This program is 28 minutes long
(Yazoo City, Mississippi: Don Teague) The aftermath of the tornado in Mississippi & other states featured; scenes shown from Yazoo City of the damages, including the destroyed church & homes. [Residents Francine COX, WOMAN, survivor Dale THRASHER - react to the tornado.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) The story of storm chasers who follow tornadoes featured; scenes shown from Yazoo City of tornadoes. [Storm chasers Reed TIMMER, Jeff PIOTROWSKI, Connor McCROREY- explain why they do it.]
(Beckley, West Virginia: Chip Reid) A memorial in West Virginia for the victims of the Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion earlier this month featured; scenes shown of the services attended by President Obama & Vice President Joe Biden; details given about mine safety violations by the Massey company. [OBAMA - speaks about the miners' hardships.]
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The showdown vote of a financial reform bill previewed; details given about the proposals for a new consumer protection agency & rules for regulating derivatives. [Senators Richard SHELBY, Chris DODD - speak about the bill.] [CBS News analyst John DICKERSON - talks about the risk taking.] [On "Face the Nation," National Economic Council director Larry SUMMERS- reviews what could have been prevented.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) A 2007 e-mail from Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein about the company betting against the housing market quoted.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Live interview held with "The Big Short" author Michael Lewis about Goldman Sachs. [LEWIS - predicts the questioning of Blankfein by Congress will get nasty because the SEC has shown Goldman operated in a "poisonous spirit"; states Goldman is badly damaged & may split.]
(Phoenix: John Blackstone) The reaction in Arizona to the state's new strict immigration law featured; scenes shown from Phoenix of protesters; details given about other state laws. [First United Methodist Church Rev. John FLOWERS- opposes rooting out illegals.] [Maricopa County Sheriff Joe ARPAIO- comments on enforcing the law.] [Phoenix Mayor Phil GORDON - calls it immorally wrong.] [NumbersUSA founder Roy BECK- says it is about jobs for unemployed Americans.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The election in Britain in which no one may win with the result a hung Parliament featured; scenes shown of the American-style TV debates between COnservative David Cameron, Prime Minister Gordon Brown & Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg. [The Guardian" columnist Simon HOGART- talks about the election issues.] [Paddy Power Bookmakers Darren HAINES- talks about the betting on the election.]
(Tacoma, Washington: Randall Pinkston) A reunion of Vietnam War veterans featured; scenes & photos shown of the USS General Nelson Walker that ferried American troops to Vietnam & of the items the soldiers left behind, including graffiti recorded on the bunk beds. [Vietnam veterans Lynn DALPEZ, Gary HARTT, Micky SANTA- talk about the experience of going to war by ship.] [Vietnam Graffiti Project Art founder BELTRONE- talks about & shows the graffiti messages.]