This program is 29 minutes long
(Donetsk, Ukraine: Mark Phillips) The start of the investigation of the plane crash featured; scenes shown of the rail cars carrying the bodies away from the crash site, Dutch investigators inspecting the bodies, armed rebels, and emergency workers going through personal property; details given about the handover of the black boxes to Malaysian officials. [Investigator Peter VAN VLIET- says the storage of the bodies is good of quality.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) US intelligence tying Russia to the missile that brought down the plane noted; Ukrainian government video showing a missile launcher crossing into Russia shown. [President OBAMA – wonders what the separatists are trying to hide.]
(Moscow: Clarissa Ward) Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy for handling the allegations of Russian complicity in this tragedy reviewed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Amsterdam: Elizabeth Palmer) The mourning of the victims’ families in Amsterdam featured; scenes shown of the memorial at the airport; details given about the Dutch government’s demand for full access to the crash site, which has been contaminated & looted. [WOMAN – tells Putin to send her children home.] [MAN – says it’s time to show Putin he’s gone too far.] [British Prime Minister David CAMERON – says Russia needs to know that action will follow if there isn’t a radical change in the way they behave.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The decision by Malaysia Airlines to re-route a flight from Kuala Lumpur to London over war-torn Syria after its normal route over Ukraine was closed reported; map shown.
(Gaza City: Barry Petersen) Israel’s invasion of Gaza updated; scenes shown of clouds from constant shelling, shooting in the streets, Palestinians searching rubble for survivors, prayer service, and a procession of people carrying bodies. [Injured civilian Hassan al-HALLAQ- says he could not save his son.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Israel’s death toll cited.
(Tel Aviv: Holly Williams) The mourning for the fallen in Israel featured; photos shown of American-born soldiers Max Steinberg & Sean Carmeli, who died fighting with the Golani infantry force; scenes shown of funeral processions, a vigil in Los Angeles for Steinberg, and Carmeli’s family in Tel Aviv; details given about Israel’s goal to destroy the militants’ network of tunnels. [Father Stuart STEINBERG- comments on Max.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Secretary of State John Kerry’s arrival in Cairo to try to arrange a cease-fire reported.
(McAllen, Texas: Anna Werner) The response in McAllen, Texas to Perry’s proposal featured; scenes shown of women & children who crossed the Rio Grande into Texas; details given about the push for the government to reimburse McAllen for the cost of dealing with the immigrants. [McAllen resident Lorenzo ANZALDUA- says we’re being invaded.] [McAllen business owner Lazaro FERNANDEZ- says our government has put us in that situation and that is wrong.]
(Pateros, Washington: Hayley Guenthner) The fight against the wildfires in the Pacific Northwest updated; scenes shown of burned-out homes and cars in Pateros, Washington and water-dropping aircraft. [Fire spokesman Pete BUIST- notes the impact of the hot, dry, windy weather.] [Washingtonian Judy SWANK- comments.]
(Washington: David Martin) Pitts’s story about the Battle of Wanat in 2008 reviewed; photos shown of Jason Bogar and Israel Garcia, who were killed; Army re-creation and footage shown. [PITTS – recounts what happened.]