This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Stephanie Sy) A midair collision on the Hudson River in New York between a tour helicopter & a small plane featured; scenes shown from the river. [Witnesses David REYNOLDS, Alana DUFFY, Richard MARTYN- describe what happened.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG- says there are no survivors.]
(Studio: David Muir; Washington: Lisa Stark) The issue of aircraft flying in zones not under the supervision of air traffic control & the available equipment to prevent such accidents discussed.
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford Greenburg) The swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor featured; scenes shown of the ceremony & the July 16 Senate committee hearings; details given of her background & of the coming court cases. What Sotomayor faces on the court with the caseload & its traditions discussed.
(Washington: Rachel Martin) The loud debate over health care reform featured; scenes shown from town hall meetings. [Cancer survivor Jay FOLK- complains.] A statement from former Governor Sarah Palin about an Obama death panel quoted. [In White House video, President OBAMA - dispels rumors.] [FreedomWorks president Matt KIBBE- offers a political perspective.] [Representative Brian BAIRD - cites death threats.]
(Islamabad: Nick Schifrin) A power struggle within the Taliban in Pakistan after the CIA killed leader Baitullah Mehsud featured; details given about the infighting that killed two rivals & about the US targeting of Taliban via unmanned drones. [Pakistan Inst. Amir RANA- says there will be a clash between Taliban groups.] [President Asif Ali Zardari spokeswoman Farahnaz ISPAHANI- says the end justifies the means & this is the time to strike against the Taliban.]
(New York: JuJu Chang) The questions about Diane Schuler, the wrong-way driver who was found to be legally drunk at the time of the accident, examined; photos & video shown. [Daniel SCHULER - defends his late wife: she did not drink.] [Hazelden Women's Recovery Center director Brenda ILIFF- talks about hiding addiction.] FBI statistics on women & DUI cited. [Battling alcohol addiction, "DIANA" - speaks about the steps to recovery.]
(Owl's Head Harbor, Maine: David Wright) The lobster wars in Maine featured; scenes shown from the boats in Owl's Head Harbor; details given about the sabotage of boats by rivals. [Lobsterman Dickie McMAHON- says they tried to put us out of business.] ["The Lobster Gangs of Maine" author James ACHESON- comments on the wars.]