This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Jake Tapper) The political meeting examined; White House photos shown; details given about the major issues: extending unemployment benefits, government funding, the Bush tax cuts. [OBAMA - comments on the meeting.] Statements from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Representative John Boehner noted. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - comments on the funding and tax issues.] [BOEHNER - comments on tax rates.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS- says "yes" to the reporter's question about what can be done.] [Voice of Senator Michael BENNET - says it is all "rigged."]
(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) The plight of the long-time unemployed now that benefits have not yet been extended examined; details given about the cost, the timetable for those losing benefits and likely resulting social problems. [Unemployed single mother Ellen ANDREWS- comments on her struggle and hoping for a job.] [National Employment Law Project Judy CONTI- talks about the spending of unemployment benefits.]
(Islamabad: Nick Schifrin) The possible impact of leaked documents on US-Pakistan relations and the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban examined; details given from the cables about US doubts about Pakistan's government.
(Dubai: Lara Petrakian) The reaction to cable reports that Arab governments pushed for a US attack on Iran examined; Jordan's King Abdullah quoted.
(Beijing: Clarissa Ward) The impact of the leaks on China's relations with and influence on North Korea reviewed.
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The release of the Pentagon report on the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gays and the repeal of it featured; study statistics cited; details given of some concerns about a change. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES - says the repeal does not impose a risk for the military.] [In May, gay Army medic Anthony BUSTOS - comments.]
(Marinette, Wisconsin: Chris Bury) The role of brave teacher Valerie Burd in preventing more damage during the hostage-taking situation at Marinette High School in Wisconsin featured; scenes shown of the school where student Sam Hengel fired shots. [MAN, BURD, student Austin BIEHL- react to what happened and Hengel's motivation.]
(Studio: Richard Besser) A change in medical advice on Vitamin D and calcium supplements examined; details given of the new recommendations about each. [Inst. of Medicine panelist Dr. Stephen ABRAMS, Boston University school of medicine Dr. Michael HOLICK- talk about Vitamin D.] What calcium users are advised to do discussed.
(Campbellsville, Kentucky: Steve Osunsami) The life of Americans who circle the country in their RVs hunting for jobs examined; scenes shown from an Amazon.com plant in Kentucky that is hiring seasonal workers. [Seasonal workers Scot WARNER, Jimmy and Sheila SOWDER, Heather WICKLINE- talk about their lives.]