams) The fighting between Israelis and Palestinians updated; scenes shown of explosions, rubble, chaos, a funeral procession and a children’s party in Sderot; details given about Israel’s claim to be targeting terrorists and hitting sites used by Hamas and the surge in rocket attacks from Gaza following the murder of 3 Jewish teenagers and the revenge killing of a Palestinian youth. [WOMAN – doubts things can change.] Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system mentioned. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s message to Israeli military leaders discussed.
(State Department: Margaret Brennan) The crisis in Afghanistan with presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah rejecting the results of the election and threatening to set up his own government featured; details given about plans for Secretary of State John Kerry to meet with Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and his call for an investigation into election fraud.
(London: Clarissa Ward) Alarm in Europe over the number of Westerners going to fight jihad in Syria featured; details given about the difficulty in monitoring jihadis and the role of social media. [Dutch intelligence leader Rob BERTHOLEE- says when they come back they might become active as an attacker; says if you single out a leader you can know where to focus your attention.] The tracking of “swarms” of terrorists discussed.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The discovery of forgotten vials of small pox at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland featured; details given about the policy requiring samples of variola to be stored at the CDC in Atlanta or a lab in Russia.
(Falfurrias, Texas: Manuel Bojorquez) The recovery of the bodies of illegal immigrants who die on their way to the US featured; infrared camera video shown; map shown of where bodies were found in Brooks County, Texas; details given about how immigrants bypass a border patrol checkpoint by going through private ranches. [Brooks County chief deputy Benny MARTINEZ- notes the journey is not easy or quick with this weather and terrain.] [Rancher Lavoyger DURHAM- says he is not aiding them by providing water, just trying to save lives.]
(Seattle: Adriana Diaz) Washington’s distribution and supply problems reviewed. [Cannabis City customer Deb GREENE- comments.] [MADD Courtney POPP- says the regulations are not sufficient.]
(Washington: Chip Reid) The beginning of repairs to the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, which was damaged by an earthquake 3 years ago, featured; scenes shown of artwork and the netting to protect people from falling mortar; details given about the cost. [Stone carvers Andy UHL, Sean CALLAHAN- comment.] [Chief stone mason Joe ALONSO- explains what happened to the ceiling.] [Cathedral Dean Gary HALL- says we are the place where the nation comes to celebrate, mourn, pray.]