This program is 29 minutes long
(Kennedy Space Center, Florida: Tom Costello) The future of the US space program examined on this 40th anniversary of the Apollo 13 disaster; details given about the suspension of the Constellation rocket program that would replace the shuttle program and the impact on jobs; letter to Obama from space heroes including Scott Carpenter, Fred Haise and Gene Kranz quoted. [NASA Administrator Charles BOLDEN- says we have to take bold steps.] [Representative Frank WOLF- responds to Bolden’s statement about China landing on the moon before the US returns.] [Aerospace technician Patti SUNDERLAND- reacts to possibly losing her job.] [Senator Bill NELSON – says the only person that can lead the nation’s space program is the president.] Astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s support for Obama’s plans noted.
(Orange County, California: Phil LeBeau) Toyota’s suspension of sales of a Lexus GX 460 SUV following a "Consumer Reports" warning of the risk of rollover featured; scenes shown of the SUV in a long slide; Toyota’s response quoted. ["Consumer Reports" senior engineer David CHAMPION- says the electronic stability control should cut in earlier.] [IHS Global Insight auto analyst Rebecca LINDLAND- says the label of “don’t buy” is extremely serious.]
(Washington: Chuck Todd) President Obama’ conference on nuclear security reviewed; details given about the multi-nation pledge to secure loose nuclear material and the issue of whether China will agree to sanctions against Iran. [OBAMA – says hopefully sanctions will change the calculus of a country like Iran.]
(Port-au-Prince: Nancy Snyderman) The surprise visit by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden to earthquake-stricken Haiti featured; scenes shown from Port-au-Prince of their meeting with Haitian President Rene Preval and the Brazil school. [Obama – says we have been inspired by the resilience and faith of the Haitian people.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) Senate hearings into fraud that triggered the failure of the Washington Mutual bank reviewed; details given about the falsification of financial documents and employee incentives for selling profitable loans. [Senator Carl LEVIN- reacts to the numbers.] [Former CEO Kerry KILLINGER- apologizes.] [To Senator Tom Coburn, former chief risk officer Ronald CATHCART- says senior management was aware.] [Former home loans president David SCHNEIDER-says we took it seriously.] [Former risk MANAGER – says he was seldom listened to.]
(Winter Springs, Florida: Mark Potter) The rescue of missing autistic girl Nadia Bloom, who was found near a swamp near her home in Florida, featured; scenes and photos shown. [Winter Springs police Chief Kevin BRUNELLE- recounts what Nadia said.] [Father Jeff BLOOM- reacts.]