This program is 29 minutes long
(Phoenix: Lee Cowan) The administration’s blocking of portions of Arizona's immigration law examined; statement from the federal government quoted. [Maricopa County sheriff’s spokesman Jesse SPURGIN- says they’re going to have to go back to the drawing board.] [Governor Jan BREWER- says the feds need to step up and do their job.] [Illegal Jose MARILLO, WOMAN - comment.] [State representative John KAVANAGH- says we have not contradicted federal law.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Pete Williams) Why federal judge Susan Bolton ruled the way she did and what happens next discussed.
(Venice, Louisiana: Anne Thompson) The concerns of people in the spill area about the future featured; statistics on the oil, wildlife deaths and claims paid cited; details given of the plan to rebuild Louisiana’s coastline. [National incident commander Adm. Thad ALLEN – says we are keeping our response assets on line until this well is killed.] [Plaquemines Parish president Billy NUNGESSER – says we’re worried they’re going to leave here.] [National Audubon Society Paul KEMP- says we can make this coast more resistant to future spills.]
(Battle Creek, Michigan: Kevin Tibbles) The cleanup in Michigan from the leak in an Enbridge oil pipeline featured; scenes shown of skimmers and booms in the Kalamazoo River to prevent the oil from reaching Lake Michigan.
(Tehachapi, California: Kristen Welker) The fight against the fires in California featured; scenes shown of smoke, burning homes in the Old West Ranch community near Tehachapi and in the Sequoia National Forest, planes dropping retardant. [Homeowner George PLESKO, his sister Helen DeSMET- react to losing everything.] [Evacuee Jessica GARCIA – comments.]
(New York: Robert Bazell) Two new studies recommending concentrating on chest compressions rather than mouth-to-mouth when administering CPR reviewed; the current guidelines using chest compression plus mouth-to-mouth demonstrated.
(Aboard the Coast Guard cutter Decisive: Janet Shamlian) The story of Coast Guard rescue swimmer Kurt Peterson, who helped pull survivors from the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, presented; scenes and photos shown of the burning rig. [PETERSON – recounts what happened; credits his crew.]