This program is 29 minutes long
(Arlington, Virginia: Bob Orr) The full body scanners that will be installed at airports to screen passengers for explosives featured; scenes shown from Boston's Logan Airport; details given of questions about the effectiveness of the technology. [TSA assistant administrator for security operations Lee KAIR- explains who sees the images and who sees the passengers.] [TSA acting administrator Gale ROSSIDES- notes images are destroyed after being analyzed.] [ACLU Christopher CALABRESE- says terrorists will find places where these are not in place.] Fears that terrorists will figure out how to beat the machines discussed.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The debate over laws allowing people to openly carry handguns examined; scenes shown of people with guns at a Starbucks in Cupertino, California; statement from Starbucks quoted; map shown of states loosening gun restrictions. [Gun CARRIER, gun owner Gregory DEMENT– support open carry.] [Million Mom March Heidi YEWMAN- wonders if the guy is going to shoot everybody in the store.] [Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence president Paul HELMKE- says they want to normalize the concept of guns being everywhere.] [OpenCarry.org co-founder Mike STOLLENWERK- says a gun is like insurance.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The scramble in the House to get a majority to vote for the health care bill featured; Democrats who are “on the fence” and those who were invited to meet with President Obama listed on screen; details given of contention over abortion provisions and the public option. [Representatives Bart STUPAK, Dennis KUCINICH, Jason ALTMIRE- state their positions.]
(London: Mark Phillips) The impact of deadly rogue waves on the Louis Majesty cruise liner off Spain in the Mediterranean Sea featured; scenes from inside the ship, the ship docked in Barcelona, map and animation shown. [MAN – describes the panic.]
(Cleveland: Armen Keteyian) Criticism of the Cleveland police for failing to catch serial killer Anthony Sowell sooner examined; scenes shown of Sowell’s house, where women’s bodies were found; details given of missed opportunities, Sowell’s arrest record, his sex offender registration, and the case of Gladys Wade; statistics on rapes in Cleveland cited. [Cuyahoga County Judge Timothy McGINTY- says there’s something wrong with this picture; comments on the straight release program in which hardened criminals are released.] [Victim Crystal Dozier’s mother Florence BRAY- says the police knew.] [Cleveland director of public safety Martin FLASK- comments on Sowell’s clearing in the Wade case.] [In November 2009, Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGRATH- says we were very diligent.]
(Reno, Nevada: John Blackstone) Efforts by friends and former students to help high school teacher Jaime Escalante, the subject of the movie “Stand and Deliver” who is dying from cancer, featured; film excerpts shown; scenes shown of Escalante with actor Edward James Olmos. [ESCALANTE – comments on the program that helped kids out of poverty.] [Former student Erika CAMACHO- says it’s only fair to give back what he has given you.]