This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Jon LaPook) The blockbuster news in the "New England Journal of Medicine" that stents do not lead to fewer heart attacks examined; details given about the study comparing drug therapy and drug therapy with a stent. [Buffalo General Hospital Dr. William BODEN†- says medical therapy fared well.] [New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Jeffrey MOSES†- says stents save lives in patients with heart and near-heart attacks.]
(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) The three scenarios for people with near-heart and heart attacks, including the case of using medicine alone, discussed.
(Cleveland: Sharyn Alfonsi) The surge in support for Elizabeth Edwards, who made her first solo campaign appearance since the announcement, featured; scenes shown from Cleveland; map shown of her grueling schedule; details given about the possible impact on fund-raising by Edwards. [Elizabeth EDWARDS - says you cannot stop....] [In Ohio diner, two PATRONS; WOMAN - react.] [Democratic pollster Mark MELLMAN- outlines the possible reaction.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Excerpts from the interview continued. [EDWARDSES - say they do not know what will happen to their support; says he sees it as a "fair" judgement.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The announcement by former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack that he will support Senator Hillary Clinton for the presidency noted.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The Pentagon report on what happened in Tillman's death and the Army's failure to tell the truth about it featured; scenes shown from the area where Army rangers opened fire on Tillman; photos shown of four generals cited for mishandling Tillman's death. [US Army criminal investigation campaign Brig. Gen. Rodney JOHNSON- reads summary about the incident.] [Senator John McCAIN - calls in "an inexcusable coverup."] [May 3, 2004, father Pat TILLMAN- comments.] The Army decision that Tillman's Silver Star stands noted.
(White House: Jim Axelrod) The position of senior Justice Department official Monica Goodling, counsel to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, that she will refuse to answer questions on the constitutional grounds of self-incrimination at hearings on the firing of the eight US attorneys examined; letter from her lawyer and her affidavit quoted; details given of documents revealing that Gonzales attended a meeting about the firings. [March 13, GONZALES - denies involvement in discussions about what was going on.]
(Capitol Hill: Sharyl Attkisson) The resignation of Smithsonian head Lawrence Small in the wake of the investigation of his lavish spending examined; examples cited of Small's income, spending and fund-raising. [Smithsonian Board of Regents chairman Roger SANT- says the institution has to come first.] [Smithsonian donor art collector Jan ROSENAK- reacts to what Small did.]
(Charleston, West Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The extra charges in hospital bills examined; details given about how advocates can sniff out errors in the bills with an example cited. [Patient Steve O'SHEA - talks about his accident and the bill for it.] [Billing advocate Norah JOHNSON - cites the error in O'Shea's bill; calls it a profitable error.] [Knee replacement patient West Virginia Governor Joe MANCHIN - says he cannot understand his own hospital bill.] Manchin's idea for Medicare recipients to oversee their bills and advice on how to analyze medical procedures explained.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The unveiling of the new stamp that will be inflation-proof featured; stamp shown. [USPS board of governors James MILLER- calls it the "forever stamp" whose price will never go up.] [Stamp collector Michael DUBASSO- reacts.] [GUY - says e-mail saves him stamp money.]