This program is 29 minutes long
(Westchester, Illinois: Eric Horng) The flooding in Illinois after torrential rain featured; scenes shown from the flooded Chicago suburb of Westchester & a dam break in eastern Iowa. [Flood victim Mary Anne AGUILAR- describes what happened.] [AccuWeather.com meteorologist Joe BASTARDI, Iowa GUY - comment on the weather.]
(New York: Stephanie Sy) The heat wave in the South & East featured; temperature map & dogs in Moscow, Russia, eating ice cream shown; details given about the high temperatures globally. [Two New York WOMEN; NOAA Tom PETERSON- comment on the weather.] 5>34>30Gulf of Mexico / Oil Spill
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) Day 96 of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico introduced.
(Buras, Louisiana: Matt Gutman) The fizzling of Tropical Storm Bonnie allowing a return to operation at the well site featured; weather scenes shown; details given of the timetable for the "static kill" operation to stop the leak. [Voice of retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad ALLEN - comments on the timetable.] [University of Southern Mississippi professor Vernon ASPER- says the wave action could help the bacteria.] [Local fisherman Ken FRELICH- downplays Bonnie; worries about the seafood image.] The developing of a new tropical system noted.
(Kabul: Nick Schifrin) The massive manhunt for the two men missing in a Taliban district who were taken by insurgents featured; map & virtual view shown. [ABC News military analyst Tony CORDESMAN†- comments on strategy.] The capture last year of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl†† in Afghanistan recalled.
(White House: David Kerley) The nuclear threat from North Korea as the US & South Korea hold joint military exercises featured; details given of the announcement of recent sanctions against the North & of the sinking of a South Korean ship. [American Enterprise Inst. Nicholas EBERSTADT- says North Korea is getting comfortable with making nuclear threats.] [On Wednesday, Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - comments on North Korean belligerency.] [Yesterday, North Korea spokesman RI Tong Il; on Wednesday, Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - give different views.]
(White House: Jake Tapper) A possible fight over these tax cuts reviewed. [For "This Week," Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER - defends letting tax cuts expire.] The Shirley Sherrod story mentioned.
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The Geithner interview on "This Week" announced.
(Washington: Yunji de Nies) The issue of school busing in North Carolina examined; scenes shown of the protests in Raleigh. [Black GIRL - defends the program.] [Wake County public school board John TEDESCO- offers his view on integration in Wade County.] [NC NAACP president Rev. William BARBER- says it will be poverty schools & private schools.] [Thomas B. Fordham Inst. Michael PETRILLI- says most schools do not have a real mix & diversity.]
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The sharing of private moments via social networking on Facebook examined. [Members Vanessa THOMPSON, Dana NICOLETTE, GIRL, TEEN, SOLDIER, several PEOPLE - read their Facebook entries.]