This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Jan Crawford) The admission by the administration that Agriculture Department staffer Shirley Sherrod was wrongly fired reviewed; excerpt shown from an edited clip of her March speech that was taken out of context. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- says Ms Sherrod is owed an apology.] [SHERROD - reacts; says the administration did not look at the whole tape to see her message.] That President Obama's administration acted impulsively in response to the right & threw Sherrod under the bus & the fact that Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offered Sherrod a job in the civil rights division of the department noted.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Studio: Jeff Greenfield) The deep-seated desire of people to turn to the media to reinforce their own beliefs examined; details given about the March 200 Duke University lacrosse rape case; clip shown from "60 Minutes" of Ed Bradley raising questions about the Duke case. [Fox's Glenn BECK†- says Obama has a deep-seated hatred for white people.] [Last night, on Fox, Juan WILLIAMS†- says the Sherrod story has been screwed up.] ["National Review" editor Kevin WILLIAMSON†- says the Sherrod story was entirely wrong.]
(Capitol Hill: Sharyl Attkisson) The financial reform bill designed to prevent another financial meltdown examined; details given about what big banks did creating big risks, how banks will be more regulated, how financial firms will be shut down rather than bailed out, the potential risks for taxpayers, new mortgage procedures, how Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac were left out of the bill. [OBAMA - says there will be no more bailouts.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - criticizes the bill.]
(Grand Isle, Louisiana: Kelly Cobiella) Day 93 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico with operations shut down due to a brewing storm reviewed; details given of BP's plans to leave the well closed & about restrictions on commercial fishing. [Voice of retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - says the operation could be delayed 10-14 days.] [Commercial fisherman Clint GUIDRY- questions not opening up commercial fishing.] [Louisiana Governor Bobby JINDAL - calls for reopening fishing.]
(California: David Martin) The sinking of a South Korean ship last March off the Korean peninsula featured; several scenes shown of a test ship hit & blown up by a torpedo & of the blown up South Korea ship likely sunk by a torpedo; details given of evidence linking the ship sinking to North Korea. [CLINTON - says North Korea is still belligerent.]
(Bell, California: Ben Tracy) The controversy in Bell, California, over city hall salaries examined; details given about the incomes for city manager Robert Rizzo & police chief Randy Adams. [Two RESIDENTS - complain.] [ADAMS - comments on his job.] [Bell Assn. to Stop the Abuse Cristina GARCIA- complains about the chief's salary.]
(New York: Rebecca Jarvis) How a teenager, Steven Ortiz, traded up for a Porsche starting from a cell phone presented; scenes shown of the teen in his car. [ORTIZ - recounts his 14 trades.] [Ortiz friend Nathan KROSLEY- comments on his friend's trading.]