This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Ron Allen) What is known about the disaster at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Whitesville reviewed.
(Chicago: Phil LeBeau) The announcement of the maximum fine against Toyota for failing to report accelerator problems to authorities examined; Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's statement and Toyota’s response quoted; details given about the recalls and repairs. [Former NHTSA administrator Joan CLAYBROOK- says it’s a message to all auto companies.]
(Augusta, Georgia: Kerry Sanders) The press conference by golfer Tiger Woods prior to playing in the Masters featured; scenes shown from the golf course; details given of the investigation of his doctor, Anthony Galea, for distributing performance enhancing drugs. [WOODS – comments on his reception by fans; comments on the outcome of his accident; says he missed his son’s first birthday; denies taking illegal drugs.] [Washingtonpost.com Len SHAPIRO- says he owes an explanation.]
(Calexico, California: George Lewis) The impact of the quake reviewed; scenes shown of damage and chaos in Calexico, California and Mexicali, Mexico, and a sloshing swimming pool in Brawley, California; diagram shown of the Laguna Salada fault. [Business owner Gonzalo MESA- comments.] [US Geological Survey seismologist Kate HUTTON- notes the band of faults are the tectonic plate boundary.]
(Rome: Anne Thompson) New accusations in the Catholic priest sex abuse scandal featured; scenes shown of Pope Benedict XVI greeting the public at Castel Gandolfo; details given about rape charges in Minnesota against Father Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul, who moved to India. [Attorney Jeff ANDERSON- says all roads lead to Rome and top officials there.] Statement from the Vatican’s attorney in the US noted.
(Port-au-Prince: Nancy Snyderman) New problems in Haiti with the onset of the rainy season featured; scenes shown of tents, mud, stagnant water; details given about the lack of clean water and sanitation and concern about disease. [MAN – says we don’t have a bathroom.] [Cordaid shelter coordinator Henk MEIJERINK- explains the plans for long-term housing.]
(Indianapolis: Kevin Tibbles) The frenzy of Butler fans featured; scenes shown from the campus near Indianapolis; excerpt from the film “Hoosiers” shown. [3 STUDENTS, head coach Brad STEVENS- comment.]