This program is 29 minutes long
(Port Fourchon, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The latest oil containment process featured; animated diagram & oil-collection ships at sea & the floating city in the Gulf shown. [Voice of BP COO Doug SUTTLES- talks about the integrity test.] [Tulane Energy Inst. director Eric SMITH- comments on this latest solution.] [BP worker Mickey FRUGE, BP vice president Kent WELLS, MAN - speak about BP's effort.]
(Studio: Armen Keteyian) The safety questions about the diabetes drug Avandia that has been linked to heart attacks examined. [In Maryland, Dr. Mary MONEY††- describes Avandia patient symptoms.] The letter from GlaxoSmithKline about Dr. Money's criticism of the drug & the company's letter to ABC defending the drug quoted. [Cleveland Clinic Dr. Steve NISSEN†- calls it the worst drug catastrophe; opposes stifling debate about Avandia & the actions by the drug maker.] New evidence before the FDA about the drug noted. The options before the FDA over its handling of Avandia discussed.
(Pentagon: David Martin) The victory for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder examined; details given about prior & the new PTSD eligibility rules. [At a V.A. hospital, vet Robert KINGSLEY- says now there will be help; comments on his claims applications.] [Department of Veterans Affairs Michael WALCOFF- says we made them jump through hoops to get benefits.] [Vet's father David KINGSLEY- talks about his son's case.]
(Nassau, Bahamas: Jeff Glor) The arrest in the Bahamas of the "Barefoot Bandit," Colton Harris-Moore, featured; scenes shown of the young man in chains; details given about his extensive criminal activity. [Police commissioner Ellison GREENSLADE- talks about the case.] [Store OWNER - comments on the crime.]
(Port-au-Prince: Seth Doane) The long road back for Haiti after the earthquake six months ago presented; scenes shown from a tent city & rubble in Port-au-Prince; details given about aid donations, how much has been spent & what has been done so far. [Haitian refugee Claudette ROSIER- describes the conditions in the camp.] [American Red Cross Matthew MAREK- says relief efforts have made progress.] The lack of permanent shelters noted. [Former teacher Alfred GELIN- comments.] The challenge of coordinating the pledges from other countries discussed.
(Dallas: Steve Hartman) The story of Jo Anne Hughes, of Dallas, whose husband died in 2004, but his home card game goes on presented; scenes shown of the poker players still at her house every Wednesday. [HUGHES - talks about her poker players & how it keeps her husband alive for her.] [Card player John TREBISKY, three GUYS - talk about continuing the game.]
(Studio: Katie Couric, Steve Hartman) This moving piece discussed.