This program is 28 minutes long
(Pentagon: Jim Miklaszewski) The Pentagon report on the mental state of combat troops in Iraq reviewed; statistics cited; details given of the findings on battlefield ethics. [Veteran Michael WALCOTT- outlines his symptoms.] [Defense Department Dr. S. Ward CASSCELLS- recalls his service in Iraq.] [Acting Army Surgeon General Maj. Gen. Gale POLLOCK, - says these men and women are seeing their friends injured.] [Defense policy expert John PIKE- notes symptoms of combat stress in some soldiers’ disturbing behavior.]
(Los Angeles: Peter Alexander) The growing fallout from clashes between police and immigration marchers in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of Telemundo’s Pedro Sevcec being assaulted and camerawoman Patti Ballaz being overrun by officers during the melee; details given of lawsuits against the police. [To Sevcec, LAPD police Chief William BRATTON – says it is unexplainable.] [Attorney Luis CARRILLO- says it was lack of command and control.] [BALLAZ – reacts.]
(Washington: David Gregory) The Republican presidential candidates’ debate at the Reagan Library in California reviewed. [Candidates Rudolph GIULIANI, John McCAIN, Mitt ROMNEY - respond to questions on abortion and Iraq.]
(Jamestown, Virginia: Bob Faw) The visit by Britain's Queen Elizabeth to Jamestown, Virginia, on the 400th anniversary of the settlement featured; scenes shown of the Queen with Vice President Dick Cheney. [Several WOMEN - react to the queen and her hats.] [Queen ELIZABETH, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'CONNOR – acknowledge the contributions of slaves.] [African American William JARMAN- notes there were no African Americans on the stage.]
(Central Wisconsin: Dawn Fratangelo) Post-traumatic stress disorder in women who were sexually assaulted in the military examined; scenes shown from the residential program in Palo Alto, California, which treats women with military sexual trauma. [Veteran Tina GERBER- comments on being raped by another soldier in Afghanistan.] [Husband Jerry GERBER- comments.] [Veterans Kevie KELLY, Bev JACKSON- comment on their diagnosis of PTSD.] [National Center for PTSD psychologist Rachel KIMERLING- says the V.A. is taking sexual trauma as seriously as combat trauma.]
(Louisville, Kentucky: Roger O'Neil) The contributions of Dr. Dean Richardson, who treated Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, to equine medicine featured; statistics on laminitis cited; scenes shown of Richardson with Barbaro. [RICHARDSON – comments on pain management techniques.] [University of California at Davis Center for Equine Health Dr. Gregory FERRARO- comments on Richardson.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Coverage of tomorrow’s Kentucky Derby horse race noted.