This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Linsey Davis) The sweltering heat in the East featured; scenes shown from a cooling center in New York City. [At center, Anthony BALLARD, program director Billy WILLIAMS- worry about heat exhaustion.] [ABC's Dr. Richard BESSER- cites concerns about heat in cars.]
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia: Cecily Tynan) The sizzling heat in the East coast reviewed; weather map shown.
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) A horse stampede tragedy on the Fourth of July in Bellevue, Iowa, featured; home video shown. [Witness Jeff JUNK, injured Teri FEYEN; witness Mary MARTINO, neighbor Connie HEIAR- describe what happened in the parade.]
(Venice, Louisiana: Jeffrey Kofman) The delay in cleanup operations due to bad weather featured; scenes shown from the quiet docks in Venice of oil booms & boats. [WORKER - comments.] [Coast Guard Ensign Margaret WOODBRIDGE- shows the weather map.] [The Hangout owner Shaul ZISLIN- laments down business.] The schedule for the drilling of the two relief wells discussed; diagram shown.
(Marjah, Afghanistan: Miguel Marquez) The story of a Marine corporal, Collin Blanscet, trying to gain the trust of Afghan villagers presented; scenes shown of the village where there is a virtual neighborhood watch with guns. [BLANSCET, Marine Corps commander Capt. Ryan SPARKS- talk about the village operation.]
(Washington: Yunji de Nies) The controversy generated by Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele, who called Afghanistan President Obama's war of choice, updated; scenes shown from outside Steele's house; details given about Republicans calling for his resignation with three Republicans shown on TV & how he would have to be voted out. [Via Skype, Representative Ron PAUL - opposes a fight to kick Steele out.]
(Washington: David Wright) The problem of the shortage of trained air traffic controllers examined; details given about the 1981 strike, how those hired then are now retiring & about near misses in the Washington, DC, area. [Via Skype, aviation consultant John NANCE - cites the high turnover rate & the shift to computers.] [Safety Operating Systems president Capt. John COX- expresses confidence in the system.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) How the queen is cutting royal spending examined; details given about the declining taxpayer support for the queen & the royal budget with specifics cited. ["Majesty Magazine" editor Ingrid SEWARD- says the queen is turning off the lights.]
(Washington: Bob Woodruff) The battles by the families of America's wounded warriors featured; details given about Ted Wade, who was injured in 2004 & Eric Edmundson, who was brain damaged in Iraq & the toll on their family members. [Soldiers' father Ed EDMUNDSON, wife Sarah WADE - talk about caring for their loved ones.] President Obama shown signing a new law to provide a stipend & counseling for military family members.