This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) The security breach in which uninvited guests Tareq and Michaele Salahi crashed the state dinner at the White House reviewed; photos and video shown; statements from the White House, the Secret Service and the Salahis’ lawyer quoted. [CBS News anchor Katie COURIC – says security seemed relaxed; describes the couple.] [“In the President’s Secret Service” author Ronald KESSLER- comments on the security failures.] [Hair stylist Peggy IOAKIM- recounts what Michaele said about the invitation.] Photo of the Salahis with President Obama shown.
(Studio: Armen Keteyian) Tiger Woods's accident in Florida reviewed; scenes shown of his home and the hospital where he was treated; his Website statement quoted; details given about his golf success, his wealth and his image. [Health Central Hospital senior vice president Susan JACKSON- says Woods was in a minor car accident.]
(Garland, Texas: Don Teague) The concerns of retailers and consumers in this sluggish economy featured; statistics on holiday spending cited; scenes shown from a Best Buy in Wichita, Kansas, and a Target in Dallas. [Sam’s Club president Brian CORNELL- says it’s been a very difficult year.] [Shoppers Cindy PISTORIUS, WOMAN, Dan LANE – comment.] [National Retail Federation Ellen DAVIS- says shoppers are hitting the stores on a budget and retailers are focusing on prices.]
(New York: Hari Sreenivasan) Dubai’s enormous debts featured; details given about loan problems for investment company Dubai World and real estate developer Nakheel. [Seaport Securities Ted WEISBERG- speculates on Dubai’s announcement on the day before Thanksgiving; comments on the ripple effect on US banks.] [IG Index David JONES- worries about a credit crunch part 2.]
(Everglades, Florida: Kelly Cobiella) The hunt for Burmese pythons in Florida’s swamps featured; scenes shown of the predator snakes and other invasive species, including Asian carp and zebra mussels; damage cost and the price of python meat in Boston cited; details given about the impact of global trade and exotic pet owners; Napa County ad against the glassy-winged sharpshooter shown. [Python hunter Greg GRAZIANI- notes you can be 2 feet away and not notice it.] [Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Capt. Jeff FOBB- shows a big snake.] [Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health co-director David MOORHEAD- comments on productivity and ecosystem losses.] [Savenor’s Market general manager Juliana KOLSON-LYMAN- comments on python meat.] Concern about the African python noted.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Jamal Speakes, a drama teacher at Dorsey High School in Los Angeles who wrote a musical about gang violence between blacks and Latinos, profiled; scenes shown; statistics on gang homicides in South and East LA cited. [SPEAKES – comments on losing kids to gang violence; says it’s on the other side of “High School Musical” because it's real teens and real issues.] [Cast members Godwin THURTON-McDONALD, Roberto PEREZ, Breonna COUNCIL, Tiffany PAYNE- comment on how the story relates to their lives; talk about Speakes and getting along with each other.] [2 audience MEMBERS – comment.]