This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jon LaPook) The debate over the use of the expensive drug Avastin† in treating breast cancer patients examined; details given about FDA plans to withdraw approval of the drug. [Breast cancer patient Liz CLEARY‡- talks about her cancer and Avastin treatment.] [Duke University Dr. Gary LYMAN - explains the decision to vote against the drug.] [Cleary physician Hackensack University Medical Center Dr. Stanley WAINTRAUB†- says it would be embarrassing....]
(Los Alamos, New Mexico: Sandra Hughes) The wildfire near Los Alamos featured; scenes shown of the flames, a deer, the lab; details given of concerns about plutonium waste. [Evacuating resident Jim GUERKE, fire chief Doug TUCKER- comment on the fire.]
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The debt debate examined; details given about Treasury Department spending priorities and Moody's threat to lower the government's credit rating. [Moody's Analytics economist Mark ZANDI- says we have to raise the debt ceiling or eventually the government would have to cut everything.] [In April, Treasury Secretary Tim GEITHNER; former Federal Reserve governor Rick MISHKIN - note what could happen.] What would happen if the government lost its AAA rating discussed.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Special fixes by Congress examined; details given about an amendment assuring the Medicines Co. keeps control of its patent for its blood-thinning drug Angiomax; poll figures cited. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - says Americans never love Congress.] [Taxpayers for Common Sense Ryan ALEXANDER- comments on tax credits.] [Medicines Co. CEO Dr. Clive MEANWELL- reacts to the move by Congress.]
(Fukushima City: Lucy Craft) The radiation fears in Japan from leakage from the Fukushima nuclear plant examined; scenes shown from one family's house near the plant that is surrounded by pockets of radiation, from the radiation-ridden Watan Junior High School and a day care center; details given of the issue of the long-term impact of low-dose radiation and what the government is doing. [Homeowner Akiko MURAKAMI- worries about whether to leave here and about her children's health.]
(Indianapolis; Elaine Quijano) How families of the soldiers in war who die of suicide and training accidents do not receive a letter of condolence from the commander-in-chief featured; scenes shown from Chance Keesling's 2009 video just before he committed suicide; details given about the training death of Jessia Conkling and of moves to get policy changed. [Father and mother Gregg and Jannett KEESLING, mother Sara CONKLING- comment on their loss and the lack of recognition.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The condolence letter from President Obama received by Mrs. Patricia Sherman following her the death of her husband Sgt. Benjamin Sherman shown and quoted.