This program is 29 minutes long
(Hood River, Oregon: Jerry Bowen) The fading hope for rescuing climbers Brian Hall and Jerry Cooke on Oregon’s Mt. Hood after the body of their friend Kelly James was recovered featured; photos and scenes of the rescue effort shown; details given about their ill-fated trip. [Brother Frank JAMES- says the climber found in the cave was his brother.] [Hood River County Sheriff Joe WAMPLER- says there may have been an accident.] [Wife Michaela COOKE- says their bond will last throughout eternity.] James’s family discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Live interview held with Oregon National Guard Capt. Mike Braibish about the search for Hall and Cooke. [From Hood River, BRAIBISH – says there is still hope; reviews what might have happened; comments on the families.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The critical decisions facing Gates, including the Iraq war and a naval buildup in the Persian Gulf as a warning to Iran, featured; scenes shown from the swearing-in ceremony; details given from the Pentagon’s Iraq situation report. [GATES – says failure in Iraq would be a calamity.] [Voice of Marine Corps commandant Gen. James CONWAY - assesses the option of committing more reserve troops to Iraq.] Gates’s view on Afghanistan noted.
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The controversy over the cost of the Pentagon’s proposal for a new courthouse at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to try terror suspects featured. [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN- says this is very expensive for the number of cases they anticipate trying; states the Defense Department has not looked at alternatives in the US.] [Citizens Against Government Waste Tom FINNIGAN- says this could be a boondoggle in the works.]
(No location given: Mark Strassmann) Statistics from the FBI report showing a rise in violent crime cited.
(London: Mark Phillips) The arrest of Tom Stephens in the murder of prostitutes in Ipswich, England, reported. [Suffolk police detective Chief Supt. Stewart GULL- says he has been arrested.] [Voice of STEPHENS – talks about “Gemma.”]
(Falls Church, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The break by 9 Virginia parishes from the Episcopal Church of America in a dispute over doctrine, including the acceptance of civil unions and a gay bishop, noted. [Falls Church rector John YATES- says the Episcopal Church is becoming the church of anything goes.]
(New York: Jon LaPook) Individualized treatments for breast cancer featured; details given about the treatments for Linnie Pickering, Jodi Sandler and Adrienne Reid. [Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Clifford HUDIS- notes treatments are tailored for the unique circumstances of each patient.] [PICKERING – comments on using the hormone therapy pill Femara.] [SANDLER – comments on her concentrated form of chemotherapy combined with Herceptin.] [REID – says the chemotherapy is keeping her going.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) More information on the CBS News Website noted.
(Washington: Bob Orr) Cathy Lanier, a single mom who is Washington’s new chief of police, profiled; scenes shown of her visiting schools. [LANIER – says people just want somebody who is honest and does what needs to be done; says it’s all about role models; comments on the perception of Washington.]