This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Chip Reid) The House passage of war funding after the release of the secret documents examined; details given about areas of concern in the war. [President OBAMA - downplays the documents.] [In the House, Representatives Dennis KUCINICH, Barbara LEE, Buck McKEON - offer views on the war.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS†- says public opinion matters.] Poll figures on support for the war over the years cited. [CBS national security analyst Juan ZARATE†- cites the challenges in the war.] Viewer question on whether Pakistan can be called a partner in the war discussed
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Pentagon: David Martin) An assessment of the road ahead for the war in Afghanistan after nearly a decade featured; details given about the classified documents posted by WikiLeaks, troops, withdrawal plans & the need to drive the Taliban out of Kandahar again. [At confirmation hearings, Marine Gen. James MATTIS††- says it will be a difficult summer.] [Senator John McCAIN - criticizes the war.] [Counterinsurgency expert David KILCULLEN††- comments on the withdrawal.] A viewer question on the released documents discussed.
(Grand i\Isle, Louisiana: Mark Strassmann) The changing nature of the BP company examined; scenes shown of outgoing BP CEO Tony Hayward & incoming CEO Bob Dudley; details given about BP's selling of assets, concerns about the company's credibility & the reaction of coastal residents to BP. [DUDLEY - promises changes.] ["Capital Rising" author Peter COHAN†- assesses BP is in better shape.] [Voice of HAYWARD - defends BP's corporate responsibility.] [Grand Isle's Leoda BLADSACKER‡- says this is ground Zero.] BP's claim of a tax credit for cleanup costs & possible resulting pressure on the company discussed.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The revolt in Bell, California, against high salaries paid to city officials featured; scenes shown of a town meeting; details given about the pay & possible pension payouts for city manager Robert Rizzo & police chief Randy Adams. [RESIDENTS - complain.] [California attorney general Jerry BROWN- promises to look into pension violations.] [Bell city council member Teresa JACOBO- apologizes.]
(Fremont, Nebraska: Seth Doane) The struggle in Fremont, Nebraska, with a new wave of immigrants featured; scenes shown from the small Midwestern town; details given about the passage of an ordinance on citizenship. [Resident Jerry HART, MAN, city administrator Bob HARTWIG- comment on illegal immigration.] [One Fremont-One Future Kristin OSTROM, citizen Brenda GARCIA- wonder about the issue.]
(Inakadate village, northern Japan: Celia Hatton) The art in the rice farms in the village of Inakadate in northern Japan featured; scenes shown of the huge images created with different colored rice; details given about the process of hand planting the rice shoots to create a field of dreams that has led to tourism.