This program is 28 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The crisis in Iraq featured; scenes shown of Yazidi civilians who fled to the Sinjar Mountains; maps shown; details given about proposed plans for air strikes to halt the advance of militants on Erbil and to drop food & water to the stranded refugees.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Istanbul: Holly Williams) The growing threat from ISIS examined; details given about the string of victories over Kurdish fighters and the fall of the Christian town of Bartella. The reaction of Iraqis to air strikes discussed.
(Hilo, Hawaii: Bigad Shaban) The threat of Hurricanes Iselle and Julio to Hawaii featured. [Store owner Reuben CASSESSUM- worries about losing his business.] [Hawaii County emergency management director Darrell LIVIERE- says we’re preparing for the full spectrum of impact.]
(Gaza City: Clarissa Ward) The impact of the fighting between Israel and Hamas on children in Gaza featured; scenes shown of the packed pediatric ward at Shifa hospital.
(Tel Aviv: Charlie D’Agata) The war’s impact on children in Israel featured. [Mother Sheera RABIBO- says her daughter is afraid of many things.]
(Miami: Vicente Arenas) The unearthing of the remains of boys buried on the grounds at the site of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Florida featured; details given about claims of abuse by former students. [Student George Owen Smith’s sister Ovell KRELL- recalls what happened to her brother.] [University of South Florida researcher Erin KIMMERLE- comments on the investigation.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The NCAA’s vote to allow the Big 5 sports conferences to make their own rules for compensating student athletes examined; details given about the new rules and opposition from smaller schools; statement from NCAA president Mark Emmert quoted. [“Los Angeles Times” Chris DUFRESNE- says money talks.] [Former player Kain COLTER- expresses his view.]
(Washington: Chip Reid) The account of CBS cameraman George Christian, one of only 2 people in the room when President Richard Nixon delivered his resignation speech, presented; footage shown. [NIXON – says only the CBS crew is to be in the room.] [CHRISTIAN – says he was scared to death; says he could sense Nixon’s embarrassment; says this ranks at the top of his career.]