This program is 29 minutes long
(Supreme Court: Nancy Cordes) The Supreme Court ruling on free speech and violent video games reversing a California law as unconstitutional reviewed; game excerpts shown. The majority opinion from Justice Antonin Scalia and a minority opinion from Justice Stephen Breyer quoted. [Common Sense Media James STEYER, Entertainment Merchants Assn. CEO Bo ANDERSON; mother Tracy STRONG- offer differing opinions on the court ruling.] The California law and the implications of court challenge to future bills discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(New York: Daniel Sieberg) How video games are rated examined; examples of the ratings explained. [Game player Tom SOBOLIK- talks about games.] [Ratings board assn. president Patricia VANCE- defends keeping raters anonymous.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Entertainment sales, including video game sales, statistics cited.
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The outcome of the second trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich for selling Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat examined; scenes from outside the courthouse and courtroom sketches shown; his audiotape played. [BLAGOJEVICH - reacts to the verdict: stunned.] [Jury forewoman Connie WILSON- comments.] [US attorney Patrick FITZGERALD- comments on corruption.]
(Waterloo: Jan Crawford) The first day of the Bachmann campaign featured; scenes shown from Waterloo, Iowa. [BACHMANN - says we can win in 2012.] The standings of Bachmann in the "Des Moines Register" poll cited. [Voter Linda ZEMINO- backs Bachmann.] [For CBS, on "Face the Nation," BACHMANN - says people are tired of politicians; speaks about the Constitution.]
(Crawford, Texas: Don Teague) The drought in Texas featured; scenes shown a farm and a ranch in Crawford. [Farmer Bert GOHLKE, rancher Rosalee COLEMAN- worry about their land and surviving the drought.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) What happened to California land that was to be used by the V.A. for homeless military veterans featured; scenes shown from Los Angeles where the buildings for the vets are neglected or rented to private businesses. [Iraq war vet Freddie CORDOVA- explains his anger.] [Former Santa Monica mayor Bobby SHRIVER- calls this unAmerican.] A lawsuit to force the V.A. to use this land for homeless veterans noted. [Homeless vet Luis GONZALEZ- comments.]
(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) Why the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team has filed for bankruptcy examined; game scenes shown; details given about the spending by owners Frank and Jaime McCourt, who borrowed against the Dodgers team for their personal use. [Fans George O'BALLE, John PARKER- talk about the team.]