This program is 29 minutes long
(Pentagon: David Martin) The analysis of the Navy SEALs raid on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s compound featured; animation shown; details given about the helmet cam videos and the material that was seized, including his handwritten journal of notes about launching a major attack against the US. [Representative C.A. “Dutch” RUPPERSBERGER- comments on the photos of bin Laden’s body.] The amount of detail about the mission that has gotten out discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ account of the tension in the White House situation room as the operation unfolded noted; photo shown. [From “60 Minutes,” GATES – praises President Obama’s gutsy decision; says there wasn’t a lot of conversation in the room.]
(Studio: Jon LaPook) A study finding that treating patients early can lower the spread of infection examined; details given about the transmission study. [National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony FAUCI- says treating individuals sooner has a major impact on not having them infect their sexual partners.] [New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Hospital Dr. Roy GULICK- predicts much of the world will seek to start people earlier.] The progress in treating HIV, the problem in getting resources and the need for early diagnosis discussed.
(Vicksburg, Mississippi: Mark Strassmann) The flooding disaster for poor communities in the Mississippi delta featured; scenes shown of flooded streets and homes; damage estimates cited. [Vicksburg residents Gloria KING, William JEFFERSON – react.]
(Studio: Katie Couric) The opening of the Bonnet Carre spillway in Louisiana noted; map shown.
(Morganza, Louisiana: Dean Reynolds) An explanation of how the spillway system works presented; scenes shown of the flooded Atchafalaya River in Louisiana; details given about the plan to open the Morganza spillway; diagram shown. [Butte La Rose resident Dwayne FERRELL- reacts to leaving his home.] [Corps of Engineers Col. Edward FLEMING- comments on the effort to take the stress off the levee systems.]
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) Congressional hearings on tax breaks for the oil companies reviewed; details given of the Democratic push to eliminate tax deductions; net profit margins for oil producers, computer makers and the pharmaceutical industry compared. [Chevron CEO John WATSON- says Americans want shared prosperity.] [Senator Jay ROCKEFELLER – says Watson is out of touch.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - questions ConocoPhillips CEO Jim MULVA.] [ExxonMobil CEO Rex TILLERSON- says he’ll take his capital and go somewhere else.] [Senator Orrin HATCH- criticizes the Democrats.] [Oil Price Information Service Tom KLOZA- reacts to the Republican proposal to bring down gas prices.]
(Saugus, Massachusetts: Anthony Mason) The decision of some college graduates who can’t find a job to start their own business featured; details given about the growing interest in entrepreneurship courses. [University of Connecticut graduate Jason ZIMA- comments on his trip to a job fair.] [Babson College senior John CAMPBELL – comments on his shoe business, Foot Traffik.] [Seminar teacher Scott GERBER- says entrepreneurship has become a viable career path.] [Cyberpreneur ChristyTYLER- says her goal is to be a full-time photographer.]