This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Nancy Snyderman) The high rate of head and neck cancers linked to the HPV virus featured; prediction on new cases cited; details given about the symptoms and treatment and the recommendation that children be vaccinated. [Tonsil cancer patient Kelli CYPRET- comments on her case and protecting her children.] [Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Dr. Robert HADDAD- notes the patients are younger.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The bickering over President Obama’s jobs plan featured; details given about Speaker of the House John Boehner’s proposals. [BOEHNER – criticizes President Obama’s plan.] [Senator Bob CASEY- states Obama’s plan needs to be broken up.] A show of unity at the Capitol when 36 senators from both parties promised to do more to cut the deficit and create jobs noted.
(Studio: Brian Williams; Washington: Chuck Todd) The delay in any action while Congress argues over jobs discussed.
(Studio: Lester Holt) The views of African Americans on Obama featured; details given about the high expectations after his inauguration; statistics on unemployment and poverty and Obama’s approval rating among black voters cited. [North Carolina physician Eric WINTER- says he’s lost focus.] [Representative Maxine WATERS- says we’re getting tired.] [SMILEY – says the president has to recognize the hell they are enduring and find ways to address that kind of pain.] [Tulane University Melissa HARRIS-PERRY- says all presidents have a responsibility to address this kind of inequality.] [Obama supporter Velma HART- says the hopes and dreams of African Americans are equal to anyone else in this country.] [Thegrio.com managing editor Joy-Ann REID- comments on Obama’s relationship with the civil rights establishment.]
(Bastrop, Texas: Jay Gray) The return of families who evacuated from the wildfires in Texas to see what remains of their homes featured; scenes shown of the burned-out buildings. [Residents Jackie FLIPPIT, Paul PHILLIPS, Jess PHILLIPS- comment on their losses.]
(Murray, Utah: George Lewis) Wright’s account of what happened presented; scenes shown from the hospital. [WRIGHT - thanks the heroes that put their lives on the line; describes being under the car; reacts to the video of the incident.] [Rescuer Matt BARNEY- says if you see someone in trouble you help them.]