This program is 29 minutes long
(Scarborough, Maine and Washington: Whit Johnson) The plight of small businesses featured; scenes shown from Scarborough, Maine, where a go-kart business is barely making it. [Maine Indoor Karting owner Rick SNOW- says we are struggling and we need customers.] [Economic Cycle Research Inst. director Lakshman ACHUTHAN- says it is another throttling back.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The youth unemployment rate cited.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The uncertain summer job market featured; statistics cited; scenes shown from Los Angeles. [Young job seekers Ana GALINDO, John REED-TORRES - worry about jobs.] [Youth Opportunity Movement director Ozzie LOPEZ- says the kids will be on the streets.] [Entrepreneur Joaquin HORTON - comments.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) What President Obama said about the economic slowdown and the Republican response presented. [OBAMA - talks about economic factors.] [Republican hopefuls Mitt ROMNEY, Tim PAWLENTY - criticize the president on the economic problems.] Pawlenty's plans for a major address on Tuesday noted.
(Tripoli: Allen Pizzey) The power struggles in the Middle East reviewed; scenes shown of attack helicopters targeting the forces of Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi. [Army Air Group 4th Regiment commanding officer Lt. Col. Jason ETHERINGTON- outlines our escalation to support the Libyan civilians.] The anti-government forces in Yemen that wounded the president while protesters in Syria face repression from Syrian President Bashir al-Assad and the demands in Egypt for more reforms and a trial for former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak noted; Syrian protest video shown. The question about how long Kadhafi can remain in power discussed.
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Live discussion held with former CIA officer Bob Baer about the Middle East. [From California, BAER - says we put too much hope into the Arab spring in the Middle Eastern countries because the military is holding on for dear life; outlines the challenges for the US in the Middle East with Libya having a tribal civil war while we hope Kadhafi will go; predicts a hot Arab summer with continued fighting.]
(London: Charlie Daggita) E.coli in Germany from contaminated raw vegetables featured; details given about the number of new cases.
(Beijing: Celia Hatton) The wedding industry in Beijing, China, featured; scenes shown of the couples in elaborate, carefully crafted photo shoots. [Website entrepreneur GWO Ing-Lee- comments on the money.]