This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Jeff Glor) The impact of heat wave in the Northeast featured; scenes shown from different cities, weather reports & a New York City cooling center. [AccuWeather.com meteorologist Bernie RAYNO- talks about the record temperatures.] [St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Dr. Alton BARRON- comments on health & heat.] The possible threat to the power grid from record usage discussed.
(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The first arrival of oil tar balls in Texas & the impact of bad weather on the cleanup featured; scenes shown from Alabama, cleanup boats at anchor, the idle BP fleet, the "A Whale" skimmer & the choppy waves in Barataria Bay; details given of plans in Florida to move 70,000 turtle eggs that are about to hatch. [In Biloxi, Tim SOUTHWORTH - says the boats need to be working; states oil slicks will ruin the land.] [Sea Turtle Conservancy director David GODFREY†- talks about the turtle cargo to be moved to the East coast.] The coastal weather forecast discussed.
(Seacaucus, New Jersey: Jim Axelrod) What businesses are doing about the sluggish rebound of retailers examined; details given about moves by Toys R Us, Target, Office Depot, Staples & Sam's Club's small business loans. [Brean, Murray, Carret & Co. Eric BEDER- analyzes retail sales.] [Sam's Club manager Bryan MOHAMMED- outlines the company's approach.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The ripple effect from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on one extended business examined; scenes shown from the pier in Hopedale, Louisiana, where the oyster harvest is way down; details given about the affected elements of the oyster business. [Oysterman Nathan ASAPEDO, trucker Herbert BELL, processing plant owner Pat FAHEY, Los Angeles seafood handler Angel de la RIVA, company secretary Yadira CHAVARIN- talk about the problems for their businesses.]
(New York: John Bentley) The MakerBot machine that can make just about anything on your desktop featured; scenes shown to illustrate how the 3-D printer system works. [Inventor Bre PETTIS, student Winter GARRICK, St. Ann's School computer science teacher Liz ARUM, NYU professor Evan KORTH- explain what the amazing MakerBot can do.]
(Ellis Island: Seth Doane) The story of deaf Mexican immigrant Jose Gutierrez, who came to the US at age 15, presented; scenes shown of him working & signing at the Statue of Liberty's Ellis Island Museum. [In 1997, New York City Mayor Rudolph GIULIANI - speaks about the slave ring.] [Fedcap president/CEO Christine McMAHON- talks about Jose's work.]