This program is 29 minutes long
(State College, Pennsylvania: Ron Mott) The first home football game at Penn State since the allegations of child sexual abuse by football coach Jerry Sandusky and accusations of a coverup that cost coach Joe Paterno his job featured; details given about the witnessing by now-assistant coach Mike McQueary in 2002; scenes shown from game day across the campus and at the stadium, including honors and vigils for child abuse and the game with Nebraska. [Football FAN; last night, President OBAMA - comment on our priorities.] [Former player Katjana CARTER, coach Jay PATERNO - comment.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.
(State College: Michael Isikoff) The four investigations into the child molestation charges against Sandusky, who is denying the accusation, examined; details given about potential lawsuits against the university. [Volunteer fund-raiser Patty COBLE - raises questions about Sandusky.] [Education Secretary Arne DUNCAN- calls in mind-boggling.] [Legal analyst Wendy MURPHY- predicts dozens of civil lawsuits.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Tomorrow's coverage of the Penn State scandal on "Meet the Press" noted.
(Rome: Richard Engel) The resignation of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi due to the economic crisis featured; scenes shown from Rome of chanting and dancing demonstrators against Berlusconi; details given about Berlusconi's past legal and sex problems and about likely new prime minister Mario Monti. [ITALIAN - reacts.]
(Washington: Mike Viqueira) The Republican presidential election campaign featured; scenes shown of Anita Perry going door-to-door in South Carolina on behalf of her husband, Texas Governor Rick Perry, who had a brain freeze in the last debate; details given about the rise of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in the polls. [GINGRICH, Herman CAIN - campaign.] [Republican strategist Todd HARRIS- says the chaos favors Mitt Romney.]
(Miami: Charles Hadlock) The rescue of kidnapped major league baseball player Wilson Ramos in a gun battle in Venezuela featured; photos shown of the captured kidnappers; details given about violent crime in his country. [Georgetown University Erick LANGER- says Venezuela is becoming an unlivable country.] [Stratfor Global Intelligence Fred BURTON- talks about the monied targets there.] Ramos quoted about the gun battle.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The law in child sex abuse cases in light of the events at Penn State University involving football coach Jerry Sandusky examined; details given about coach Joe Paterno's compliance with legal requirements in Pennsylvania and the laws in other states. [State Representative Kevin BOYLE- outlines his bill about reporting sexual abuse.] [Prevent Child Abuse America Jim HMUROVICH- says all adults witnessing abuse should report it.]
(State College, Pennsylvania: Peter Alexander) A look at "Penn State Nation" after the sexual abuse scandal by a football coach featured; scenes shown of the fans on the State College campus for a football game and the vigil for abuse victims. [FANS, class of '73 Ron LAUSEN - comment on the community.]