This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Elaine Quijano) The findings of a report on the sex abuse scandal involving Catholic priests examined; details given about the blaming of the sexual revolution in the 1960s and 70s. [Sex abuse victim David LORENZ- says the bishops continue to lie to us.] [Clergy sex abuse report principal investigator Karen TERRY- comments on the intersection of social influences with priests’ vulnerabilities.] [Former sex crimes prosecutor Linda FAIRSTEIN- criticizes the Church’s decision to label priests as pedophiles only if they molested children age 10 and under.] [WOMAN – reacts.]
(White House: Chip Reid) President Obama’s sanctions on Syria in response to President Bashir al-Assad’s brutal crackdown on anti-government protestors featured.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Live discussion held with CBS security analyst Juan Zarate about Obama’s sanctions. [ZARATE – says it’s a major policy shift targeting Assad and other officials; says we’re likely to see more violence in the streets; comments on the possibility of military action against Syria.] Whether Pakistan knew where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding discussed. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – says his supposition is that somebody knew.] [ZARATE – describes the message Gates is sending.]
(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The discovery in southern Mexico of over 500 people packed into 2 trucks heading for the US featured; scenes of the migrant workers being rounded up and x-ray picture of them jammed into the trucks shown; map shown of where the people came from; details given about the conditions inside the trucks. [Migration Policy Institute president Demetrios PAPADEMETRIOU- says it’s more systematic than people realize.]
(New York: Michelle Miller) The case against Strauss-Kahn reviewed; details given about the DNA evidence and Strauss-Kahn’s business and personal life. [Victim’s attorney Jaffrey SHAPIRO- says there is sufficient evidence to seek an indictment; denies the encounter was consensual.] [Victim’s friend Abraham FOFANAH- says she is a family person and a hard-working lady.] [Pharo Management hedge fund manager Mark DOW- describes Strauss-Kahn’s professional reputation.] [Treasury Secretary Timothy GEITHNER – says Strauss-Kahn is not in a position to run the IMF.]
(Los Angeles: Ben Tracy) The identification of former housekeeper Mildred Baena as the mother of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s illegitimate child featured; photos shown; scenes shown of Schwarzenegger driving. [Baena’s neighbor Marty STEELMAN- comments on the child.] [Clinical psychologist David SWANSON- says it’s a profound violation of trust.] [VOTER – reacts.]
(Vidalia, Louisiana: Dean Reynolds) How the town of Natchez is helping flooded Vidalia, Louisiana, which lies across the river, featured. [Vidalia physician Dr. John WHITE- comments on the empty medical center.] [Natchez Mayor Jake MIDDLETON- says we want to help.] [Humane Society Lydia SATTLER- comments on housing Vidalia’s pets.] [Vidalia Mayor Hyram COPELAND- says it takes a crisis to bring us all together.]