This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Jeff Glor) The hot weather in the East featured; scenes shown from a pool in New York City; details given about air pollution & resulting breathing problems. [At pool, WOMAN; Washington, DC, fire department Chief Dennis RUBIN; St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Dr. Edward EDEN, asthma patient Devi GLAZIER, EPA's Ray WERNER; in New York City, three PEOPLE - comment on aspects of the heat.] Map of air quality numbers shown.
(Washington: Bob Orr) The possible spy swap between the US & Russia after the arrest of 11 Russian spies in the US featured; scenes shown of a nuclear weapons scientist imprisoned for spying in Russia; details given of the diplomatic mess for US-Russia relations. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- comments.] [CBS national security analyst Juan ZARATE†- speculates about a spy deal.] The Cold War-era swaps for Francis Gary Powers & Natan Sharansky†† recalled.
(Grand isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The fight between state & local leaders versus the feds about a protection plan examined; scenes shown from Louisiana's Barataria Bay & of oiled pelicans released in Florida after cleaning; details given about plans for a rock wall to keep oil out of the bay that is opposed by scientists & the Army Corps of Engineers. [Louisianan Greg BOURGEOIS- shows oil on his property.] [Jefferson Parish emergency preparedness director Deano BONANO- says the federal government has done nothing.] [University of New Orleans Denise REED- reacts.]
(Baldwin, New York: Michelle Miller) The huge popularity of new-fangled circle contact lenses examined; Lady Gaga doe eye video shown; details given of concerns about eye infection. [Teen Chantel GEORGE- explains the lure of the lenses.] [American Optometric Assn. A. Barry EIDEN- says we can't control the manufacture of these lenses.]
(New York: Anthony Mason) The 70th birthday for musician Ringo Starr of the Beatles featured; scenes shown from New York City, Liverpool, England, the postcard from Paul McCartney & playing music. [In interview, STARR - recalls being hospitalized at age 7; talks about musicians.]