This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Michelle Miller) The arrest of International Monetary Fund director Dominick Strauss-Kahn on charges of attempted rape of a maid in a New York City hotel featured; scenes shown of the hotel; details given of the specific charges, his role in attempting to stem the European debt crisis, the likelihood he will run for President of France next year and the reaction in France.
(Henderson, Louisiana: Dean Reynolds) The preparation in Louisiana for the spilled water designed to lesson pressure on the New Orleans flood walls featured; scenes shown from the cajun community of Butte LaRose and the opened spillway. [Resident Randy MONCRIEF- comments.] [St. Landry Parish president Donald MEBARD- says we anticipate the water.] Why some residents are refusing to leave their homes discussed.
(White House: Whit Johnson) The urgent political debate on the debt ceiling examined; details given about the issues of spending cuts and tax revenue, how the deadline can be extended and the prospects of the US defaulting on the national debt. [On "Face the Nation," Representative John BOEHNER - says we have a moment to act.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - says we have to look at revenue and entitlements.] [May 11, President OBAMA - asks if there will be compromise.] Vice President Joe Biden's role in negotiating a deal noted.
(New York: Seth Doane) How three hospitals in Boston are testing a program of training its own staff to move up to better jobs within the hospital featured; scenes shown from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. [Medical technician Kelly-Ann Mathies DESOUZA- talks about her goals, studies and opportunity.] [BIDMC workforce development director Joanne POKASKI- talks about the hospital workforce.]
(Benghazi: Mandy Clark) The battle between the Libya rebels and the forces of leader Muammar el-Kadhafi featured; scenes shown of fighting near Brega, from inside a rebel's home in Benghazi and of him on the front lines. [Ayman's brother Essam Faraj el-BERGHTHY- describes being shot in the face.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The whiz kids at the largest science fair in the world featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles of some of the science creations and from the Mendez Learning Center in L.A. that emphasizes science and math; details given about the low ranking of US students in Math and science. [Science fair participants Marian BECHTEL, Austin DUFF- talk about their projects.] [Intel Foundation director Wendy HAWKINS- says we need young talent.] [Mendez Learning Center Karine ESCALERA- talks grades.] [April 20, President OBAMA - says we want to make science cool.]
(Atlanta: Mark Strassmann) The creations of an artist who works in vintage non-fiction books featured; scenes shown of his work. [Atlanta artist Ryan DETTMER- talks about his art and the timelessness of the pieces of scuplture.] [Saltworks curator Brian HOLCOM- talks about the freshness and dynamics of the art.]