This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) How the US Army knew that Maj. Nidal Hasan was reaching out to an Al Qaeda recruiter, Anwar al-Awlaki, who is in Yemen, reviewed; details given about the communications between the two men without talk of terrorism.
(Ft. Hood: Dean Reynolds) The lingering questions about Hasan & a possible backlash against Muslims in the Army examined; details given about President Obama's plans to attend a memorial here. [Base commander Lt. Gen. Bob CONE- says we are vigilant to any reaction; states other soldiers might have stress like Hasan had.] [Hasan attorney John GALLIGAN- raises the question of a fair trial.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Ft. Hood, Texas: Don Teague) The issue of mental health in the military examined in light of the Ft. Hood shooting rampage where 9 members of the combat stress team were shot; statistics on post traumatic stress disorder cited. [CONE - comments.] [Wounded Iraq war veteran Cpl. Nathan HEWITT- talks about what the soldiers are told.] [Former assistant defense secretary Dr. S. Ward CASSCELLS- cites the importance of face-to-face counseling in treating PTSD.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) CBS News exclusive report on President Obama's tentative decision to send a lot more troops to Afghanistan as requested by US commander in Afghanistan Gen. Stanley McChrystal featured; photos shown of Obama with his military advisers; details given about the deployment schedule. [November 4, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN- says Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has to take concrete steps.] [American Enterprise Inst. Fred KAGAN- doubts there will be a decisive impact.]
(New York: Armen Keteyian) A CBS News investigation into how easy it is to get away with rape featured; details given about one specific case & about the number of rape kits never tested by crime labs. [Kentucky acquaintance rape victim Valerie NEUMANN††- describes what happened to her.] [Human Rights Watch research director Sarah TOFTE†- comments on the criminal justice system.] [University of Massachusetts psychologist David LISAK††- comments on rape investigations & how predators prey on vulnerable people.] [County prosecutor Rob SANDERS - comments on the Neumann case.] [NYC office of chief medical examiner director forensic biologist Mecki PRINZ†- speaks about rape testing.]
(Berlin: Mark Phillips) What has happened to Berlin & Berliners after unification featured; scenes shown of the November 9, 1989, commemorations & the reunion of the Zodermann‡ sisters & their niece/daughter. [Now, ZODERMANNS; Berlin student Janice WINDISCH†- comment.]
(California: Steve Hartman) The story of Rodney Day & Dianne†† Harris, who attended Napa High School in northern California, who married 50 years later, presented; 1950s photos shown. [HARRIS - recalls their car accident after which Rodney left her.] [DAY - reacts to what Dianne's mother did.]
(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) Next week's story previewed.