This program is 28 minutes long
(Memphis: Mark Strassmann) The flooding in Memphis featured; scenes shown from the flooded downtown and neighborhoods and the levees. [In a helicopter, Mayor A.C. WHARTON- talks about the river.] [Homeowner Danny MITCHELL - comments.] Map of tributary rivers shown. [Army Corps of Engineers Col. Vernie RIECHLING- says the levees won't fail.] [Washington University professor Robert CRISS- says we build levees too high leading to catastrophe.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) How engineers have opened a spillway near New Orleans to divert the river noted; diagrams shown.
(West Texas: Don Teague) The impact of the drought on ranchers featured; scenes of a cattle auction and wildfires and drought map shown; details given about the drop in meat prices. [National Weather Service meteorologist Victor MURPHY- says we need rain.] [Rancher Cotton DIETRICH- comments.] [Texas AgriLife Extension Services economist David ANDERSON- predicts higher beef prices.]
(Islamabad: Elizabeth Palmer) The tensions in US-Pakistan relations after the raid on bin Laden examined; details given about the outing of a senior CIA official in Pakistan. [In parliament, Prime Minister Yousuf GILANI†- says blame games serve no purpose; denies complicity.] [Opposition politician Imran KHAN†- comments on the fallout: lack of trust.]
(New York: Armen Keteyian) A new government HHS report on the inappropriate use of anti-psychotic drugs in nursing homes featured; details given about one specific case of drug use on a dementia patient; drug use statistics cited. [Patient's daughter Debra BURCHARD- talks about her father's condition.] [University of Wisconsin-Madison professor David ZIMMERMAN- says drug use is chemical restraint.] [American Medical Directors Assn. Dr. J. Kenneth BRUBAKER- blames staffing turnover.]
(Millville, New Jersey: Steve Hartman) The story of single father Jim Brozina†† and his daughter, Alice Ozma††, who read together at night for nine years until her first day at college presented; scenes shown from Millville, New Jersey, of Jim reading at senior centers. [BROZINA, OZMA - talk about their reading.] Alice's book "The Reading Promise" mentioned.