This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A new report on a possible link between cell phones and glioma brain cancer examined. [Voice of USC Dr. Jonathan SAMET- says the link is possible and it is not an "established carcinogen."] The need for long term data and what we should do, especially for kids, discussed.
(Washington: Bob Orr) Criminal charges against Ramadan Alwan and Mohammed Hammadi for providing support for Al Qaeda, transferring Stinger missiles and conspiring to kill using WMDs reviewed; photos shown of the two men who came to the US from Iraq in 2009.
(London: Elizabeth Palmer) The extradition of war criminal Ratko Mladic to The Hague to stand trial featured; details given about Mladic's health issues, the crimes of genocide in Sarajevo and Srenbrenica in the Balkans, where 7,000 Muslim men and boys were killed. [Mladic SUPPORTER - calls him a war hero.]
(Conley, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The drop in value in the housing market examined; scenes shown from a sub-division in Atlanta where home values have plummeted and houses have been foreclosed. [Calvin CARR, Anthony LANE - talk about losing and leaving their homes.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The increased tensions between the US and Afghanistan after the death of Afghan children in an air strike featured; scenes shown from Helmand province where a US military official claimed the Taliban used civilians as human shields. [Afghanistan's President Hamid KARZAI - says we cannot tolerate these attacks.] A statement to the troops from International Security Assistance Force commander Gen. David Petraeus noted.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The revelations from the plane's cockpit voice recorder about the cause of the crash examined; animation shown with accounts of what the pilots did while the plane stalled. [Air France vice president Eric SCHRAMM†- defends the competency in the cockpit.]
(Studio: Harry Smith) Live discussion held with former US Airways pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberg about the plane crash. [SULLENBERGER - worries that technological advances in planes make it too difficult for pilots to intervene when things go awry; explains what the pilots needed to do after losing their speed references for safe flight.]
(Camden, New Jersey: Elaine Quijano) A new, radical approach to education in the troubled city of Camden, New Jersey, featured; scenes shown from the Wiggins College Preparatory Lab School that is part of President Obama's initiative to turn around some of the nation's worst-performing schools; details given about the changes put into place. [Principal Lana MURRAY- comments on the changed conversation.] [Student Stefahn KHALID- says we read every day.] [Former assistant secretary of Education Diane RAVITCH- questions the hammer approach to firing principals.]