This program is 29 minutes long
(Reagan National Airport, Washington: Nancy Cordes) New reports about body bombs to be used by Al Qaeda to get around airport security examined; a surgeon quoted about the tactic; details given about the underwear bomber and bombs in printer cartridges. [TSA administrator John PISTOLE, CBS security analyst Juan ZARATE- comment on this technique.] How difficult it would be for a scanner to detect implanted bombs discussed.
(East Granby, Connecticut: Elaine Quijano) The change in condolence letter policy to remove the stigma of suicide in war reviewed; Obama's statement quoted. [Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Tom TARANTINO- says more needs to be done for the suicide epidemic.] [Chance Keesling's father Gregg KEESLING - says his son was a good soldier.]
(White House: Chip Reid) Tomorrow's meeting of President Obama and Congress about the impasse in extending the debt ceiling featured; a statement from Representative Eric Cantor about tax loopholes quoted. [OBAMA - offers views on the debt ceiling and tax breaks.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - talks about the "package."] What could happen if a deal is not soon reached noted.
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The huge duststorm in Phoenix as part of strange weather events featured; time lapse of the dust cloud shown. [WOMAN - describes what happened.] [KABC meteorologist Dallas RAINES- describes the storm.] The role of La Nina and jet stream current patterns reviewed. [Meteorologist Jan KNOLL - talks about unusual weather events and damages in urban areas.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) A NOAA report on 8 weather disasters in the US that each caused over a billion dollars in damage noted.
(New York: Jim Axelrod) Bulger profiled. [Former US attorney Michael SULLIVAN - calls Bulger a one-person crime wave.] [Ex-convict John SHEA - says Bulger has been singing for 30 years: he's a fraud and a king rat and once was a father figure.] ["Black Mass" author Dick LEHR- comments on Bulger.]
(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The perjury trial of former baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, who is accused of lying about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, examined; details given about the specific charges he lied to Congress. [In 2008, CLEMENS, former trainer Brian McNAMEE - offer differing opinions on his drug use.] Photos shown of former players who could be called to testify for and against Clemens shown. ["Sports Illustrated" writer David EPSTEIN - calls the story from Andy Pettitte credible.]
(Houston: Mark Strassmann) The future for American astronauts after the space shuttle program ends examined; scenes shown of a shuttle launch and from inside a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. [Astronaut Mike FINCKE- comments on the majesty of the launch.] [Astronaut Rick MASTRACCIO- comments on the challenge of the next five years.] [NASA astronaut office chief Peggy WHITSON- says our focus has changed in what we want in an astronaut.] [Ex-astronaut Garrett REISMAN- comments on his transition.]