This program is 29 minutes long
(White House: Brian Williams) Exclusive interview held with Obama about the economy and his declining approval rating. [OBAMA – says Congress still has an opportunity to help the American people; notes Speaker of the House John Boehner has said some of his proposals deserve consideration; states doing nothing is not an option; notes the significance of the turmoil in Europe; outlines his plan for creating jobs; comments on the political fight over the debt ceiling; says he learned not to worry about polls; says the American people are understandably impatient; says he will be judged by whether we have stayed focused on moving the economy in the right direction; says this country always gets through these storms.
(Studio: Brian Williams) The administration’s announcement that Obama’s jobs plan will be paid for through tax hikes noted.
(New York: Robert Bazell) A study finding that an insulin nasal spray has shown memory improvement in some patients with Alzheimer’s disease examined; details given about the connection between insulin resistance typical of type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s symptoms; diagram shown. [National Institutes of Health Dr. Laurie RYAN- says it’s very promising.] [V.A. Puget Sound Dr. Suzanne CRAFT- says the insulin reaches the brain very rapidly.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live interview held with Craft about this promising treatment. [From Seattle, CRAFT – says there is evidence it improves memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment; comments on the device that targets the nose-to-brain pathways; says we need a larger trial.]
(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The recordings made by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are part of a book by Arthur Schlesinger featured; footage/photos shown; excerpts played; conversation between her and Kennedy successor Lyndon Johnson played; details given of her feelings about Johnson, French President Charles DeGaulle and Dr. Martin Luther King. [Voice of KENNEDY – recounts JFK’s feelings toward Johnson and politics.]
(New York: Rehema Ellis) The opening of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum featured; scenes shown of the pools and waterfalls in the footprints of the twin towers and the inscribed names of the victims. [Victim’s sister Anthoula KATSIMATIDES, Twin District volunteer fire company Mike HYDE, victim’s mother Maria CICCONE, victim Neil Levin’s cousin Jason BORASHI, Florida firefighter Orlando SEGURA- comment.]