This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Jan Crawford) Voters’ concern about the economy featured; poll findings cited; details given about the political challenge for President Obama. [Voters Curtis MULLENIX, Courtney HINTON- comment.]
(New Brunswick, New Jersey: Elaine Quijano) The struggle for the long-term unemployed featured. [Unemployed chemist Thomas ABRAHAM- says he feels depression; explains why he wears a suit and tie every day.]
(Iowa: John Dickerson) The poll finding that most Republican and Tea Party voters do not want Palin to run featured. The views of Iowa voters on Mitt Romney discussed.
(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) A Congressional report on US spending in Afghanistan examined; excerpts from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations report quoted; scenes shown from the confirmation hearing for Ryan Crocker, the nominee for Ambassador to Afghanistan. [Senator Robert MENENDEZ- asks if this is a good use of taxpayer dollars.] [Senators John KERRY, James RICH- question the US mission in Afghanistan.] [Senator John McCAIN – supports the investment.] The extent which Afghanistan depends on foreign aid and military spending discussed.
(Hadba, Libya: Allen Pizzey) NATO’s attacks in Tripoli, Libya in its campaign to drive Muammar el-Kadhafi from power featured; scenes shown from the site of a strike at a nature park in Hadba where Kadhafi may have had a tent and a surreptitiously photographed gas line; details given about the impact of economic pressure. [Libyan MAN – says we are afraid in my house.]
(Pentagon: David Martin) The interruption of the US hunt for Al Qaeda terrorists in Yemen due to the unrest there featured. The power vacuum after President Ali Saleh was wounded in an attack on his palace discussed.
(Baghdad: Scott Pelley) The Operation Proper Exit therapy for wounded veterans in which they are taken back to the place in Iraq where they were wounded featured; scenes shown. [Sgt. Brian MANCINI- outlines his injuries; notes early on he didn’t want to come back; says facing your demons makes you less afraid.] [Program founder Rick KELL- says they wanted to come back and see that what they had done made sense; recounts the story of one soldier.]