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Saturday, June 21, 2014

Season 2014 Episode 1720 | 25m 29s

On Saturday’s program, Islamic extremists capture an Iraqi town on the border with Syria. Later, should desperately ill patients be allowed to take medications not approved by the FDA? And a Stradivarius Viola could fetch more than $45 million at an upcoming auction.

Aired: 06/20/14 | Expires: 12/31/69
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