This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Tom Costello) The change of AARP’s position with an announcement that it is dropping its opposition to cutting Social Security benefits examined; statement from policy chief John Rother quoted. [AARP’s David CERTNER- says we need to make sure Social Security is solvent for the future.] [Political analyst Stuart ROTHENBERG- says they recognize the status quo is not acceptable.]
(Tripoli: Stephanie Gosk) A pro-Muammar el-Kadhafi rally in Tripoli, Libya reviewed; scenes shown of the crowd in Green Square, smoke from an explosion after a NATO bombing, gas lines; details given about the anger against NATO and the foreign media. [PROTESTOR – comments on the media’s lies.] Mob anger against the NBC crew discussed.
(Yayledagi, Turkey: John Ray) The situation in Syria, where the government is cracking down on protestors against Syrian President Bashir al-Assad and people are fleeing the violence featured; scenes shown of an injured woman, a sick boy, tanks outside Jisr al-Shughour, bloody people in Homs, U.N. good will ambassador/actress Angelina Jolie with refugees in Turkey. [MAN – talks about drinking river water.]
(Orlando: Kerry Sanders) The obsessive following of the murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, featured; scenes shown of people fighting over tickets outside the Orlando courthouse; Twitter comments quoted. [WOMAN, tourist Laura RICE, Californian Sibby SYRACUSE, Georgian Brittany COLLINS- comment on their fascination.] [Court spectator Shairy GONZALEZ- describe what happened when people are caught sleeping in the courtroom.]
(Phil Campbell, Alabama: Mark Potter) How guys named Phil Campbell have come to help the town of Phil Campbell, Alabama after the tornado in April featured; scenes shown of several Phils helping the town clean up; details given about the cancelled plans for a Phil Campbell festival. [Glasgow, Scotland Phil CAMPBELL; Juneau, Alaska Phil CAMPBELL; LaFarge, Wisconsin Phil CAMPBELL; Austin, Texas Phil CAMPBELL; Brooklyn, New York Phil CAMPBELL; Nottingham, England Phil CAMPBELL; Birmingham, Alabama Phil CAMPBELL - comment.] [Parks and Recreation director Rita BARTON- reacts.]