This program is 29 minutes long
(Minot, North Dakota: Neal Karlinsky) The flooding in Minot, North Dakota, with water breaching the levee featured; scenes shown of people leaving, a berm around a house and a school, the water over the levee. [Two PEOPLE - leave.] [Mayor Curt ZIMBLEMAN- worries about devastation.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Another flood in Nebraska from the rising Missouri River that threatens two nuclear power plants reported; scenes shown of the nuclear stations.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer; Minot, North Dakota: Neal Karlinsky) Concerns the nuclear power plants could have their electrical power knocked out discussed.
(Studio and New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) What Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke is saying about the slow economy presented. [BERNANKE - says some head winds are persistent.] [Moody's Analytics economist Mark ZANDI- notes oil prices are down and Japan is coming back fast; indicates the job market will improve, but....; notes it is a good time to buy a house; offers retirement advice.]
(Washington and Afghanistan: Martha Raddatz) The significant gains made by US troops in Afghanistan reviewed; scenes shown from the villages where life has returned to normal; details given about the financial, human and home front cost. [Army Spc. Jordan FULTON- says the Afghans are grateful for new opportunities.] [Army Sgt. Paul CRAWFORD, Spc. Alexis CORKE- lament losing Matthew Heneghan.] [Regional Command East deputy commanding general Brig. Gen. Gary VOLESKY- talks about what he tells his son at home.] What the top generals are saying about the rapid drawdown discussed.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) ABC coverage of President Obama's speech noted.
(Houston: Ryan Owens) A tirade by a Southwest Airlines pilot about flight attendants that went out over an open microphone to air traffic controllers and other pilots featured; audio played. [Via video, Southwest Airlines flight operations vice president Capt. Chuck MAGILL- apologizes.] [Flight attendant Jessica PARKER- reacts to the pilot's disrespectful views.]
(Studio: Richard Besser) A giant survey on the best and worst foods linked to the 9 pounds we gain every decade examined; scenes shown from one woman's kitchen with the bad and good foods shown.
(San Diego: David Wright) The story of the baby Emperor penguin that wound up in New Zealand on his way to Antarctica updated; scenes shown from the penguin documentary and "Madagascar" film. [Te Papa Museum penguin expert Colin MISKELLY, Seaworld San Diego bird curator Lauren DuBOIS- comment on the lost penguin.]