This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The deadly outbreak updated; details given about the isolation of 2 Peace Corps workers, the removal of volunteers from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and the challenge to containing the virus in West Africa due to distrust of doctors and lack of health care infrastructure. [CDC Dr. Stephan MONROE– predicts case numbers will rise; says the virus could arrive in the US.] The condition of American patients Dr. Kent Brantley and Nancy Writebol noted.
(Gaza City: Barry Petersen) Israel’s assault on Gaza during a cease-fire reviewed; scenes shown of dead and injured Palestinians in a market and a U.N. school, U.N. spokesman Chris Gunness breaking down during an interview with Al Jazeera, funeral processions, angry women and wounded children; details given about the U.N.’s discovery of Hamas weapons in civilian buildings.
(Studio: James Brown; Tel Aviv: Don Dahler) The IDF’s response to the attack on the school and the popularity of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed.
(Washington: Chip Reid) The discovery of some of former IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails amid the investigation into the IRS handling of conservative political groups reviewed; emails and letter from Representative Dave Camp to Attorney General Eric Holder quoted. [CAMP - says the emails show a political bias against conservative organizations.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The Republican vote to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama for overstepping his Constitutional powers examined; details given about frustration with his executive orders to enact policies they oppose on energy, immigration & welfare. [Representative Randy HARRIS- says no president should ever abuse their power.] [Representative Virginia FOXX- says this is not about politics.] [Representative Hakeem JEFFRIES- says it is an effort that will crash and burn.] [Representative Terri SEWELL- says we need to be doing the business of the American people, not of our political parties.]
(Studio: James Brown; Washington: John Dickerson) The positions of Congress and the president and concerns about the message that the infighting sends globally discussed; details given about the view of Representative Paul Ryan. [OBAMA – criticizes Congress for hatin’ all the time.]
(Washington: Jeff Pegues) Delays in the repair process examined; General Motors spokesman quoted. [Victim’s parents Jeri & Jay GOSS- comment.] [Center for Auto Safety Clarence DITLOW- says he doesn’t believe dealers have the parts.]
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) Flooding on the UCLA campus after a water main broke featured; scenes shown of the geyser, rushing water, cars stranded in a flooded parking garage, flooding in the basketball arena and the broken pipe. [Student Ryan LEONARD- describes what happened.] [Water department superintendent Mike MILLER- reacts to the loss of water during a drought.]
(Washington: Bill Plante) The push for a new national memorial to honor World War I veterans featured; historical footage shown; photo shown of Pvt. Vincent Costello, the first Washington, DC employee killed in the war; scenes shown of the Supreme Sacrifice statue under the stairs in a DC office building and the modest monument on the National Mall; details given about the condition of plaques and memorials across the country. [Costello’s nephew and great-nephew James and Tom COSTELLO – comment.] [Historian Mark LEVITCH- comments on his effort to document existing memorials.]