This program is 29 minutes long
(London: Stephanie Gosk) The questioning of Murdoch and his son James by members of Parliament reviewed; scenes shown of Rupert's wife Wendi Deng Murdoch swinging at comedian Jonnie Marbles as he was about to launch a pie and both Murdochs denying knowledge of the phone hacking by “News of the World.”. [R. MURDOCH - says it is the most humble day of his life.] [J. MURDOCH – apologizes to victims of illegal voice mail interceptions; defends executives Les Hinton and Rebekah Brooks.] The later questioning of Brooks noted. [BROOKS – says she has never paid a policeman.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live in-studio interview held with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin about the scandal. [SORKIN – states it could only spill over to the US if the company hacked the phones of 9/11 victims; comments on skepticism about R. Murdoch’s claim he is uninvolved with the business.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Rupert's wife Wendi profiled. [“Vanity Fair” Sarah ELLISON- comments on Wendi’s attack on the aggressor and on her controversial first marriage.] [W. MURDOCH – comments on their children.] [MSNBC political analyst Richard WOLFFE- comments on her climb from being a factory owner’s daughter in China.]
(White House: Chuck Todd) Findings of a new NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on what Americans want out of the debt ceiling negotiations examined; photos shown of the “Gang of Six”; details given about the role of Senator Tom Coburn and the divide between Tea Party supporters and independent voters.
(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) The oppressive heat featured; animated maps shown; details given about the heat dome.
(Kansas City: Ron Mott) The efforts of anesthesiologist and baseball fan Jeremy Krock to provide headstones for the unmarked graves of Negro League baseball players through his Negro Leagues Grave Marker Project featured; scenes shown from the cemetery. [KROCK – says they played in anonymity and they shouldn’t be buried in anonymity.] [MAN – thanks Krock.] [Negro Leagues Baseball Museum president Bob KENDRICK- says each time he uncovers one it increases awareness about the Negro Leagues.] [Player’s daughter Patricia HAWKINS- says it was beautiful.]