This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Tony Guida) Reports of the coming ouster of BP CEO Tony Hayward to be replaced by Bob Dudley in an attempt to salvage the BP brand in the US examined. ["Guardian" editor Terry McALISTER- says Hayward is going.] Hayward's statement on sMay 18 & May 31 quoted. [MGP & Associates president Mike PAUL- comments on BP, Hayward & Dudley.] BP's profits & financial commitments to clean up the Gulf noted.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) A statement from retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen about the cleanup continuing no matter who is in charge noted.
(Grand Isle, Louisiana) The return of Gulf cleanup workers now that Tropical Storm Bonnie has fizzled & the timetable for operations featured; underwater video, diagram of the relief well procedure & video of the shoreline shown. [Voice of ALLEN - speaks about the relief well & the "static kill."] [Fisherman Barry RANDO- comments on the work situation.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The US search for two missing sailors in Afghanistan featured; reward posters shown; map shown of their route into Taliban-controlled territory & a statement on a Taliban Website claiming one killed, one captured. [Joint Chiefs chairman Adm. Mike MULLEN - talks about the search for them.] The prior capture of American Bowe Bergdahl†† recalled; Taliban video shown. [CBS terrorism analyst Jere VAN DYKE†- outlines a hostage's concerns.]
(Delhi, Iowa: Cynthia Bowers) The collapse of a dam in Iowa after rainstorms & hot weather in New York featured; scenes shown of the dam, the flooding, a tornado, a Boy Scout anniversary gathering in Washington, DC. [Hopkinton resident Dave LOEFFELHOLZ- comments on the mess.] [Chicago RESIDENT - reacts.] Maps of record-high temperatures, heat warnings & El Nino shown. [AccuWeather.com meteorologist Joe BASTARDI- lists the years for high July temperatures every 11 years.]
(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) The shortage of doctors who specialize in geriatric medicine at a time of an aging population examined; statistics on certified geriatricians cited. [Senior's daughter Barbara TAKEI- talks about her father's physician.] [Geriatrician Dr. Michael McCLOUD- talks about the doctor's role & working with this population.] [American Geriatrics Society president Dr. Sharon BRANGMAN- says our society is anti-aging.]