This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Byron Pitts) The pope's day featured; scenes shown from outside the White House, including the singing of "Happy Birthday," and the motorcade. [BUSH - speaks about war and love.] [POPE - speaks about the US.] [Spectators Theresa TAXIS, Patrick RODGERS- react to seeing the Holy Father.] [Bishop Richard MALONE- talks about priest sex abuse.]
(Supreme Court: Wyatt Andrews) The Supreme Court's upholding of the use of lethal injections for executing criminals that ends the moratorium on the death penalty featured; details given about the Ralph Baze case in Kentucky. The main opinion of Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts quoted. [Texas solicitor general Ted CRUZ- says this decision will eliminate the roadblock to carrying out the sentences.] [Brother of victim Carl BRISCOE- comments on the case.] [CBS News analyst Andrew COHEN- comments on further state challenges.]
(Blacksburg, Virginia: Chip Reid) The efforts after the Virginia Tech shooting by Seung-hui Cho to tighten gun control laws examined; details given about the slow progress on the state level in creating a data base of the mentally ill, including slow closing of the gun show loophole. [Victim's mother Holly SHERMAN - comments on her personal goal.] [Brady Campaign president Paul HELMKE- says the mentally ill can still buy guns.] [Virginia house of delegates Delegate H. Morgan GRIFFITH- comments on gun access.]
(Studio: Katie Couric; Washington: Bob Schieffer) How Clinton may handle the Obama "bitter" issue in the debate tonight, the polls indicating a drop in the view of her trustworthiness and the impact of the infighting on both candidates on a race against Senator John McCain discussed.
(San Angelo, Texas: Hari Sreenivasan) Life inside the Texas polygamous compound on the eve of the custody hearings featured; scenes shown from inside the ranch area, including photos of the armed raid on the compound. [Fundamentalist Mormons "SALLY," "AMY," "JANET," defense attorney Jim BRADSHAW- talk about the children.] The logistical nightmare for tomorrow's closed circuit custody hearings outlined; scenes shown from the city auditorium where the proceedings will take place. [State bar of Texas Guy CHOATE- talks about justice.]
(Studio: Josh Landis, Mitch Butler) A "fast draw" explanation of high gas/oil prices presented and discussed; diagrams shown of the drop of the dollar and alternative investments by speculators. [Economy.com economist Mark ZANDI†- analyzes the US economy and the dollar.]
(Virginia Tech: Thalia Assuras) The Prevail Archives of gifts of condolence and remembrance sent to Virginia Tech University following the shooting massacre one year ago featured; scenes shown of items in the collection, including gifts of music and art such as a race car hood. [Archivist Tamara KENNELLY, curator Mary TARTARO- talk about the thousands of items.] [Virginia Tech 2007 graduates Karen MACKEY, Seth POWERS- react to the well wishes.]