Recaps38x13: Dire Predictions from Osama Bin Laden's Bodyguard recap
: For the first time since 9/11, an al Qaeda member, one very close to bin Laden, speaks candidly with Bob Simon about what goes on in the most secret world of a extremist terrorist. Abu Jandal, a bodyguard for Osama from 1996 through 2000, even discusses how bin Laden had a special gun set aside just in case he was discovered and unable to be saved, the gun would be used to kill him.
Insisting that bin Laden never makes promises he won’t keep, Abu Jandal foretells another attack due on the U.S.. This is a disturbing view into the life and motivations of a religious zealot, obsessive, powerful billionaire bent on a ‘holy war’ of terror.
Also, the adage, ‘What’s good for America, is good for GMC” may never mean the same thing again.
Finally, with the newest digital innovations commonplace in homes across the country, many people are working longer hours and more days than ever before... read more.38x9: Is the Price Right?; The Court Martial of Willie Brand; The Prince of Pot recap
: The Court Martial Of Willie Brand is about the horrific assault and resulting death of an Afghan prisoner by a U.S. soldier. He claims he was just following orders, but how this prisoner died is beyond belief.
The Prince of Pot has been selling marijuana seeds from his business in Canada for years and he openly promotes the legalization of pot. U.S. officials are working to prosecute him in America and if convicted in the U.S., he could end up in prison for life. Why is he remaining so passionate about this?.. read more.38x8: Montana’s Coal Cowboy; On the Waterfront; To Walk Again recap
: Democratic governor Brian Schweitzer tells Leslie Stahl about his state of Montana being able to make a serious dent in the U.S. oil shortage with the massive coal layers beneath the state.
Mining the coal, which is close to the surface in Montana, would be safer than it is in many other states where recent mine tragedies have made headlines. Costing about a dollar a gallon to make, it burns cleaner too.
While the process would mean higher carbon dioxide emissions (twice that of other fuels), Schweitzer has that figured out as well. In fact, Schweitzer has an answer for everything involved with this and they sound pretty good.
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: Ed Bradley reports on what the U.S. government has in place to take care of citizens upon the worst case scenario of a nuclear attack. In light of what has happened to hurricane and flood victims, would everyone be protected if the most inconceivable were to occur?
Morley Safer interviews a man who was hurt in an accident, leaving him in severe and chronic pain. His pursuit of medication and treatment ended up violating drug laws that are in place for obviously different kinds of users; should this man be in prison?
Deborah Voigt is a phenomenal opera singer, so she was devastated when she lost a part because of her being obese. Opting for gastric bypass surgery, she has since lost 100 lbs. Has she gained more parts? Bob Simon interviews.. read more.38x4: The Oil Sands; Kinky for Governor; Fatal1ty recap
: Bob Simon visits Alberta, Canada where the oil sands produce a million barrels of the black gold a day! Reserves are at least eight times that of Saudi Arabia. What’s the future look like for Alberta and can they make a difference in the world’s oil crises?
In Texas, Morley Safer sits down with Kinky Friedman, an out of the ordinary, Jewish country singer who is convinced he’s the next governor of the Lone Star state. Does he have a shot?
Finally, how do parents make their kids put the video game controller down when they look to the example set by Johnathan (Fatal1ty) Wendel, a pro video gamer who has earned nearly half a million dollars as the best video game player in the world.
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