This program is 29 minutes long
(Paktika, Afghanistan: Mandy Clark) The battle between the US troops of Fox Company and insurgents in Paktika Province, Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of a helicopter dropping a bomb along the Pakistan border and heavy guns firing. [SOLDIER – says we suspect insurgents are using this as a training camp.] [Company commander Capt. Christopher TANNER– says every fighter we stop on the border is one less that makes it into the heart of Afghanistan.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The deaths of US troops in a rocket attack in Baghdad, Iraq reported; US casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan this year cited.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Washington: Lara Logan; Pentagon: David Martin) The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq discussed; details given about the Taliban’s spring offensive in Afghanistan, President Obama’s meeting that focused on the US relationship with Pakistan in the wake of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s death, the insurgent attack in Baghdad and the plan for the remaining US forces in Iraq.
(Studio: Jon LaPook) Progress in treating melanoma and lung cancer using an approach that tailors drugs to the genetic makeup of individual patients featured; animation shown of how the drug Crizotinib blocks the abnormal ALK gene. [Lung cancer patient Bill SCHUETTE, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Dr. Alice SHAW- comment on the success of the treatment.] The future of this therapy discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley; Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The large number of Congressmen who have fallen recently, including Representatives Chris Lee and Eric Massa and Senators David Vitter and John Ensign, whether they resigned, and Weiner’s position in the Democratic caucus discussed.
(Lancaster, California: Ben Tracy) The trickle-down effect of the slowdown in housing construction examined; scenes shown from Lancaster, California. [Drywall contractor Justin ROCKEY- states they completed 13 of 150 homes.] [Progression Drywall Corp. owner John ROCKEY- comments on letting his workers go.] [Former construction worker Wayne STUCK- comments on losing his salary.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The decline in Americans who work in residential construction noted.
(Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France: Anthony Mason) The story of American medic Ted Morgan, who risked his life to save a fellow soldier in France during World War II, presented; scenes shown of a D-Day anniversary parade in Normandy and Morgan visiting with Darrel "Pinky" Pinkston. [MORGAN – recounts what happened; says he couldn’t live with himself if he left him in a ditch bleeding; talks about signing up for Jump School despite being afraid of heights; reacts to returning to Normandy.] The name of the man who Morgan saved noted.