This program is 29 minutes long
(Minot: Jamie Yuccas) The flood in Minot featured; scenes shown of the Mouse River passing through the city and the cluttered foot bridge. [Mayor Curt ZIMBELMAN- worries about everything going.] [Excavator Russ GOHL- says the dikes are eroding, so we will pull away the bridge.] The cresting of the river discussed.
(New York: Seth Doane) The milestone in the debate over same-sex marriage with the dramatic vote in New York state allowing gay marriage featured; photos and Albany senate debate shown; details given about the guarantees to religious groups. [In the street, WOMAN; state senators Mark GRISANTI, Greg BALL, gay residents Brian SHEERIN, Ken WEISSENBERG, National Organization for Marriage chair Maggie GALLGHER- comment on the gay marriage issue.] The historic Stonewall Inn mentioned.
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The decision by the state of California to not pay state representatives because they did not pass a balanced budget on time examined; details given about Proposition 25 requiring legislators to forfeit their salaries if a budget is not passed. [State representative Tony MENDOZA - comments on his personal situation.] [State controller John CHIANG, voter Chrissy OFFUTT- comment on the pay withholding issue.]
(Boston: Elaine Quijano) The reaction in Boston to the arrest of mob boss and FBI informant James "Whitey" Bulger featured; scenes shown from the neighborhood. [MAN, "Boston Globe" columnist Kevin CULLEN, former Whitey lieutenant John SHEA - talk about Whitey's days in power and his gangster legacy.]
(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Live discussion held with ex-undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns about Syria. [From Providence, BURNS - says the US cannot go in militarily, but we can try economic sanctions to pressure President Bashir al-Assad; talks about Assad's image and his true colors when using brutal force and how he is like his father the late president Hafez al-Assad; suggests the regime may be on the ropes.]
(Bridgeport, Connecticut: Tony Guida) The need for federal money for rebuilding in Bridgeport, Connecticut, rather than in Afghanistan and Iraq featured; scenes shown of the closed drawbridge and vacant land ready for development. [Mayor Bill FINCH - comments on investing the war money in infrastructure, a proposed train station that would create jobs and need for an investment.]