This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) What is in the cables WikiLeaks intends to leak featured; details given about North Korea, Guantanamo Bay prisoner deals, the shipping of nuclear material to Iran and about Yemen's president, Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - offers regrets about these disclosures; jokes.] [President Jimmy CARTER - comments.] [CBS security analyst Juan ZARATE- assesses the realities of messy diplomacy.] The documents on the North Korea-China relationship discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(White House: Chip Reid) The legal options for the administration in dealing with WikiLeaks examined; details given about the role of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning in leaking classified information and possible charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says we are investigating the crimes.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- criticizes WikiLeaks as criminals.] [Former assistant attorney general Kenneth WAINSTEIN- talks about outdated espionage laws.]
(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The attacks on two Iranian nuclear scientists and the impact on the Iranian nuclear program reviewed; photos shown of slain engineer Majid Shahriari and scientist Fereydoun Abassi-Davani; scenes shown of their cars; details given about problems with Iran's nuclear plants. [Inst. for Science and International Security David ALBRIGHT- suggests Israel could have done it.]
(Portland: Ben Tracy) The indictment of Somali-American Mohamed Mohamud for plotting to set off a bomb in Portland, Oregon, featured; courtroom sketches by Abigail Marble† and the tree-lighting ceremony shown; details given of what Mohamud told undercover agents during the sting operation and about his background that led to terrorism. [Attorney General Eric HOLDER - says he had the intention of harm.] [Mohamud friend Mujahid el-NASIR†- talks about Mohamed.] [Terrorism expert Neil LIVINGSTONE†- characterizes the lone wolf terrorist.] The issue of government entrapment outlined.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The government pay freeze and the to-do list before Congress examined; details given about unemployment benefits, government funding. the Bush tax cut extension, the military's gay policy, the START treaty with Russia and a food safety bill. [OBAMA - says getting the deficit under control requires sacrifice.] [Senator Tom HARKIN - talks about food safety.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The Internet shopping season beginning on this cyber Monday examined. [SHOPPER, Amazon.com vice president Craig BERMAN†, comScore CMO Linda ABRAHAM†- talk about online shopping.] [Target's Kathy TESIJA%, two RETAILERS - analyze shopping.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) This year's cumulative cost of items in the 12 days of Christmas song cited.
(Monico, Wisconsin: Steve Hartman) The story of Frank Kovac, who has built his own remote globe planetarium, presented; scenes shown from his backyard in Monico, Wisconsin. [KOVAC, town chairman Robert BRIGGS, TOWNSPEOPLE - comment on Frank and his planetarium.]