This program is 29 minutes long
(Rome: Anne Thompson) The crisis in the Catholic Church over sex abuse by priests featured; details given about the war of words between Catholics & other religions over the abuse issue, the controversy over a priest's comparison of the attack on the Vatican to anti-Semitism & US documents about the church's handling of priest abuse. [Voice of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan WILLIAMS- speaks about Catholic credibility in Ireland.] [Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid MARTIN- reacts.] [In Jerusalem, WOMAN; in New York, Anti-Defamation League Abraham FOXMAN- react to the anti-Semitism comparison.] [Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome Robert GAHL- speaks about the scandal.] The pope's coming Easter Mass address noted.
(New York: Mike Taibbi) The dangers of Chinese-made drywall to homes in the Southeast examined; scenes shown from inside houses; details given about the hydrogen sulfide in the drywall, what has to be replaced in a house & the prospects for class action lawsuits against China. [Homeowner Mosette SANCHEZ, Florida Governor Bill NELSON, homeowner Shannon SCHULTZ- comment on the situation.]
(Studio: Peter Alexander; New York: Trish Regan) The need for more jobs to be created to control the unemployment rate & the difficulty in finding work discussed.
(Santa Monica, California: George Lewis) The first day of sales of the Apple iPad, the latest tech gadget, featured; scenes shown from several cities of the buying crowds & the device designed to consume digital media. [Four iPad BUYERS - react.]
(South Hadley, Massachusetts: Jeff Rossen) The challenges to school districts in handling bullying cases featured; details given about the suicide of South Hadley High School student Phoebe Prince after bullying & a new government-sponsored anti-bullying campaign; photos shown of classmates charged in the case. [STUDENT, district attorney Elizabeth SCHEIBEL, "Kids Are Worth It" author Barbara COLOROSO- comment on bullying.] Statistics on bullying at school & online & two cases of suicide by victims cited. [Education Department Kevin JENNINGS- worries there are children who would rather die than go to school.]
(Miami: Michelle Kosinski) The rebound from the real estate crash in Miami featured; scenes shown of the condos; sales statistics cited. [Condo Vultures Realty Peter ZALEWSKI, BUYER, condo RESIDENT, McCabe Research & Consulting Jack McCABE- comment on condo sales.]
(Los Angeles: Lee Cowan) The close encounter between surfer Jodie Nelson paddling off the California coast to raise money for breast cancer research & a minke whale who followed her for two hours featured; photos & scenes shown. [NELSON, friend Angela ROBINSON- talk about Nelson's journey with "Larry."]