This program is 29 minutes long
(South Padre Island: Don Teague) The storm on South Padre Island, Texas, & heading for Mexico featured; scenes shown from Texas of rain, wind & tornadoes.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Day 72 of the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico introduced; the underwater leak video & oil on the shore in Biloxi, Mississippi, shown.
(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The impact of Alex & the next hurricanes on the spill in the Gulf examined; scenes shown from the shore on Grand Isle, Louisiana. [On the beach, Leotta BLODSECKER- checks the beach for oil; shows what Alex is doing.] [National Hurricane Center director Bill READ- says this is a new thing; states waves will mix the oil.] [Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - talks about oil in the marshes.] [Representative Edward MARKEY- says "hurricane" is not in BP's response plan.]
(Washington: Jan Crawford) The three days of Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan reviewed; details given of the issue of her restriction on military recruiting at Harvard. [Senator John CORNYN - says the military was stigmatized.] [In response to questions, KAGAN - speaks about the military; states she has always been a Democrat; comments on the court; jokes about Christmas day.] [Senators Orrin HATCH, Charles GRASSLEY, Lindsey GRAHAM, Dianne FEINSTEIN - raise issues.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The art work done during the Kagan hearings by Senator Al Franken shown.
(Washington: Chip Reid) The unanimous vote in the Senate on confirming US Central Command Gen. David Petraeus to head the war in Afghanistan noted. President Obama's response to the analogy used by Republican John Boehner about the financial reform bill discussed. [OBAMA - talks about "ants" & the bill.]
(Washington: Bob Orr) The mysteries about the 11 arrested Russian agents who infiltrated the US examined; photo shown of Anna Chapman; details given about some of their contacts & the information collected. [Former CIA officer Peter EARNEST- says they were doing regular networking to gain political intelligence.] [Espionage expert David WISE says the KGB never stopped working after the Cold War.]
(New York: Michelle Miller) A new sales tax on tanning salons to help pay for health care reform examined; statistics on the use of tanning beds in the US cited; details given of the link of indoor tanning to cancer & of state law restrictions on tanning. [Skin cancer patient Gisselle COLON- shows her melanoma scar from tanning.] [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Dr. Ellen MARMUR- talks about increased chances for melanoma for the young.] [Indoor tanner Andrea ROLLINS- comments on her tanning.]
(New York: Jeff Glor) The furor over signing pro basketball free agent LeBron James to his next contract examined; statistics on his economic impact on a city cited; game video & photos & New York City's ad campaign shown. ["Beyond the Box Score" author Rick HORROW†- comments on this biggest free agent hunt.] [President OBAMA, FAN - comments on James.] [June 4, JAMES - speaks well of Cleveland.] ["Sports Illustrated" Chris MANNIX†- says it would be devastating for Cleveland were LeBron to leave.]