This program is 29 minutes long
(Supreme Court: Terry Moran) The Supreme Court decision overturning of the handgun ban in Chicago examined; the majority opinion from Justice Samuel Alito that undermines gun control & the minority opinion from Justice Stephen Breyer quoted. [NRA's Wayne LaPIERRE- backs the decision.]
(Chicago: Chris Bury) The view from Chicago of murder & guns examined; details given about possible handgun requirements in Chicago. [Mother of shooting victim Annette HOLT, liquor store manager Maria PACHECO, soda distributor Mark FORD, Mayor Richard DALEY - react to the court's decision.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Supreme Court: Terry Moran) The emotional day for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose husband Martin, died yesterday & the farewell for Justice John Paul Stevens discussed; scenes shown of the justices.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The Senate hearings on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan featured; scenes shown from the grilling, especially on her role at Harvard on military recruiting. [KAGAN - says she will consider every case impartially.] [Senators Charles SCHUMER, Jeff SESSIONS, Lindsey GRAHAM - offer differing opinions on Kagan.]
(Studio: Brian Ross) The arrest in the US of secret agents who are spies for Russia five days after President Obama met with the president of Russia featured; scenes shown from their residences in the suburbs; details given of the intercepted evidence, how they transmitted computer messages to Russia, the high-ranking Americans the spies met with. [In Yonkers, neighbor Jonathan KROLL- comments on their lives.]
(Biloxi, Mississippi: Matt Gutman) The impact of the storm on the oil spill featured; scenes shown from the oil on the beach in Biloxi, Mississippi, of TV ads from Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour downplaying the oil problem. [Beachgoers Mike & Kendell BROWN - comment.] [BARBOUR - says we don't have the skimming capacity.] [Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Mayor Connie MORAN- says officials have not reacted.] The use of a "bubble curtain" to push oil for skimmers to pick up discussed.
(Studio: Richard Besser) Safety questions raised in two studies about the diabetes prescription drug Avandia examined; details given of the link to heart attacks, stroke & death. [Diabetes patient Gary REGISTER - says the drug blew his heart wall out.] [FDA drug safety expert Dr. David GRAHAM, Cleveland Clinic Dr. Steven NISSEN- say the drug Avandia is not safe.] A statement in defense of the drug from GlaxoSmithKline quoted.
(Washington: Cokie Robert) Byrd's political career reviewed; scenes shown from his life; details given about his view of the Senate. [BYRD - says his Klan membership was a mistake; speaks against the war in Iraq & about the Constitution.]