This program is 28 minutes long
(Yazoo City: Eric Horng) The impact of the tornado on the town of Yazoo City, Mississippi, featured; scenes shown of wrecked homes, people going through rubble, the Hillcrest Baptist Church. [Victims Alberta HARRIS, Sharon MOORE, Morgan HAYDEN, Dale THRASHER- react to what happened,] [Mississippi Governor Haley BARBOUR- says we need temporary housing.]
(Houma, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The oil slick from the oil rig that sank in the Gulf of Mexico featured; scenes & diagrams shown of the burning rig, the oil on the water, the ships at sea; details given about the scope of this disaster as oil gushes into the Gulf. [Coast Guard Adm. Mary LANDRY- comments on the oil.] [Environmental attorney Mark DAVIS- talks about the crude oil.] President Obama's proposal of increasing offshore oil drilling discussed.
(Beckley, West Virginia: Rachel Martin) President Obama's attendance at a memorial for the West Virginia miners who died on April 6 featured; scenes shown from the service in Beckley. [OBAMA - says the miners pursued the American dream; wants safe conditions underground for miners.] [Miner's relative Jean COOK - comments on healing.]
(Washington: David Kerley) The Democrats' push for a financial reform bill featured; details given about possible reform of big banks, the end of private derivative sales & bank regulators. [On "Meet the Press," Senators Chris DODD, Richard SHELBY - say we need to get this done.] [President OBAMA - says we need rules for Wall Street to prevent reckless decisions.] ["Washington Post" Ezra KLEIN, "Wall Street Journal" Jon HILSENRATH- comment on what could be done.] ["The Economist" Greg IP- calls it a game of cat & mouse.]
(Studio & New York: Linsey Davis) The story of how a Good Samaritan, Hugo Tale-Yax, was stabbed & left to die on the streets of New York City reviewed; surveillance videos shown of the body on the ground with over 20 people walking by; details given about the "bystander effect" with video of other incidents shown. [Psychologist Michael BRADLEY- speaks about the desensitization to violence in this culture.]